Academic CV

Elena Plante, Ph.D.



Education:

B.A. Loyola College in Maryland                  1984 Speech Pathology

M.S. Loyola College in Maryland                 1985 Speech Pathology

Ph.D. The University of Arizona                   1990 Speech and Hearing Sciences
                                                                               Neuroscience Minor

Post-Doc The University of Arizona             1990-1992 Speech and Hearing Sciences


Specialization:

Developmental Language Disorders in children and adults


PubMed bibliography:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/elena.plante.1/bibliography/41…


Current Position:     Professor

                                   Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences

                                   The University of Arizona


Other Affiliations:   Cognition and Neural Systems Program, Psychology

                                  Cognitive Sciences Program



Major Professional Experiences:

Scientific:

2012-2018       Standing member, LCOM review panel, NIH.

2011-               Advisory Board, Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC)
                        Program, University of Arizona

2006-               Advisory Board, Arizona Research Institute for Biomedical Imaging (ARIBI)

2009-2013       External Advisory Committee, C-MIND contract, NICHD

2008-               Lessons for Success Conference Faculty, ASHA, Committee chair 2010-2012

2006-2010       Grant Review and Training Workshop, ASHA-ASHF (founding chair)

2003-2007       Research and Scientific Affairs Committee, ASHA, Committee chair 2004-2007

2001                Advisory panel for neuroimaging research, National Science Foundation

1999-2012       Consultant for child language, fMRI of Normal Language Development in
                         Children. Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati OH.  Scott Holland, Principal
                         Investigator

1996-2001       American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Research Conference steering
                        committee.

1997-2005       Coordinator for publication of ASHA-NIH Research Conference proceedings,
                        Journal of Communication Disorders.

1993-2008       Editorial Board, Journal of Communication Disorders.

1993-95           Guest Editor:  Clinical Forum on Assessment:  Language, Speech, and
                        Hearing Services in Schools.

1992-1995       Technical Consultant for Assessment, Communication Skill Builders,
                         Tucson, Arizona.

1992-1995       Committee member for SID-2, Neurogenic Communication Disorders, study
                         section on ASHA publications.

1992                Program committee member for Language Science, 1992 American Speech,
                        Language, Hearing Association convention.


Academic:

2013-2015       Promotion and tenure review committee, College of Science

2014                External opponent for dissertation defense, University of Uppsala, Sweden

2010                External opponent for dissertation defense, University of Bergen, Norway

2008                External opponent for dissertation defense, University of Oslo, Norway

2003                Focused Excellence Study Team for Cognitive Sciences & Neurosciences at the
                        University of Arizona

2000-2004       Sponsor, Pima Community College summer science internship program.

1997-2007       Faculty, Interstellar Program for cross-curricular graduate program in learning
                        disabilities.

1996- 2000      Sponsor, Summer Program for Undergraduate Research, National Center for
                        Neurogenic Communication Disorders.

1994-               Sponsor, Undergraduate Biology Research Program.

1994-96           Sponsor, Summer Research Institute program for women and minority
                        undergraduate students, Graduate College.

1993-95           Sponsor, Biology Bridge program for placement of Navajo students in research
                        labs.

1993-94           Associate Editor, Open Channels:  A monthly circular for the Neuroscience
                        Program,  The University of Arizona.

1993                Sponsor, summer laboratory placement for high school teachers.

1992-93           Mentor, minority women mentoring program, Women in Science and Engineering

1991                Consultant for the University of Arizona Graduate Minority Writing Program,
                        (Scientific writing section).

1990-91           Sponsor, Minority High School Student Research Program.

1990-94           Instructor for courses in developmental language disorders, neurobiology of
                        developmental disorders, research design.  Department of Speech and Hearing
                        Sciences, The University of Arizona.

1986-               Guest lectures in undergraduate/graduate courses in normal language, language
                        disorders, and neurobiology.


Clinical:

2000-2014       Supervision of clinical training child articulation and language disorders- Department of Speech and                             Hearing Sciences, The University of Arizona.

1992-2000       Supervision of clinical training in diagnostics-Department of Speech and Hearing
                        Sciences, The University of Arizona.

1985-86           Speech-language Pathologist, Frederick County Board of Education,
                        Frederick, Maryland.


Certification and Affiliations:

            Member, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

            Member, ASHA Special Interest Division 10, Higher Education

            Certification of Clinical Competence:  Speech-Language Pathology, ASHA


Awards and Professional Recognition:

2013    Editor’s Award, Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research

2006    Editor’s Award, Language, Speech & Hearing Services in Schools

2004    Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

2003    Galileo Circle Fellow, College of Science, University of Arizona

2000    Mortar Board Citation, for intense devotion to and distinguished academic
            accomplishment in one field of endeavor, awarded by the student Mortar Board
            honorary society, University of Arizona.

1993    Human Communication and Its Disorders nominated by Prentice-Hall for the Textbook
            Authors' Association textbook of the year award.

1991    Recognition as an "up and coming researcher" in Carney, J.P., Research:  Our
            Path to the Frontier.  Asha, 33, 5-6.

1991    Article selected for Yearbook of Speech, Language, and Hearing.

1984    Editor's Award, NSSLHA Journal.


Research Grants:

  1. Plante. E. & Alt, M. (2016-2021).  Identification of treatment parameters that maximize language treatment efficacy for children.  1R01DC015642, $3,034,610, Role on project:  Principal Investigator, 2.5 academic months, 2.5 summer months.
  2. Plante, E., (2014-2016).  Treatment delivery methods for children with SLI.  NIDCD 1R21DC014203 $189,375 Role on project:  Principal Investigator, 1.5 academic months, 2.0 summer months.
  3. Plante, E. (2011-2015).  Imaging Learning in Developmental Language Disorder.  NIDCD 1R01DC011276  $2,144,569. Role on project:  Principal Investigator. 1.125 academic months, 1.7 summer months.
  4. Plante, E. (2010-2014).  Test of Integrated Language and Literacy Skills (TILLS) Validation Research 2.  IES R324A100354. $216,981 Role on project:  Co-Principal Investigator.
  5. Holland, S.K. (2009-2014). Pediatric Functional Neuroimaging Research Network NICHD HHSN275200900018C; $6,400,000  Role of the Project:  Consultant.
  6. Plante, E. (2008-2011).  Receptive skills in developmental language disorder.  NIDCD R01DC004726-06  $377,500 Role on project:  Principal Investigator. 5.28 person months effort.
  7. Plante, E. (2009-2011).  ARRA supplement to Receptive skills in developmental language Disorder.  R01DC004726-S1 $181,016.  Role on project:  Principal Investigator. 
  8. Plante, E. (2007-2008).  Receptive skills in developmental language disorder.  NIDCD 2R56DC004726-06A1  $377,500 Role on project:  Principal investigator. 5.28 person months effort.
  9. Van Petten, C., Glisky, E., & Plante, E. (2004-2010).  Cognitive and Neural Bases of Aging and Memory. NIA R01 AG014792. $1,056,450 Role on project:  Subcontract PI, .99 person months effort.
  10. Gerken, L.A., Gomez, R., (2004-2009).  Learning Mechanisms in Language Acquisition. NICHD HD42170-01 $795,375 Role on project:  Co-investigator. 1.2 person months effort.
  11. Holland, S.K. (2006-2011).  FMRI of Normal Language Development in Children.  National Institute on Maternal Health and Child Development.  HD38578 $1,000,748.  Role on project:  Consultant.  .12 person months effort.
  12. Plante, E. (2005-2008). Identification of Adults with Developmental Language Impairment NIDCD R21 DC007917 .  $452,708.  Role on project:  PI, 1.44 person months effort. 
  13. Plante, E. (2002-2007).  Receptive skills in developmental language disorder.  National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders R01 DC04726 $925,000.  Role on project:  Principal investigator.  5.28 person months effort.
  14. Sadrzadeh, S.M.H. & Plante, E. (2002-2005).  Role of haptoglobin in Developmental Language Disorder. R21 NS041896  $150,000 Role on project:  Co-investigator. 25% effort.
  15. Plante, E. (2002-2003).  Auditory Attention and Memory Arizona Alzheimer’s Research Award. $25,000 Role:  Principal Investigator. 5% effort.
  16. Sadrzadeh, S.M.H. & Plante, E. (2002). Pathophysiology of Developmental Language Disorder  Bamford-Lahey Foundation Grant  $20,000, Role on project:  Co-principal investigator.
  17. Gomez, R. (2001-2004).  Learning Mechanisms in Language Acquisition. NICHD HD42170-01 $795,375 Role on project:  Co-investigator. 8% effort.
  18. Holland, S.K. (2000-2004).  FMRI of Normal Language Development in Children.  National Institute on Maternal Health and Child Development.  HD38578 $1,000,748.  Role on project:  Consultant.  1% effort.
  19. Van Petten, C., Glisky, E., & Plante, E. (1997-02).  Cognitive and Neural Bases of Aging and Memory. National Institutes of  Aging.  AG14792  $1,558,448.  Role on project:  Investigator. 
  20. Gerken, L.A. & Plante, E.  (1997-98).  Assessment of Language Comprehension in Young Children.  University of Arizona.  Project budget:  $4876.
  21. Plante, E. (1996-01).  Developmental Language Disorder:  Brain-Behavior Inquiry.  Project within the National Multipurpose Research and Training Grant, Neurogenic Communication Disorders. DC-01409 T. Hixon, Program Director.  Project budget $416,912.  Role on project:  P.I.
  22. Plante, E. (1992-97)  The Neurobiology of Developmental Language Impairment, Clinical Investigator Development Award,  National Institutes on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, K08 DC00077, $342,794.
  23. Plante, E. & Swisher, L. (1988).  Neuroanatomic Correlates of Developmental LanguageDisorders.  Biomedical Research Support Grant Program, National Institutes of Health, BRSG S07RR07002, $8500.

