Master of Science (Speech & Language Pathology)



Staff Research



PUBLICATIONS


Yap, M.J. & Rickard Liow, S.J. (in press). Processing the written word. Invited chapter for V.Cook & D. Ryan (Eds), Routledge Handbook of the English Writing System.

Brebner, C.M., McCormack, P.F. & Rickard Liow, S. (in press). Implications of language dominance for assessment of bilingual children's language skills Journal of Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology

Brebner, C.M., McCormack, P.F. & Rickard Liow, S. (2015). Marking of Verb Tense in the English of Preschool English-Mandarin Bilingual Children: Evidence from language development profiles within subgroups on the Singapore English Action Picture Test. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, early online, doi: 10.1111/1460-6984.12181

Sze, W.P., Yap, M.J. & Rickard Liow, S.J. (2015). The Role of Lexical Variables in the Visual Recognition of Chinese Characters: A Megastudy Analysis. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (Special Issue), 68(8):1541-70. (DOI: 10.1080/17470218.2014.985234).

Chang, C. S-E., Young, S.E. & Rickard Liow, S.J. & Chong, C. X-Y (in press).  Story-retelling abilities of bilingual children with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate.  Speech, Language & Hearing.

Chua, S.M. & Rickard Liow, S.J. (2014).  The Locus of Word Frequency Effects in Skilled Spelling-to-Dictation.  Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. (DOI: 10.1080/17470218.2013.868915)

Lee, S-M., K., Young, S.E. & Rickard Liow, S.J. (2015). Spelling Processes of Children with Nonsyndromic Cleft Lip and/or Palate: A Preliminary Study. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 52 (1), 70-81.

Chua, S.M., Rickard Liow, S.J. & Yeong, S. H-M. (2014). Using Spelling to Screen Bilingual Kindergarteners At-risk for Reading Difficulties.  Journal of Learning Disabilities.
(DOI: 10.1177/0022219414538519)

Lim, L., Arciuli, J., Rickard Liow, S.J. & Munro, N. (2013). Predictors of Spelling Ability in Children with Down Syndrome.  Scientific Studies of Reading. (DOI: 10.1080/10888438.2013.862247).

Yoon, W.L., Khoo, K-P, J. & Rickard Liow, S.J. (2013).  Chin-Tuck-Against-Resistance (CTAR): New Method for Enhancing Suprahyoid Muscle Activity using a Shaker-type Exercise. Dysphagia.(DOI 10.1007/s00455-013-9502-9;

Rickard Liow, S.J. (2013). Diversity in Bilingual Children's Spelling Skill Development:  The Case of Singapore. In H. Winskel & P. Padakannaya (Eds). Handbook of South and Southeast Asian Psycholinguistics. Cambridge University Press.  

Sze, W.P., Rickard Liow, S.J. & Yap, M.J. (2013). The Chinese Lexicon Project: A repository of lexical decision behavioral responses for 2,500 Chinese characters. Behavior Research Methods. (DOI 10.3758/s13428-013-0355-9).

Tan, Y.H., Poon, K.K., Rickard Liow, S.J. (in press) Predictors of Reading Ability in English for Mandarin-speaking Bilingual Children. Early Child Development and Care.

Young, S.E., Purcell, A.A., Ballard, K.J., Rickard Liow, S.J., Da Silva Ramos, S., & Heard, R. (2012). Bilingual children with nonsyndromic cleft lip and/or palate. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, Vol. 55, 1314-1328.

Ramos, S.D.S., & Rickard Liow, S.J. (in press). "Discriminant analysis". Encyclopaedia of Applied Linguistics Quantitative and Mixed Methods.

Sze, W.P., & Rickard Liow, S.J. (2011). Influence of L1 morphophonemics on L2 processing: Evidence from English Second Language Learners.  Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 14 (3), pp 423-432.

Jalil, S., Rickard Liow, S.J., & Tng, S.K. (2011). Semantic assessment battery for Malay speaking adults with aphasia. Aphasiology, 25, (4) pp. 415-433.

Yeong, H-M.S., & Rickard Liow, S.J. (2011).  Predictors of early spelling development in English: comparison of English-L1 and Mandarin-L1 bilingual children. Journal of Educational Psychology, 103 (2), pp. 470-488.

Yang, Y., Leow, L.P., Yoon, W.L., Rickard Liow, S.J., & Chua, K.C. (2011). Relationship between age and drinking instructions on the modification of drinking behavior. Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011, DOI 10.1007/s00455-011-9355-z.

Young, S.E.L., Ballard, K.J., Heard, R., & Purcell, A.A. (2011). Communication and cognition profiles in parents of children with nonsyndromic cleft lip and/or palate. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 33(6), 658-671.

Yap, M.J., Rickard Liow, S.J., Jalil, S., & Faizal, S. (2010). The Malay Lexicon Project: A Database for Rumi Malay: Lexical Statistics for 9,592 Words. Behavior Research Methods, 42 (4) 992-1003.

