Denise A. Finneran, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Denise Finnerant

Assistant Professor

Nancy Carolyn Gullatt Professorship of Speech Pathology

E-mail: Denise Finneran

(405) 271-4214 Ext. 46056

 

Ph.D., Speech-language Pathology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 47907

M.A., Speech-language Pathology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 01003

B.A., Communication Disorders, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 01003 

Professional Program:
CSD 4334 Foundations of Speech Language
CSD 5473 Language Assessment and Remediation in School-Age and Adolescent Population
CSD 5483 Language Assessment and Remediation in the Preschool Population

 

Moyle, M., Heilman, J., & Finneran, D.A. (2014). What is the NRT measuring? An examination with at-risk African American preschool children. Journal of Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 28, 682-696.

Finneran, D. A., & Leonard, L. B. (2010). The role of linguistic input in third person singular –s use in the speech of young children. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 53, 1065-1074.

Finneran, D. A., Francis, A. L., & Leonard, L. B. (2009). Sustained attention in preschool-age children with specific language impairment. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 52, 915-929.

Finneran, D. A., Leonard, L. B., & Miller, C. A. (2009). Speech disruptions in the sentence formulation of school-age children with specific language impairment. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 44, 271-286.

Leonard, L. B., Miller, C. A., & Finneran, D. A. (2009). Grammatical morpheme effects on sentence processing by school-aged children with specific language impairment. Journal of Language and Cognitive Processes, 24, 450-478.

Miller, C. A., Leonard, L. B., & Finneran, D.A. (2009). Grammaticality judgments in adolescents with and without language impairment. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 43, 346-360.

Leonard, L. B., Deevy, P., Kurtz, R., Krantz Chorev, L., Owen, A., Polite, E., Elam, D., & Finneran, D.A. (2007). Lexical aspect and the use of verb morphology by children with specific language impairment. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 50, 759-777.

Leonard, L. B., & Finneran, D.A. (2003). Grammatical morpheme effects on MLU: “The same can be less” revisited. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 46, 878-888.

 

University of South Carolina, Say as I say: The role of the spoken language input in the early development of grammar in young speakers of Mainstream English and Non-mainstream English dialects, Social Sciences Grant Program, 2010-2013, $20,000

Denise Finneran has established the Child Language Learning Lab (ChiLL Lab) in the John W. Keys Speech and Hearing Center in the Allied Health Building at OUHSC. The ChiLL Lab is dedicated to the study of preschool and early school-age language disorders that impact later language and literacy success. 

 

 

Preschool and school-age children with language learning problems.