I am Dean and Professor of Speech-Language-Hearing Science at LaSalle University in Philadelphia. My research focuses on speech sound development and disorders in Spanish-English bilingual children. I also have an interest in least-biased assessment and treatment of bilingual children with speech sound disorders.
bilingualism across the lifespan
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