Yeong, H-M.S., & Rickard Liow, S.J. (2010).  Phonemic and early spelling errors in bilinguals. Scientific Studies of Reading,14,(5)387-406. 

Young, S.E., Purcell, A.A., & Ballard,  K.J. (2010). Expressive language skills in Chinese Singaporean preschoolers with nonsyndromic cleft lip and/or palate. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 74(5), 456-464.

Lau, D.P., Zhang, E., Wong, S.M., Lee, G., & Chan, Y.H. (2010). Correlating voice handicap index and quantitative videostroboscopy following injection laryngoplasty for unilateral vocal paralysis. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 143 (2), 190-197, August 2010.

Lau, D.P., Lee, G., Wong, S.M., Lim, V.P., Chan, Y.H., Tan, N.G., Rammage, L.A., & Morrison, M.D. (2010). Injection laryngoplasty with hyaluronic acid for unilateral vocal cord paralysis. Randomized controlled trial comparing two different particle sizes. Journal of Voice, 24 (1), 113-118, January 2010.

Jalil, S., & Rickard Liow, S.J. (2008).  How does home language influence early spellings?  Phonologically plausible errors of diglossic Malay children. Applied Psycholinguistics, 29,535-552.

Lim, V.P.C., Rickard Liow, S.J., Lincoln, M., Chan, Y.K., & Onslow, M. (2008).  Determining language dominance in English-Mandarin bilinguals:  Development of a self-report classification tool for clinical use.  Applied Psycholinguistics, 29, 389-412.

Rickard Liow, S.J.,  & Lau, H-S. L. (2006).  The development of bilingual children's early spellings in English. Journal of Educational Psychology, 98, 868-878.

Tham, W-P. W., Rickard Liow, S.J., Rajapakse, J. Tan, C.L., Ng, S.E.S., Lim, W.E.H., & Ho, L.G. (2005).  Phonological processing in Chinese-English bilingual biscriptals: an fMRI study. NeuroImage, 28, 579-587.

Lau, H-S. L., &  Rickard Liow, S.J. (2005). Phonological awareness and spelling skill development. In V. Cook and B. Bassetti (Eds).,Second Language Writing Systems, Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Lau, S., & Chandler-Yeo, H. (2005). How we eat breathe and visualise our way to better speech in our young children with down syndrome. Singapore Nursing Journal, Vol 32, No 2, Apr-Jun.

Rickard Liow, S.J., & Lee, L.C. (2004). Metalinguistic awareness and semi‑syllabic scripts:  Children's spelling errors in Malay.Reading and Writing:  An Interdisciplinary Journal, 17 (2004): 7‑26. 

Rickard Liow, S.J., & Tng, S.K. (2003). Biscriptal literacy development of Chinese children in Singapore.   In  C. McBride‑Chang & H C Chen (Eds.), Reading Development in Chinese Children,  Westport, Connecticut: Praeger.

Young, S.E.L., Chan, S.H.M., & Goh, K.Y.C. (2002). Feeding challenges and nutritional management in a pair of conjoined twins.SGH Proceedings, Vol 11, No 2.

Gupta, A.F., Brebner C., & Chandler Yeo, H. (1998). Development assessments in speech-language therapy in Singapore. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing, 3, 17-28.

Chandler Yeo, H., Rickard Liow, S., & Gupta, A.F. (1994). Specific language disorders in Singaporean children: four case studies.Singapore Journal of Education, Vol 14, No 2.

Gupta, A.F., & Chandler, H. (1993). Paediatric speech and lanaguage therapy referral in Singapore: implications for multilingual language disability. European Journal of Disorders of Communication, 28, 311-317.

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS


Young, S.E. & Rickard Liow, S.J. (2014). Language and Cognitive Processing of Preschool Bilingual Children with Clefts. Paper presented to 15th ICPLA Conference, Stockholm, 10-13th June.

Lee, LC.  Rickard Liow, S.J. &  Ng, S.S-W. (2014) Vocabulary and Literacy Acquisition in Trilingual and Bilingual Pre-school Children. Paper presented to 15th ICPLA Conference, Stockholm, 10-13th June.

Chong, C.X.Y., Young, S.E., Rickard Liow, S.J. & Chang, C.S.E., (2013, forthcoming). "Have You Been to the Movies?" - Personal Narrative Skills of Bilingual Children with Nonsyndromic Cleft Lip and/or Palate. 12th International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies, 5-10 May, Florida, USA.

Chang, C.S.E., Young, S.E., Chong, C. X.Y., & Rickard Liow, S.J. (2012). "Now you tell me the story!" - Story retelling abilities of children with nonsyndromic cleft lip and/or palate. Hong Kong Speech and Hearing Symposium 2012, 6 October, Hong Kong.

