CLAD Research and Presentations

 

2014 Assessment Field Guide
Guide for CLAD assessors to ensure consistency in data collection for the assessment protocol

 

Publications

Beal-Alvarez, J. S., Lederberg, A. R., & Easterbrooks, S. R. (2011). Grapheme–phoneme acquisition of deaf preschoolers. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 17(1), 39-60.

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Bergeron, J. P., Lederberg, A. R., Easterbrooks, S. R., Miller, E. M., & Connor, C. M. (2009). Building the alphabetic principle in young children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Volta Review, 109(2-3), 87-119.

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Easterbrooks, S., Lederberg, A., Antia, S., Schick, B, & Kushalnagar, P., Branum-Martin, L., & Webb, M. (2015). Reading among diverse DHH learners: What, how, and for whom? American Annals of the Deaf, 159(5), 419-432.

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Easterbrooks, S.R., Lederberg, A.R., Miller, E.M., Bergeron, J.P., & Connor, C.M. (2008). Emergent literacy skills during early childhood in children with hearing loss: Strengths and weaknesses. Volta Review, 108(2), 91-114.

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Goldberg, H., & Lederberg, A.R. (2015). Acquisition of the alphabetic principle in deaf and hard-of-hearing preschoolers: The role of phonology in letter-sound learning. Reading and Writing: an Interdisciplinary Journal. 28(4), 509-525. DOI 10.1007/s11145-014-535-y

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Gremp, M., & Easterbrooks, S., (submitted). Characteristics of noise in classrooms for DHH children: Results of the CLAD investigation. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools,

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Lederberg, A.R.. & Easterbrooks, S. E., Tucci, S., Burke, V. & Goldberg, H. (2016). Effective intervention strategies for teaching early literacy skills to deaf children with cochlear implants. Proceedings of the Annual Symposium of the American Cochlear Implant Alliance. Cochlear Implants International, 17(5), 211-237.

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Lederberg, A. R., Miller, E. M., Easterbrooks, S. R., & Connor, C. M. (2014). Foundations for Literacy: An early literacy intervention for deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 19(4), 438-455.

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Lederberg, A. R., Schick, B., & Spencer, P. E. (2013). Language and literacy development of deaf and hard-of-hearing children: Successes and challenges. Developmental Psychology, 49(1), 15-30. doi:10.1037/a0029558

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Miller, E.M., Lederberg, A.R., & Easterbrooks, S.R. (2013). Phonological awareness: Explicit instruction for young deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 18, 206-227.

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Tucci, S. L., & Easterbrooks, S. R. (2015). A syllable segmentation, letter-sound, and initial-sound intervention with students who are Deaf or hard of hearing and use sign language. Journal of Special Education, 48(4), 279-289, doi: 10.1177/0022466913504462

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Tucci, S., & Easterbrooks, S., & Lederberg, A. (submitted). A Theory of Mind intervention for children who are deaf and hard of hearing. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education,

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Webb, M-Y, & Lederberg, A.R. (2014). Measuring phonological awareness in deaf and hard-of-hearing children, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 57, 131-142. DOI: 10.1044/1092-4388.

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Webb, M.Y, Lederberg, A. R., Branum-Martin, L., & Connor, C.M. (2015). Evaluating the structure of early English literacy skills in deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 20(2), 343-355. doi:10.1093/deafed/env024

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Presentations

Antia, S., Catalano, J., Creamer, C., & Andreacola, R. (2016, February). Vocabulary 4 success: A supplemental vocabulary intervention for young dhh students. Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Association of College Educators-Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing, New York, NY.

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Antia, S., Lederberg, A., Schick, B., Easterbrooks, S. (2015, July). The role of sublexical phonological awareness and language in early literacy development of deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Presentation, International Congress on Education of the Deaf, Athens, Greece.

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Antia, S., Lederberg, A., Easterbrooks, S., Schick, B., & Kushalnagar, P. (2014, February). Center on literacy and deafness Session 1: Assessment protocol, conceptual model, and initial outcomes. Paper, Annual Conference of the Association of Educators-Deaf & Hard of Hearing (ACEDHH).

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Antia, S.D. & Rivera, M.C. (2015, October). Supplemental vocabulary instruction for young Deaf/Hard of Hearing students. Clarke Mainstreaming Conference, Marlboro, MA.

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Branum-Martin, L., Webb, M.Y., Lederberg, A., Schick, B., Connor, C.M., Easterbrooks, S., & Antia, S. (2016, July). Measurement invariance for language and literacy in fundamentally different groups. Paper, 23nd Annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Porto, Portugal.

