Presentations

2019

Byrd, A., Erskine, M., Maher, Z., Oppenheimer, K., & Edwards J. (2019). Expanding your toolbox: Strategies to support linguistically diverse students. Presentation at the 2019 Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Orlando, FL, 21-23 November. View Slides

Johnson, A., Munson, B., Bentley, D., & Edwards, J. (2019). What can speech acquisition data tell us about cochlear implant device limitations? Analyzing accuracy, error patterns, and spectral features of children’s /t/ and /k/ productions. Poster presented at the 2019 Conference on Implantable Auditory Protheses, Lake Tahoe, CA, 14-19 July. View Poster

2018

Mahr, T. & Edwards, J. (2018). Development of word recognition in preschoolers. Poster presented at the 2018 Symposium for Research on Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI, 7-9 June. View Poster

Pomper, R., Ellis Weismer, S., Saffran, J., & Edwards, J. (2018). Phonological representations of children with autism. Poster presented at the 2018 Symposium for Research on Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI, 7-9 June. View Poster

2017

Edwards, J. (2017). When ears collide: Mismatch and phonological development. Invited talk presented at the Workshop on Abstraction, Diversity, and Speech Dynamics hosted by the Institute on of Phonetics and Speech Processing, Ludwig-Maximilians Universitat, Munich, German, 3-5 May. View Slides

Erskine, M., Mahr, T., & Edwards, J. (2017). Effect of dialect familiarity on lexical processing efficiency using the visual world paradigm: A preliminary study. Poster presented at the 42nd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA, 3-5 November. View Poster

Johnson, A., Reidy, P., Munson, B., Revai, D., & Edwards, J. (2017). Acquisition of the /t/-/k/ contrast in children with cochlear implants and children with normal hearing. Paper presented at the 2017 Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Los Angeles, CA, 9-11 NovemberView Slides

Johnson, A., Reidy, P., Munson, B., Revai, D., & Edwards, J. (2017). Production of the /t/-/k/ contrast in children with cochlear implants and children with normal hearing. Poster presented at the 5th Annual Meeting on Phonology. New York, NY, 15-17 September. View Poster

Mahr, T., & Edwards, J. (2017). Lexical processing of children with cochlear implants. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA, 3-5 November. View Slides

Matthee, J., Venker, C., Ellis Weismer, S., Edwards, J., & Saffran, J. (2017). Perceptual salience affects familiar word processing in young typically developing toddlers. Poster presented at the 2017 Symposium for Research on Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI, 8-10 JuneView Poster

Reidy, P., Beckman, M. E., Edwards, J., & Munson, B. (2017). A data-driven approach for perceptually validated acoustic features for children’s sibilant fricative productions. Poster presented at Interspeech 2017, Stockholm, Sweden, 20-24 AugustView Poster

Reidy, P., Johnson, A., Munson, B., Beckman, M. E., & Edwards, J. (2017).  Learning acoustic features for English stops with graph-based dimensionality reduction. Poster presented at the 173rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Boston, MA, 25-29 JuneView Poster

2016

Hatch, R., Reidy, P., & Edwards, J. (2016) Vowel context and fricative production in children with cochlear implants. Poster presented at the 2016 Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Philadelphia, PA, 17-19 November. View Poster

Kapnoula, E., Edwards, J., & MacMurray, B. (2016). Phoneme categorization gradiency is advantageous for coping with ambiguities: Evidence from individual differences. Poster to be presented for the Second Workshop on Psycholinguistic Approaches to Speech Recognition in Adverse Conditions, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 31 October-1 November. View Poster

Mahr, T., Venker, C., Premo, E., Ellis Weismer, S., Saffran, J., & Edwards, J. (2016). Preschoolers with autism treat nonwords and mispronunciations differently. Poster presented at the 2016 Symposium for Research on Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI, 16-18 June. View Poster

McDonald, M., Edwards, J., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2016). Effects of cross-linguistic phonetic overlap on lexical co-activation in bilinguals. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA, 17-20 November. View Poster

