Donna J. Kelly,
taught in 2006 & 2007:
Disorders in Multicultural Populations, ASP 6083.
Research Methods, ASP 6300
Pre-dissertation Project, ASP 6041, 6042
Ph.D. courses that
I anticipate teaching:
Topics: Multicultural Issues
Topics: Child Language
D.J. (2005). Primary Investigator. “Analysis of selected African
American English grammatical forms produced by low-income mothers
and their children”. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Medical Research Endowment Award. (Funded: $9, 280).
Kelly, D.J. (2006). Primary
Investigator. “Communication Profiles in low-income African American
& Euro-American Dyads”. University of Arkansas at Little Rock,
Office for Research and Graduate Studies, Research Seed Grant
Competition. (Funded: $6,500).
- Kelly, D.J.
(2007). Primary Investigator. ”Relations between levels of maternal
education and ethnicity and language acquisition for low-income
African American and Euro-American Preschoolers”. University of
Arkansas at Little Rock, College of Professional Studies, Research
Fellow Award. (Funded: $10,000).
Kelly, D.J. (Under Revision;
anticipated resubmission Fall 2007). Primary Investigator.
“Relations between maternal communication and language outcomes in
low-income preschoolers.” NIH R01 Submission to National Institutes
of Child Health and Human Development, NICHD. Original funding
requested: $1,352,506 over 5 years.
- Kelly, D. J.,
Andrews, N.S. & McKelvey, L. (In preparation). “Verbal social
pragmatic acts produced by low-income African American mothers
during play with their 3-year-olds.” Intended for: JSLHR.
Kelly, D. J. &
McKelvey, L. (In progress). Relations between dyadic communication
profiles and ethnicity (African American & Euro-American), poverty
level, and maternal depression in low-income mother-child dyads at
child age 14-, 24-, and 36-months.
of relations among ethnicity, poverty level, maternal education
level, and maternal mental health status on the MacArthur-Bates:
Child Development Inventory (short form) at child age 14- and
social pragmatic acts produced by low-income African American and
Euro-American mothers at child age 14-, 24- and 36-months.
communication profiles in hearing-impaired preschoolers.
child language assessment issues.
- Assessment of
and/or intervention with “late talkers”.
and applied assessment issues: Preschoolers with Specific Language