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PUBLICATIONS

Su, P.L., Castle, G., & Camarata, S. (2019). Cross-modal generalization of receptive and expressive vocabulary in children with autism spectrum disorder. Autism Developmental Language Impairments, 4, 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1177/2396941518824495.

Su, P.L. & Roberts, M. (2019). Quantity and Quality of Parental Utterances and Responses to Children with Hearing Loss Prior to Cochlear Implant. Journal of Early Intervention. doi:10.1177/1053815119867286

Koegel, L.K., Bryan, K., Su, P.L., Vaidya, M., Camarata, S. (In Press). Researched treatments for non-verbal and minimally verbal individuals with Autism: A systematic review. International Journal of Pediatric Research.

Koegel, L.K., Bryan, K., Su, P.L., Vaidya, M., Camarata, S. (Under 2nd Round Review). Definitions of Non-verbal and Minimally Verbal in the Research for Autism: A SystematicReview of the Literature. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Koegel, L.K., Bryan, K., Su, P.L., Vaidya, M., Camarata, S. (Under 2nd Round Review). Parent Education in Studies with Non-verbal and Minimally Verbal Participants with Autism: A Systematic Review. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.

PUBLICATIONS IN PREPARATION

Su, P.L., Estes, A.M., Rogers, S.J., Warren, Z., Yoder, P.J. (In preparation). Testing the elicited bootstrapping hypothesis: The role of early social motivation in explaining variability in useful speech in young children with ASD.

PRESENTATIONS

INVITED

Su, P.L. (August 2019). Prosody in ASD: Nature of Prosodic Deficits, Assessment, and Treatment. Oral presentation at the School Speech-Language Pathology Conference at Vanderbilt University.

Su, P.L. (June 2019). Predicting Early Useful Speech in Toddlers with ASD.Oral presentation at the Infant Brain Imaging Study Language Workshop.


INTERNATIONAL

SU, P.L., Estes, A.M., Rogers, S.J., Warren, Z., Yoder, P.J. (May 2019). The Role of Early Social Motivation in Explaining Variability in Useful Speech in Young Children with ASD. Poster presentation at the International Society for Autism Research Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

SU, P.L., Castle, G., Camarata, S. (May 2018). Cross-Modality Generalization of Vocabulary in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presented at the 2018 International Society for Autism Research Annual Meeting, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

SU, P.L. & Roberts, M. (September, 2017), Comparison of Maternal Responsivity in Children with and without Hearing Loss. Oral presentation at the 10th Biennial Asia Pacific Conference on Speech, Hearing and Language, Narita, Japan.


NATIONAL

SU, P.L. & Camarata, S. (November 2018). Differential Diagnosis of Low Verbal Toddlers and Preschoolers. Oral presentation at the 2018 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Boston, MA.

SU, P.L. & Camarata, S. (November 2018). Prosody in ASD: A Narrative Review on Production and Perception of Prosody in Children with ASD Oral presentation at the 2018 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Boston, MA.

SU, P.L. & Roberts, M. (November 2017). Comparison of Parents Use of Language Facilitation Strategies in Children with and without Hearing Loss. Oral presentation at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Los Angeles, CA.

SU, P.L., Teller, L. & Camarata, S. (June, 2017), Naturalistic Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Meta-Analysis. Poster presented at Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, Wl.

SU, P.L. & Camarata, S. (November, 2016), A Narrative Review of Quantity and Quality of Parents Linguistic Input to Young Children with Hearing Loss Compared to Typically Developing Children. Poster presented at the 2016 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

SU, P.L. & Roberts, M. (November, 2015), Disparity between Prelinguistic Learning Environment for Children with and without Hearing Loss. Poster presented at American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Denver, CO.

SU, P.L. & Lew-Williams, C. (November, 2015), Personalized Storybooks Enhance Word Learning in Young Children. Poster presented at Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA.


DEPARTMENTAL

SU, P.L. (March 2019). Using the Visual World Paradigm to Examine the Perception of Contrastive Pitch Accent in Children. Oral presentation at the Vanderbilt University Hearing and Speech Sciences Research Colloquium, Nashville, TN.

SU, P.L. (March, 2018). Perception and Interpretation of Prosody in Individuals with ASD. Oral presentation at the Vanderbilt University Hearing and Speech Sciences Research Colloquium, Nashville, TN.

SU, P.L., Teller, L., Camarata, S. (March 2018). Naturalistic Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Meta-Analysis. Poster presentation at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center Combined Poster Session, Nashville, TN.

SU, P.L. & Roberts, M. Quantity and quality of Parental Utterances and Responses to Children with Hearing Loss Prior to Cochlear Implant. (March 2017). Poster presentation at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center Combined Poster Session, Nashville, TN.

RESEARCH GRANTS, HONORS, & AWARDS

RESEARCH FUNDING

Organization for Autism Research Graduate Research Grant, $2,000 2019

Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research Grant, $5,230 2018


GRADUATE

Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders STAR Award, $750 2019

Vanderbilt University Graduate Student Research Travel Award, $500 2019

Departmental Graduate Student Research Travel Award, $500 2019

ASHA Minority Student Leadership Program (MSLP) Award 2018

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Travel Award, $250 2018

ASHFoundation International Graduate Student Scholarship, $5,000 2017

ASHA Research Mentoring-Pair Travel Award, $750 2017

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Travel Award, $250 2017

Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders Travel Award, $750 2017

Vanderbilt University Graduate Student Research Travel Award, $500 2016

Departmental Graduate Student Research Travel Award, $500 2015, 2016

Vanderbilt International Scholar Award, 2 years, $30,000 per year 2015


UNDERGRADUATE

Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Northwestern University 2015

Graduated with Phi Beta Kappa & Departmental Distinction in CSD 2015

ASHA Students Preparing for Academic-Research Careers (SPARC) Award, $1,000 2015

Lois L. Elliott Book Award, Northwestern University 2014, 2015

Northwestern University Research Assistant Program Grant, $3,000 2014

Northwestern Undergraduate Summer Independent Research Grant, $3,000 2013

Northwestern University Communication Century Scholar 2012

Dean's list, Northwestern University 2011 - 2015

CERTIFICATES

Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) Research Certificate Dec 2018

Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) Clinical Certificate May 2017

Certificate in College Teaching, Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching May 2017

LANGUAGES

Bilingual proficient in Mandarin and English

Professional working proficiency in French