Venker, C., Edwards, J., Saffran, J., & Ellis Weismer, S. (2016). Spoken word recognition is negatively associated with autism severity in young children with autism spectrum disorder. Poster presented at the 2016 Symposium for Research on Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI, 16-18 June. View Poster

Venker, C., Premo, E., Edwards, J., Saffran, J., & Ellis Weismer, S. (2016). Read the book vs. Find the book: Use of informative verbs in children with autism spectrum disorder. Poster presented at the 2016 Symposium for Research on Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI, 16-18 June. View Poster

2015

Kong, E. & Edwards, J. (2015). Individual differences in L2 learners’ perceptual cue weighting patterns. Poster presented at the International Conference of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, Scotland, 10-14 August. View Paper

Cline, S., Johnson, A., Beckman, M. E., Edwards, J., & Munson, B. (2015). Child-level factors and acquisition of the /t/-/k/ contrast: Perception. Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Denver, CO, 12-14 November. View Poster

Edwards, J. & Mahr, T. (2015). Speech perception and spoken word recognition in young children. Invited talk presented at the Fall 2015 Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Jacksonville, FL, 2-6 November. View Slides

Ellis Weismer, S., Haebig, E.K., Edwards, J., Saffran, J., & Venker, C. (2015).  Lexical processing by toddlers with ASD.  Poster presented at the 2015 International Meeting for Autism Research, Salt Lake City, UT, 13-16 May. View Poster

Erskine, M., Mahr, T., Beckman, M. E., Munson, B., & Edwards, J. (2015). A mediation model of the relationships among phonological awareness, vocabulary size, and speech perception in preschool children. Poster presented at the Symposium for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI, 11-13 June.  View Poster

Johnson, A., Cline, S., Beckman, M. E., Munson, B., & Edwards, J. (2015). Child-level factors and acquisition of the /t/-/k/ contrast: Perception. Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Denver, CO, 12-14 November. View Poster

Law, F., Mahr, T., & Edwards, J. (2015). Exploring effects of expressive vocabulary size and maternal education on lexical processing by preschoolers using the visual world paradigm. Paper presented at the Boston University Conference on Child Language Disorders, Boston, MA, 13-15 November. View Slides

Nicholson, N., Reidy, P., Munson, B., Beckman, M. E., & Edwards, J. (2015). The acquisition of English lingual sibilant fricatives in very young children: Effects of age and vocabulary size on transcribed accuracy and acoustic differentiation. Paper to be presented at the International Conference of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, Scotland, 10-14 August. View Paper

Reidy, P., Beckman, M. E., Litovsky, R., & Edwards, J. (2015). The acquisition of English sibilant fricatives by children with bilateral cochlear implants. Poster presented at the International Conference of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, Scotland, 10-14 August. View Paper

Venker, C., Haebig, E., Saffran, J., Edwards, J., & Ellis Weismer, S. (2015). Assessing early language comprehension in young children with ASD: Comparing looking-while-listening and parent report. Poster presented at the Symposium for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI, 11-13 June. View Poster

Venker, C.E., Winn, M.B., Ellis Weismer, S., Saffran, J., & Edwards, J. (2015). Mutual exclusivity in young children with ASD: An eye-gaze study. Poster presented at the 2015 International Meeting for Autism Research, Salt Lake City, UT, 13-16 May. View Poster

2014

Beckman, M. E., Munson, B., & Edwards, J. (2014). Effects of speaker language and listener language on children’s stop place. Poster presented at the 14th Laboratory Phonology Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 25-27 July. View Poster

Braxton, R. & Edwards, J. (2014). Dialect density and lexical processing efficiency in preschool African American English-speaking children. Poster presented at the Symposium for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI, 12-14 June. View Poster

Erskine, M., Beckman, M.E. & Edwards, J. (2014). Evaluating an implicit measure of phonological awareness in preschool children. Poster presented at the Symposium for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI, 12-14 June. View Poster

Erskine, M., Beckman, M.E. & Edwards, J. (2014). Evaluating nonword repetition as an implicit phonological awareness task for preschool children. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL, 20-22 November.