Training Grants

  1. Kapa, L. (2014-17).  The development of executive function among preschoolers with SLI.  NIDCD  F32 DC014188.  Role:  Primary mentor.
  2. Quam, C. (2014-2019).  Age and group differences in language-learning biases.  NIDCD K99 DC013795.  Role on project:  Primary mentor.
  3. Cone-Wesson, B. & Plante, E. (2008-2013) Developing Clinical Investigators in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  NIDCD T32 DC009398.  $ 1,052,012 Role on project: Co-Principal investigator.
  4. Christensen, T.  (2007-2012).  Brain Mechanisms Linking Language, Attention and Memory. NIDCD 1K01DC008812-01.  Budget:  $981,048, Role on project:  Primary Mentor. .9 Person months effort.
  5. Spaulding, T.J. (2006-2007).  Attentional Control in Preschoolers With and Without SLI.  F31DC008244.  Budget $63,296.  Role on project:  Primary Mentor.
  6. Schmithorst, V.J. (2005-2010).  Cortical Reorganization in Children with Unilateral Sensorineural Hearing Loss.  K25DC008110.  Role:  Secondary Mentor
  7. Fletcher, T. & Nahmias, M.L. (2003-2008).  Interdisciplinary special education teacher preparation for the education of students with learning, language, and related disabilities.  Department of Education.  Role:  Instructor. .6 person months effort.
  8. Plante, E. (1987-90)  United States Air Force Research Laboratory Graduate Fellowship, SUB-USAF-S785000006, $37,996.  Role:  Trainee

Conference Grants

  1. Rogers, M. (2000-2013).  Lessons for Success Research Conference:  Developing Emerging Scientists in Communication Sciences and Disorders.  NIDCD 5U134DC007835-06. Role:  Wrote sections of the grant, grant renewal, and served on conference committee.
  2. Baum, H., (1997-02).  Communication Sciences and Disorders Research Conference Grant.  NIDCD. Role:  Wrote sections of the grant and served on conference committee.

Presentations: (* indicates an invited presentation)