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Burke, V. & Lederberg, A. R. (2012, November). Word-reading strategy development in deaf & hard of hearing preschoolers. Poster, American Speech and Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.

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Burke, V. L., Lederberg, A. R., Stanzione, C. M., & Easterbrooks, S. (2013, April). Word reading strategies in deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Paper, Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development Preconference on Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children, Seattle, WA.

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Crume, P., Lederberg, A. R., & Schick, B. (2014, April). The contribution of sign language comprehension to the narrative understanding and print reading abilities of bilingual deaf children. Paper presented in a symposium at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Conference.

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Easterbrooks, S.R. (2013, February). A Fireside Chat with Dr. Easterbrooks, Co-PI of CLAD. Discussion, Association of College Educators-Deaf/Hard of Hearing (ACEDHH). Santa Fe, NM.

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Easterbrooks, S. (2015, July). Many languages, one goal. Keynote speech, 22nd International Conference on Education of the Deaf (ICED), Athens, Greece.

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Easterbrooks, S. (2014). Keynote speaker. Literacy development in DHH children from the Radical Middle. Keynote Speech, 1st International Conference on Teaching Deaf Learners (ICTDL), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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Easterbrooks, S., & Antia, S. (2015, February). Center on Literacy and Deafness (CLAD): Year 3 Activities. Poster, Association of College Educators-Deaf/Hard of Hearing ACEDHH), St. Louis, Missouri.

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Easterbrooks, S., Antia, S., Kushalnagar, P., Gremp, M., Sterwerf-Jackson, K., Huston, S., & Creamer, C. (2014, February). Research protocol assessments. Paper presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Special Interest Group on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. February 20, Washington, DC.

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Easterbrooks, S., Gremp, M., Creamer, C., & Schick, B. (2014, February). Center on literacy and deafness Session 3: Assessment Protocol: Listening, cognitive, and literacy assessments. Paper, Annual Conference of the Association of College Educators- Deaf & Hard of Hearing (ACEDHH). Washington, DC.

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Easterbrooks, S., Parker, T., & Goldberg, H. (2016, February). Function and content word usage in story retells of preschool deaf and hard of hearing children. Poster, Annual Meeting of the Association of College Educators-Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing, New York, NY.

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Easterbrooks, S., & Sterwerf-Jackson, K. (2016, February). Spoken and signed reading fluency skills in young dhh children. Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Association of College Educators-Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing, New York, NY.

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Easterbrooks, S., & Tucci, S. (2015, January). Literacy development in children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. Two-day presentation, Victoria Deaf Education Institute (VDEI), Melbourne, Australia.

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Goldberg, H., & Lederberg, A. (2014, July). Assessment of narrative skills in preschoolers with language difficulties. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Santa Fe, NM.

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Goldberg, H., Lederberg, A., & Easterbrooks, S. (2014, April). Narrative assessment of deaf and hard-of-hearing preschoolers. In P. Kushalnagar (Chair), Language and literacy learning of deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

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Goldberg, H., & Lederberg, A. (2013, April). Alphabetic knowledge in deaf and hard-of-hearing preschoolers: The role of letter type and phonological awareness in letter-sound acquisition. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

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Goldberg, H., Crume, P., Lederberg, A. R., Easterbrooks, S. R., Tucci, S., Glover, B., Stultz, K. (2012, November). Narrative development in Deaf and Hard of Hearing preschoolers: An exploratory intervention study. Paper presented at the American Speech and Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.

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Goldberg, H., Webb, M-Y, Lederberg, A. R., & Connor, C.M. (2015, July). Growth in deaf and hard-of-hearing children’s literacy skills during the first two years of schooling. Poster presented at the meetings of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. Hapuna Beach, HI.

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Gremp, M., Lederberg, A., & Easterbrooks, S.R. (2014, February). The use of phonology in spelling for children who are deaf or hard of hearing: Effects of speech perception and communication modality. Paper, Annual Conference of the Association of Educators-Deaf & Hard of Hearing (ACEDHH). February 20-22, Washington, DC.

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Lederberg, A. R. (2011, October). Phonological Awareness. Invited workshop presented at the 32nd Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss. Springfield, MA.

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Lederberg, A. R., Antia, S. D. Easterbrooks, S., Schick, B. Branum-Martin, L., Kushalnagar, P., Webb, M. L. (2014, April). Development of language and literacy in DHH elementary-school children: Strengths and weaknesses. Paper presented in a symposium at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Conference.

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Lederberg, A.R.. & Easterbrooks, S. E., (2015, October). Effective intervention strategies for teaching early literacy skills to deaf children with cochlear implants. Invited presentation at the American Cochlear Implant Alliance: 2nd Emerging Issues in Cochlear Implantation Conference. Washington, D.C.

