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Publications posted here include aspects of language sample analysis (LSA).

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2020

Abbeduto, L., Berry-Kravis, E., Sterling, A., Sherman, S., Edgin, J.O., McDuffie, A., Hoffmann, A., Hamilton, D., Nelson, M., Aschkenasy, J., & Thurman, A.J. (2020). Expressive language sampling as a source of outcome measures for treatment studies in fragile X syndrome: feasibility, practice effects, test-retest reliability, and construct validity. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders (2020) 12:10.   link to article

Alvarenga, P., Zucker, T. A., Tambyraja, S., & Justice, L. (2020). Contingency in Teacher-Child Emotional State Talk during Shared Book Reading in Early Childhood Classrooms. Early Education and Development, 1-19.   link to abstract

Bedore, L. M., Peña, E. D., Fiestas, C., & Lugo-Neris, M. J. (2020). Language and Literacy Together: Supporting grammatical development in dual language learners with risk for language and learning difficulties. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 51(2), 282-297.   link to abstract

Heilmann, J., Malone, T. O., & Westerveld, M. F. (2020). Properties of Spoken Persuasive Language Samples From Typically Developing Adolescents. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 1-16.   link to abstract     pdf of supplemental materials

Heilmann, J., Tucci, A., Plante, E., & Miller, J. F. (2020). Assessing Functional Language in School-Aged Children Using Language Sample Analysis. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 1-15.   link to abstract

Hilvert, E., Davidson, D., & Gámez, P. B. (2020). Assessment of personal narrative writing in children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 69, 101453.   link to article

Manning, B., Harpole, A., Harriott, E., Postolowicz, K., & Norton, E. (2020, May 4). Taking Language Samples Home: Feasibility, Reliability, and Validity of Child Language Samples Conducted Remotely with Video Chat Versus In-Person.   link to article

Peña, E. D., Bedore, L. M., Shivabasappa, P., & Niu, L. (2020). Effects of divided input on bilingual children with language impairment. International Journal of Bilingualism, 24(1), 62-78.   link to abstract

Rojas, R., & Irani, F. (2020). Classifying Disfluencies in Preschool-and School-Age Spanish–English Bilinguals Who Do Not Stutter: An Exploratory Study. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 1-12.   link to abstract

Taufik, M., & Cahyono, B. Y. (2020). Developing EFL Students’ Writing Skill Through Self-Assessment Integrated With E-Portfolio. IJEE (Indonesian Journal of English Education), 6(2), 171-186.   link to abstract

2019

Anderson, K. L., Atkinson, T. S., Swaggerty, E. A., & O’Brien, K. (2019). Examining relationships between home-based shared book reading practices and children’s language/literacy skills at kindergarten entry. Early Child Development and Care, 189(13), 2167-2182.   link to abstract

Deshmukh, R. S., Zucker, T. A., Tambyraja, S. R., Pentimonti, J. M., Bowles, R. P., & Justice, L. M. (2019). Teachers’ use of questions during shared book reading: Relations to child responses. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 49, 59-68.   link to abstract

Hao, Y., Bedore, L. M., Sheng, L., & Peña, E. D. (2019). Narrative skills in two languages of Mandarin–English bilingual children. International journal of speech-language pathology, 21(4), 325-335.   link to abstract

Imgrund, C., Loeb, D., & Barlow, S. (2019). Expressive Language in Preschoolers Born Preterm: Results of Language Sample Analysis and Standardized Assessment. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research62(4), 884-895.   link to abstract

Kapantzoglou, M., Fergadiotis, G., & Auza Buenavides, A. (2019). Psychometric Evaluation of Lexical Diversity Indices in Spanish Narrative Samples From Children With and Without Developmental Language Disorder. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research62(1), 70-83.   link to abstract

LaVigne, M., & Miles, S. (2018-2019). Under the Hood: Brendan Dassey, Language Impairments, and Judicial Ignorance. Alb. L. Rev., 82, 873.   link to abstract and article

Lucero, A., & Uchikoshi, Y. (2019). Narrative assessments with first grade Spanish-English emergent bilinguals: Spontaneous versus retell conditions. Narrative Inquiry, 29(1), 137-156.   link to abstract

Oetting, J. B., Berry, J. R., Gregory, K. D., Rivière, A. M., & McDonald, J. (2019). Specific Language Impairment in African American English and Southern White English: Measures of Tense and Agreement With Dialect-Informed Probes and Strategic Scoring. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 62(9), 3443-3461.   link to abstract

