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Jenny Roberts

Professor of Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences, Chair


Degrees

PHD, 1998, Boston Univ; MA, 1994, Boston Univ; BA, 1984, Univ Vermont


Bio

Jenny Roberts is a developmental psychologist and was certified as a speech-language-pathologist by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Her research focuses on child language assessment tools, the early prediction of children at risk for persistent language delays and dyslexia, development of language-based therapeutic tools for children at risk of reading failure, community literacy, and the language development of internationally-adopted children.


Research Interests

Child language assessment tools
Predicting persistent language impairment
Precursors to developmental dyslexia
Family centered practices for promoting preliteracy skills in at-risk children
Community literacy
Language development of internationally adopted children


Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
SPCH 132 DISORDER OF LANG IN CHILDHOOD Undergraduate
SPCH 241 PDTRC COMM DIS:0-5 YRS Graduate
SPCH 262S PRCTM IV: TCHG STD W/ SPCH DSA Graduate
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