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Susan Nittrouer is currently the chair of the Speech Language and Hearing Sciences department at the University of Florida. She directs one grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, Spoken Language in Adolescents with Hearing Loss (formerly known as EDCHL, Early Development of Children with Hearing Loss.)

She also directed the Ontogeny of Segmental Speech Organization (OSSO) grant.

Her research interests focus on:
Recent Presentations
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Susan Nittrouer, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Curriculum Vitae
How children acquire the abilities to recognize the phonetic-level structure of their native language and to produce speech with the gestural organization typical of their native language;
What role the ability to recognize that structure plays in language processing;
What conditions of childhood support the ontogeny of these skills;
Precisely how perceptual processing of the speech signal is affected by deleterious conditions such as poverty, frequent otitis media with effusion, and sensorineural hearing loss.
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ARO 2018
Spectral Modulation Depth Detection Predicts Spoken Language Abilities of Adolescents with Normal Hearing and Cochlear Implants. pdf

Florida Psycholinguistics Meeting 2017
Comparing Literacy Skills in Children with Cochlear Implants to Children with Dyslexia. pdf

Effects of Audio-Visual Presentation on Verbal Working Memory. pdf

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Dr. Nittrouer was honored to speak at the University of Florida doctoral commencement on December 15, 2017.