My scholarly interests focus on variables of language that impact language processing and word learning. Current projects include a guidebook for using facilitative language strategies with children with autism in natural settings, the impact of lexical and sublexical variables on standardized tests of articulation, and phonological similarity in English and Spanish.


  1. Jones, S. E. (in press). A Caregiver's Guide to Facilitating Language on the Autism Nature Trail. Castile, NY: Letchworth State Park.
  2. Jones, S. E. (2018). Adult word learning as a function of neighbourhood density. Languages, 3, 1-13.
  3. Freedman, S. E., Gennaro, M., & DiTomaso, A. (2016). Revisiting neighborhood density: adult perception of phonological similarity. Applied Psycholinguistics, 37, 627-642.
  4. Freedman, S. E. (2015). The influence of neighborhood density on word learning. The Linguistics Journal, 9, 134-152.
  5. Freedman, S. E. (2014). Knowledge of autism spectrum disorder among college students in health care disciplines. Perspectives on Higher Issues in Education, 17, 17-26.
  6. Freedman, S. E. (2013). Effects of neighborhood density on adult word repetition. International Journal of English Linguistics, 1, 1-13.
  7. Freedman, S. E. (2013). Repaving the one-way street: Self-reflection in speech-language pathology. WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation, 44, 379-380.
  8. Freedman, S. E. (2013). Children's naming as a function of neighborhood density. Journal of Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology, 15, 19-24.
  9. Freedman, S. E., & Barlow, J.A. (2011). Using whole-word production measures to determine the influence of phonotactic probability and neighborhood density on bilingual speech production. International Journal of Bilingualism, 16, 369-387.   
  10. Freedman, S. E., Maas, E., & Robin, D.A. (2008). Neurofibromatosis. In M.R. McNeil (Ed.), Clinical Management of Sensorimotor Speech Disorders (2nd edition). New York, NY: Thieme.
  11. Maas, E., Freedman, S. E., & Robin, D. A. (2008). Traumatic brain injury. In M.R. McNeil (Ed.), Clinical Management of Sensorimotor Speech Disorders (2nd edition). New York, NY: Thieme.
  12. Maas, E., Robin, D. A., Austermann Hula, S. N., Freedman, S.E., Wulf, G., Ballard, K.J., & Schmidt, R.A. (2008). Principles of motor learning in treatment of motor speech disorders. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 17,  277-298.
  13. Freedman, S. E., Maas, E., Caligiuri, M., Wulf, G., & Robin, D. A. (2007). Internal vs. external: oral-motor performance as a function of attentional focus. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 50, 131-136.
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