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Lederberg, A.R., Easterbrooks, S. R., Miller, E., & Connor, C. (2011, July). Teaching Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Prekindergarteners Early Literacy Skills. Paper presented at the Society for the Scientific Study or Reading, St Pete Beach, FL.

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Lederberg, A. R., Easterbrooks, S., Tucci, S., Connor, C., Miller, E. & Huston, S. (2015, July). Foundations for Literacy: An early literacy intervention for DHH children. Presentation at the meetings of the International Congress of Deaf Education, Athens, Greece.

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Lederberg, A., Schick, B., (April 2015). Language and literacy development of deaf and hard-of-hearing children in the 21st century: an international perspective. Session Organizers, Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

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Lederberg, A.R., Schick, B., Antia, S., & Easterbrooks, S. R. (2016, February). Reading, language, and awareness of the sublexical structure of words: alternative pathways for dhh children. Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Association of College Educators-Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing, New York, NY.

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Lederberg, A. R., Schick, B. Webb, M-Y, Connor, C., Easterbrooks, S. E., Antia, S., & Kushalnagar, P. (2014, July). The role of language and decoding skills in early literacy development of deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Paper, Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. Santa Fe, NM.

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Lederberg, A., Schick, B., Webb. M., Antia, S., Easterbrooks, S., Kushnalagar, P., Connor, C., Branum-Martin, L. (April 2015). Development of language, reading, and phonological awareness in deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Presentation, Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

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Lederberg, A. R., Schick, B. Webb, M-Y, Connor, C., Easterbrooks, S. E., Antia, S., & (2015, October). Language and reading abilities of Kindergarten through second grade children with CI: A short term longitudinal study. Presentation at the American Cochlear Implant Alliance: 2nd Emerging Issues in Cochlear Implantation Conference. Washington, D.C.

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Lederberg, A.R., Tucci, S., & Easterbrooks, S. R. (2016, February). Foundations for Literacy: Implementation with classroom teachers. Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Association of College Educators-Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing, New York, NY.

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Lederberg, A. R., Webb, M-Y, Branum-Martin, L., & Connor, C. (2015, July). The nature of early literacy skills in deaf or hard of hearing children with functional hearing. Presentation, International Congress of Deaf Education, Athens, Greece.

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Lederberg, A.R., Webb, M Y, Connor, C. M. & Easterbrooks, S. R. (2011, April). Understanding the Nature of Early Phonological Awareness and Its Relations to Reading Acquisition in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children. Paper, Preconference of Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, CA.

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Lederberg, A.R., Webb, M-Y, Schick, B., Connor, C., Easterbrooks, S., Antia, S., & Branum-Martin, L. (2014, July). The role of language and decoding skills in early literacy development of DHH children. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Santa Fe, NM.

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Lederberg, A.R., Webb, M-Y., Schick, B., Kushalnagar, P., Connor, C., Easterbrooks, S.R., Antia, S., & Branum-Martin, L. (2014, April). Development of language and literacy in DHH elementary-school children. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, Philadelphia.

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Miller, E., Lederberg, A. R., Easterbrooks, S. R., Tucci, S. (2012, November). Emergent literacy and phonological instruction for preschoolers who are deaf or hard of hearing. Paper presented at the American Speech and Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA. (ASHA Outstanding Student Presentation Award)

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Rivera, M.C & Catalano, J. (2016, February). Coaching itinerant teachers of young DHH students: Improving treatment integrity for a vocabulary intervention. Paper presented at the annual conference Association for College Educators Deaf /Hard-of-Hearing. New York, NY.

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Schick, B., Bridenbaugh, N., Boll, R., Lederberg, A., Sterwerf-Jackson, K. (2016, February). An intervention to develop phonological awareness in fingerspelling in young dhh children presentation. Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Association of College Educators-Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing, New York, NY.

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Schick, B. Bridenbaugh, N., Boll, R., Lederberg, A., & Sterwerf-Jackson, K., (2015, November). Phonological awareness in fingerspelling. Presentation, American Speech Language & Hearing Association.

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Schick, B., Bridenbaugh, N., Stewerf-Jackson, K., & Lederberg, A. R., (2015, July). Phonological awareness in fingerspelling intervention. Presentation at the meetings of the International Congress of Deaf Education, Athens, Greece.

