Elin Thordardottir, Ph.D.
Full Professor, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, McGill University;
Researcher, CRIR–Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal (IURDPM), Laurier pavilion, CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal (CSMTL)
Phone: 514 398-5356
Fax: 514 398-8123
- B.A., Communicative Disorders, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI, USA, 1989
First part completed at the University of Iceland (Háskóli Íslands), Department of Icelandic Studies.
- M.Sc., Communicative Disorders, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI, USA, 1994
Double Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
- Ph.D., Communicative Disorders, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI, USA, 1998
Language development from preschool to adolescence in different bilingual and multilingual environments. Effects of various factors such as amount of exposure to each language, motivation, language status. Language assessment measures in French and Icelandic and for multilingual children. Developmental language disorder – screening, assessment and intervention.
Thordardottir, E., Topbaş, S. Working Group 3 of COST Action IS1406 (2021). How aware is the public of the existence, characteristics and causes of language impairment in childhood and where have they heard about it? A European survey. Journal of Communication Disorders, 89(106057), 1-17. [doi] OPEN ACCESS
Thordardottir, E. (2020). Are background variables good predictors of need for L2 assistance in school? Effects of age, L1, amount, and timing of exposure on Icelandic language and nonword repetition scores. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 23(4), 400-422. [doi]
Thordardottir, E. (2019). Amount trumps timing in bilingual vocabulary acquisition: Effects of input in simultaneous and sequential school-age bilinguals. International Journal of Bilingualism, 23(1), 236-255. [doi]
Thordardottir, E. & Rioux, E.J. (2019). Does efficacy equal lasting impact? A study of intervention short term gains, impact on diagnostic status, and association with background variables. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 71(2-3), 71-82. [doi]
Thordardottir, E. & Topbaş, S. (2019). Chapter 5. The social and cultural context of intervention for children with developmental language disorder. In J. Law, C. McKean, C. A. Murhpy, & E. Thordardottir (Eds.), Managing Children with Language Impairments: Theory and Practice Across Europe and Beyond (pp. 110-130). Milton Park, UK: Routledge.
Axis 2: Participation, Social Inclusion and Rehabilitation Services
Thème 1 : The person, their entourage and the community
Theme 1: Functional Mechanisms
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