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Department of Cognitive Science

Kelly Rombough

Kelly Rombough

PhD Student

Contact Details

Office : 3.509
Phone : +61 2 9850 2965
Fax : +61 2 9850 6059
email : kelly.rombough@mq.edu.au

External Address

Department of Cognitive Science
Australian Hearing Hub
16 University Avenue
Macquarie University NSW 2109

I also have a profile at the ARC Centre for Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders.

Thesis Details

Investigation of syntactic knowledge in question structures in children with specific language impairment.

  • Scholarship : iMQRES
  • Workload : full time
  • Supervisors : Associate Professor Rosalind Thornton and Professor Stephen Crain

Selected Publications

Periodicals

  • Rombough, K., & Thornton, R. (In Press). Probing morphological, syntactic and pragmatic knowledge through answers to wh-questions in children with SLI. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. doi:10.1080/17549507.2017.1287217
  • Thornton, R., Rombough, K., Martin, J., & Orton, L. (2016). Negative sentences in children with Specific Language Impairment. First Language, 36(3), 228-264. doi:10.1177/0142723716640187
  • Thornton, R., & Rombough, K. (2014). The syntax-PF interface in children's negative sentences. Language Acquisition, 22(2), 132-157. doi:10.1080/10489223.2014.943901

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Rombough, K., & Thornton, R. (2016, November). How children ask questions. Poster session presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, Philadelphia, USA.
  • Rombough, K., & Thornton, R. (2016, June). Answers to wh-questions in children with Specific Language Impairment. Poster session presented at the Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, Perth.
  • Rombough, K. (2015, November). SLI children’s answers to wh-questions. Poster session presented at the 40th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD40), Boston, USA.
  • Rombough, K., & Thornton, R. (2015, November). Answers to wh-questions in children with Specific Language Impairment. Poster session presented at the 5th Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society Conference, Auckland, NZ.
  • Rombough, K. (2015, May). Learning the grammar of questions in typical and SLI development. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Stakeholders' Workshop, Sydney.
  • Rombough, K., & Thornton, R. (2014, November). Negative sentences in children with Specific Language Impairment. Poster session presented at the Boston University Conference on Child Language Development, Boston, USA.
  • Thornton, R., Crain, S., Rombough, K., McKenzie, J., Orton, L., & Malin, S. (2013, June). Children’s acquisition of doesn’t in negative sentences. Paper presented at the Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, Broadbeach.

Further Information

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Contact Details

Telephone: (02) 9850 9599
Fax : (02) 9850 6059
Email : cogsci@mq.edu.au
Web : www.cogsci.mq.edu.au