2012 International Child Phonology Conference Schedule

All talks are in the Maroon and Gold Room, McNamara Alumni Center


Monday June 4th, 2012  

8-9: Registration and Continental Breakfast


9:00 – 9:30

Intra-word Variability in the Production of Real Words and Non-words by English-Speaking 2 - to 4-Year-Old Children

Anna Sosa, Emily White and Sarah Cambanes

Northern Arizona University


9:30 – 10:00

Preferential spontaneous phonetic imitation in children

Molly Babel and Rebecca Laturnus  

University of British Columbia


10:00 – 10:30

Monolingual and Bilingual Dutch infants’ lexical tone perception under perceptual reorganization – similarities and differences

Liquan Liu and René Kager

UiL-OTS, Utrecht University


10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break


11:00 – 11:30

A crosslinguistic exploration of child phonological templates: What is the role of rhythm and accent?

Marilyn Vihman

University of York


11:30 – 12:00

Learning to control phonetic timing for phonological purposes: the acquisition of gemination by Lebanese-speaking children

Ghada Khattab and Jalal Al-Tamimi

Newcastle University


12:00 – 12:30

Relationships of real and nonword production ability to vocabulary size in Spanish and English speaking toddlers

Cynthia Core and Erika Hoff

The George Washington University, Florida Atlantic University


12:30 – 2:00 Lunch



2:00 – 2:30

Segmental Production in Fulfulde and Bambara Monolingual and Bilingual Babblers

Ibrahima Abdoul Hayou Cissé and Nathalie Vallee



2:30 – 3:00

IDS differences in naturalistic speech and in stimuli affect the age at which infants succeed in Headturn Preference Procedure tasks

Rory Depaolis, Hester Duffy, Tamar Keren-Portnoy and Marilyn Vihman

University of York


3:00 – 3:30

Efficacy of the Cycles Approach for Remediation of Phonological Disorders

Johanna Hassink and Oliver Wendt

Purdue University


3:30 – 4:00

Lexical versus Phonological Factors: Continuity in Early Word Forms?

Barbara Davis, Suzanne van der Feest, Jie Yang

The University of Texas at Austin


4:00 – 4:30 Coffee Break


4:30 – 5:00

Problems in testing an acquisition model: What counts as frequency?

Lise Menn

University of Colorado, Boulder


5:00 – 5:30

Initial consonant deletion in phonological acquisition: what, when, and why?

Sharon Gerlach


Tuesday June 5th



9:00 – 9:30

How each prosodic boundary cue matters. A perception study with German six- and eight-month-old infants

Caroline Schroeder, Julia Hozgrefe, Isabell Wartenburger and Barbara Hoehle

University of Potsdam


9:30- 10:00

An Ultrasound Study of the Acquisition of North American English /ɹ/

Lyra Magloughlin

University of Ottawa


10:00 – 10:30

Laryngeal-pharyngeal ontogeny: Speech in the first several months

John H. Esling and Allison Benner

University of Victoria


10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break


11:00 – 11:30

Prosodic Determinants of Vowel Expansion in Infant-Directed Speech

Frans Adriaans and Daniel Swingley

University of Pennsylvania


11:30 – 12:00

Learning from multiple acoustic cues for phoneme acquisition : Dutch infants’ perception, language input, and neural networks

Titia Benders and Paul Boersma

University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication


12:00 – 12:30

Bilingual children's acquisition of Mandarin and Taiwanese fricatives

Ya-Ting Shih

Ohio State University


12:30 – 2:00 Lunch



2:00 – 2:30

The initial state and the acquisition of paradigms: evidence from Korean verbal inflection

Youngah Do



2:30 – 3:00

Dorsal and coronal acquisition in Drehu and French is unexpected by markedness constraints alone

Julia Monnin, Helene Loevenbruck, Mary Beckman and Jan Edwards

CNEP, GIPSA-Lab, The Ohio State University and University of Wisconsin - Madison


3:00 – 6:00 Poster Session

Johnson Great Room (note location change)


Allophony interaction in Spanish-English bilingual children

Lauren Burrows, Linda Jarmulowicz and D. Kimbrough Oller

University of Memphis/Memphis Speech and Hearing Center


Stimulability and phonological processes association in speech sound disorder children

 Márcia Mathias De Castro and Haydée Fiszbein Wertzner

 University Guarulhos, University of São Paolo


Variability of vowel production with the growth of complexity of utterance from birth to 8 years of age: Analysis of the first two formant frequencies

Li-Mei Chen

National Cheng Kung University


Accuracy of vowels produced by 3 – 6 year-old English speaking children with and without speech sound disorders

Hyunju Chung, Megan Hodge and Carrie Gotzke

University of Alberta


The effect of dialect, age, speaker gender, otitis media, and modality on infant word form recognition

Rory Depaolis, Brenda Seal, Steven Kulsar, Caitlin Baird, Tamar Keren-Portnoy and Marilyn Vihman

James Madison University, Gallaudet University, University of York


What do You Prefer to Hear; vek or gus? - A Head Turn Preference Study with Dutch infants

Nienke Dijkstra and Paula Fikkert

Radbout University Nijmegen


Typical phonological development of French: An error pattern analysis

Kristina Findlay, Andrea Macleod, Ann Sutton, Audette Sylvestre and Natacha Trudeau