  1. *Plante, E. (2016, February).  Grant Writing:  Getting to Outstanding.  Workshop given at the Dyphagia Research Society, Tucson, AZ.
  2. *Plante, E. (2015, December).  Learning in the context of language disorders made better, stronger, faster.  Colloquium given at the University of Connecticut. 
  3. *Plante, E. (2015, November).  Improving treatment with variability.  In-service to the Roosevelt School District, Phoenix, AZ
  4. Plante, E., Alt, M., & Meyers, C.N. (2015, November).  Using Learning Theory to Improve Treatment.  Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.  
  5. Plante, E., & Nelson, N.W. (2015, November).  Identification Accuracy of the Test of Integrated Language & Literacy Skills.  Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.  
  6. *Ryals, B., & Plante, E., (2015, November).  How to Launch & Build a Successful Research Career.  Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.  
  7. Sandoval, M., Patterson, D., & Plante, E. (2015, November).  The Brain Basis of Distributional-Based Syntactic Category Acquisition: An fMRI Learning Study. Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.  
  8. Kapa, L., Plante, E., & Vance, E. (2015, November).  Sustained Attention & Inhibitory Control Abilities in Preschoolers With Specific Language Impairment.  Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.  
  9. *Plante, E. (2015, November).  Statistical learning in a treatment setting.  Workshop on procedural learning at the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  10. *Plante, E. (2015, October).  Testing in-service.  Marana School District.  Marana AZ.
  11. Nelson, N.W., Anderson, M.A., Plante, E., & Applegate, E.B. (2015, July).  Assessing Sound/Word and Sentence/Discourse Abilities to Profile the Needs of Students with Language Learning Disabilities.  ASHA Schools Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  12. Plante, E., & Nelson, N.W. (2015, June).  Identification accuracy of the Test of Integrated Language and Literacy Skills. Poster at the Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  13. Sandoval, M., Plante, E., & Gomez, R. (2015, June).  Distributional-based lexical category acquisition in infants with and without a family history of speech or language impairment.  Poster at the Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  14. Kapa, L. & Plante, E., (2015, June).  Impaired cognitive flexibility in preschoolers with SLI:  Evidence from dimentional change card sort performance.  Poster at the Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  15. Meyers, C. & Plante, E., (2015, June).  Investigation of dose schedule for preschool children with specific language impairment.  Poster at the Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  16. *Plante, E. (2015, June). So simple a baby can do it: Why paying attention to infant learning can benefit language treatment.  Presentation at the Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  17. *Plante, E. (2015, May).  Learning without Trying.  Presentation at the University of Bergen Biopsychology Department, Bergen, NO
  18. *Plante, E. (2015, May).  Learning without Trying.  Presentation to the Callier Center conference, Dallas, Tx.
  19. *Ryals, B. & Plante, E. (2014, November).  How to launch and build a successful research career.  American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Orlando, FL.
  20. Hotz, G. & Plante, E. (2014, November).  Neurocognitive assessment in children recovering from brain injury.  American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Orlando, FL.
  21. Nelson, N.W., Plante, E., & Anderson, M.A. (2014, November).  Assessing oral and written language among school-age students:  Issues of validity.  American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Orlando, FL.
  22. Kapa, L., Plante, E., & Vance, R. (June, 2014). The effect of exemplar variability on grammar learning among preschoolers with and without SLI Society for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  23. Plante, E., Nelson, N.W., Applegate, B., & Anderson, M. (June, 2014).  Reliability of the Test of Integrated Language and Literacy Skills (TILLS) Standardization Version.  Society for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  24. Nicholas, K., Alt, M., Hauwiller, E., Plante, E. (June, 2014). Effect of variability on preposition learning by preschoolers with impaired and normal language.  Society for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  25. Meyers, C., Plante, E., Nicholas, K., Dailey, N., Aguilar, J., Ogilivie, T., Vance, R. (June, 2014).  Attention orienting or consolidation?  Optimizing the use of an auditory stimulation phase for treatment of morpheme errors.  Society for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  26. Plante, E. & Vance, R. (June, 2014). Reliability of the Shirts and Shoes Test in Phase II development.  Society for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  27. Szaflarski, J.P., Wang, Y., Altaye, M., Rajagopal, A., Byars, A., Plante, E., & Holland, S.K. (2014. April).  Ten Years in the Making:  A Longitudinal Study of Language Development in Children and Adolescents.  Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, Philadelphia, PA.
  28. *Plante, E. (December, 2013). Learning from inside the Brain.  Seminar presented at the Waisman Center, Madison, WI.
  29. Nelson, N.W., Anderson, M.A., Applegate, E.B., & Plante, E. (2013, June) Differential Diagnosis of Dyslexia and Spoken-Written Language Impairment: Evidence from a New Test of Integrated Language and Literacy Skills.  Society for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  30. Nelson, N.W., Applegate, E.B., Anderson, M.A., & Plante, E. (2013, March).  Preliminary Evidence for Use of a New Test for Differential Diagnosis of Language-Learning Disabilities.  IES directors meeting, Washington, DC.
  31. Schmithorst, V.J., Lee, G., Hernandez-Garcia, L., Vannest, J., Plante, E., & Holland, S.K. (2013, June).  Increasing BOLD effect with age during development may be the result of developmental effects in metabolic demand and neuronal-vascular coupling:  A combined ASL/BOLD study.  Human Brain Mapping, Seattle, WA.
  32. *Hotz, G. & Plante, E. (2012, September).  Pediatric Neurocognitive Assessment.  Post-conference workshop at the 10th Annual Conference on Brain Injury.  Miami, FL.
  33. Aguilar, J, Dailey, N.S., & Plante, E. (2012, June).  Learning of Grammar-Like Visual Sequences in Adults with and without Language Learning Disabilities.  SRCLD, Madison, WI.
  34. Plante, E. & Vance, R.  (2012, June). Development and Validation of a Receptive Language Measure for Preschool Children:  Phase I.  SRCLD, Madison, WI.
  35. Plante, E., Aguilar, J., Dailey, N., Oglivie, T., Almryde, K., & Vance, R. (2012, June).  Lexical Variability to Children with SLI Affects Learning of Grammatical Forms in a Therapy Context.  SRCLD, Madison, WI.
  36. Szaflarski, J.P., Byars,A.W., Jacola, L., Schmithorst, V.J., Altaye, M., Schapiro, M.B., Rajagopal, A., Plante, E., & Holland , S.K., (2011, June).  Handedness and Language Lateralization in Children.  Human Brain Mapping, Quebec City, Quebec.
  37. Aguilar, J., Almryde, K., Dailey, N.S., Vance, R., Plante, E. (2011, June). Effects of auditory-only training on morphological errors in SLI.  SRCLD, Madison, WI.
  38. Dailey, N.S., Vance, R., & Plante, E. (2011, June).  Discrimination between multiple talkers in preschool children with specific language impairment.  SRCLD, Madison, WI.
  39. Aguilar, J., Dailey, N.S., von Koss Torkildsen, J., Plante, E. (2011, June).  Language learning in adults with and without developmental language disorders.  SRCLD, Madison, WI.
  40. *Plante, E. (2010, June).  Windows into receptive processing.  The Dyslexia Foundation 12th Extraordinary Brain Symposium, Cong, Ireland.
  41. Almryde, K., Plante, E., Christensen, T. (2010, June).  Varying the Focus of Attention at Encoding Affects Recognition Memory Networks for Spoken Words.   Human Brain Mapping, Barcelona, Spain.
  42. Fidler, L., Dailey, N., Almryde, K., & Plante, E. (2010, June). Using Independent Component Analysis to Detect Cortical Changes During Implicit Language Learning. Human Brain Mapping, Barcelona, Spain.
  43. Suddarth, R., Plante, E., & Vance, R. (2009, November).  Written Narrative Characteristics in Adults With Residual Language-Learning Disability.  presentation at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, New Orleans, LA.
  44. Fidler, L.J., Plante, E. Vance, R., & Leonard, B. (2009, June).  Use of a sentence generation task to accurately identify language impaired adults for clinical and research purposes.  SRCLD, Madison, WI.
  45. Suddarth, R., Plante, E., & Vance, R. (2009, June).  Written narrative characteristics in adults with residual language-learning disability.  SRCLD, Madison, WI.
  46. *Owen, A., Schwartz, R.G., Tomblin, J.B., Plante, E., Jacobson, P., & McGregor, K. (2008, November).  Challenges in the Identification of LI in Elementary School Children.  Panel presentation at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Chicago, IL.
  47. *Plante, E. (2008, July).  The Neural Basis of Language Processing in the Context of Development. IEEE/IET International Conference on Audio, Language, and Image Processing.  Shanghai, China.
  48. Rentz, L., Plante, E., & Vance, R. (2008, June).  Evaluation of a sentence formulation task for its avility to identify adults with residual language impairment.  SRCLD, Madison, WI.
  49. Suddarth, R., Plante, E., Vance, R., & Gerken, LA. (2008, June). Language Processing and abstraction by young adults with language-based learning disability.  SRCLD, Madison, WI.
  50. Bahl, M., Plante, E., Gerken, LA (2008, June).  Effect of frequency in the input on production by SLI children.  SRCLD, Madison, WI.
