Current Studies

  • The multi-linguistic coding of spelling errors made by children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
  • The frequency of basic concept vocabulary use by preschool and primary school teachers.
  • The importance of basic concept vocabulary to literacy acquisition.
  • Spelling error patterns in adult misspellings.
  • Literacy development and children in poverty: Linguistic deficits seen in spelling errors.
  • The development of reading comprehension: Deficits associate with children in poverty.
  • Executive function and literacy acquisition of children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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Language and Literacy Lab (L3)


Dr. Ilsa Schwarz
Dr. Jillian McCarthy