1997 PhD, Linguistics, Faculty of Humanities, Tel-Aviv University, Israel -- First Language Acquisition and
1990 Master, Magna Cum Laude, Linguistics, Faculty of Humanities, Tel-Aviv University, Israel -- Syntax
RECENT GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
2018 ISF 454/18– PI2 “The Linguistic Profile of Preschool Arabic Speaking Children with Developmental Language Disorder” (with Elinor Saiegh-Haddad)
2018 Bar Ilan center of excellence research group.
2017 Bar Ilan Rector's Prize for Scientific Innovation
2017 Ministry of Education. Bilingualism, Language Impairment, and Socioeconomic Status: Impact on Emergent Literacy (BLISS-EL) (with C. Altman & J. Walters)
2014 ISF 863/14– PI1 " Disentangling Specific Language Impairment (SLI) and socioeconomic influences on language acquisition and emergent literacy among preschool children with and without SLI from two bilingual disadvantaged populations" – Four years, funded from October 2014
2009 COST Action IS0804 – Chair - "Language Impairment in a Multilingual Society: Linguistic Patterns and the Road to Assessment".
1996 Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship
SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS AND POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS
2003 – 2019 3 Postdocs/ 22 PhD/ 24 Master Students
ORGANISATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS (Recent)
2019 EUCLDIS Workshop, organizer, Tel Aviv-University.
2018 Organizer of workshop on the “Scientific and Societal Contribution of Research in Multilingual and Multicultural Communities”. Supported by the Rector’s Grant for Interdisciplinary Research Groups. Bar Ilan University, Israel. 60 participants
2017 Organizer of ISF workshop on "Procedural and declarative memory, language acquisition, and cognitive processes: developmental trajectories and impairments in monolingual and bilingual children", Bar Ilan University Israel. 100 participants
2016 Organizer of "Language and Psychiatry". A conference in the memory of Prof. Fine, Bar Ilan University Israel. 50 participants
2009 Organizer of a Joint Research Conference of the Institute for Advanced Studies and the Israel Science Foundation on: BILINGUALISM AND SPECIFIC LANGUAGE IMPAIRMENT, February 1-5.