University of Delaware
STAR Campus 540 South College Ave
Newark, DE 19713
Child language development, bilingualism
Aquiles Iglesias, Ph.D. (University of Iowa) is the Founding Director and Chair of the Speech-Language Pathology program at the University of Delaware. Prior to joining the University of Delaware, Dr. Iglesias served as chair of the Temple University Communication Sciences Department for 12 years and Dean of the Graduate School from 2002-2008. In addition, he served as associate director of the National Center on Education in the Inner Cities and the Laboratory for Student Success, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Educational Laboratory. Dr. Iglesias is a nationally recognized expert in language acquisition in bilingual (Spanish/English) children. He is the author of over 65 research articles and over 175 national and international presentations. In addition, he has developed three widely used language development tests (SALT 2014, CPAC-S, BESA). He is presently involved in an IES funded project designed to develop a computerized language assessment of 3-5 year old English and Spanish-speaking children. In 2009, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association awarded Dr. Iglesias "Honors," the highest award of the association.
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