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Connie Summers
Associate Professor, Speech-Language Pathology

Dr. Summers conducts research on language development and disorders in children. She has participated in projects focused on the social skills of children with language impairment and language interventions using mediated learning strategies. Her current research focuses on language performance in bilingual children including the areas of working memory tasks and narratives. Combined with her clinical experiences, this research is aimed at informing best practices for assessment and intervention of language in bilingual children.

KEYWORDS

  1. Language impairment
  2. Language performance in bilingual children
  3. Mediated learning strategies
  4. Speech language pathology

UTEP STRATEGIC AREAS

  1. Health & Biomedical Sciences and Engineering
  2. Cross-cutting: U.S. –Mexico and Latin America: Social and Behavioral Issues