  51. Kittleson, M., Aguilar, J., Tokerud, G.L., Asbjørnsen, & Plante, E. (2008, June).  Implicit Language Learning:  Adult’s ability to statistically segment words in Norwegian.  SRCLD, Madison, WI.
  52. Plante, E. (2007, November).  The Write Stuff.  Lessons for Success in Research Funding Panel presentation at the convention of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  Boston. 
  53. Plante, E., Schuele, M., Rousseau, B., Chiasson, K., & Marler, J. (2007, November) Thinking about a Ph.D.?  Informational session for prospective doctoral students.  Panel presentation at the convention of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  Boston. 
  54. Hotz, G., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Nelson, N.W., & Plante, E. (2007, November).  Pediatric traumatic brain injury:  Neurocognitive and language assessment.  Miniseminar presentation at the convention of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  Boston
  55. Chiasson, K., Qualls, C., Ukrainetz, T., & Plante, E. I’m a professor and loving it.  Panel presentation at the convention of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  Boston. 
  56. Plante, E. (2007, November).  Team Science.  Presentation at the Academic Town Hall Meeting, Boston. 
  57. Spaulding-Montoya, T., Plante, E., Vance, R. (2007, June).  Attentional control in preschool children with specific language impairment; Deficits in resistance to distractibility and inhibitory control.  Society for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  58. Bahl, M., Plante, E., Vance, R., & Gerken, LA. (2007, June).  Processing of prosodic structure by young adults with language based learning disability. Society for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  59. Plante, E., Vance, R., & Gómez, R. (2007, June). Implicit learning of word order constraints by children with specific language impairment.  Society for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  60. *Plante, E. (2007, May). The physiology of normal language development as seen through fMRI.  Colloquim given at the Department of Biological Psychology at the University of Bergen. Bergen, Norway.
  61. Vannest, J., Karunanayaka, P., Altaye, M., Schmithorst, V., Plante, E., Eaton, K. and Holland, S.K., (2007, June). Comparison between event-related and block-periodic fMRI data from a story processing task in children.  13th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Chicago, IL,.
  62. Karunanayaka, P.R., Holland, S.K., Schmithorst, V.J., Solodkin, A., & Plante, E. (2006).  Age-related connectivity changes in fMRI data from children performing a narrative story comprehension task.  Human Brain Mapping, Florence, Italy.
  63. Karunanayaka, P.R., Holland, S.K., Schmithorst, V.J., Solodkin, A., Altaye, M., & Plante, E. (2006).  Functional connectivity among cognitive modules utilized for narrative story comprehension.  Human Brain Mapping, Florence, Italy.
  64. Szaflarski, J.P., Schmithorst, V.J., Altaye, M., Byars, A., Ret, J., Plante, E. & Holland, S.K., (2006).  Longitudinal fMRI study of narrative comprehension in children ages 5-11.  Human Brain Mapping, Florence, Italy.
  65. Schmithorst, V.J., Holland, S.K., & Plante, E. (2006).  Object identification and lexical/semantic access in children:  a functional magnetic resonance imaging study.  Human Brain Mapping, Florence, Italy.
  66. Hugdahl, K., a, K., Helland, T., Ofte, S., Plante, E. (2006).  fMRI BOLD activation in 6-year-old children at risk for dyslexia.  Human Brain Mapping, Florence, Italy.
  67. *Plante, E. (2006, June).  Principles of Learning: What promotes generalization?  Speak Up seminar, Bergen, Norway.
  68. Karunanayaka, P.R., Holland, S.K. Schmithorst, V.J., Solodkin, A.,  Plante, E. (2006, May). Age Related Connectivity Changes in fMRI Data from Children Listing to Stories.  ISMRM, Seatle, WA.
  69. *Plante, E. (2006, May).  Training students in the lab.  ASHA-NIH Lessons for Success Conference, Rockville, MD.
  70. *Plante, E. Tibodeau, L. (2006, May).  Mechanics of Grantwriting. ASHA-NIH Lessons for Success Conference, Rockville, MD.
  71. Szaflarski JP, Schmithorst VJ, Altaye M, Byars AW, Ret J, Plante E, Holland SK (2006, April). A longitudinal fMRI study of language development in children" 58th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, San Diego, CA.
  72. Nelson, N.W., Plante, E. (2005, November).  The Anatomy of a Test.  American Speech-Language-Hearing Association convention, San Diego, CA.
  73. Pankratz, M., Plante, E., & Vance, R. (2005, June).  Diagnostic and Predictive Validity of The Bus Story.  Society for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  74. Plante, E., Schmithorst, V., & Holland, S.K. (2005, June).  Sex Difference in the Activation of Language Cortex During Childhood.  Society for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  75. Plante, E., Holland, S.K., & Schmithorst, V. (2005, June).  Prosodic Processing by Children an fMRI Study Society for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  76. Spaulding, T.J., Plante, E., & Farinella, K. (2005, June).  Eligibility Criteria for Language Impairment.  Society for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  77. *Plante, E. (2005, February).  Language, Cognition, and IDEA:  What you should know about assessment.  Fresno Co. Board of Education, Fresno, CA
  78. *Plante, E. (2004, June). Brain system interactions for language processing, or language NOT so pure and simple.  Norwegian Society for Logopeadics, Hamar, Norway.
  79. *Plante, E. (2004, June). A new look at receptive language processing.  University of Bergen, Norway.
  80. *Plante, E. (2004, June).  Beyond Language:  Systems interactions in language processing. Society for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  81. *Plante, E. (2004, May). Developing Collaborative Research Teams ASHA Research Conference:  Lessons for Success, Miami, FL.
  82. *Silliman, E.R., Leonard, C.M., Mody, M., & Plante, E. (2003, November).  Brain research in language and reading disabilities:  Clinical Connections. Seminar presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech, Language, Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.
  83. *Plante, E. (2003, November).  Interdisciplinary Collaborations. Presented at the annual Researcher's Town Hall for the American Speech, Language, Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.
  84. *Plante, E. (2003, July).  Cognition, Language, and IDEA:  What You Should Know About Eligibility Criteria.  American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Conference for Speech-Language Pathologists in Schools, Anaheim, CA.
  85. *Plante, E. (2003, June).  A view of specific language impairment from inside the brain. Symposium presentation at the University of Bergen, Norway. 
  86. Holland, S.K., Plante, E., and Byars, A.M. (2003, June). Changing Representation of Language Processes in the Brain With Age. Society for Research in Child Development. Tampa, FL, Symposium: Developmental Neurobiology of Oral and Written Language. Eds. D. Molfese, 2003.
  87. Ellis Weismer, S., Plante, E., & Jones, M. (2003, February).   Capacity limitations in children with SLI: an fMRI study. International Neuropsychological Society, Honolulu, HI.
  88. Byars, A., Strawsburg, R., Schmithorst, V., Plante, E., & Holland, S. (2003, February).  Functional MRI and the development of language lateralization:  the effects of handedness.  International Neuropsychological Society, Honolulu, HI.
  89. *Plante, E., Holland, S., Ellis Weismer, S., Ciccia, A., Shafer, V.A. (2002, June).  Application of neuroimaging in the study of child language. Joint Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders & Congress of the International Association for the Study of Child Language , Madison, Wisconsin.
  90. Kraemer, R. & Plante, E. (2002, June). Speech & Language development of a young child post decannulation.  Joint Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders & Congress of the International Association for the Study of Child Language , Madison, Wisconsin.
  91. Plante, E., Creusere, M., & Sabin, C. (2001, June).  Syntactic Prosody and Sentence Processing.  Paper presented at Human Brain Mapping, Brighton, England
  92. Holland, S., Plante, E., Byars, A., Schmithorst, V., Strawsburg., R., Ball, W. (2001).  Functional MRI of Normal Language Development. Paper presented at Human Brain Mapping, Brighton, England.
  93. *Plante, E. (2001, June).  A view of language from inside the brain.  Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, Wisconsin.
  94. *Plante, E. (2001, June).  Exclusionary criteria for SLI. Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, Wisconsin.
  95. *Plante, E.  (2001, January).  Developmental Language Disorders:  A Brain-Based Perspective.  Presentation to the Department of Communication Sciences, Case Western Reserve University.
  96. *Plante, E.  (2000, December).  Progress in the Study of Specific Language Impairment with Brain Imaging.  International Conference on Neurology, Language, and Cognition, Trivandrum, India.
  97. Gray, S. I., Vance, R., and Plante, E. (2000, November). Oral and written language scales performance by children with SLI. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech, Language, Hearing Association, Washington D.C.
  98. Beeson, P.M., Rapcsak, S.Z., Plante, E., Ramage, A., Hirsch, F., & Trouard, T. (1999, November). Broca's aphasia from the right hemisphere: A functional neuroimagingstudy. Annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association:  Washington DC.
  99. Plante, E., Holland, S., & Weber, A. (2000, June).  Functional MRI of normal language development.  Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, Wisconsin.
  100. Beeson, P., Ramage, A., Rapcsak, S., Plante, E., Chargualaf, J., & Trouard, T. (2000, May).  Examining neural substrates for writing using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging:A report on methodology.  Clinical Aphasia Conference, Kona, Hawaii.
