Pumpki Lei Su
Developmental Disabilities Lab, Principal Investigator: Dr. Stephen Camarata and the Bodfish Lab, Principal Investigator: Dr. Jim Bodfish
Hometown: Shanghai, China
- BS, Linguistics, CSD, French and French Literature, 2015, Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
- Interdisciplinary Master in Communication Sciences and Neurodevelompental Disabilities, 2018, Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
Hobbies and interests: photography, playing the ukulele, swing dancing, cooking, and of course, cuddling with my two cats
My current research interests center around environmental and individual influences on early language acquisition in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, with a long-term goal of establishing a programmatic line of language intervention research for Mandarin-speaking and Mandarin-English bilingual children with ASD.
- Koegel, L.K., Bryan, K., Su, P.L., Vaidya, M., & Camarata, S. (2020). Definitions of Non-verbal and Minimally Verbal in the Research for Autism: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-020-04402-w
- Koegel, L.K., Bryan, K., Su, P.L., Vaidya, M., Camarata, S. (2019). Intervention for Non-verbal and Minimally-Verbal Individuals with Autism: A Systematic Review. Int J Pediatr Res, 5, 056. http://doi.org/10.23937/2469-5769/1510056
- Su, P.L., Castle, G., & Camarata, S. (2019). Cross-modal generalization of receptive and expressive vocabulary in children with autism spectrum disorder. Autism & Developmental Language Impairments, 4, 1-18 https://doi.org/10.1177/2396941518824495
- Su, P.L. & Roberts, M. Y. (2019). Quantity and Quality of Parental Utterances and Responses to Children With Hearing Loss Prior to Cochlear Implant. Journal of Early Intervention, 41(4), 366–387. https://doi.org/10.1177/1053815119867286
- Koegel, L.K., Bryan, K., Su, P.L., Vaidya, M., & Camarata, S. (In Press). Parent Education in Studies with Non-verbal and Minimally Verbal Participants with Autism: A Systematic Review. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.
- Su, P.L., Rogers, S.J., Estes, A.M., & Yoder, P.J. (Under Review). The Role of Early Social Motivation in Explaining Variability in Functional Language in Pre-verbal Children with ASD. Autism.