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Bilingual Language Lab

People

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

  • Aja Armijo
  • Rikki Giron
  • Bryan Ho
  • Kathryn Mancewicz

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.
  • Bilingual Phonological Assessment. Investigator: Dr. Barbara Rodriguez with Dr. Carol Scheffner Hammer, Professor, Temple University; Dr. Lisa Lopez, Associate Professor, University of South Florida, Dr. Brian Goldstein, Professor, LaSalle University, and Dr. Shelley Scarpino, Assistant Professor, Temple University.