Yi-Syuan Liu, PhD
Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Office Phone: (951)552-8153 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Location: Health Science Campus F73 Office Hours:
|PhD||Communicative Disorders||University of Kansas||2016|
|M.A.||Communicative Disorders||University of Kansas||2014|
|B.A.||English/Linguistics||National Taiwan Normal University||2010|
Introduction to Communication Disorders (UG)
Pediatric Language Disorders (Grad)
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
Language development and language disorders
Specific language impairments
Interface of language and cognition development
Bilingualism and second language acquisition
Research, Presentations, & Publications
Catts, H.W., Nielsen, D., Bridges, M., & Liu, Y. (2016). Early identification of reading comprehension difficulties. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 49(5), 451-465.
Catts, H. W., Nielsen, D. C., Bridges, M. S., Liu, Y., & Bontempo, D. E. (2015). Early identification of reading disabilities within an RTI framework. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 48(3), 281-297.
Liu, Y., & Liu. H.-M. (2016, November). Maternal linguistic characteristics for Taiwanese late talkers, late bloomers, and children with typical development. Poster to be presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA.
Liu, Y., & Storkel, H. L. (2016, June). The use of sentence structure and pragmatic cues in unfamiliar verb learning: The case of Mandarin Chinese. Poster presented at the Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders (SRCLD). Madison, Wisconsin.
Liu, Y., & Language and Reading Research Consortium. (LARRC) (2014, June). The relation between two measures of story comprehension: responses to questions and retelling. Poster presented at the Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders (SRCLD). Madison, Wisconsin.
Nielsen, D. C., Catts, H.W., Bridges, M. S., & Liu, Y. (2013, December). Response to Narrative Instruction in Tier 2. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Literacy Research Association. Dallas, Texas.
Catts, H.W., Nielsen, D. C., Bridges, M. S., & Liu, Y. (2013, July). Predicting reading comprehension in early school grades. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. Hong Kong, China.
Catts, H., Nielsen, D., Bridges, M., Liu, Y., & Bontempo, D. (2013, May). Early identification of reading disabilities within a RTI framework. Poster presented at the International Workshop on Reading and Developmental Dyslexia. San Sebastian, Spain.
Catts, H.W., Bontempo, D., Nielsen, D. C., Bridges, M. S., & Liu, Y., &. (2012, July). Multi-step approach to screening for reading disabilities. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of reading, Montreal, Canada.
Catts, H.W., Nielsen, D.C., Bridges, M.S., Liu, Y. & Bontempo, D. (2012, February). Early identification of dyslexia within a RTI framework. Poster presented at the Pacific Coast Research Conference, San Diego, California.
Community Service & Involvement
American Speech-Language Hearing Association
California American Speech-Language Association
Taiwan Speech and Hearing Association
Interests & Hobbies
I love going to all kinds of museums, aquariums, classical music performances. I love oceans and islands.
1John 4: 18 There is no fear in love: but perfect love casteth out fear, because fear hath punishment: and he that feareth is not made perfect in love.