The Research Symposium is an annual event at ASHA's Convention where clinicians and researchers discuss current research in communication sciences and disorders. Each year's symposium has a specific research theme.
Find out more about the Research Symposium at the ASHA Convention and its associated travel award.
Phonological Assessment through a Social Justice Lens
Speaker: Leah Fabiano-Smith, PhD, CCC-SLP (University of Pittsburgh)
Supporting Culturally Responsive Pediatric Assessments: Guidance from Methods Used in the Jamaican Context
Speaker: Karla Washington, PhD, CCC-SLP, S-LP(C) (University of Toronto)
Combining Languages in the Input to Bilingual Children With Developmental Language Disorder
Speaker: Margarita Kaushanskaya, PhD (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Bilingual Development in Context: Children’s First Language in Assessment and Beyond
Speaker: Giang Pham, PhD, CCC-SLP (San Diego State University)
Questioning Assumptions of the Bilingual Delay in Children with and without DLD
Speakers: Elizabeth Peña, PhD, CCC-SLP (University of California, Irvine) and Lisa Bedore, PhD, CCC-SLP (Temple University)
Bilingual Spanish and English Language Development: Implications for Research and Practice
Speaker: Anny Castilla-Earls, PhD (University of Houston)
The Research Symposium at ASHA Convention is funded, in part, by a grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD).
Papers based on the 2022 Research Symposium were published in a Forum in Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (JSLHR) and are open access.
- Fabiano, L. (In Press). Introduction to the Research Symposium on Bilingualism Forum. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.
- Castilla-Earls, A., Ronderos, J., Fitton, L. (2023). Spanish bilingual morphosyntactic development in bilingual children with and without developmental language disorder: Articles, clitics, verbs, and the subjunctive mood. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. Advance Online Publication. https://doi.org/10.1044/2023_JSLHR-23-00091
- Kaushanskaya, M. (2023). Combining languages in bilingual input: Using experimental evidence to formulate bilingual exposure strategies. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. Advance Online Publication. https://doi.org/10.1044/2023_JSLHR-23-00181
- Pena, E. D., Bedore, L. M., Granados Vargas, A. (2023). Exploring assumptions of bilingual delay in children with and without developmental language disorder. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. Advance Online Publication. https://doi.org/10.1044/2023_JSLHR-23-00117
- Pham, G. T. (2023). A narrative approach to synthesizing research on Vietnamese bilingual and monolingual children. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. Advance Online Publication. https://doi.org/10.1044/2023_JSLHR-23-00047
- Sieg, S. R., Fabiano, L., Barlow, J. (In Press). Substitution errors and the role of markedness in bilingual phonological acquisition. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.
- Washington, K., Wright Karem, R., Kokotek, L. E., León, M. (2023). Supporting culturally responsive assessment practices with preschoolers: guidance from methods in the Jamaican context. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. Advance Online Publication. https://doi.org/10.1044/2023_JSLHR-23-00106