Faculty & Staff

SUSAN H LEDERER

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS

HY WEINBERG CENTER
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Diplomas/Degrees

Ph.D., NYU (1996)
MA, NYU (1981)
BS, NYU (1979)

Recent Courses

Current Issues In Speech Language Pathology Audiology
Language Disorders In Children I

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Speech and language disorders in young children
Emergent literacy
Pretend Play
Yoga for children

Research Interests

Models of assessment and intervention for young children with speech and language disorders
Early lexical acquisition
Yoga for children with and without disabilities

Grants/Sponsored Research

Four Adelphi faculty development grants
One Adelphi instructional technology grant

Books

Lederer, S.H. (2014). TOTalk Toolbox: Strategies and activities to encourage early language development. Indiana, PA: Dynamic Resources.

Lederer, S.H. (2010). I Can Play That. Georgetown, TX: Children's Publishing.

Lederer, S.H. (2008). I Can Do That. Georgetown, TX: Children's Publishing.

Lederer, S.H. (2006). I Can Say That. Georgetown, TX: Children's Publishing.

Lederer, S.H., Sanfilippo, M., & Soman, B. (2005). PreRead: A comprehensive emergent literacy program. TX: ProEd.


Book Chapters

Lederer, S.H. (2012). StoryBook Yoga: Integrating shared book reading and yoga to nurture the whole child. In R. Goldfarb (Eds.). Translational Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology: Essays in honor of Dr. S. Singh. San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing.


Refereed Articles

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Lederer, S.H. (posted 4-1-11), Finding and facilitating early lexical targets. www.speechpathology.com.

Lederer, S.H. (2013), Integrating best practices in language intervention and curriculum design to facilitate first words. Young Exceptional Children, online in advance of print.

Erwin, E. & Lederer, S.H. (2009), Let’s Practice Yoga: The Promise and Practice of Yoga for Kids with Disabilities. PBS parent website (invited).

Lederer, S.H. (2009), First words, first books, and focused language stimulation. speechpathology.com.

Lederer, Susan (2007), First words: From theory to therapy. www.speechpathology.com, Posted 10/22/07.

Lederer, S.H., & Kogan, E. (2007), Collaborating with parents of young children with language delays. www.speechpathology.com, posted 1-22-07.


Invited Presentation/Lecture

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Lederer, S.H. (2012, October). Language, literacy, and yoga. Central NYS Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Syracuse, NY.

Lederer, S.H. (2010, October). StoryBook Yoga: Facilitating language and literacy through movement. El Paso, TX.

Lederer, S.H. (2010, September). Almost everything you ever wanted to know about first words. Westbury, NY.

Lederer, S.H. (2010, April). Almost everything you ever wanted to know about first words. Westbury, NY.

Lederer, S.H. (2010, March). StoryBook Yoga: Facilitating language and literacy through movement. Mississippi.

Lederer, S.H. (2009, September). First words: From research to practice. Anchorage, AK.

Lederer, S.H. (2009, March). StoryBook Yoga: An integrated literacy and movement program for children with disabilities. Austin, Texas.

Lederer, S.H. (2008, January). The frist lexicon. speechpathology.com.

Lederer, S.H. (2008, January). Emergent literacy: From theory to therapy. LI Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Lederer, S.H. (2007, November). How to talk and play with young children. NYC.

Lederer, S. H. (2007, June). Emergent Literacy: From theory to therapy. Austin, TX.

Lederer, S.H. (2007, May). StoryBook Yoga. NYC.

Lederer, S.H. (2002, April). Pretend Play: From Research to Practice. NYC, NY.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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Lederer, S.H., Khamis-Dakwar, R., Visser, L., & Hoffman, J. (2012). Yoga and ADHD: A behavioral and ERP feasibility case study. In ASHA. Atlanta, GA.

Lederer, S.H. (2011). “Pretend I’m the princess”: Assessing and treating the language of pretend play. In TSHA. Houston, TX.

Lederer, S.H. (2010). Debating the first 10 words to target. In ASHA. Philadelphia, PA.

Lederer, S (2010). Pretend Play 2010. In Texas Speech-Language-Heraing Assoc. Fort Worth, TX.

Lederer, S.H. (2009). Planning a first lexicon: Lahey & Bloom (1977) revisited. In ASHA. New Orleans, LA.

Lederer, S.H. (2009). Finding and facilitating the first fifty words. In NYSSLHA. Saratoga, NY.

Litwack, J. & Lederer, SH (2008). The Linguistic and Gestural Interactions of Identical Twins with Down Syndrome: A Case Study. In ASHA. Chicago.

Lederer, SH & Arntson, R (2008). Beyond Brown Bear: The very best books and songs to facilitate early vocabulary development. In ASHA. Chicago.

Litwack, J & Lederer, S (2008). Linguistic and Gestural Interactions of Identical Twins with Down Syndrome: A Case Study. Winner: Outstanding Poster Contribution in the Social Sciences (graduate). In Annual Research Day. Adelphi.

Lederer, Susan (2007). First vocabularies of children with developmental delays. In ASHA. Boston.

Lederer, S. H. (2007). First words: From theory to therapy. In TSHA. Houston, Texas.

Lederer, S. H. (2006). First words: A comparison among children of varying abilities. In ASHA. Miami, FL.

Lederer, S.H. (1969). "Pretend I'm the Princess": Pretend play theory, assessment, and intervention. In speechpathology.com. online with proceedings.


Other Scholarly/Artistic Work

Lederer, Susan H. (2008). StoryBook Yoga: An integrated literacy, movement, and music program. Baldwin, NY: Educational Activities. (Music CD)
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Honors and Accomplishments

Alumnus of distinction, New York University (2003)
Nominated Advisor of the Year by Adelphi Student Government (Spring 2003)
Nominated Professor of the Year by Adelphi Student Government (Spring 2001)
Selected role model for Adelphi's Woman in History Month (Spring 2001, 2002)
Selected Favorite Professor by Adelphi residence hall students (September 1999)
Litwack, J. & Lederer, S.H. (2008, April). Linguistic and Gestural Interactions of Identical Twins with Down Syndrome: A Case Study. Poster presented at Adelphi University’s Annual Research Day. Winner: Outstanding Poster Contribution in the Social Sciences (graduate).

Mom's Choice Awards: I CAN SAY THAT (2007), I CAN DO THAT (2009), & I CAN PLAY THAT (2010)

Professional Activities

Member, ASHA, NYSSLHA, LISHA

Community and Corporate Leadership

Trustee, Caroline Wambui Mungai Foundation