September 4, 2015

Charles Sturt University Public Lecture weblinks

Children’s speech and language competence
Charles Sturt University Public Lecture
Professor Sharynne McLeod, Charles Sturt University, Australian Research Council Future Fellow
Search for “Multilingual Children’s Speech”
1.       Speaking My Languages blog:
Speech Pathology Australia
2.       Speech Pathology Week
3.       Speech Pathology Australia fact sheets
Early Years Learning Framework for Australia
4.       Commonwealth of Australia (2009):
Australian children’s multilingualism
5.       McLeod, S., Verdon, S., & Bennetts Kneebone, L. (2014). Celebrating Indigenous Australian children’s speech and language competence. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 29(2), 118-131.
6.       Crowe, K., McLeod, S., & Ching, T. Y. C. (2012). The cultural and linguistic diversity of 3-year-old children with hearing loss. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 17(4) 421-438.
7.       Verdon, S., McLeod, S., & Winsler, A. (2014). Language maintenance and loss in a population study of young Australian children. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 29, 168-181.
Children’s speech acquisition
9.       McLeod (2012) English-speaking children
10.   To, C. K. -S., Cheung, P. S. -P., & McLeod, S. (2013). A population study of children's acquisition of Hong Kong Cantonese consonants, vowels, and tones. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 56(1), 103-122.
11.   Hambly, H., Wren, Y., McLeod, S., & Roulstone, S. (2013). The influence of bilingualism on speech production: A systematic review. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 48(1), 1-24.
Prevalence of speech, language and communication needs in Australia’s children
12.   McLeod, S. & Harrison, L. J. (2009). Epidemiology of speech and language impairment in a nationally representative sample of 4- to 5-year-old children. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 52(5), 1213-1229.
13.   McLeod, S., McAllister, L., McCormack, J. & Harrison, L. J. (2014). Applying the World Report on Disability to Australian children with communication disability. Disability and Rehabilitation, 36(18), 1518-1528.
Multilingual Children’s Speech: Position Paper
15.   McLeod, S., Verdon, S., Bowen, C., and the International Expert Panel on Multilingual Children’s Speech (2013). International aspirations for speech-language pathologists’ practice with multilingual children with speech sound disorders: Development of a position paper. Journal of Communication Disorders, 46, 375-387.
Intelligibility in Context Scale
Parent-report measure of children’s intelligibility with seven communication partners available in 60 languages
17.   McLeod, S., Crowe, K., & Shahaeian, A. (2015). Intelligibility in Context Scale: Normative and validation data for English-speaking preschoolers. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 46(3), 266-276.
Non-English speech assessments
19.   McLeod, S. & Verdon, S. (2014). A review of 30 speech assessments in 19 languages other than English. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.
Relevant books
20.   McLeod, S. & McCormack, J. (Eds.) (2015). Introduction to speech, language and literacy. Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press.
21.   McLeod, S. (Ed). (2007). The international guide to speech acquisition. Clifton Park, NY: Cengage.
22.   Williams, A. L., McLeod, S. & McCauley, R. J. (Eds.) (2010). Interventions for speech sound disorders in children. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing.
23.   McLeod, S. & Baker, E. (2016, in press). Children’s speech: An evidence-based approach to assessment and intervention. Boston, MA: Pearson Education.