Overview

  • Dr. Richels has published and presented both nationally and internationally on topics related to preschoolers who stutter as well as preschoolers who are deaf or hard of hearing. Her research interests include the assessment, treatment, and systematic study of language disorders particularly as they relate to childhood stuttering and as well as the implementation of interprofessional education for training speech-language pathologists.
  • Selected Publications

    Articles In Academic Journals

    Year Title
    2016 Structured instruction with modified storybooks to teach morphosyntax and vocabulary to preschoolers who are deaf/hard of hearingJournal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education. 352-361.
    2016 Teachers and peers as communication models to teach grammatical forms to preschoolers with hearing lossCommunication Disorders Quarterly. 130-140.
    2015 Psychosocial treatments for ADHD: A systematic appraisal of the evidenceJournal of Attention Disorders. 3-10.
    2015 Using repeated reading and explicit instruction to teach vocabulary to preschoolers who are deaf and have hearing lossInfants & Young Children. 262-280.
    2015 Using repeated reading and explicit instruction to teach vocabulary to preschoolers who are deaf or have hearing lossInfants and Young Children. 262-280.
    2014 Teaching emotion words using social stories and created experiences in group instruction with preschoolers with hearing loss: An exploratory studyDeafness and Education International. 37-58.
    2013 An Observational study of social communication skills in eight preschoolers with and without hearing loss during cooperative playEarly Childhood Education Journal. 339-346.
    2013 Using a child-specific social story to improve communication and social skills in two preschoolers with cochlear implants: An exploratory classroom case studyDeafness & Education International. 117-125.
    2013 Using dyad-specific social stories to improve communicative and interactional skills of preschoolers with hearing loss in self-contained and inclusive settings.International Journal of Inclusive Education..
    2013 Using dyad-specific social stories to increase communicative and social skills of preschoolers with hearing loss in self-contained and inclusive settingsInternational Journal of Inclusive Education. 1.
    2012 Communication Skills in Eight Preschoolers with and without Hearing Loss during Cooperative PlayEarly Childhood Education Journal.
    2012 Effect of parallel talk on the language and interactional skills of preschoolers with cochlear implants and hearing aidsLiteracy Information and Computer Education Journal. 530-538.
    2012 Narrative skill and syntactic complexity in school-age children with and without late language emergenceInternational Journal of Language and Communication Disorders. 197-207.
    2012 Psychosocial treatments for ADHD: A systematic appraisal of the evidenceJournal of Attention Disorders.
    2012 Traits of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in school-age children whoJournal of Fluency Disorders. 242-252.
    2010 Utterance complexity and stuttering on function words in preschool-age children who stutterJournal of Fluency Disorders. 402-423.
    2006 Relation of emotional reactivity and regulation to childhood stutteringJournal of Communication Disorders.
    2006 The effect of ADHD on the treatment of StutteringPerspectives in Fluency Disorders.

    Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Hearing and Speech Science -Stuttering and Child Language Development and Disorders, Vanderbilt University 2004
  • M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, James Madison University 1996
  • B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, James Madison University 1994
  • Full Name

  • Corrin Richels