  101. Fridriksson, J., Beeson, P., Plante, E., Ramage, A., & Trouard, T. (2000, May).  Temporal Aspects of the hemodynamic response in an aphasic individual. Clinical Aphasia Conference, Kona, Hawaii
  102. *Plante, E. (2000, April).  The neurobiology of developmental language disorder:  A decade of discovery. Keynote address to the annual meeting of the Arizona Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
  103. *Plante, E. (2000, February).  How the study of the brain informs SLI.  Paper presented at the Wissenschaftskolleg Zu Berlin (Berlin Center for Advanced Studies) conference on Development and interaction of linguistic and nonlinguistic cognition in infants, Berlin, Germany.
  104. Beeson, P.M., Rapcsak, S.Z., Hirsch, F.M., Plante, E., & Trouard, T.P. (1999, November).  Broca’s aphasia from the right hemisphere:  A functional neuroimaging study. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, San Francisco, CA.
  105. Plante, E., Ramage, A., Magloire, J. (1999, November). Encoding and recall in learning disabled adults:  an fMRI study. Poster presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, San Francisco, CA.
  106. *Plante, E. (1999, September).  Neurobiological Basis of Language and Language Disorders.  Paper presented to a joint working meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the National Institute on Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Rockville, MD.
  107. *Plante, E. (1999, June). Brain variation in developmental language disorder.  Poster presented at the annual BECON (NIH Bioengineering Consortium) conference, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.
  108. Gray, S., Plante, E., Vance, R., Henricksen, M. (1998, November).  The diagnostic accuracy of four vocabulary tests administered to preschoolers.  Poster presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, San Antonio, TX.
  109. *Plante, E.  (1998, August).  Comments on the trimodal model of the brain.  Invited response for the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics,  Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  110. Plante, E., Boliek, C., & Mahendra, N. (1998, August).  Right and Left Hemisphere Correlates of Developmental Language Disorder.  Poster presented at the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics,  Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  111. Andrianopoulos, M.V., McCauley, R.J., Plante, E., & Valles, L. (1997, November).  Assessing the Assessments:  Perspectives on Assessing Children’s Communication.  Panel presentation at the American Speech-Language-Hearing  Association Convention, Boston, MA.
  112. Lauter, J., Kent, R., Hood, L., & Plante, E. (1997, November).  Communication Neuroscience:  A New Specialty for a New Millennium. Panel presentation at the National Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA.
  113. *Plante, E. (1997, November).  Application of Error Detection and ERP Methodology to Disordered Populations:  Response to E. Donchin.  Discussant for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Research Conference, Boston, MA.
  114. Plante, E., Isaki, E., & Turkstra, L. (1996, November).  Auditory Verbal Memory in Language-Learning Disabled Adults.  Paper presented at the National Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Seattle, WA.
  115. Isaki, E. & Plante, E. (1996, November).  Short-term and working memory differences in language/learning disabled and normal adults. Paper presented at the National Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Seattle, WA.
  116. *Plante, E. (1996, March).  A Familial Approach to the Neurobiology of DevelopmentalLanguage Disorders.  Seminar presented to the Michigan State Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Traverse City, MI.
  117. *Plante, E. (1996, February).  A Biologically-Based Model of Specific Language Impairment. Guest lecture presented at Loyola College in Maryland, Columbia, MD.
  118. *Plante, E. (1996, February).  MRI Explorations of the Neurobiologic Correlates of Developmental Language Disorders.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Baltimore, MD.
  119. *Plante, E. (1995, December).  MRI Instrumentation.  Paper presented as part of a neuroimaging   panel at the convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.
  120. Gallagher, T., Watkin, K., & Plante, E. (1995, December).  Developmental MRI and RHR-HDUltrasound Brain Imaging Techniques:  Implications for SLI.  Miniseminar presented at the convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association,Orlando, FL.
  121. *Plante, E. (1995, May).  Hemispheric Effects in Families Affected by Developmental Language Disorders.  Symposium paper presented at TENNET VI, Montreal, Quebec.
  122. Clark, M.M. & Plante, E. (1995, March).  Morphology of the Inferior Frontal Gyrus in Language-Impaired Adults.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive & Clinical Neurosciences, San Francisco, CA.
  123. Plante, E. (1994, November).  Adults with Developmental Language Disorders:  The Parents of SLI Children.  Miniseminar presented at the convention of the American Speech Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA.
  124. *Plante, E. (1994, February).  The Biologic Basis of Specific Language Impairment.  Paper presented to the convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, San Francisco, CA.
  125. Swisher, L., Plante, E., Kiernan, B., & Restrepo, M.A. (1993, November).  Beyond Linguistic Deficits:  The Nonverbal Profile of Specific Language Impairment.  Miniseminar at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Anaheim, CA.
  126. Restrepo, M.A., Plante, E., Swisher, L., Lowell, S. (1993, November).  Explicit Teaching of Grammatical Rules:  Beneficial or Interfering in Generalization.  Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Anaheim, CA.
  127. *Plante, E. (1993, October).  Phenotypic Variability in Brain-Behavior Studies of Specific Language Impairment.  Merrill Advanced Studies Conference, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KA.
  128. *Courchesne, E., Filipek, P., Geid, J., & Plante, E. (1993, July).  Instrumentation Issues in MRI Analysis.  Panel report (E. Plante, chair) to the National Institute on MentalHealth, Bethesda, MD.
  129. *Plante, E. (1993, May).  The Brain Bases of Developmental Disorders.  Miniseminar Presented at the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rochester, NY.
  130. *Plante, E. (1993, May).  The Biology of Specific Language Impairment.  Miniseminar presented at the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rochester, NY.
  131. Daily, S., Plante, E., & Swisher, L. (1992).  Oral Bound Morpheme Deficits in School-Age SLI Children.  Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
  132. *Aram, D., Holland, A., Locke, J.L., & Plante, E. (1992, November).  The Biological Basisof Developmental Language Disorders.  Panel presentation at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
  133. Lauter, J.L. & Plante, E. (1992, October).  Quantitative Electroencephalography (QEEG) Correlations of Human Auditory Cortex:  Anatomical Asymmetries Quantified Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  Paper presented at the Society for Neuroscience, Anaheim, CA.
  134. Plante, E., Kiernan, B., & Weiland, L. (1991, November).  Topographical Mapping of the Evoked P3 Response under Varying Conditions.  Paper presented at the convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.
  135. Restrepo, M.A., Plante, E., Swisher, L., & Vance, R. (1991, November). Predicting Grammatical Learning in Normal and Language-Impaired Children.  Paper presented at the convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.
  136. *Plante, E. (1991, February).  A Biological Model of Developmental Language Disorder: Research and Clinical Issues.  Colloquium presented at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.
  137. *Plante, E., Weiland, L., & Kiernan, B. (1991, March).  Introduction to Brain Mapping. Presentation to the Arizona Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Tucson, AZ.
  138. Plante, E., Swisher, L., & Vance, R. (1990, November).  A Biological Profile of Specific Language Impairment.  Miniseminar presented at the convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Seattle, WA.
  139. Wilson, G., Busch, C., & Plante, E. (1990, November).  Cortical Localization of Evoked Magnetic Field Response to Pure Tones.  Paper presented at the convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Seattle, WA.
  140. *Swisher, L., Plante, E., & Vance, R. (1990, October).  Towards a Biologically-Based Model of the Developmentally-Disordered Language System.  Paper presented to the Faculty of Psychology, Universidad de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
  141. *Swisher, L., Vance, R., & Plante, E. (1990, February).  The Behavioral Constellation of Specific Language Impairment from a Biological Perspective.  Invited paper presented at the convention of the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.
  142. Lauter, J.L. & Plante, E. (1989, May). Global Brain Asymmetries in Regional Cerebral Blood Flow (rCBF) Observed During Resting Conditions with Postitron Emission Tomography (PET):  Establishing a Baseline for Experiments on Brain Asymmetries and Complex Sounds.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Acoustic Society of America, Syracuse, NY.
  143. *Plante, E., Swisher, L., & Hixon, K. (1989, April).  Language and the Developmentally Disordered Brain:  Lessons Learned from Specific Language Impairment.  Paper presented to the European Conference on Down Syndrome, San Remo, Italy.
  144. Plante, E. (1988, November).  MRI findings in children with Specific Language Impairment. Paper presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA.