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Schick, B., Kushalnagar, P., Sterwerf-Jackson, K., Dierschow, E., Bridenbaugh, N. (March, 2014). Center on Literacy and Deafness Session 2: Assessment Protocol: Language Assessments. American College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

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Schick, B., Lederberg, A., Webb, M-Y, (April 2014). Fingerspelling development as alternative gateway to phonological representations and literacy in deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Presentation, American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

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Schick, B., Lederberg, A. R., & Webb, M.-Y. (2014, July). Fingerspelling as alternative gateway to phonological representations and literacy in deaf and hard-of­hearing children. Presentation, Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. Santa Fe, NM.

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Schick, B., Lederberg, A., Webb, M-Y, (March 2015). Fingerspelling development as alternative gateway to phonological representations and literacy in deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Presentation, Society for Research in Child Development: DHH Preconference, Philadelphia, PA.

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Schick, B., Lederberg, A. R., & Webb, M-Y (2015, July). Fingerspelling development as alternative gateway to phonological representations and literacy in deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Presentation at the meetings of the International Congress of Deaf Education, Athens, Greece.

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Schick, B., Rivera, C., & Lederberg, A. R. (2015, November). Language and literacy in young deaf and hard of hearing children. Presentation at the meetings of the American Speech and Hearing Association, Denver, CO.

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Schick, B., Sterwerf-Jackson, K., Bridenbaugh, N., Lederberg, A., (March 2015, March). A reading intervention for DHH Students: Phonological awareness in fingerspelling. Presentation, Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

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Stanzione, C. M. & Lederberg, A. R. (2013, April). The development of theory of mind in young deaf children: Gains over the school year. Poster presented at the 2013 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

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Stanzione, C., A. R. Lederberg, & Branum-Martin, L. (2015, March). The development of theory of mind in deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing children. Poster presented at the biannual meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

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Stanzione, C. M., Lederberg, A. R., Britten, J., & Wood, R. (2012, November). Theory of mind development in young deaf children: A guide for speech-language pathologists. Poster presented at the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.

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Tucci, S. L., & Easterbrooks, S. R. (2015, January). Foundations for Literacy: An Early Literacy Curriculum for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Preschoolers. Professional development for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Teachers, Victorian Deaf Education Institute, Melbourne, Australia.

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Tucci, S., Easterbrooks, S., & Lederberg, A. R., (2015, July). Facilitating theory of mind development. Presentation at the meetings of the International Congress of Deaf Education, Athens, Greece.

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Tucci, S., Easterbrooks, S., Lederberg, A., & Stanzione, C. (2013, February). Development of an Intervention for Theory of Mind in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Preschoolers. Presentation at the Association of College Educators: Deaf & Hard of Hearing, Santa Fe, NM.

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Tucci, S., Stanzione, C. M., Easterbrooks, S, & Lederberg, A. R. (2013, February). Development of an intervention for theory of mind in deaf or hard-of-hearing preschoolers. Paper presented at the Association of College Educators – Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing, Santa Fe, NM.

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Trussell, J.W., & Easterbrooks, S. R. (2013, February). Questions DHH teachers use in storybook reading during business-as-usual. Poster, Annual Association of College Educators-Deaf/Hard of Hearing (ACEDHH). Santa Fe, NM.

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Webb, M Y, Branum-Martin, L. & Lederberg, A. R., (2015, March). Dimensionality and measurement invariance on the Woodcock-Johnson Letter-Word Identification for deaf and hard-of- hearing children. Paper presented at the biannual meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia.

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Webb, M.Y, Patton-Terry, N., Lederberg, A.R. Bingham, G. E. (2014, July). Assessing measurement invariance of the TOPEL-­‐Phonological awareness across DHH children with functional hearing and hearing minority children. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. Santa Fe, NM.

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Webb, M. L., Branum-Martin, L., & Lederberg, A. R. (April, 2016). Establishing measurement invariance of the Woodcock-Johnson subtests for deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Paper to be presented at a roundtable presentation at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting, Language and Literacy Descriptions and Interventions from the Center on Literacy and Deafness symposium, Washington, D.C.

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Webb, M. L., & Lederberg, A. R. (April, 2013). A latent profile analysis of early literacy skills in deaf or hard-of-hearing children. Poster presentation at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

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Webb, M. L., Lederberg, A. R., Connor, C. M., & Branum-Martin, L. (July, 2012). The nature of early literacy skills in deaf or hard-of-hearing children. Paper presentation at the annual conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Montreal, Canada.

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Webb, M. L., & Lederberg, A. R. (July, 2011). Measuring phonological awareness in deaf and hard-of-hearing children: Evaluation of internal consistency, concurrent validity, and factor structure of phonological awareness skills. Paper presentation at the annual conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, St. Pete Beach, FL.

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