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Evan R. Usler

Assistant Professor

Communication Sciences & Disorders
The Tower at STAR
100 Discovery Boulevard, 500AB
Newark, DE 19713
P: 302-831-6127
E: eusler@udel.edu

 


Research Interests

  • Quantification of speech motor performance and fluency
  • Neurophysiology of speech production, including the role of language, emotion, and cognition
  • Motor speech and fluency disorders (stuttering and cluttering)
  • Oromotor development of speech and chewing

Recent Publications

  1. Haebig, E.; Leonard, L.; Karpicke, J.; Christ, S.; Usler, E.; Kueser, J.; Souto, S.; Krok, W.; & Weber, C. M. (2019). Retrieval-based word learning in young typically developing children and children with Development Language Disorder II: A comparison of retrieval schedules. Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, 62(4), 944.
  2. Usler, E. & Walsh, B. (2018). The effects of syntactic complexity and sentence length on the speech motor control of school-aged children who stutter.Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, 61(9), 2157.
  3. Walsh, B., Usler, E. Weber, C., Brown, B., Bostian, A., Gerwin, K., Mohan, R., &Smith, A., (2018). How can we predict the probability of persistence of early childhood stuttering? Seminars in Speech and Language.
  4. Haebig, E., Leonard, L., Deevy, P., Usler, E., & Weber, C. (2018). Neural correlates of word processing in preschoolers with specific language impairment. Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, 61(3), 729.
  5. Kreidler, K., Hampton Wray, A., Usler, E., & Weber, C. (2017). Neural indices of semantic processing in early childhood distinguish eventual stuttering persistence and recovery. Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, 60(11), 3118.
  6. Usler, E.,Smith, A., & Weber, C. (2017). A lag in speech motor coordination is associated with stuttering persistence in young children. Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, 60(1), 51.
  7. Usler, E. & Weber-Fox, C. (2015). Neurodevelopment of syntactic processing distinguishes stuttering persistence versus recovery in young children. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 7(1).
  8. Byrd, C., McGill, M. & Usler, E. (2015). Nonword repetition and phoneme elision in adults who do and do not stutter: A systematic replication. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 44, 17.

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