Sarita L Eisenberg
Dr.Eisenberg is an associate professor in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at Montclair State University and recognized as a Specialist in Child Language by the Specialty Board on Child Language of ASHA. She completed a master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Temple University in 1978 and a Ph.D. in Language Science at City University of New York in 1989. Her research examines grammatical deficits in children with language disorder. She recently completed a two-year grant from the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders aimed at developing assessment procedures to differentiate between preschool children who do and do not have language disorders. Dr. Eisenberg teaches courses in language assessment, language disorder of children, and articulation and phonological disorders. She is currently serving as Associate Editor for Language for the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.
Areas of specialization include: language disorders of children, phonological disorders of children, grammatical development and disorders, assessment and intervention for children with language and phonological disorders.
- Investigating Children's Language: A Comparison of Conversational Sampling and Elicited Production
- The Development of Infinitives from Three to Five
- Interpretation of Relative Clauses by Young Children
- Production of Infinitival Object Complements in the COnversational Speech of 5-Year-Old Children with Language Impairment
- Production of Infinitives by 5-Year-Old Children with Language Impairment on an Elicitation Task
- Structured Communicative Play Therapy for Targeting Language in Young Children
- When Conversation is Not Enough: Assessing Infinitival Complements Through Elicitation
- Noun Phrase Elaboration in Children's Spoken Stories
- Using Standardized Tests to Inventory Consonants and Vowels: A Comparison of 11 Tests of Articulation and Phonology
- How Grammatical are 3-Year-Olds?
- Differentiating Children With and Without Language Impairment Based on Grammaticality
- Grammar Intervention: Content and Procedures for Facilitating Children's Language Development
- What Work in Therapy: Further Thoughts on Improving Clinical Practice for Children with Language Impairments
- Sample size for measuring grammaticality in preschool children