Université Laval, Université de Montréal, University of Ottawa


Volubility of Infant Vocalization in Face to Face, Still Face, and Reunion

Beau Franklin, Anne Warlaumont, Brittany Lamber, Daniel Messinger and D. Kimbrough Oller

University of Memphis, University of Miami


Variations on a Theme

Nina Gram Garmann

University of Oslo


Evaluating speech sound treatment effectiveness with the nonword repetition task

Anna Gaspar and Alycia Cummings

University of North Dakota


Sound cues for writing segmentation in Mexican children

Marina Pardo Granillo



Variability in speech development: observations from phonetic and conversational perspectives

Sara Howard

University of Sheffield


Transient constraints and phonological development

Sharon Inkelas, Tara McAllister Byun and Yvan Rose

University of California, Berkeley, Montclair State University, Memorial University of Newfoundland


An Agenda for the Study of Syllable Development in English and Mandarin

Yuna Jhang, Chia-Cheng Lee and David Kimbrough Oller

The University of Memphis


Visual fixation as a measure of rhythmic preference: infant eye-tracking

Brigitta Keij, Rene Kager

UiL-OTS, Utrecht University


Nonlinear development of speaking rate in child-directed speech

Eon-Suk Ko

University at Buffalo


Utterance-final lengthening in child-directed speech

Eon-Suk Ko and Melanie Soderstrom

University at Buffalo, University of Manitoba


Effectiveness of Phonological Awareness Therapy with Preschoolers

Janet Lanza, Chris Watts and Lynn Flahive

Texas Christian University


Characteristics of SSD among French speaking children: A segmental analysis and comparison to normative data

Andrea Macleod and Amy Glaspey

Université de Montréal, University of Montana


Learning speech sounds: the implications of a ‘mirroring’ mechanism

Piers Messum and Ian Howard

Pronunciation Science Ltd, University of Cambridge


‘Look, mommy has a dolly!’ The phonological role of baby-talk words in early language development

Mitsuhiko Ota and Barbora Skarabela

University of Edinburgh


Prosodic differences between lexical and morphological syllables in early Spanish acquisition

Laura Cristina Villalobos Pedroza

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico


Manifold alignment, vocal imitation, and the perceptual magnet effect

Andrew Plummer

The Ohio State University


Caregiver Perception of Infant Phonological Categories

Heather Ramsdell

East Carolina University


Motor Speech Profiles of Children with Down Syndrome

Vani Rupela, Shelley Velleman, Mary Andrianopoulos, Marcil Boucher and Kristina Curro

Octave Hearing and Speech Centre Pvt. Ltd, University of Vermont, Burlington, University of Massachusetts, Amherst


Factors affecting the perception of children's speech

Sarah Schellinger and Benjamin Munson

University of Minnesota – Twin Cities


Some phonological norms for developmental Arabic

Kimary Shahin, Ranya Morsi, Ghada Khattab and Haifa Al-Buainain

Simon Fraser University, Qatar University, Newcastle University


Relations between Speech and Motor-Speech Performance in Children with 7q11.23 Duplication Syndrome

Shelley Velleman, Myra Huffman and Carolyn Mervis

University of Vermont, University of Louisville


Interactive online training and diary systems for caregivers of prelinguistic infants

Anne Warlaumont, Rick Dale, Eugene Buder, Beau Franklin and D. Kimbrough Oller

The University of Memphis, The University of California, Merced


Prevalence of type of speech errors in Brazilian Portuguese-Speaking children with SSD

Haydée Wertzner, Luciana Pagan-Neves and Perla Santos

University of São Paulo


The development of consistency of word production in multilingual children: A cross-sectional study of English, Mandarin and Malay

Hui Woan Lim, Bill Wells and Sara Howard

National University of Malaysia, The University of Sheffield


Development of English vowels by a native Mandarin child: A longitudinal study

Jing Yang and Robert Fox

The Ohio State University


Wednesday June 6th



9:00 – 9:30

Learning Liquids: Frequency, markedness and contrast as guiding factors in acquisition

Bethany Keffala and Jessica Barlow

University of California, San Diego, San Diego State University


9:30 – 10:00

Why is /k/ special for children?

Chen Qu

McGill University


10:00 – 10:30

Intelligibility and grammaticality influences naïve dysprosody judgments of atypical child speech

Melissa Redford, Vsevolod Kapatsinski and Jolynn Cornell-Fabiano

University of Oregon, Cesar Chavez Elementary School


10:30 – 11:00

The effect of homonymy on learning correctly articulated versus misarticulated words

Holly Storkel, Junko Maekawa and Andrew Aschenbrenner

University of Kansas, Washington University – St. Louis


11:00 – 11:30

Working Memory Processes in Children with Persistent Speech Sound Disorders

Kelly Farquharson Schussler, Tiffany P. Hogan and John E. Bernthal

University of Nebraska - Lincoln


11:30 – 1:00 Lunch


1:00 – 1:30

Lexical activation and competition in pediatric cochlear implant users

Ashley Farris-Trimble and Bob McMurray

University of Iowa


1:30 – 2:00

Speech perception processes in children with underspecified phonological representations

Kathryn Cabbage, Tiffany Hogan and Thomas Carrell

University of Nebraska - Lincoln


2:00 – 2:30

A comparison of word-learning in children, with and without production

Tania Zamuner and Mike Page

University of Ottawa, University of Hertfordshire

2:30 – 3:00 Business Meeting

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