Jean F. Rivera Perez

Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences & Disorders
Miller Speech & Hearing Clinic 125

j.riveraperez@tcu.edu | 817-257-4075

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Education

Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
MS, Universidad del Turabo, Puerto Rico
BA, Universidad de Puerto Rico Humacao, Puerto Rico

Courses Taught

Multicultural Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Speech, Language, and Cognition in Bilinguals
Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism

Areas of Focus

Using Multimedia to Promote English/Spanish Vocabulary to English Learners
Vocabulary intervention for English learners
Second language acquisition
Speech-language service delivery in a multicultural population

Rivera Pérez, J. F., Creaghead, N. A., Washington, K., Guo, Y., Raisor-Becker, L., & Combs, S. (2019). Using Audio Prompting to Assist Monolingual Speech-Language Pathologists to Teach English–Spanish Vocabulary to English Learners. Communication Disorders Quarterly.

 

Lowell, S. Y., Vigil, D. C., Abdelaziz, M., Edmonds, K., Goel-Sakhalkar, P., Guiberson, M., … & Rivera Perez, J. F. (2018). Pathways to cultural competence: Diversity backgrounds and their influence on career path and clinical care. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 3(14), 30-39.

 

Rivera Perez, J.F., Combs S., (2013). Supporting English and Spanish Vocabulary in English Language Learners. eHearsay, 2 (2),117-126.

Rivera-Perez J.F., Rivera Campos A. (2018, November). Perspectives of Multiple Minorities Identities in Communication Sciences & Disorders (Poster). Presented at American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Boston, MA, USA.

Ramkissoon I., Abdelaziz M., Edmonds K., Goel P, Guiberson M., Hamilton A., Hung P.F., Lee-Wilkerson, D., Lowell S., Miller C., Rivera Perez, J., Scott D., & Vigil, D. (November 2018). Building a resume that tells YOUR story (1-hour seminar). American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Boston, MA. Authors listed alphabetically after first author.

Rivera-Perez J.F., Creaghead N.A. (2018, April). Weekly Changes in Vocabulary Growth When Using Supplemental Spanish With Audio Prompting for English Learner (Poster). National Black Association of Speech Language and Hearing, Washington DC, USA.

Rivera-Perez J.F., Creaghead N.A. (2017, November). Weekly Changes in Vocabulary Growth When Using Supplemental Spanish With Text-To-Speech for English Language Learners (Poster). Presented at American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Rivera-Perez J.F., Creaghead N.A., Guo, Y., Raisor-Becker, L., Combs, S. (2015, November). The Use of Text-to-Speech to Promote Expressive Vocabulary in Two Languages for English Language Learners. Conference Presentation (1-hour seminar). Presented at American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Denver, CO, USA.

Rivera-Perez J.F., Raisor-Becker, L., Creaghead N.A. (2015, November). The Effects of English Language Learners’ Shyness/Anxiety in Bilingual Vocabulary Intervention (Poster). Presented at American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Denver, CO, USA.

Rivera-Perez, J. F. Combs S.G. (2013, November). Using Shared Reading to Promote English & Spanish Vocabulary in Young English-Language Learners. Poster Presentation. Presented at American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention. Chicago, IL.

Rivera-Perez, J. F. Combs S. Vocabulary Acquisition of English Language Learners (2013, March) Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association Conference. Columbus, Ohio: USA.

Bartley C., Moyer J., Ringel L., Rivera-Perez J., Creaghead N., (2015, April). Language Profile of Immigrant Hispanic Children in Cincinnati. PRaISE Preview Conference. Cincinnati, Ohio: USA.

American Speech-Language and Hearing Association

ASHA CCC-SLP
Texas License – SLP

Member of the Multicultural Issues Board (MIB) 2018 – 2020, American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.