Publications:

Books, Chapters, and Proceedings

  1. Plante, E & Beeson, P.M. (2013).  Communication and Communication  Disorders:  A Clinical Introduction, 4nd Edition, Needham, MA:  Allyn & Bacon.
  2. Plante, E. (2012).  Windows into receptive processing.  In Developmental Dyslexia:  Early Precursors, Neurobehavioral Markers, and Biological Substraites.  A.A. Benasich & H. Fitch, Eds. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.
  3. Plante, E.  (2011).  Addressing Writing Challenges Throughout the Continuum.  Proceedings of the annual meeting of the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders.  http://www.capcsd.org/proceedings.html
  4. Holland, S.K., Plante, E., Byars, A.W. Strawsburg, R.H. & Schmithorst, V.J., (2009). "Functional MRI of Brain Lateralization Changes Associated with Normal Language Development". In Eswaran, H. and Singh, N.C., Advances in Developmental Neuroscience and Imaging, Anamaya Publishers, New Delhi, India, 45-72,.
  5. Plante, E & Beeson, P.M. (2008).  Communication and Communication  Disorders:  A Clinical Introduction, 3nd Edition, Needham, MA:  Allyn & Bacon.
  6. Plante, E & Beeson, P.M. (2004).  Communication and Communication  Disorders:  A Clinical Introduction, 2nd Edition, Needham, MA:  Allyn & Bacon.
  7. Plante, E & Beeson, P.M. (1999).  Communication and Communication  Disorders:  A Clinical Introduction, Needham, MA:  Allyn & Bacon.
  8. Courchesne, E. & Plante, E. (1996).  Measurement and Analysis Issues in Neurodevelopmental MR Imaging.  In R.W. Thatcher, G.R. Lyon, J. Rumsey, & N. Krasnegor (Eds.) Developmental Neuroimaging:  Mapping the Development of the Brain and Behavior,   New York, NY:  Academic Press.
  9. Plante, E. (1996).  Sources of variability in the behavioral and neuroanatomic phenotype of developmental language disorder.  In M. Rice (Ed.), Towards a Genetics of Language, Hillsdale, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  10. Plante, E. (1996).  Implications of crosslinguistic research for the biological bases of specific language impairment. In M. Rice (Ed.), Towards a Genetics of Language, Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  11. Plante, E. (1994).  Landau-Kleffner Syndrome (Epileptic Aphasia).  In A. DeFeo (Ed.).  Parent    Articles II.  Tucson, AZ:  Communication Skill Builders.
  12. Plante, E. (1994).  Specific Language Impairment.  In A. DeFeo (Ed.).  Parent Articles II.  Tucson, AZ:  Communication Skill Builders.
  13. Boone, D.R. & Plante, E. (1993).  Human Communication and Its Disorders (2nd Edition). New York, NY:  Prentice Hall.
  14. Plante, E. (1992).  Neurological Aspects of Learning Disabilities.  In The Encyclopedia of Learning and Memory, New York, NY:  Macmillan Press.

Clinical Tests

  1. Nelson, N.W., Plante, E., Helm-Estabrooks, N., & Hotz, G. (2016).  Test of Integrated Language and Literacy Skills.  Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brooks Publishing Co.
  2. Plante, E. & Vance, R. (2011).  Shirts and Shoes:  Development Version.  Available from the authors.
  3. Hotz, G., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Nelson, N.W., & Plante, E. (2010). Pediatric Test of Brain Injury. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brooks Publishing CoT.

Media:

  1. Plante, E. (2007).  Promoting an International Perspective in Student Research.  ASHA Leader.  American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
  2. Watkins, J.L., Hendrix, R.E., Plante, E.  (2004).  Interdisciplinary collaborations Web-based teaching module.  Rockville, MD:  American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
  3. Plante, E. (2003).  Issues in Assessment Project of National Significance Web Site, The University of Cincinnati   http://www.uc.edu/c/csddl/project/perform.html
  4. Plante, E., (2002).  Neurobiological Correlates of Normal and Disordered Language Development Telerounds #63, National Center for Neurogenic Communication Disorders.
  5. Whitmire, K., Plante, E., Disney, S. (2001).  IDEA Part I:  Educationally Relevant Assessments.  ASHA recorded telephone seminar.
  6. Plante, E. & Sandock, B. (1994).  Developmental Language Disorders:  BehavioralCorrelates in Adults Telerounds #21. National Center for Neurogenic Communication Disorders.

