Publications & Presentations


Publications

Novogrodsky, R., Fish, S., & Hoffmeister, R. (2014). The acquisition of synonyms in American Sign Language (ASL): Towards a further understanding of the components of ASL vocabulary knowledge. Sign Language Studies, 14 (2).

Novogrodsky, R., Fish, S., & Hoffmeister, R. (2013). Semantic and phonological knowledge of native signers of American Sign Language (ASL) in a synonym task. LSA Meeting Extended Abstracts 2013.http://elanguage.net/journals/lsameeting/article/view/3519/pdf

Video Publications

Please click on the thumbnail to be linked to a youtube video of Ms. Benedict’s video publication:

EI-Missing Link_Benedict “Early Intervention: The Missing Link” Rachel M. Benedict, M.A.

Audio provided by Rachel B. Cane, Interpreter, Boston U. A video publication produced by ASLized.

 

Presentations

Rosenburg, P., Hoffmeister, R., Benedict, R., Conlin-Luippold, F., DiDonna, D., Fish, S., & Henner, J. The development of a language assessment: ASLAI. Presented at the SL2Hub, Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C. March 27, 2014.

Hoffmeister, R., Benedict, R., Henner, J., Fish, S., & Rosenburg, P. (2013). American Sign Language Assessment Instrument: Measuring Success. Presented at the Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf (CAID), Rochester, NY. June 28, 2013.

Hoffmeister, R., Henner, J., Benedict, R., Fish, S., & Rosenburg, P. (2013). Current Information on the American Sign Language Assessment Instrument (ASLAI). Presented at the American Council of Educators for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACEDHH), Santa Fe, NM. Feb. 22, 2013.

Hoffmeister, R., Benedict, R., Henner, J., & Kim, K. (2012). Current Information on American Sign Language  Assessment Instrument (ASLAI). Boston University. Center on the Study of Communication and the Deaf. Presented at the American Council of Educators for  the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACEDHH), Jacksonville,  FL. 16 Feb 2012.

Benedict, R., Hoffmeister, R., Fish, S., Henner, J., Czubek, T. & Kim, K. (2012). American Sign Language Assessement Instrument. Boston University. Center on the Study of Communication and the Deaf. Presented at the National Association of the Deaf Conference, Louisville, KY. 5 Jul 2012.

Posters

Please click on each thumbnail for a PDF version of the presentation.

Within reason: the development of analogical reasoning in deaf children. Henner, J. Hoffmeister, R., Fish, S., Benedict, R., Rosenburg, P., & Conlin-Luippold, F. Poster at the 2014 AERA.

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ASL vocabulary knowledge eliminates the advantage of deaf parents for english reading comprehension. Hoffmeister, R., Novogrodsky, R., Caldwell-Harris, C., Fish, S., & Benedict, R. Poster at the 2013 Boston University Conference of Language Development.

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Group differences in body part classifier acquisition (ASL) in deaf children of deaf parents versus hearing parents. Benedict, R., Nayak, S., & Caldwell-Harris. Poster at the 2013 TISLR in London.

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The relationship between L1 antonym knowledge in a sign language (ASL) and L2 reading comprehension in a spoken language (English).  Sarah Fish, Rama Novogrodsky, & Robert Hoffmeister. Poster at the 2012 Boston University Conference of Language Development

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“Semantic and phonological knowledge in early and late learners of American Sign Language (ASL)”Sarah Fish, Rama Novogrodsky, & Robert Hoffmeister. Poster at the 31st annual Second Language Research Forum. 2012.

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“The semantic and phonological knowledge of Deaf children acquiring American Sign Language (ASL) as demonstrated by their performance on a test of ASL antonyms” Rama Novogrodsky, Sarah Fish, & Robert Hoffmeister. Presentation at 2012 Symposium on Research of Child Language Disorders

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“The acquisition of synonyms in American Sign Language (ASL): A further understanding of the components of ASL vocabulary knowledge” Rama Novogrodsky, Sarah Fish, & Robert Hoffmeister. Presentation at 2012 Symposium on Research of Child Language Disorders

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“Cognitive and linguistic control in verbs of motion and location: Acquiring plurals and arrangements” Robert Hoffmeister, Sarah Fish, Marlon Kuntze, & Catherine Caldwell-Harris. Presentation at 2010 Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research (TISLR) Conference

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“The relationship of rare ASL vocabulary to English vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension in Deaf children” Sarah Fish, M.A.T. & Robert Hoffmeister, PhD. Presentation at 2010 Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research (TISLR) Conference, Purdue University

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“Metalinguistic skills and vocabulary knowledge in ASL synonyms and antonyms in Deaf Children” Robert J. Hoffmeister, PhD & Rebecca McVey, EdM. Presentation at 2010 Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research (TISLR) Conference, Purdue University

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