Sanchez, K., Spittle, A. J., Boyce, J. O., Leembruggen, L., Mantelos, A., Mills, S., ... & Morgan, A. T. (2019). Conversational Language in 3-Year-Old Children Born Very Preterm and at Term. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 1-10.   link to abstract

Spencer, T. D., Petersen, D. B., Restrepo, M. A., Thompson, M., & Gutierrez Arvizu, M. N. (2019). The effect of Spanish and English narrative intervention on the language skills of young dual language learners. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 38(4), 204-219.   link to abstract

2018

Anderson, K., Atkinson, T., Swaggerty, E., & O'Brien, K. (2018). Examining relationships between home-based shared book reading practices and children’s language/literacy skills at kindergarten entry. Early Child Development and Care. doi:10.1080/03004430.2018.1443921,Vol. 0, 1-16.   link to article

Baron, A., Bedore, L. M., Peña, E. D., Lovgren-Uribe, S. D., López, A. A., & Villagran, E. (2018). Production of Spanish grammatical forms in US bilingual children. American journal of speech-language pathology, 27(3), 975-987.   link to abstract

Barragan, B., Castilla-Earls, A., Martinez-Nieto, L., Restrepo, M. & Gray, S. (2018). Performance of Low-Income Dual Language Learners Attending English-Only Schools on the Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals–Fourth Edition, Spanish. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools. doi:10.1044/2017_LSHSS-17-0013.   link to abstract

Bedore, L. M., Peña, E. D., Anaya, J. B., Nieto, R., Lugo-Neris, M. J., & Baron, A. (2018). Understanding disorder within variation: Production of English grammatical forms by English language learners. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 49(2), 277-291.   link to abstract

Castilla-Earls, A., & Fulcher-Rood, K. (2018). Convergent and Divergent Validity of the Grammaticality and Utterance Length Instrument. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 61(1), 120-129.   link to abstract

Eisenberg, S., Guo, L-Y. & Muchetti, E. (2018). Eliciting the Language Sample for Developmental Sentence Scoring: A Comparison of Play With Toys and Elicited Picture Description. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. doi:10.1044/2017_AJSLP-16-0161.   link to abstract

Fiestas, C. E., & Peña, E. D. (2018). The Dynamic Assessment of Narratives: A Bilingual Study. Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 17(1), 97-111.   link to abstract

Gibson, T. A., Peña, E. D., & Bedore, L. M. (2018). The receptive–expressive gap in English narratives of Spanish–English bilingual children with and without language impairment. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research61(6), 1381-1392.   link to abstract

Guo, L., Eisenberg S., Bernstein Ratner, N., & MacWhinney, B. (2018). Is Putting SUGAR (Sampling Utterances of Grammatical Analysis Revised) Into Language Sample Analysis a Good Thing? A Response to Pavelko and Owens (2017). Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, doi:10.1044/2018_LSHSS-17-0084.   link to abstract

Hadley, P. A., McKenna, M. M., & Rispoli, M. (2018). Sentence diversity in early language development: Recommendations for target selection and progress monitoring. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 27(2), 553-565.   link to abstract

Henderson, D. E., Restrepo, M. A., & Aiken, L. S. (2018). Dynamic Assessment of Narratives Among Navajo Preschoolers. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 61(10), 2547-2560.   link to abstract

King, G., & Palikara, O. (2018). Assessing language skills in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 34(2), 101-113.   link to abstract

Lucero, A. (2018). The Development of Bilingual Narrative Retelling Among Spanish–English Dual Language Learners Over Two Years. Language, speech, and hearing services in schools, 49(3), 607-621.   link to abstract

Lucero, A. (2018). Oral narrative retelling among emergent bilinguals in a dual language immersion program. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 21(2), 248-264.   link to abstract

Lundine, J., Harnish, S., McCauley, R., Zesinka, A., Schwen Blackett, D. & Fox, R. (2018). Exploring Summarization Differences for Two Types of Expository Discourse in Adolescents With Traumatic Brain Injury. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, Vol. 27, 247-257.   link to abstract

Méndez, L. I., Perry, J., Holt, Y., Bian, H., & Fafulas, S. (2018). Same or different: Narrative retells in bilingual Latino kindergarten children. Bilingual Research Journal, 41(2), 150-166.   link to abstract

Moore Channell, M., Loveall, S., Conners, F., Harvey, D. & Abbeduto, L. (2018). Narrative Language Sampling in Typical Development: Implications for Clinical Trials. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, Vol. 27, 123-135.   link to abstract