Journal Articles:

  1. Encinas, D., & Plante, E. (in press). Feasibility of Enhanced Conversational Recast Treatment With Young Cochlear Implant Users.  Language, Speech, & Hearing Services in Schools.
  2. Mailend, M-L., Plante, E., Anderson, M.A., Applegate, E.B., & Nelson, N.W. (in press).  Reliability of the Test of Integrated Language and Literacy Skills.  International Journal of  Language & Communication Disorders.
  3. Patterson, D.K., Hicks, T.R., Duffilie, A., Grinstein, G., & Plante, E. (2015). Dynamic Data Visualization with Weave and Brain Choropleths.  PlosOne, 10, e0139453.
  4. Kapa, L.L., & Plante, E. (2015).  Executive function in SLI:  Recent advances and future directions.  Current Developmental Disorders Reports, 2, 245-252.
  5. Eidsvåg, S.S., Austad, M., Plante,  E., & Asbjørnsen, A.E.  (2015). Input Variability Facilitates Unguided Subcategory Learning in Adults.  Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences, 58, 826-839.
  6. Plante, E., Patterson D.K., Gómez, R., Almryde, K.R., White, M.G., & Asbjørnsen, A.E. (2015).  The nature of the language input affects brain activation during learning from a natural language.  Neurolinguistics. 36, 17-34.
  7. Schmithorst, V.J., Vannest, J., Lee, G., Hernandez-Garcia, L., Plante, E., Rajagopal, A., Holland, S.K, & the CMIND Authorship Consortium (2015).  Evidence that neurovascular coupling underlying the BOLD effect increases with age during childhood. Human Brain Mapping, 36, 1-15.    PMID: 25137219
  8. Plante, E. Almryde, K., Patterson, D.K., Vance, C.J., & Asbjønsen, A.E., (2015). Language Lateralization Shifts with Learning by Adults.  Laterality:  Asymmetries of Body, Brain, & Cognition, 20, 306-324.  PMID: 25285756
  9. Patterson, D., Van Petten, C., Beeson, P., Rapcsak, S., Plante, E. (2014). Bidirectional iterative parcellation of diffusion weighted imaging data: Separating cortical regions connected by the arcuate fasciculus and extreme capsule.  NeuroImage, 102, 704-716.  PMCID: PMC4253691
  10. Schmithorst, V.J., Plante, E., & Holland, S.K. (2014). Unilateral Deafness in Children affects multimodal modulation and default mode networks.  Frontiers in Human Neuroscience  PMID 24723873
  11. Plante, E., Oglivie, T., Vance, R., Aguilar, J.M., Dailey, N.S., Meyers, C., Lieser, A.M., Burton, R. (2014).  Variability in the language input to children enhances learning in a treatment context.  American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 23, 1-16.   PMID: 24700145
  12. Holland S.K., Altaye, M., Robertson, S., Byars, A.W., Plante, E., Szaflarski, J.P. (2014). Data on the safety of repeated MRI in healthy children. Neuroimage Clinical, 9, 526-30. PMID: 24936408.
  13. Hotz, G., Plante, E., Helm-Estabrooks, N., & Nelson, N.W. (2014). The importance of orientation in evaluating recovery in pediatric traumatic brain injury. International Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, S5 004.
  14. Horowitz-Kraus, T., Wang, Y., Plante, E., & Holland, S.K. (2014). The Involvement of the right hemisphere in reading comprehension:  A DTI study.  Brain Research, 1582, 34-44. PMID:24909792
  15. Aguilar, J.M., & Plante, E. (2014).  Learning of grammar-like visual sequences by adults with and without language-learning disabilities. Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, 57, 1394-1404.   PMID:24686381
  16. Plante, E., Patterson, D., Dailey, N.S., Almryde, K.R., Fridriksson, J.  (2014).  Dynamic Changes in Network Activations Characterize Early Learning of a Natural Language.  Neuropsychologia, 62, 77-86. PMID: 25058056
  17. Forbes, A. G. Villegas, J., Almryde, K., and Plante, E. (2014). A stereoscopic system for viewing the temporal evolution of brain activity clusters in response to linguistic stimuli. In Proceedings of IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging. International Society for Optics and Photonics, Mar 6, 9011. PMID:25075268
  18. Plante, E., Vance, R., Moody, A., & Gerken, LA. (2013).  What influences children’s conceptualization of language input?  Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, 56, 1613-1624.  PMID: 23785193
  19. Torkildsen, J., Dailey, N., Aguilar, J.M., Gómez, R., & Plante, E.  (2013). Exemplar variability facilitates rapid learning of an otherwise unlearnable grammar by individuals with language impairment.  Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, 56, 618-629. PMID: 22988285
  20. Dailey, N.S., Plante, E., & Vance, R.  (2013). Talker Discrimination in Preschool Children with and without Specific Language Impairment.  Journal of Communication Disorders, 46, 330-337. PMID: 23885767
  21. Christensen, T.A. Almryde, K., Fidler, L.J. Lockwood, J.L. Antonucci, S.M. & Plante, E.  (2012).  Modulating the focus of attention for spoken words at encoding affects fronto-parietal activation for incidental verbal memory.  International Journal of Biomedical Imaging, 2012, 579-586. PMID: 22144982
  22. Szaflarski, J.P., Altaye, M., Rajagopal, A., Eaton, K., Meng, X.X., Plante, E., &. Holland, S.K. (2012). A 10-year longitudinal fMRI study of narrative comprehension in children and adolescents.  NeuroImage, 63, 1188-1195.  PMID: 22951258
  23. Szaflarski, J., Rajagopol, A., Ataye, M., Byars, A.W., Jacola, L., Schmithorst, V.J., Schapiro, M.B., Plante, E., & Holland, S.K. (2012).  Left-Handedness and Language Lateralization in Children.  Brain Research, 1433, 85-97. PMID: 22177775
  24. Suddarth, R., Plante, E., & Vance, R. (2012).  Written Narrative Characteristics in Adults with Language Impairment.  Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, 55, 409-240. PMID:22215038
  25. Schmithorst, V.J., Holland, S.K., & Plante, E. (2011).  Diffusion tensor imaging reveals white matter microstructure correlations with auditory processing ability.  Ear and Hearing. PMID: 21063207
  26. Helland, T., Plante, E., & Hugdahl, K.  (2011). Predicting dyslexia at age 11 from a risk index questionnaire at age five. Dyslexia. 207-226. PMID: 21793119
  27. Markevych, V., Asbjørnsen, A.E., Lind, O., Plante, E., & Cone, B. (2011).  Dichotic listening and otoacoustic emissions: Shared variance between cochlear function and dichotic listening performance in adults with normal hearing.  Brain & Cognition, 76, 332-339.
  28. Karunanayaka, P., Schmithorst, V.J., Vannest, J., Szaflarski, J.P., Plante, E., & Holland, S.K. (2011).  A Linear Structural Equation Model for Covert Verb Generation Based on Independent Component Analysis of fMRI Data from Children and Adolescents.  Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 5, 29. PMID: 21660108
  29. Plante, E., Bahl, M., Vance, R., & Gerken, LA.  (2011). Beyond Phonotactic frequency:  Presentation Frequency Effects on Word Productions in Specific Language Impairment.   Journal of Communication Disorders, 44,91-102. (PMC3010444)
  30. Fidler, L.J., Plante, E., & Vance, R. (2011). Identification of Adults with Developmental Language Impairments.  American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 20, 2-13. (PMID: 20739630)
  31. Christensen, T. A., Lockwood, J. L., Almryde, K. R. and Plante, E. (2011). Neural substrates of attentive listening assessed with a novel auditory stroop task. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 4, 1-12. (PMID: 21258643)
  32. Kittleson, M., Aguilar, J.M., Tokerud, G.L., Plante, E., & Asbjørnsen, A.E.  (2010). Implicit Language Learning: Adult’s ability to segment words in Norwegian.  Bilingualism, Language, & Cognition, 13 513-523. (PMID 21512605)
  33. Vannest, J., Rasmussen, J., Eaton, K.P., Patel, K., Schmithorst, V., Karunananyaka, P., Plante, E., Byars, A., & Holland, S. (2010).  fMRI activation in language areas correlates with verb generation performance in children. NeuroPediatrics, 41,  235– 239. PMID: 21210340
  34. Plante, E., Bahl, M., & Gerken, LA. (2010). Children with specific language impairment show rapid, implicit learning of stress assignment rules.  Journal of Communication Disorders, 43, 397-406. (PMC2922431)
  35. Holland, S.K., Byars, A.W., Plante, E. Szaflarski, J.P., Dietrich, K., & Altaye, M. (2010).  Letter:  Studies support probable long-term safety of MRI.  Science. 329, 512-513. (PMID: 20671170)
  36. Karunanayaka, P., Schmithorst, V.J., Vannest, J., Szaflarski, J.P., Plante, E. and Holland, S.K. (2010). A Group Independent Component Analysis of Covert Verb Generation in Children: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study. NeuroImage,51, 472-487. (PMID: 20056150)
  37. Hotz, G., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Nelson, N., & Plante, E. (2009). The Pediatric Test of Brain Injury: Development and interpretation. Topics in Language Disorders, 29, 207-223.
  38. Yuan, W., Altaye, M.  Ret, J., Schmithorst, V.J., Byars, A.W., Plante, E., & Holland, S.K. (2009). Quantification of children's head motion in various fmri language tasks.  Human Brain Mapping, 30, 1481-1489. (PMID: 18636549)
  39. Greenslade, K.J., Plante, E., & Vance, R. (2009). The Diagnostic Accuracy and Construct Validity of the Structured Photographic Expressive Language Test – Preschool: Second Edition (SPELT-P2) Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 40, 150-160. (PMC2720527)
  40. Bahl, M., Plante, E., & Gerken, LA.  (2009).  Processing prosodic structure by adults with language-based learning disability.  Journal of Communication Disorders, 42, 313-323. (PMC2856440)
  41. Vannest, J.J., Karunanayaka, P.R., Altaye, M., Schmithorst, V.J., Plante, E.M., Eaton, K.J., Rasmussen, J.M. and Holland, S.K., (2009) Comparison of fMRI data from passive listening and active-response story processing tasks in children. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 29, 971-6. (PMID: 21210340)
  42. Specht, K., Hugdahl, K., Ofte, S., Nygård, M., Bjørnerud, A., Plante, E., & Helland, T. (2009).  An fMRI study of brain activation in 6-year old children at-risk for dyslexia.  Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 50, 79-91. (PMID: 18826418)
  43. Isaki, E., Spaulding, T.J., & Plante, E.  (2008). Contributions of verbal and memory demands to verbal memory performance in language-learning disabilities.  Journal of Communication Disorders, 41, 512-530. (PMID: 18482731)
  44. Christensen, T., Antonucci, S., Lockwood, J.L., Kittleson, M. & Plante, E. (2008).  Cortical and subcortical contributions to the attentive processing of speech.  NeuroReport, 19, 1101-1105. (PMID: 18596608)
  45. Spaulding, T.J., Plante, E., & Vance, R.B. (2008). Sustained selective attention skills of preschool children with specific language impairment: Evidence for separate attentional capacities.  Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, 51, 16-34. (PMID: 18230853)
  46. Holland, S.K., Vannest, J., Mecoli, M., Jacola, L.M., Tillema, J.M., Karunanayaka, P.R., Schmithorst, V.J., Yuan, W., Plante, E., Byars, A.W., (2007). Functional MRI of language lateralization during development in children. Int. J. Audiol. 46, 533-551.
  47. Norrix, L.W., Plante, E., Vance, R., & Boliek, C.A. (2007). Auditory-Visual Integration for Speech by Children with and without Specific Language Impairment.  Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, 50, 1639-1651. (PMID: 18055778)
  48. Schmithorst, V.J., Holland, S.K. and Plante, E., (2007). Development of effective connectivity for narrative comprehension in children. NeuroReport, 18, 1411-5. (PMID: 17712265)
  49. Fisher, J., Plante, E., Vance, R., Gerken, LA., Glattke, T.J. (2007). Do Children and Adults with Language Impairment Recognize Prosodic Cues?  Journal of Speech, Language, Hearing Disorders, 50, 746–758. (PMID: 17538113)
  50. Holland, S.K., Vannest, J., Mecoli, M., Jacola, L.M., Tillema, J.M., Karunanayaka, P.R., V.J., S., Yuan, W.H., Plante, E. and Byars, A.W.  (2007). Functional MRI of Language Lateralization During Development in Children". International Journal of Audiology, 46, 533-551.  (PMID: 17828669)
  51. Pankratz, M., Plante, E., Vance, R., Insalaco, D. (2007). The Diagnostic and Predictive Validity of The Renfrew Bus Story.  Language, Speech, & Hearing Services in Schools, 38, 390 – 399.  (PMID: 17890518)
  52. Karunanayaka, P.R., Holland, S.K., Schmithorst, V.J., Solodkin, A., Chen, E.E., Szaflarski, J.P., Plante, E. (2007).  Age -Related Connectivity Changes in fMRI Data from Children Listening to Stories.  NeuroImage.  34, 349-60. (PMID: 17064940)
  53. Schmithorst, V.J., Holland, S.K., & Plante, E. (2007). Object Identification and Lexical/Semantic Access in Children: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study of Word-Picture Matching.  Human Brain Mapping. 28,1060–1074. (PMID: 17133401)