Kapnoula, E., McMurray, B., Winn, M., Kong, E., & Edwards, J. (2014). Individual differences in phoneme categorization: dissociating gradiency from multiple cue use. Paper presented at the 19th Mid-Continental Phonetics & Phonology Conference, Madison, WI, 12-14 September. View Poster

Mahr, T., Law, F., & Edwards, J. (2014). The influence of home language input and lexical processing efficiency on vocabulary size in 3-year-olds. Poster presented at the Symposium for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI, 12-14 June. View Poster

Mahr, T., McMillan, B., Saffran, J., & Edwards, J. (2014). Are infants sensitive to anticipatory coarticulation during word recognition? Paper presented at the 19th Mid-Continental Phonetics & Phonology Conference, Madison, WI, 12-14 September. View Slides

2013

Edwards, J., Rosin, M., Gross, M., & Chen, J. (2013). Dialect mismatch and its implications for academic achievement. Seminar presented at the Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL, 14-16 November. View Poster

Evans, K., Munson, B., & Edwards, J. (2013). The influence of perceived race on ratings of children’s speech I: Accuracy ratings. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL, 14-16 November. View Poster

Mahr, T. & Edwards, J. (2013). Do orienting stimuli create additional task demands in the looking-while-listening paradigm? Poster presented at the Symposium for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI, 6-8 June. View Poster

Munson, B., Hogen, A., & Edwards, J. (2013). The influence of perceived race on ratings of children’s speech II: Word identification. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL, 14-16 November. View Poster

Schneeberg, A., Edwards, J., & Lee, C. (2013). The relationship between online lexical processing and expressive vocabulary in a diverse group of young children: An eye-tracking study. Poster presented at the Symposium for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI, 6-8 June. View Poster

Schneeberg, A., Edwards, J., & Lee, D. (2013). The influence of socioeconomic status on online lexical processing of preschool children. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL, 14-16 November. View Poster

Winn, M., Edwards, J., & Litovsky, R. (2013). The impact of spectral resolution on listening effort revealed by pupil dilation. Paper presented at the 166th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, San Franciso, CA, 2-6 December. View Slides

2012

Edwards, J., Rosin, M.M., Manning, B., Schneeberg, A., & Richmond, E. (2012).  Increasing awareness of “school talk”: A focused intervention for pre-kindergarten children who speak a non-mainstream English dialect. Poster presented at the Symposium for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI, 7-9  June. View Poster

Law II, F., Chen, J., & Edwards, J. (2012). Examining individual differences using the mispronunciation paradigm. Poster presented at EyeTracKids: Eye Tracking Methodology in Child and Infant Research, Minneapolis, MN, 6 June. View Poster

Law II, F., Edwards, J. & Chen, J. (2012). Exploring lexical and phonological development in preschoolers: An eyetracking study. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA, 15-17 November. View Poster

Rosin, M. M., Edwards, J., Manning, B., Schneeberg, A., & Richmond, E. (2012). TALK: A prekindergarten curriculum supplement for non-mainstream English dialect users. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA, 15-17 November. View Poster

2011

Chung, H., Kong, E. J., Edwards, J., & Weismer, G. (2011). A cross-linguistic developmental study of vowel spectral movement patterns. Poster presented at the 161th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Seattle, WA, 23-27 May. View Poster

Beckman, M. E., Edwards, J., & Munson, B. (2011). Developing acoustic measures to evaluate the emergence of phonological contrast. Invited paper presented at the 161th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Seattle, WA, 23-27 May. View Slides

Beckman, M. E., Munson, B., & Edwards, J. (2011). Methodological issues in the analysis of phonotactic probability effects in nonwords. Paper presented at the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Hong Kong, 17-21, July. View Paper

Edwards, J., Beckman, M.E., & Munson, B. (2011). How a cross-linguistic study of phonological development can inform clinical practice. Invited talk presented at the Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA, 17-19 November. View Slides

Kong, E. J., & Edwards, J. (2011). Gradient perception of laryngeal contrast of stops in English and Korean: Eye-tracking evidence. Poster presented at the 161th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Seattle, WA, 23-27 May. View Poster

Kong, E. J., & Edwards, J. (2011). Individual differences in speech perception: evidence from visual analogue scaling and eye-tracking. Paper presented at the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Hong Kong, 17-21, July. View Paper

