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The role of the first language (L1) has been generally acknowledged as having important implications for young immigrants’ linguistic, educational, socio-cultural, intellectual, career, and identity development (e.g., Cummins, 2001; Guardado, 2002; Kim 2006; Kouritzin, 1999). In this case study I...
If speech-language pathologists are to identify bilingual children in need of intervention, it is essential to understand the normal variations of bilingual acquisition and how it is the same or different from monolingual development. In this paper, we present an overview of the basics of...
This study examined the structural integrity of white matter tracts related to reading in twelve Chinese-English adult bilinguals. Participants read aloud three lists of words varying in their proportions of regular (REG) and exception (EXC) words as quickly and accurately as possible. Using...
Reframing Differences: The Dialect Variations in the Phonological Development of Canadian Bilingual Children who Speak FrenchDownload
Introduction: Canada’s French-English bilingual population is increasing, including the number of individuals outside of Québec who speak French. These individuals make up Official Language Minority Communities (OLMCs) which refer to Canadians who speak French and live outside of Québec, and...
Speech Assessment in Bilingual Children: Relationship between Perceptual Judgments of Accent/Comprehensibility and Formal Test MeasuresDownload
There is a paucity of research examining how the presence of an accent may affect speech-language pathologists’ (SLP) assessments of bilingual children. Generally, assessment tools normed on monolingual children cannot be used to make diagnostic decisions about whether a bilingual child has a...
SSHRC Awarded IG 2012: The objective of this research is the continued documentation of Upper Necaxa Totonac (UNT), an endangered Totonacan language of the Sierra Madre Oriental in Puebla State, Mexico, and the expansion of this project to selected sister languages in the Northern Totonac area....