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Jennifer A. Roberts

Professor of Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences


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 005A PHONETICS Undergraduate
SPCH 102A NORMAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT Undergraduate
SPCH 209 DEV PSYCHOLNGUISTICS Graduate
SPCH 241 PDTRC COMM DIS:0-5 YRS Graduate
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