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    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

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Dr. Lynda Kennedy is a lecturer and researcher in Speech and Language Therapy in the School of Health Sciences and a member of the Modern Languages and Linguistics research unit at Ulster. She obtained her PhD from Ulster University in 2017 titled 'Broca's aphasia: Syntax and beyond'. Lynda's research interests include experimental and clinical linguistics more generally. In particular, her research to date has focussed on sentence comprehension in aphasia and typical child language development and multilingualism.

She is a core member of the Ulster Centre on Multilingualism (UCoM) and a co-investigator on the affiliated project 'Language Made Fun' developed to support the English Language Development of migrant and refugee children in association Barnardos' NI Children's Charity and funded by the Big Lottery Fund. 

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Secretary of the Acquired Communication CEN NI

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Research Output 2015 2019

  • 1 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 2 Article
1 Citation (Scopus)

Beyond the scope of acquisition: A novel perspective on the isomorphism effect from Broca's aphasia

Kennedy, L., Romoli, J., Tieu, L., Moscati, V. & Raffaella, F., 3 Apr 2019, In : Language Acquisition. 26, 2, p. 144-152 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

speech disorder

Language Made Fun: Supporting EAL students in primary education

Kane, F., Kennedy, L., Sevdali, C., Raffaella, F. & Rhys, C., 6 Mar 2019, Teanga: Special Edition: Multilingualism in the Early Years. Special Issue ed. Vol. 10. p. 113-125 (Special edition 10 Multilingualism in the Early Years; vol. 10).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
primary education

Testing theories of temporal inferences: Evidence from child language

Cremers, A., Kane, F., Tieu, L., Kennedy, L., Raffaella, F. & Romoli, J., 31 Dec 2018, In : Glossa . 3, 1, p. 1-21 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
language acquisition

Scalar implicatures vs. Presuppositions: the view from Broca’s aphasia

Kennedy, L., Bill, C., Schwarz, F., Folli, R. & Romoli, J., 5 Oct 2015, NELS 45: Proceedings of the forty-fith annual meeting of the North-East Linguistics Society. Bui, T. & Özyıldız, D. (eds.). Vol. 2. p. 97-110 14 p.

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Open Access