  54. Richardson, J., Harris, L., Plante, E., & Gerken, L.A.  (2006).  Subcategory Learning in Normal and Language Learning-Disabled Adults: How much information do they need? Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, 49, 1257-1266. (PMID: 17197494)
  55. Alt, M. & Plante, E. (2006) Factors That Influence Lexical and Semantic Fast-Mapping of  Young Children with Specific Language Impairment.  Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, 49, 941 - 954. (PMID: 17077207)
  56. Szaflarski, J.P., Schmithorst, V.J., Altaye, M., Byars, A.W., Rett, J., Plante, E., & Holland, S.K. (2006).  FMRI study of longitudinal language development in children age 5-1.  Annals of Neurology, 59, 796-807. (PMID: 16498622)
  57. Jacola, L.M. Schapiro, M.B, Schmithorst, V.J., Byars, A.W., Strawsburg, R.H., Szaflarski, J.P.,  Plante, E. & Holland, S.K., (2006).  Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Reveals Atypical Language Organization in Children Following Perinatal Left Middle Cerebral Artery Stroke.  Neuropediatrics. 37, 46-52. (PMID: 16541368)
  58. Peña, E.D., Spaulding, T.J., & Plante, E. (2006).  The Composition of Normative Groups and Diagnostic Decision Making:  Shooting Ourselves in the Foot.  American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 15, 247-254. (PMID: 16896174)
  59. Plante, E., Holland, S.K., & Schmithorst, V.J. (2006). Prosodic Processing by Children:  An fMRI Study.  Brain and Langauge, 97, 332-342. (PMID: 16460792)
  60. Plante, E., Schmithorst, V.J., Holland, S.K., & Byars, A.W.  (2006).  Sex Differences in the Activation of Language Cortex During Childhood.  Neuropsychologia, 44, 1210-1221. (PMID: 16303148)
  61. Norrix, L.W., Plante, E., & Vance, R. (2006). Auditory-Visual Speech Integration by Adults with and without Language Learning Disabilities  Journal of Communication Disorders, 39, 22-36. (PMID: 15950983)
  62. Spaulding, T.J., Plante, E., & Farinella, K.A. (2006). Eligibility criteria for language impairment: Is the low end of normal always appropriate? Language, Speech, & Hearing Services in Schools, 37, 61-72. (PMID: 16615750)
  63. Plante, E., Ramage, A., Maglöire, J. (2006). Processing Narratives for Verbatim and Gist Information by Adults with Language Learning Disabilities:  A Functional Neuroimaging Study. Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 21, 61-76.
  64. Grunow, H., Spaulding, T.J., Gómez, R.L., & Plante, E. (2006). The Effects of Variation on Learning Word Order Rules by Adults with and without Language-based Learning Disabilities.  Journal of Communication Disorders, 39, 158-170. (PMID: 16376369)
  65. Schmithorst, V.J., Holland, S.K., & Plante, E. (2006).  Cognitive Modules Utilized for Narrative Comprehension in Children: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study.  NeuroImage, 29, 254-266. (PMID: 16109491)
  66. Ellis Weismer, S., Plante, E., Jones, M., Tomblin, J.B. (2005).  A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Investigation of Verbal Working Memory in Adolescents with Specific Language Impairment. Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research, 48, 405-425. (PMID: 15989401)
  67. Kraemer, R., Plante, E., & Green, G.E.  (2005).  Speech and Language Development of a Young Child Post-Decannulation.  Journal of Communication Disorders, 38, 349-358. (PMID: 15963335)
  68. Perona, K., Plante, E., & Vance, R. (2005). Diagnostic Accuracy of the Structured Photographic Expressive Language Test: Third Edition (SPELT-3). Language, Speech, & Hearing Services in Schools, 36, 103-115. (PMID: 15981706)
  69. Van Petten, C., Plante, E., Davidson, P.S., Kuo, T., Bajuscak, L. & Glisky, E.L (2004). Memory and executive function in older adults: Relationships with temporal and prefrontal gray matter volumes.  Neuropsychologia, 42, 1313-35. PMID: 15193940
  70. Pankratz, M., Morrison, A., & Plante, E. (2004).  Difference in Standard Scores of Adults on the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Tests -R and -III  Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research, 47, 714-718. (PMID: 15212579)
  71. Plante, E. (2004).  Evidence Based Practice in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Journal of Communication Disorders. 37, 389-90.
  72. Alt, M., Plante, E., & Creusere, M., (2004). Semantic Features in Fast-Mapping:  Performance of Preschoolers with Specific Language Impairment versus Preschoolers with Normal Language.  Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research, 47, 714-20. (PMID: 15157140)
  73. Creusere, M., Alt, M., & Plante, E. (2004). Recognition of Vocal and Facial Cues to Affect in Language-Impaired and Normally-Developing Preschoolers. Journal of Communication Disorders, 37, 5-20. (PMID: 15013376)
  74. Mahendra, N., Plante, E., Magloire, J., Milman, L., & Trouard, T.P. (2003). fMRI Variability and Localization of Language in Bilinguals.  NeuroReport, 14, 1225-8. (PMID: 12824764)
  75. Beeson, P.M., Rapcsak, S.Z., Plante, E. Chargualaf, J. Chung, A. Johnson, S.C., Trouard, T.P. (2003).  The neural substrates of writing: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study.  Aphasiology, 17, 647-665.
  76. Byars A.W., Holland, S.K., Strawsburg, R.H., Bommer, W., Dunn, R.S., Schmithorst, V.J. Plante, E., & Ball W.S. (2002).  Practical Aspects of Conducting Large-Scale fMRI Studies in Children.  Journal of Child Neurology, 17, 885-890. (PMID: 12593460)
  77. Fridriksson, J., Holland, A.L., Coull, B., Plante, E., Trouard, T., & Plante, E. (2002). Aphasia severity: association with cerebral perfusion and diffusion. Aphasiology, 16, 859-872. (PMID: 16823466)
  78. Plante, E., Creusere, M., & Sabin, C. (2002). Dissociating Sentential Prosody from Sentence Processing: Activation Interacts with Task Demands.  NeuroImage, 17, 401-410. (PMID: 12482093)
  79. Plante, E., Gómez, R., & Gerken, L.A. (2002). Sensitivity to word order cues by normal and language/learning disabled adults.  Journal of Communication Disorders, 35, 453-462.  (PMID:12194564)
  80. Holland, S.K., Plante, E., Weber, A.M., Strawsburg, R.H., Schmithorst, V.J., Ball, W.S. (2001). Normal fMRI brain activation patterns in children performing a verb generation task. NeuroImage, 14, 837-43. (PMID: 11554802)
  81. Plante, E. (2001).  Neuroimaging in communication sciences and disorders:  An introduction. Journal of Communication Disorders, 34, 441-443.
  82. Plante, E., Boliek, C., Mahendra, N., Story, J., & Glaspy, K. (2001). Right hemisphere contribution to developmental language disorder:  Neuroanatomical and behavioral evidence.  Journal of Communication Disorders, 34, 415-436. (PMID: 11565962)
  83. Plante, E. (2000)  Plasticity in learning and recovery:  An introduction.  Journal of Communication Disorders, 33, 268-269.
  84. Plante, E., Van Petten, C. Senkfor, A.J. (2000).  Electrophysiological dissociation between verbal and nonverbal semantic processing in learning disabled adults.  Neuropsychologia, 38, 1669-1684. (PMID: 11099725)
  85. Gray, S., Plante, E., Vance, R., & Henrichsen, M. (1999).  Performance of SLI and NL children on four tests of single-word vocabulary.   Language, Speech, & Hearing Services in Schools, 30, 196-206.
  86. Van Petten, C., Rubin, S., Coulson, S., Plante, E., & Parks, M. (1999).  Time course of word identification and semantic integration during spoken language. Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Learning, Memory, and Cognition 25, 394-417. PMID: 10093207
  87. Plante, E., Uecker, A., Senkfor, A., & Gmitro, A.  (1999).  Slice sampling rate and slice orientation on volume estimation from MRI images.  Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 85, 175-180.
  88. Plante, E. (1998).  Criteria for SLI:  The Stark and Tallal Legacy and Beyond.  Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 41, 951-957.
  89. Clark, M.M. & Plante, E. (1998).  Morphology of the inferior frontal gyrus in adults with developmental language disorders.  Brain and Language, 61, 288-303.
  90. Isaki, E. & Plante, E. (1997).  Short-term and working memory differences in language/learning disabled and normal adults.  Journal of Communication Disorders,30, 427-438.
  91. Jackson, T. & Plante, E. (1997).  Gyral morphology in the posterior sylvian region infamilies affected by developmental language disorder.  Neuropsychology Review, 6, 81-94.
  92. Krassowski, E. & Plante, E. (1997).  IQ variability in children with SLI:  Implications foruse of cognitive referencing in determining SLI.  Journal of Communication Disorders,30, 1-10.
  93. Merrell, A. & Plante, E. (1997).  Norm-referenced test interpretation in the diagnostic process.  Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 28, 50-58.
  94. Plante, E., Shenkman, K., & Clark, M.M. (1996).  Classifications of adults for family studies of developmental language disorders.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research,39, 661-667.
  95. Plante, E. (1996).  Observing and interpreting behaviors.  Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 27, 99-101.
  96. Plante, E., Boliek, C., Binkeiwicz, A., & Erly, W. (1996).  Elevated androgens, brain development, and language/learning disabilities in children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia.  Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 38, 423-437.
  97. Plante, E. & Vance, R. (1995).  Diagnostic accuracy of two tests of preschool language. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 4, 70-76.
  98. Swisher, L., Restrepo, M.A., Plante, E., & Lowell, S. (1995).  Effect of implicit and explicit "rule" presentation on bound-morpheme generalization in specific language impairment. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 38,  168-173.
  99. Bellaire, S., Plante, E., & Swisher, L. (1994).  Bound morpheme skills in the spoken language of school age language-impaired children.  Journal of Communication Disorders, 27, 265-279.
  100. Plante, E. & Vance, R. (1994).  Selection of preschool language tests:  A data-based approach. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 25, 15-24.
  101. Plante, E., Kiernan, B., & Betts, J.D. (1994).  Method or methodolotry:  The qualitative/quantitative debate.  Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 25, 52-54.
  102. Swisher, L., Plante, E., & Lowell, S. (1994).  Nonlinguistic deficits of language-impaired children complicate the interpretation of their nonverbal IQ scores.  Language, Speech,and Hearing Services in Schools, 25,  235-240.
  103. Plante, E., Swisher, L., Kiernan, B., & Restrepo, M.A. (1993).  Language matches: Illuminating or confounding?  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 36, 772-776.
  104. Swisher, L. & Plante, E. (1993).  Nonverbal IQ tests reflect different relations among skills for specifically language-impaired and normal children.  Journal of Communication Disorders, 26, 65-71.
  105. Restrepo, M.A., Swisher, L., Plante, E., & Vance, R. (1992).  Relations among verbal and nonverbal cognitive skills in normal language and specifically language-impaired children. Journal of Communication Disorders, 25, 205-220.
  106. Plante, E. (1991).  MRI findings in the parents and siblings of specifically language-impaired boys.  Brain and Language, 41, 67-80.
  107. Plante, E., Swisher, L., Vance, R., & Rapcsak, S. (1991).  MRI findings in boys with specific language impairment.  Brain and Language, 41, 52-66.
  108. Plante, E. & Turkstra, L. (1991).  Sources of error in the quantitative analysis of MRI scans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 9, 589-595.
  109. Nakamura, M., Plante, E., & Swisher, L. (1990).  Predictors of novel inflection learning in preschool-aged boys. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 33, 747-754.
  110. Plante, E., Swisher, L., & Vance, R. (1989).  Anatomical correlates of normal and impaired language in a set of dizygotic twins.  Brain and Language, 37, 643-657.
  111. Plante, E. (1988).  Letter:  Lack of similar findings may be due to under-utilization of MRI technology.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 18, 463-464.
  112. Plante, E. (1984).  Nonlinguistic influences on the Test of Auditory Comprehension of Language.  NSSLHA Journal, 1, 1-14.


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Elena Plante, Ph.D.
Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
P.O. Box 710021
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721-0071

Phone: 520/621-5080
email: eplante[at]email.arizona.edu
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