Sarah Ferman | IALP : International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics Sarah Ferman – IALP : International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics

The non-profit worldwide organization of professionals and scientists in communication, voice, speech language pathology, audiology and swallowing

Sarah Ferman

Dr. Sara Ferman, PhD
Tel-Aviv University,
ISRAEL

Areas of Specialty:

  • Characteristics and limitations of creating long term memory for language skills (rules & words).
  • Working memory and language functions
  • Effect of age and gender as well as learning conditions (e.g., sleep, variability, interference) on the ability to learn language skills
  • Reading & writing: characteristics and limitations

Research Methods:

  • Artificial language (rules & words).
  • Behavioral long-term on-line follow-up
  • Mapping learning (memory) and language capabilities
  • Behavioral measures: accuracy & Speed (Reaction Time)

Populations of Focus:

  • Typical populations
  • Atypical populations: SLI, naming deficits, learning disorders, dyslexia, ASD, low SES, hearing impaired, bilinguals.

Age Range:

Early childhood – late adulthood

Motto:

“If you can dream it you can do it”

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