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Faculty Profile

Brian A. Goldstein, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ASHA FELLOW

Dean, Professor of Speech-Language-Hearing Science

goldstein@lasalle.edu

215.951.1431

4400 St. Benilde Tower

Brian A. Goldstein, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences and Professor of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences. Prior to coming to La Salle, Dr. Goldstein served as Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs in the College of Health Professions and Social Work and also as Chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Temple University.  Dr. Goldstein is well published in the area of communication development and disorders in Latino children focusing on speech sound development and disorders in monolingual Spanish and Spanish-English bilingual children.

Areas of Expertise

  • Speech sound development and disorders in Spanish-English bilingual children
  • Assessment and treatment of communication disorders for individuals from culturally and linguistically diverse populations
  • Evidence-based practice in speech-language pathology

Education

  • Ph.D., Speech-Language Pathology, Temple University, 1993
  • M.A., Speech-Language Pathology, Temple University, 1988 
  • B.A., Linguistics and Cognitive Science, Brandeis University, 1986

Certifications

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)-Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • License, State of Pennsylvania, Speech-Language Pathologist  

Publications

Gildersleeve-Neumann, C. & Goldstein, B. (accepted for publication). Cross-Linguistic Generalisation in the Treatment of Two Sequential Spanish-English Bilingual Children with Speech Sound Disorders. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.

Morrow, A., Goldstein, B., Gilhool, A., Paradis, J. (2014). Phonological Skills in English Language Learners. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 45, 26-39.

Fabiano-Smith, L., Shuriff, R., Barlow, J., & Goldstein, B. (2014). Dialect Density in Bilingual Puerto Rican Spanish-English Speaking Children. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism, 4(1), 34-60.

Goldstein, B. & Bunta, F. (2012).  Positive and Negative Transfer in the Phonological Systems of Bilingual Speakers.  International Journal of Bilingualism, 16, 388-401.

Hammer, C.S., Komaroff, E., Rodriguez, B., Lopez, L., Scarpino, S., & Goldstein, B. (2012). Predicting Spanish-English Bilingual Children’s Language Abilities. Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research, 55, 1251-1264.

Goldstein, B., Bunta, F., Lange, J., Rodriguez, J., Burrows, L. (2010).  The Effects of  Measures of Language Experience and Language Ability on Segmental Accuracy in Bilingual Children.  American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 19, 238-247.

Burrows, L. & Goldstein, B. (2010).  Whole word measures in bilingual children with speech sound disorders.  Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 24, 357-368.

Fabiano-Smith, L. & Goldstein, B. (2010).  Phonological acquisition in bilingual Spanish-English speaking children.  Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research, 53, 160-178.

Fabiano-Smith, L. & Goldstein, B. (2010).  Early-, Middle-, and Late-Developing Sounds in Monolingual and Bilingual Children: An Exploratory Investigation.  American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 19, 66-77.

Books

Goldstein, B. (Ed., 2012).  Bilingual language development and disorders in Spanish-English speakers(2nd edition). Baltimore: Brookes.

McLeod, S. & Goldstein, B. (Eds., 2012). Multilingual aspects of speech sound disorders in children. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Presentations

Pena, E., Iglesias, A., Gutierrez-Clellen, V., Goldstein, B., Bedore, L. (2013, November). Development of a Bilingual Test for Spanish-English Children: A Long and Winding Road. Seminar presented at the convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.

Durant-Jones, L., Huston, M., Goldstein, B. Klingensmith, A., Coyle, T. (2013, November). Perspectives of Using Twitter for Professional Interactions From #SLPeeps & #SLP2Bs. Seminar presented at the convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.

Drukker, M. & Goldstein, B. (2013, November) Consonant Cluster Production in Typically Developing English-Language Learners. Poster presented at the convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.

Rodriguez, B., Hammer, C.S., Lopez, L., Komaroff, E., Scarpino, S., & Goldstein, B., (2013, April). Cuidando Los Niños: Characteristics of Latino Children’s Early Education and Child Care Experiences. Seminar presented at the meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

Scarpino, S., Komaroff, E., Hammer, C.S., Rodriguez, B., Lopez, L., & Goldstein, B., (2013, April). Analysis of Bilingual Children’s Performance on the Bilingual Assessment of Phonology (BiPA). Seminar presented at the meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

Bitetti, D. Sawyer, B., Hammer, C.S., Rodriguez, B. Goldstein, B., & Lopez, L. (2012, November). Maternal Concerns as Critical Information About Bilingual Children's Speech-Language Abilities. Poster presented at the convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.

Scarpino, S., Hammer, C.S., Goldstein, B., Komaroff, E., Rodriguez, B., Lopez, L. (2012, November).  Accounting for Dialect in Speech Sound Assessments of Bilingual Children. Seminar presented at the convention of the AmericanSpeech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.

Scarpino, S., Hammer, C.S., Goldstein, B., Stopa, L., Komaroff, E., Rodriguez, B. Lopez, L. (2012, November). Spanish Dialect Features in the English Productions of Bilingual Children. Seminar presented at the convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.

Hammer, C.S., Komaroff, E., López, L., Rodríguez, B., Scarpino, S.E., & Goldstein, B. (2012, June). Woodcock-Muñoz Language Survey-Revised:  Differential item functioning for DLLs.  Poster presented at Head Start’s 11thNational Research Conference, Washington, D.C.

Current/Previous Grants

Co-Investigator (PI: C. Hammer)
1 R01 HD51542-01 (National Institute of Child Health & Human Development)
Assessing Bilingual Phonological Development in Young Children

Principal Investigator
Language Learning Research Grant
English Phonological Development in English Language Learners

Principal Investigator
1 R03 HD050208-01A1 (National Institute of Child Health & Human Development)
Output and Phonological Skills in Bilingual Children

Honors, Awards

Great Teacher Award, Temple University
Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching, Temple University
Certificate of Recognition for Special Contribution in Multicultural Affairs, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association