Nelson, N. W. (2018). How to Code Written Language Samples for SALT Analysis. Perspect ASHA SIGs, 3 (SIG 1), 43–55. doi: 10.1044/persp3.SIG1.43.   link to abstract

Rivera, A., Hirst, J. & Edmonds, L (2018). Evaluation of Language Predictors of Main Concept Production in Spanish/English Bilingual Discourse Using Nicholas and Brookshire Stimuli. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, Vol. 27, 52-70.   link to abstract

Rivière, A. M., Oetting, J. B., & Roy, J. (2018). Effects of Specific Language Impairment on a contrastive dialect structure: The case of infinitival TO across various nonmainstream dialects of English. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 61(8), 1989-2001.   link to abstract

Shivabasappa, P., Peña, E. D., & Bedore, L. M. (2018). Core vocabulary in the narratives of bilingual children with and without language impairment. International journal of speech-language pathology20(7), 790-801.   link to abstract

Timler, G. R. (2018). Using Language Sample Analysis to Assess Pragmatic Skills in School-Age Children and Adolescents. Perspect ASHA SIGs, 3 (SIG 1), 23–35. doi: 10.1044/persp3.SIG1.23.   link to abstract

Uchikoshi, Y., Yang, L., & Liu, S. (2018). Role of narrative skills on reading comprehension: Spanish–English and Cantonese–English dual language learners. Reading and writing31(2), 381-404.   link to abstract

2017

Ebert, K. D. & Pham, G. (2017). Synthesizing information from language samples and standardized tests in school-age bilingual assessment. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools48(1), 42-55.   link to abstract

Fitzgerald, C. E., Rispoli, M., & Hadley, P. A. (2017). Case marking uniformity in developmental pronoun errors. First Language, 37(4), 391-409.   link to article

Gámez, P. B., González, D., & Urbin, L. M. (2017). Shared book reading and English learners’ narrative production and comprehension. Reading Research Quarterly, 52(3), 275-290.   link to abstract

Gatlin, B., & Wanzek, J. (2017). Elementary students’ use of dialect and reading achievement: Examining students with disabilities. Exceptional children, 84(1), 97-115.   link to abstract

Gusewski S. & Rojas, R. (2017). Tense Marking in the English Narrative Retells of Dual Language Preschoolers. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 48, 183-196Ebert, K. D., & Pham, G. (2017). Synthesizing information from language samples and standardized tests in school-age bilingual assessment. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools48(1), 42-55..   link to abstract

Hadley, P. A., Rispoli, M., & Holt, J. K. (2017). Input subject diversity accelerates the growth of tense and agreement: Indirect benefits from a parent-implemented intervention. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60(9), 2619-2635.   link to abstract

Hadley, P. A., Rispoli, M., Holt, J. K., Papastratakos, T., Hsu, N., Kubalanza, M., & McKenna, M. M. (2017). Input subject diversity enhances early grammatical growth: Evidence from a parent-implemented intervention. Language Learning and Development, 13(1), 54-79.   link to abstract

Hsu, N., Hadley, P. A., & Rispoli, M. (2017). Diversity matters: Parent input predicts toddler verb production. Journal of child language, 44(1), 63-86.   link to abstract

Kapantzoglou, M., Fergadiotis, G., & Restrepo, A. (2017). Language Sample Analysis and Elicitation Technique Effects in Bilingual Children With and Without Language Impairment. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, Vol. 60, 2852-2864.   link to abstract

Lundine, J. & McCauley, R. (2017). A Tutorial on Expository Discourse: Structure, Development, and Disorders in Children and Adolescents. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, Vol. 25, 306-320.   link to abstract

Mills, M. T., Mahurin-Smith, J., & Steele, S. C. (2017). Does rare vocabulary use distinguish giftedness from typical development? A study of school-age African American narrators. American journal of speech-language pathology, 26(2), 511-523.   link to abstract

Nippold, M., Frantz-Kaspar, M. & Vigeland, L. (2017). Spoken Language Production in Young Adults: Examining Syntactic Complexity. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, Vol. 60, 1339-1347.   link to abstract

Nippold, M., Vigeland, L., Frantz-Kaspar, M., & Ward-Lonergan, J. (2017). Language Sampling With Adolescents: Building a Normative Database With Fables. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, Vol. 26, 908-920.   link to abstract

