School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Michelle Aldridge

Senior Lecturer

Curriculum Vitae

Biography

Dr. Michelle Aldridge teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in communication disorders, supervises graduate students in clinical settings, serve as a clinical and academic advisor, and researches the early development of communication skills in typically and atypically developing children. She also collaborates with Children’s Health and UT Southwestern at the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities. Dr. Aldridge earned her bachelor’s degree from Texas Woman’s University, and her master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Recent and Selected Representative Publications

Aldridge, M.A., Stillman, R.D., and Bower, T.G.R. (2001). Newborn categorization of vowel-like sounds. Developmental Science, 4, 220-232.

Aldridge, M.A., Stone, K., Sweeney, M., and Bower, T.G.R. (2000). Preverbal children with autism understand the intentions of others. Developmental Science, 3, 294-301.

Aldridge, M.A., Braga , E., Walton, G., and Bower, T.G.R. (1999). The intermodal representation of speech in newborns. Developmental Science, 2(1) 42-46.