Publications

Lab Publications over the Past Four Years

Oetting, J., Berry, J. R., Gregory, K. D., Rivière, A. M., & McDonald, J. (2019). Specific language impairment in AAE and SWE: Measures of tense and agreement within dialect-informed probes and strategic scoringJournal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 62, 3443-3461.

McDonald, J., & Oetting, J. B. (2019). Nonword repetition across two nonmainstream dialects of English: Effects of specific language impairment and nonmainstream form density. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 62, 1381-1391.

Rivière, A. M., & Oetting, J. B. (2018). Effects of specific language impairment on a contrastive dialect structure: The case of infinitival TO across different nonmainstream dialects of English. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 61, 1989-2001.

Oetting, J. B., & Berry, J. R. (2019). African American English. In J. S. Damico & M. J. Ball (Eds.).The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

McDonald, J., Seidel, C. M., Hammarlund, R., & Oetting, J. B. (2018). Working memory performance in children with and without SLI in two nonmainstream dialects of English. Applied Psycholinguistics, 39, 145-167.

Oetting, J. B. (2018). Prologue: Toward accurate identification of children with developmental language impairment in linguistically diverse schools. Language, Speech, Hearing Services in Schools,49, 213–217.

Gregory, K. D., & Oetting, J. B. (2018). Use of teacher ratings when screening nonmainstream English-speaking kindergartners for language impairment. Language, Speech, Hearing Services in Schools, 49, 218–231.

Berry, J. R., & Oetting, J. B. (2017). Use of copula and auxiliary BE by African American children with Gullah/Geechee heritage. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60, 2557-2568.

Oetting, J. B. & Hadley, P. (2017). Morphosyntax in child language disorders. In. R. G. Schwartz (Ed.).The Handbook of Child Language Disorders (2nd ed., pp. 365-391). New York, NY: Psychological Press.

Newkirk-Turner, B. R., Oetting, J. B., & Stockman, I. J. (2016). Development of auxiliaries by young children learning African American English. Language, Speech, Hearing Services in Schools, 47, 209-224.

Oetting, J.B., McDonald, J., Seidel, C., & Hegarty, M. (2016). Sentence recall by children with SLI across two nonmainstream dialects of English. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 59, 83 – 54.

Oetting, J. B., Gregory, K. D., & Riviére, A. M. (2016). Changing how speech-language pathologists think and talk about dialect variation. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups: SIG 16 School-based Issues, 1,28-37.

Lab Presentations over the Past Four Years 

Vaughn, L. & Oetting, J. B. (2018). SLI deficits within the nonmainstream patterns of AAE and SWE. Paper presented at the Symposium for Research in Child Language Disorders, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI.

Richardson-Berry, J., & Oetting, J. B. (2017, March).Evolution of Gullah: Examination of Copula/Auxiliary BE in Modern Day Gullah/Geechee Children. Paper presented at the annual Southeastern Conference on Linguistics, Charleston, SC.

Ramamoorthy Brown, G., & Oetting, J. B. (2017, April).Pronoun marking in African American English-speaking children with and without specific language impairment. Paper presented at the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing Convention, Atlanta, GA.

Vaughn, L., Colina, A., Oetting, J. B., & Orozco, R. (2017, April). Spanish s lenition and why it matters for assessment. Paper presented at the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing Convention, Atlanta, GA.

Thompson, A., MacDonald, M., Davis, J., McHugh, M., & Oetting, J. B. (2017, April).Childhood speech and language screening: Fail rates by age, gender, and setting. Poster presented at LSU Discover Day, Baton Rouge, LA.

Gregory, K. D. & Oetting, J. B. (2016, April).The validity of teacher ratings in kindergarten language screenings. Paper presented at the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing Convention, Virginia Beach, VA.

Moland, C. W. & Oetting, J. B. (2016, April). Three screeners for low-income, African American preschoolers. Paper presented at the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing Convention, Virginia Beach, VA.

Cox, C. & Oetting, J. B. (2016, November).Genetics of specific language impairment: Race, gender, and positive family history. Presented at the Annual Biomedial Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Tampa, FL. Awarded ABRCMS 2016 Presentation Award to first author.

Berry, J. & Oetting, J. B. (2016, November). Use of copula and auxiliary BE by African American children with Gullah/Geechee heritage. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Porter, K., Ash, A. Redmond, S., Oetting, J. B. (2016, November).Caregiver perceptions of diagnostic labels applied to their children with language/reading impairments. Panel presented at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Oetting, J. B. (2016, September).Celebrating Louisiana one dialect at a time. Presented talk to the community as part of the LSU Science Café program. Baton Rouge, LA.

Oetting, J. B. (2016, September). Variability within varieties of English: Profiles of typicality and impairment. Featured presentation at the 7th biennial conference on Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition – North America (GALANA 7). University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Oetting, J. B. (2016, February).Child language impairment in the context of dialect variation and poverty. Six-hour featured seminar at the 38th G. Paul Moore Symposium. Florida Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA), University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.