Peterson, D., Chanthongthip, H., Ukrainetz, T., Spencer, T. & Steeve, R. (2017). Dynamic Assessment of Narratives: Efficient, Accurate Identification of Language Impairment in Bilingual Students. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, Vol. 60, 983-998.   link to abstract

Shivabasappa, P., Peña, E. D., & Bedore, L. M. (2017). Typicality effect and category structure in Spanish–English bilingual children and adults. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60(6), 1577-1589.   link to abstract

Soto, G., & Clarke, M.T. (2017). Effects of a Conversation-Based Intervention on the Linguistic Skills of Children With Motor Speech Disorders Who Use Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, Vol. 60, 1980-1998.   link to abstract

Westerveld, M. F., Paynter, J., Trembath, D., Webster, A. A., Hodge, A. M., & Roberts, J. (2017). The emergent literacy skills of preschool children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 47(2), 424-438.   link to abstract

Westerveld, M., & Roberts, M. A. (2017). The Oral Narrative Comprehension and Production Abilities of Verbal Preschoolers on the Autism Spectrum.Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, Vol. 48, 260-272.   link to abstract

2016

Alt, M., Arizmendi, G., & DiLallo, J.N. (2016). The Role of Socioeconomic Status in the Narrative Story Retells of School-Aged English Language Learners. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, Vol. 47, 313-323.   link to abstract

Bitetti, D. & Scheffner Hammer, C. (2016). The Home Literacy Environment and the English Narrative Development of Spanish–English Bilingual Children. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, Vol. 59, 1159-1171.   link to abstract

Hadley, P. A., Rispoli, M., & Hsu, N. (2016). Toddlers' verb lexicon diversity and grammatical outcomes. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 47(1), 44-58.   link to abstract

Heilmann, J. J., Rojas, R., Iglesias, A., & Miller, J. F. (2016). Clinical impact of wordless picture storybooks on bilingual narrative language production: A comparison of the "Frog" stories. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 51:3, 339-345.   link to abstract

Kim, Y. S. G. (2016). Do Live Versus Audio-Recorded Narrative Stimuli Influence Young Children's Narrative Comprehension and Retell Quality?. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools47(1), 77-86.   link to abstract

Lundine, J. & McCauley, R. (2016). A Tutorial on Expository Discourse: Structure, Development, and Disorders in Children and Adolescents. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 25, 306-320.   link to abstract

Miller, J., Andriacchi, K., & Nockerts, A. (2016). Using Language Sample Analysis to Assess Spoken Language Productions in Adolescents. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 47, 99-112.   link to abstract

Mills, M. T., & Fox, M. (2016). Language variation and theory of mind in typical development: An exploratory study of school-age African American narrators. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 25(3), 426-440.   link to abstract

Pavelko, S., Owens, R., Irelend, M., & Hahs-Vaughn, D., (2016). Use of Language Sample Analysis by School-Based SLPs: Results of a Nationwide Survey. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 47, 246-258. doi:10.1044/2016_LSHSS-15-0044  link to abstract

Rojas, R., Iglesias, A., Bunta, F., Goldstein, B., Goldenberg, C., & Reese, L.. (2016). Interlocutor differential effects on the expressive language skills of Spanish-speaking English learners. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 18:2, 166-177.   link to abstract

Savaldi-Harussi, G. & Soto, G. (2016). Using SALT: Considerations for the Analysis of Language Transcripts of Children Who Use SGDs. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, Volume 1 (SIG 12),110-124.   link to abstract

Uchikoshi, Y., Yang, L., Lohr, B., & Leung, G. (2016). Role of oral proficiency on reading comprehension: Within-language and cross-language relationships. Literacy research: theory, method, and practice, 65(1), 236-252.   link to abstract

2015

Castilla-Earls, A., Petersen, D., Spencer, T., & Hammer, K. (2015). Narrative development in monolingual Spanish-speaking preschool children. Early Education and Development, 26(8), 1166-1186.   link to abstract

Eisenberg, S. & Guo, L. (2015). Sample Size for Measuring Grammaticality in Preschool Children From Picture-Elicited Language Samples. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 46, 81-93.   link to abstract

Guo, L. & Eisenberg, S. (2015). Sample Length Affects the Reliability of Language Sample Measures in 3-Year-Olds: Evidence From Parent-Elicited Conversational Samples. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 46, 141-153.   link to abstract

Lucero, A. (2015). Cross‐linguistic lexical, grammatical, and discourse performance on oral narrative retells among young Spanish speakers. Child Development, 86(5), 1419-1433.   link to abstract

