Student Research Grant in Early Childhood Language Development Recipients

The Student Research Grant in Early Childhood Language Development supports master's and doctoral students in communication sciences and disorders pursuing research in early childhood language development for a proposed one-year study. This grant supported in part by the Arlene M. and Noel D. Matkin Memorial Fund.

2018

Awarded $2,000 each

Ashwaq A. Alzamel
Ashwaq A. Alzamel
PhD Candidate
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Mentor: Elizabeth Crais
Digging Beneath the Surface: A Multidimensional Approach to Examining Sex Differences in Social Pragmatic Profiles and Conversation Quality Among Children With ASD and TD
Olga Peskova
Olga Peskova
PhD Candidate
University of Texas at Dallas
Mentor: Peter Assmann
Evaluation of Speech Perception and Production Error Patterns in Pediatric Cochlear Implant Users

2017

Awarded $2,000

Trianna K. Oglivie
Trianna K. Oglivie
PhD Candidate
University of Arizona
Mentor: Elena Plante
Application of the Variability Principle Within Phonological Treatment

2016

Awarded $2,000 each

Sabrina Horvath
Sabrina Horvath
PhD Candidate
Boston University
Mentor: Sudha Arunachalam
Verb Learning Mechanisms in Late-to-Talk Two-Year Olds
Jena C. McDaniel
Jena C. McDaniel
PhD Candidate
Vanderbilt University
Mentor: Stephen Camarata
Comparison of Audiovisual and Auditory-Only Conditions for a Receptive Word Learning Intervention for Children With Cochlear Implants

2015

Awarded $2,000 each

Caitlin M. Imgrund
Caitlin M. Imgrund
PhD Candidate
University of Kansas
Mentor: Diane Loeb
Expressive and Receptive Morphosyntax in Preschoolers Born Preterm
Emily D. Quinn
Emily D. Quinn
PhD Candidate
Vanderbilt University
Mentor: Ann Kaiser
Teaching Graphic Symbols to Preschoolers Who Require AAC Using Aided AAC Modeling During Small Group Instruction
Michelle Therrien
Michelle Therrien
PhD Candidate
Pennsylvania State University
Mentor: Janice Light
Effects of a Social Interaction Intervention on the Communicative Turns of Preschool-Aged Children With Complex Communication Needs in Peer Interaction

2014

Awarded $2,000

Brian Weiler
Brian Weiler
PhD Candidate
Vanderbilt University
Mentor: C. Melanie Schuele
Participle-ed: The Role of Argument Structure and Interpretation

View Student Research Grant in Early Childhood Language Development recipients before 2014 [PDF].