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Laura Segebart DeThorne, Ph.D.

Laura Segebart DeThorne

Associate Professor

Department of Speech and Hearing Science
College of Applied Health Sciences
Email: lauras@illinois.edu
Phone:(217) 333-2230
Fax:(217) 244-2235

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Neuroscience Program
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Research: Child Language and Literacy Laboratory


Degree

Ph.D., Speech and Hearing Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002

Research and Professional Interests

Dr. DeThorne is interested in causal influences on individual and group differences in child language development and potential implications for education and intervention practices. With the intent of bridging biomedical and social models of disability, Dr. DeThorne's clinical research has centered on children with autism spectrum disorder, developmental apraxia of speech, and users of augmentative and alternative technology (AAC). Dr. DeThorne teaches courses in childhood communication development, AAC, and preschool language disorders.


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