Miller, J., Andriacchi, K., & Nockerts, A. (Eds.). (2015). Assessing Language Production Using SALT Software: A Clinician’s Guide to Language Sample Analysis - 2nd Edition. Middleton, WI: SALT Software LLC.   link to description

Mills, M. T. (2015). The effects of visual stimuli on the spoken narrative performance of school-age African American children. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 46(4), 337-351.   link to abstract

Mills, M. (2015). Narrative Performance of Gifted African American School-Aged Children From Low-Income Backgrounds. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, Vol. 24, 36-46.   link to abstract

Peredo, T. N., Owen, M. T., Rojas, R., & Caughy, M. O. (2015). Child Vocabulary, Maternal Behavior, and Inhibitory Control Development Among Spanish-Speaking Children. Early Education and Development, 26:5-6, 749-769.   link to abstract

Stead, A., Donovan, N., & Hoffman, P. (2015). Effect of time of day on language in healthy ageing and Alzheimer’s disease. Nursing older people, 27(3).   link to abstract

Westerveld, M. F., & Vidler, K. (2015). The use of the Renfrew Bus Story with 5- to 8-year-old Australian children. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 17(3), 304-313.    link to abstract

2014

Danahy Ebert, K. & Scott, C. (2014). Relationships Between Narrative Language Samples and Norm-Referenced Test Scores in Language Assessments of School-Age Children. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 45, 337-350.   link to abstract

Heilmann, J. & Malone, T. (2014). The Rules of the Game: Properties of a Database of Expository Language Samples. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 45, 277-290.   link to abstract   The LSHSS Editor’s Award for 2014

Kover, S., Davidson, M. Sindberg, H., and Ellis Weismer, S. (2014). Use of the ADOS for Assessing Spontaneous Expressive Language in Young Children with ASD: A Comparison of Sampling Contexts. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 57, 2221-2233.   link to abstract

2013

Berry-Kravis, E., Doll, E., Sterling, A., Kover, S., Schroeder, S., Mathur, S., Abbeduto, L. (May 2013). Development of an Expressive Language Sampling Procedure in Fragile X Syndrome: A Pilot Study. Journal of Development & Behavioral Pediatrics, 34(4), 245-251.   link to article

Eisenberg, S. & Guo, L. (2013). Differentiating Children With and Without Language Impairment Based on Grammaticality. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 44, 20-31.   link to abstract

Heilmann, J., DeBrock, L., Riley-Tillman, T.C. (2013). Stability of measures from children’s interviews: The effects of time, sample length, and topic. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 22(3), 463-475.   link to abstract

Heilmann, J. & Westerveld, M. (2013). Bilingual language sample analysis: Considerations and technological advances. Journal of Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology, 15(2), 87-93.  link to abstract

Miller, J., Andriacchi, K., & Nockerts, A. (2013). SLPs turn to language sample analysis software to document progress on the Common Core State Standards. Advance for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists. Online publication, July 1, 2013.   link to article

Rojas, R. & Iglesias, A. (2013). The Language Growth of Spanish-Speaking English Language Learners. Child Development, 84(2), 630–646.   link to abstract

Westerveld, M. & Moran, C. (2013). Spoken expository discourse of children and adolescents: Retelling versus generation. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 27(09), 720-734.    link to abstract

2012

Chase, K. & Johnston J.R. (in press). Testing local: small-scale language sample databases for ESL Assessment. Journal of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology.   link to abstract

Dunaway, C. (2012). Think and Speak Successfully: Six Strategies to Improve Critical Thinking and Academic Language (A Guide for Secondary Students). San Diego, California. Print. link to web site

Eisenberg, S., Guo, L., & Germezi, M. (2012). How grammatical are 3-year-olds? Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 43(1), 36-52.   link to abstract

Gutiérrez-Clellen V., Simon-Cereijido, G., & Sweet, M. (February 2012). Predictors of Second Language Acquisition in Latino Children With Specific Language Impairment. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 21, 64-77.   link to abstract

Kover, S. T., McDuffie, A., Abbeduto, L., & Brown, W. T. (2012). Effects of sampling context on spontaneous expressive language in males with fragile X syndrome or Down syndrome. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 55(4), 1022-1038.  link to abstract

Westerveld, M. & Heilmann, J. (2012). The effects of geographic location and picture support on children’s story retelling performance. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing, 15(2), 129-143.   link to abstract

