Riea Singh is currently a third-year Speech Sciences student at the University of British Columbia and has been with the Idea Lab since February of 2023. She studies extensively on dementia and neurodevelopmental disorders such as Autism (ASD). In her volunteerism and academic journey, she is passionate about assisting individuals in communication, speech and language. Riea is heading for a career in speech-language pathology (SLP) to help offer SLP resources to the South Asian community and beyond. Riea’s curiosity in linguistics, psychology, and neuroanatomy is a pillar of importance for her in being a lifelong learner and a contributor to her community. By joining the Idea Lab, she is eager to contribute to the elderly community and help support patient-oriented research in well-being and health!