Dr. Osborn's research focus involves children with language and learning problems. Her current research interests include evaluating the effectiveness of providing oral narrative intervention to school-age children to children at risk for language-learning problems. Dr. Osborn has presented her research at national conferences including the Symposium for Research in Child Language Disorders and the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention.
Dr. Osborn is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist. She has worked in the public schools as well as a hospital setting. Currently, she supervises a clinical intervention program with pre-school and school-age populations at risk for language and learning problems.
CDIS 308 Language Disorders
CDIS 622 Language and Learning Evaluation Team
CDIS 623 Assessment of Language Disorders in Children
CDIS 643 Supervision of Clinical Practicum: School-Age and Adolescent Language Disorders
Osborn, L. (2015) Implementing a Systematic Oral Narrative Intervention Program. Technical presentation delivered at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Denver, CO.
Conboy, B., Chavez, N., Grasso, S., Osborn, L. (2014). Input characteristics and language development in English-Spanish dual language-learning toddlers. Poster presented at the Interventional Conference for the Study of Child Language, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Conboy, B., Chavez, N., Grasso, S., Osborn, L. (2014). Language input and language use in 2-year-old English-Spanish bilingual children. Poster presented at the Interventional Conference for Infant Studies, Berlin, Germany.
Chavez, N., Conboy, B., Grasso, S., Osborn, L. (2014) Is language mixing in the input to 2-year-old bilingual children associated with vocabulary and grammatical development?" Technical presentation at the California Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Monterey, CA.
Grasso, S., Mora, L., Conboy, B., Osborn, L. (2012). Language Growth in English-Spanish Bilingual 2-Year-Old Children. Poster presented at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Atlanta, GA.
Conboy, B., Grasso, S. and Osborn, L. (2012) Lexical and Grammatical Complexity in Two-Year-Old English-Spanish Bilingual Children. Poster presentation at the International Conference on Bilingual and Multilingual Interaction. Wales, United Kingdom.
O'Kane, L., Groher, M.E., Silva, K. and Osborn, L. (2010). Normal swallowing force using surface electromyography. Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology, 119, 398-401.
Cook, R. and Osborn, L. (2010). Evaluation of Written Narrative Complexity in Children with Language Impairment. Poster presentation at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA.
Willis, B. and Osborn, L. (2009). "Analysis of Specific Word Finding Errors in Children with Dyslexia." Poster to be presented at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, New Orleans, LA.
Osborn, L. and Willis, B. (2009). "Word-Finding Errors in Children with Dyslexia." Poster presentation at the Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
American Speech-Language Hearing Association
Special Interest Division 1: Language and Learning Disorders
International Dyslexia Association
Inland Empire Branch Affiliate