2011

Acarlar, F.& Johnston, J.R. (2011). Acquisition of Turkish grammatical morphology by children with developmental disorders. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 46(6), 728-738.   link to abstract

Dollaghan, C. & Horner, E. (August 2011). Bilingual Language Assessment: A Meta-Analysis of Diagnostic Accuracy. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 54, 1077-1088.   link to abstract

Peña, E. D. & Bedore, L. M. (2011, November 01). It Takes Two: Improving Assessment Accuracy in Bilingual Children. The ASHA Leader.   link to article

Westerveld, M. & Moran, C. (2011). Expository Language Skills of Young School-Age Children. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 42, 182-193.   link to abstract

2010

Bedore, L., Peña, E., Gillam, R., & Ho, Tsung-Han. (2010). Language Sample Measures and Language Ability in Spanish English Bilingual Kindergarteners. Journal of Communication Disorders, 43(6), 498-510.   link to abstract

Branum-Martin, L., Foorman, B. R., Francis, D. J., & Mehta, P. D. (2010). Contextual effects of bilingual programs on beginning reading. Journal of Educational Psychology, 102(2), 341-355.   link to abstract

Costanza-Smith, A. (2010). The Clinical Utility of Language Samples. Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, 17(1), 9-15.   link to abstract

DeThorne, L. S., Petrill, S., Schatschneider, C., & Cutting, L. (2010). Conversational Language Use as a Predictor of Early Reading Development: Language History as a Moderating Variable. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 53, 209-223.   link to abstract

Fabiano-Smith, L. & Goldstein, B. (2010). Phonological Acquisition in Bilingual Spanish-English Speaking Children. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 53, 160-178.   link to abstract

Garrity, A. W., & Oetting, J. B. (2010). Auxiliary BE production by African American English–speaking children with and without specific language impairment. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.   link to abstract

Heilmann, J. (2010). Myths and Realities of Language Sample Analysis. Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, 17(1), 4-8.   link to abstract

Heilmann, J., Miller, J., & Nockerts, A. (2010). Sensitivity of narrative organization measures using narrative retells produced by young school-age children. Language Testing, 27(4), 603-626.   link to abstract

Heilmann, J., Miller, J., & Nockerts, A. (2010). Using Language Sample Databases. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 41, 84-95.   link to abstract

Heilmann, J., Miller, J., Nockerts, A., & Dunaway, C. (2010). Properties of the Narrative Scoring Scheme Using Narrative Retells in Young School-Age Children. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 19, 154-166.   link to abstract

Heilmann, J., Nockerts, A., & Miller, J. (2010). Language Sampling: Does the Length of the Transcript Matter? Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 41, 393-404.   link to abstract

Horton-Ikard, R. (2010). Language Sample Analysis With Children Who Speak Non-Mainstream Dialects of English. Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, 17(1), 16-23.   link to abstract

Jacobson, P. & Livert, D. (2010). English past tense use as a clinical marker in older bilingual children with language impairment. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 24(2), 101-121.   link to abstract

Justice, L., Breit-Smith, A., & Rogers, M. (2010). Data Recycling: Using Existing Databases to Increase Research Capacity in Speech-Language Development and Disorders. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 41, 39-43.   link to abstract

Oetting, J. B., Newkirk, B. L., Hartfield, L. R., Wynn, C. G., Pruitt, S. L., & Garrity, A. W. (2010). Index of productive syntax for children who speak African American English. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools.   link to abstract

Price, L., Hendricks, S., & Cook, C. (2010). Incorporating Computer-Aided Language Sample Analysis Into Clinical Practice. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 41, 206-222.   link to abstract

Rice, M., Smolik, F., Perpich, D., Thompson, T., Rytting, N., & Blossom, M. (2010). Mean Length of Utterance Levels in 6-Month Intervals for Children 3 to 9 Years With and Without Language Impairments. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 53, 333-349.   link to abstract

Rojas, R. & Iglesias, A. (2010). Using Language Sampling to Measure Language Growth. Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, 17(1), 24-31.   link to abstract

Romski, M., Sevcik, R., Adamson, L., Cheslock, M., Smith A., Barker, R. M., & Bakeman, R. (2010). Randomized Comparison of Augmented and Nonaugmented Lanugage Interventions for Toddlers With Developmental Delays and Their Parents. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 53, 350-364.   link to abstract

Schuele, C. M. (2010). The Many Things Language Sample Analysis Has Taught Me. Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, 17(1), 32-37.   link to abstract

