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Bilingual Language Lab

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Janet Patterson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Janet Patterson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Barbara Rodriguez, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Barbara Rodriguez, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Students

  • Michael Campbell
  • Cynthia Vargas

Topics Studied

  • Bilingual language acquisition, screening and assessment
  • Focus:  Spanish-English preschool children
  • Parent and teacher perceptions of bilingual children’s communication

Current Projects

  • Bilingual preschool children’s responses to brief dynamic language assessment tasks.  PI:  Dr. Janet Patterson, Co-PI: Dr. Barbara Rodríguez.
  • Identifying the behavioral phenotype markers of language impairment in young Spanish-speaking children. Co-PI: Barbara Rodríguez with Dr. Mark Guiberson, Assistant Professor, University of Wyoming
  •  A test of children's English/Spanish speech perception in noise or speech maskers. PIs: Drs. Lori Leibold (Boystown Research Hospital), Emily Buss (University of North Carolina Chapel Hill), Lauren Calandruccio (Case Western Reserve University, and Ryan McCreery (Boystown Research Hospital)
    • Dr. Barbara Rodríguez, Investigator