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Child Language Lab Members



Pam Rollins, MS, CCC-SLP, Ed.D., Principal Investigator. Dr. Rollins is an Associate Professor of Communication Disorders at UTD/Callier Center. Dr. Rollins teaches clinical courses which address the assessment and intervention of early social and communicative skills in children on the autism spectrum. Her research focuses on the association between early social-communicative skills and the acquisition of vocabulary, grammar, and narrative in typically developing children and children with autism.


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Alafiya Nasrulla, BS, MS student. Alafiya is a master's student in Speech-Language Pathology.



Lab Alumni


Carol Trautman, Ph.D. UTD, 2009 Dissertation: Early Lexical Acquisition in the Real World: Benefits of Child-Centered and Multimodal Input in the Absence of Coordinated Joint Attention. She is currently a diagnostician in the Roundrock School District.

    Lisa Greenwald, Ph.D., CCC-SLP. UTD, 2008 Dissertation: The Search for Precursor to Coordinate Joint Attention: Is Affect Attunement Really the Answer? Lisa currently is Director of Program Research and Evaluation at the Kindering Center in Bellevue, Washington.    
    Emily Kerr, BGS, MS CFY. Emily is currently employed as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the Plano Independent School District.