Westerveld, M. F. (2010). Syntactic performance of 6- and 7-year-old children in expository and narrative discourse. Paper presented at the Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, Wisconsin.   pdf of poster

Westerveld, M. & Gillon, G. (2010). Profiling oral narrative ability in young school-aged children. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 12(3), 178-189.   link to abstract

Westerveld, M. & Gillon, G. (2010). Oral narrative context effects on poor readers' spoken language performance: Story retelling, story generation, and personal narratives. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 12(2), 132-141.   link to abstract

Westerveld, M. F., & Heilmann, J. (2010). Narrative analysis: The effects of geographic location on children's spoken language performance. Paper presented at the Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, Wisconsin.   pdf of poster

2009

Castilla, A., Restrepo, M., & Perez-Leroux, A. (2009). Individual differences and language interdependence: A study of sequential bilingual development in Spanish-English preschool children. International Journal of Bilingual Education & Bilingualism. pp. 1-16.   link to abstract  

Gutierrez-Clellen, V., Simon-Cereijido, G., & Leone, A. (2009). Code-switching in bilingual children with specific language impairment. International Journal of Bilingualism, 13(1), 91.   link to abstract

Miller, J. (2009). New Database Helps identify, monitor older students. Advance for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists, 19(8), 4-5, 30.   link to article

Miller, J. (2009). Language Sample Analysis: A time-tested process. Advance for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists, 19(27), 12-13.   link to article

Miller, J & Heilmann, J. (2009). Fast Measure of Complex Syntax. Advance for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists, 19(10), 10-11.   link to article

Miller, J & Heilmann, J. (2009). New Tool Assesses Narrative Structure. Advance for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists, 19(21), 10-11.   link to article

Nippold, M. (2009). School-Age Children Talk About Chess: Does Knowledge Drive Syntactic Complexity? Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 52, 856-871.   link to abstract

Nippold, M., Mansfield, T., Billow, J., & Tomblin, B. (2009). Syntactic Development in Adolescents With a History of Language Impairments: A Follow-Up Investigation. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 18, 241-251.   link to abstract

Pennington, L., Thomson, K., James, P., Martin, L., & McNally, R. (2009). Effects of It Takes Two to Talk—The Hanen Program for Parents of Preschool Children With Cerebral Palsy: Findings From an Exploratory Study. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 52, 1121-1138.   link to abstract

Pruitt, S. & Oetting, J. (2009). Past Tense Marking by African American English–Speaking Children Reared in Poverty. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 52, 2-15.   link to abstract

Rispoli, M., Hadley, P., & Holt, J. (2009). The Growth of Tense Productivity. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 52, 930-944.   link to abstract

Rojas, R. & Iglesias, A. (2009, March 3). Making a Case for Language Sampling: Assessment and Intervention With (Spanish-English) Second Language Learners. The ASHA Leader.    link to article   2010 ASHA Leader Outstanding Contribution Award

Shriberg, L., Lohmeier, H., Campbell, T., Dollaghan, C., Green, J., & Moore, C. (2009). A Nonword Repetition Task for Speakers With Misarticulations: The Syllable Repetition Task (SRT). Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 52, 1189-1212.   link to abstract

Tager-Flusberg, H., Rogers, S., Cooper, J., Landa, R., Lord, C., Paul, R., Rice, M., Stoel-Gammon, C., Wetherby, A., & Yoder, P. (2009). Defining Spoken Language Benchmarks and Selecting Measures of Expressive Language Development for Young Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 52, 643-652.   link to abstract

2008

Anderson, J. & Byrd, C. (2008). Phonotactic Probability Effects in Children Who Stutter. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 51, 851-866.   link to abstract

Bedore, L. & Peña, L. (2008). Assessment of Bilingual Children for Identification of Language Impairment: Current Findings and Implications for Practice. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 11, Issue 1.   link to abstract

DeThorne, L., Petrill, S., Hart, S., Channell, R., Campbell, R., Deater-Deckard, K., Thompson, L., & Vandenbergh, D. (2008). Genetic Effects on Children's Conversational Language Use. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 51, 423-435.   link to abstract

Heilmann, J., Miller, J., Iglesias, A., Fabiano-Smith, L., Nockerts, A., & Digney Andriacchi, K. (2008). Narrative Transcription Accuracy and Reliability in Two Languages. Topics in Language Disorders, 28(2), 178-188.   link to abstract