Li, F., Beckman, M. E., & Edwards, J. (2011). Similarities and differences in the development of sounds “s” and “sh” in English and Japanese. Poster presented at the 2011 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, 31 March – 2 April. View Poster

Monnin, J., Loevenbruck, H., Beckman, M. E., & Edwards, J. (2011). Vowel context and frequency effects in dorsal and coronal acquisition in Drehu and French. Poster presented at the 9th International Seminar on Speech Production, Montreal, 20-23 June. View Poster

Syrika, A., Kong, E. J., & Edwards, J. (2011). Development of coarticulation in Greek consonant clusters: Psychoacoustic data. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA, 17-19 November. View Poster

Todd, A. Edwards, J., & Litovsky, R. (2011). Influence of phonotactic probability on production accuracy of children with cochlear implants. Poster presented at the Symposium for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI, 9-11, June. View Poster

Todd, A. Edwards, J., & Litovsky, R. (2011). The influence of phonotactic probability on repetition accuracy of nonwords by children with cochlear implants. Poster presented at the Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses, Pacific Grove, CA, 24-29, July. View Poster

2010

Arbisi-Kelm, T., Edwards, J., Munson, B., & Kong, E.-J. (2010) Cross-linguistic perception of velar and alveolar obstruents: A perceptual and psychoacoustic study. Poster presentation at the 159th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, April 19-23, Baltimore, MD. View Poster

Chung, H., Edwards, J., Weismer, G., Kong, E., Munson, B., & Beckman, M. E. (2010). Korean listeners’ sensitivity to language-specific phonetic details of children and adults’ vowel production in five different languages. Poster presentation at the 159th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 19-23 April, Baltimore, MD. View Poster

Edwards, J., Gross, M., Macdonald, M., Brown, M., & Seidenberg, M. (2010). Code-switching from non-mainstream to mainstream English: Categorization, comprehension, and executive functioning. Poster presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 18-20 November, Philadelphia, PA.  View Poster

Edwards, J., Beckman, M.E., Munson, B., Kong, E., & Li, F. (2010). Phonological development: The acquisition of a (really) complex system. Talk presented at the Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 18-20 November, Philadelphia, PA. View Slides

Gross, M., Edwards, J., Macdonald, M., Brown, M., & Seidenberg, M. (2010). Examining comprehension of Standard American English by African American English-speaking children. Poster presentation at the Symposium for Research in Child Language Disorders. June 3-5, Madison, WI. View Poster

Johnson, J.M., Munson, B., & Edwards, J. (2010). The role of clinical experience in listening for phonetic detail in children’s speech. Poster presentation at the Symposium for Research in Child Language Disorders. June 3-5, Madison, WI. View Poster

Julien, H., Munson, B., Edwards, J., Beckman, M. E., & Holliday, J. (2010). Modifying speech to children based on perceived developmental level: An acoustic study of adult fricatives’. Poster presented at the 159th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 19-23 April, Baltimore, MD. View Poster

Kong, E., Beckman, M. E., & Edwards, J. (2010). Why are Korean tense stops mastered early? Evidence from production and perception. Poster presented at the 159th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 19-23 April, Baltimore, MD.  View Poster

Munson, B., Menard, L., Beckman, M. E., Edwards, J., & Chung, H. (2010). Sensorimotor maps and vowel development in English, Greek, and Korean: A cross-linguistic perceptual categorization study. Poster presentation at the 159th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, April 19-23, Baltimore, MD. View Poster

Syrika, A., Edwards, J., Fourakis, M., Kong, E.-J., Munson, B., & Beckman, M. E. (2010). Why [spa] and not [psa]? On the perceptual salience of initial /s/-stop and stop-/s/ sequences. Poster presentation at the 159th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 19-23 April, Baltimore, MD. View Poster

Todd, A. E., Edwards, J., Litovsky, R. Y., & Li, F. (2010). Production of sibilant fricatives by children with cochlear implants. Poster presented at the 159th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 19-23 April, Baltimore, MD.  View Poster