1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3311
Health Sciences, 265
Laramie, WY 82071
Child Language & Literacy
Ph.D., University of Oregon, 2003
M.S., University of Oregon, 1999
B.A., University of Oregon, 1992
email@example.com • (307) 766-6098 • Health Sciences Center, Room 247A
Main research interests: Response to intervention, early literacy, treatment intensity. Dr. Allen's current research is investigating the impact of treatment intensity on a phonological intervention. The purpose of this research is to use the results to inform professionals and parents who must decide how much treatment a child with a phonological disorder should receive.
Normal Speech & Language Development, Preschool Language Intervention, Language Disorders Across the Lifespan
REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Kamhi, A.G., Allen, M.M., & Catts, H.W. (2001). How to make a proficient and fluent reader. Seminars in Speech and Language, 22, 175-184.
Nippold, M.A., Allen, M.M., & Kirsch, D.I. (2001). Proverb comprehension as a function of reading proficiency in preadolescents. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 32, 90-100.
Nippold, M.A., Allen, M.M., & Kirsch, D.I. (2000). How adolescents comprehend unfamilair proverbs: The role of top-down and bottom-up processes. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 43, 621-630.