Johnston, J. (2008). Narratives Twenty-Five Years Later. Topics in Language Disorders, 28(2), 93-98.   link to abstract

Nippold, M., Mansfield, T., Billow, J., & Tomblin, B. (2008). Expository Discourse in Adolescents With Language Impairments: Examining Syntactic Development. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 17, 256-266.   link to abstract

Puranik, C., Lombardino, L., & Altmann, L. (2008). Assessing the Microstructure of Written Language Using a Retelling Paradigm. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 17, 107-120.   link to abstract

Rispoli, M., Hadley, P., & Holt, J. (2008). Stalls and Revisions: A Developmental Perspective on Sentence Production. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 51, 953-966.   link to abstract

Thordardottir, E. (2008). Language-Specific Effects of Task Demands on the Manifestation of Specific Language Impairment: A Comparison of English and Icelandic. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 51, 922-937.   link to abstract

2007

Caesar, L. & Kohler, P. (2007). The State of School-Based Bilingual Assessment: Actual Practice Versus Recommended Guidelines. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 38(3), 190.   link to abstract

DeThorne, L. & Channell, R. (2007). Clinician–Child Interactions: Adjustments in Linguistic Complexity. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 16, 119-127.   link to abstract

Moyle, M., Ellis Weismer, S., Evans, J., & Lindstrom, M. (2007). Longitudinal Relationships Between Lexical and Grammatical Development in Typical and Late-Talking Children. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 50, 508-528.   link to abstract

Nippold, M., Mansfield, T., & Billow, J. (2007). Peer Conflict Explanations in Children, Adolescents, and Adults: Examining the Development of Complex Syntax. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 16, 179-188.   link to abstract

Peña, E. (2007). Lost in Translation: Methodological Considerations in Cross-Cultural Research. Child Development, 78(4), 1255-1264.   link to abstract

Simon-Cereijido, G. & Gutiérrez-Clellen, V. (2007). Spontaneous language markers of Spanish language impairment. Applied Psycholinguistics, 28(2), 317-339.   link to abstract

Thordardottir, E. & Namazi, M. (2007). Specific Language Impairment in French-Speaking Children: Beyond Grammatical Morphology. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 50, 698-715.   link to abstract

2006

Acarlar, F. & Johnston, J. (2006). Computer-based analysis of Turkish child language: Clinical and research applications. Journal of Multilingual Communication Disorders, 4(2), 30-43.   link to article

Miles, S., Chapman, R., & Sindberg, H. (2006). Sampling Context Affects MLU in the Language of Adolescents With Down Syndrome. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 49, 325-337.   link to abstract

Miller, J, Heilmann, J, Nockerts, A., Iglesias, A., Fabiano L., & Francis, D. (2006). Oral Language and Reading in Bilingual Children. Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 21(1), 30-43.   link to abstract

Rojas, R. & Iglesias, A. (2006). Bilingual (Spanish-English) Narrative Language Analyses: Why and How? Perspectives on Communication Disorders and Sciences in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations, 13(1), 3-8.   link to abstract

2005

Miller, J., Long, S., McKinley, N., Thormann, S., Jones, M., & Nockerts, A. (2005). Language Sample Analysis II - The Wisconsin Guide. Milwaukee: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Bulletin No. 5056. 

Parker, M. & Brorson, K. (2005). A comparative study between mean length of utterance in morphemes (MLUm) and mean length of utterance in words (MLUw). First Language.   link to abstract

Thordardottir E. (2005). Early lexical and syntactic development in Quebec French and English: implications for cross-linguistic and bilingual assessment. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 40(3), 243-278.   link to abstract

2004

Brennan, D. M., Georgeadis, A. C., Baron, C. R., & Barker, L. M. (2004). The effect of videoconference-based telerehabilitation on story retelling performance by brain-injured subjects and its implications for remote speech-language therapy. Telemedicine Journal & e-Health10(2), 147-154.   link to abstract

Gillam, R. & Gorman, B. (2004). Language and Discourse Contributions to Word Recognition and Text Iinterpretation: Implications of a Dynamic Systems Perspective. Language and Literacy Learning in Schools. Ch. 3, 63-96.   link to book

Girolametto, L., Weitzman, E., & Greenberg, J. (2004). The Effects of Verbal Support Strategies on Small-Group Peer Interactions. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 35(3), 254-268.   link to abstract

Redmond, S. (2004). Conversational profiles of children with ADHD, SLI and typical development. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 18(2), 107-125.   link to abstract

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