Young, S.E., Purcell, A.A., Ballard, K.J., Rickard Liow, S.J., & Da Silva Ramos, S. (2011). Verbal and visuospatial memory skills of bilingual children with nonsyndromic cleft lip and/or palate. 9th European Craniofacial Congress, 14-17 September, Salzburg, Austria.

Sime, S.L., & Seah, K.H. (2011). Development of a bilingual adolescent language screener. Paper presented at Redesigning Pedagogy 2011 International Conference,  National Institure of Education, 30 May - 1 June, Singapore. 

Young, S.E., Purcell, A.A., Ballard, K.J., Rickard Liow, S.J., & Da Silva Ramos, S., & Heard, R. (2011). Do children with clefts have working memory difficulties? Australasian Cleft and Palate Craniofacial Congress, 13-16 March, Perth Australia.

Ho, S.L., & Tan, J.Y.L. (2010). Using oral language therapy interventions to improve outcomes for students with dyslexia. Presented at DAS Seminar Week 2010, 22-26 November, Singapore.

Young, S.E., Purcell, A.A., Ballard, K.J., Rickard Liow, S.J., & Da Silva Ramos, S. (2009). Language characteristics of Singaporean preschoolers with clefts. 11th International Congress on Cleft Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies, 10-13 September, Fortaleza, Brazil.

Wong, S.M., Lau, D.P., & Lee, G. (2010). Quantifying supraglottic compression in muscle tension dysphonia. Proffered oral presentation at the 4th World Voice Conference, 6-9 September, South Korea.

Young, S.E., Purcell, A.A., Ballard, K.J., Rickard Liow, S.J., & Da Silva Ramos, S. (2010). Visual and verbal memory abilities of Chinese Singaporean preschoolers with clefts. Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, 16-19 May, Melbourne, Australia.

Young, S.E-L., Purcell, A., Ballard, K., Rickard Liow, S.J., & Ramos, S.D.S (2010). Verbal and Visual Working Memory Abilities of Chinese Singaporean Preschoolers with Nonsyndromic Cleft Lip and/or Palate. Speech Pathology Australia, May, Melbourne.

Faizal, S., Melvin J. Yap, & Rickard Liow, S.J. (2009). Language-Specific Processes in Word Recognition: Shallow vs.  Deep Alphabetic Orthographies. 50th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, 16-19 November, Boston.

Young, S.E., Purcell, A.A., & Ballard, K.J. (2009). Cognitive and language abilities in Chinese Singaporean preschoolers with clefts. Biennial Postgraduate Research Conference, 3-4 November, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Young, S., Purcell, A., Ballard, K.J., Rickard Liow, S.J., &  Ramos, S.D.S. (2009).  Cognitive-Linguistic Characteristics of Chinese Singaporean Preschoolers with Clefts. Paper presented at 11th International Congress on Cleft Lip and Palate and other Cranio-facial Anomalies, 10-13 September, Brazil.

Lee, E.K., Yong, S., & Rickard Liow, S.J. (2009).  Personal Narrative Intervention for Adult AAC Users: Two Case Studies. IASSID 2nd Asia Pacific Regional Congress. Paper presented at 2nd IASSID Asia Pacific Congress, 26-28 June, Singapore Convention Centre.

Ramos, S., Rickard Liow, S.J., & Yap, M.J. (2009).  Factors influencing oral reading and picture naming in acquired dyslexia. Paper presented at 21st Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, 22 June, San Francisco. 

Sze, W.P., & Rickard Liow, S.J. (2008). Cross-Linguistic Transfer of Morphological Awareness to English:  Differences between Malay-L1/English-L2 and Mandarin-L1/English-L2 Bilinguals. Invited Paper for Workshop on Writing Systems, 22 November, University of London.

Rickard Liow, S.J., Yap, M.J., Lee, L.C., & Phan, S.M. (2008). Influence of Lexical-Orthographic Variables in Children's Spelling Skills.  Presented at Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, November, Chicago.

Rickard Liow, S.J., Poon, K-L.K., & Yeong, H-M.S. (2008).  Metalinguistic Footprints in Bilingual Children's Spelling Errors. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Society for Scientific Study of Reading, 9-12 July, North Carolina (US).

Rickard Liow, S.J.,  Yeong, H-M.S., & Tng S.K. (2008).  Working memory and literacy skills in bilingual biscriptals:  Case studies of Mandarin-English speaking children at-risk for dyslexia.  Paper presented at British Dyslexia Association's (BDA) Annual Conference, 26-29 March, Harrogate (UK).

Young, S.E., Purcell, A.A., & Ballard, K.J. (2007). The language phenotype of Singaporean children with clefts. Biennial Postgraduate Research Conference, 1-2 November, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Young, S.E., Purcell, A.A., & Brebner, C. (2007). Screening language difficulties in Singaporean preschoolers with cleft lip and palate. Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, May 27-31, Sydney, Australia.

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