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Research Positions

2021-current, New York University Medical Center, Flinker Speech Electrocorticography Lab, Postdoctoral Research Fellow

  • Neural underpinnings of sensorimotor adaptation and response to biofeedback

2013-2021, New York University Biofeedback Intervention Technology for Speech Lab, Clinical Supervisor and Research Assistant

  • Sensorimotor skill in children and adolescents with typical development and with speech sound disorders
  • Ultrasound and acoustic biofeedback treatment for persistent speech sound disorder in children and adolescent populations
  • Establishing a metric of ultrasound-based tongue shape complexity
  • Developing and piloting an iOS app for biofeedback treatment delivery. See the speech treatment app that our lab is developing, including a newly released video tutorial.

2016-2020, New York University Acoustic Phonetics and Perception Lab, Research Assistant

  • Training perception and production of a non-native vowel contrast using a distributional learning paradigm

2018-2019, Research Foundation of the City University of New York Speech Production, Acoustics, and Perception Laboratory, Research Assistant

  • Ultrasound biofeedback treatment for persistent /r/ sound distortions in children and adolescent populations

2008-2009, University of Texas Language Learning and Bilingualism Lab, Post-baccalaureate Research Assistant

Publications

Kabakoff, H., Harel, D., Tiede, M., Whalen, D.H., & McAllister, T. (2021). Extending ultrasound tongue shape complexity measures to speech development and disorders. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 64(7), 2557-2574. https://doi.org/10.1044/2021_JSLHR-20-00537.

Kabakoff, H., Kharlamenko, J., Levy, E.S., & Levi, S.V. (2021). Differences in perceptual assimilation following training. JASA Express Letters, 4(1), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0003863.

Gritsyk, O., Kabakoff, H., Li, J.J., Ayala, S., Shiller, D.M. & McAllister, T. (2021). Toward an index of oral somatosensory acuity: Comparison of three measures in adults. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1044/2021_PERSP-20-00218.

Cialdella, L., Kabakoff, H., Preston, J.L., Dugan, S.H., Spencer, S., Boyce, S., Tiede, M., Whalen, D.H., & McAllister, T. (2021). Auditory-perceptual acuity in rhotic misarticulation: baseline characteristics and treatment response. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 35(1), 19-42. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699206.2020.1739749.

Kabakoff, H., Go, G., and Levi, S.V. (2020). Training a non-native vowel contrast with a distributional learning paradigm results in improved perception and production. Journal of Phonetics, 78, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wocn.2019.100940.

Campbell, H., & McAllister Byun, T. (2018). Deriving individualized /r/ targets from the acoustics of children’s non-rhotic vowels. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 32(1), 70-87. http://doi.org/10.1080/02699206.2017.1330898.

Campbell, H., Harel, D., Hitchcock, E., & McAllister Byun, T. (2017). Selecting an acoustic correlate for automated measurement of American English rhotic production in children. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology [special issue: Bringing Advanced Speech Processing Technology to the Clinical Management of Speech Disorders], 20(6), 635-643. http://doi.org/10.1080/17549507.2017.1359334.

McAllister Byun, T., Campbell, H., Carey, H., Liang, W., Park, T.H., & Svirsky, M. (2017). Enhancing intervention for residual rhotic errors via app-delivered biofeedback: A case study. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60(6S), 1810-1817. https://doi.org/10.1044/2017_JSLHR-S-16-0248.

McAllister Byun, T., & Campbell, H. (2016). Differential effects of visual-acoustic biofeedback intervention for residual speech errors. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience [special issue: Technology & Communication Deficits: Latest Advancements in Diagnosis and Rehabilitation], 10(567), 1-17. http://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2016.00567.

Complete List of Published Work in MyBibliography and Google Scholar.

Published Abstracts

Gritsyk, O., Kabakoff, H., Li, J.J., Ayala, S., Shiller, D. & McAllister, T. (2020). Establishing an index of somatosensory acuity:  comparison of three measures in adults. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 148(4), 2811. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.5147835

Kabakoff, H., Feeny, G.T., Tiede, M., Preston, J.L., & McAllister, T. (2019). Detecting changes in lingual differentiation over the course of speech sound intervention. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 145(3), 1796-1796. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.5101573.

Kharlamenko, J., Kabakoff, H., Levy, E., & Levi, S.V. (2019). Changes to perceptual assimilation following training. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 145(3), 1827-1827. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.5101678.

Campbell, H., Cialdella, L., & McAllister, T. (2018). Perception-production relations in residual speech errors before and after biofeedback training. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 144(3), 1966. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.5068591.

Campbell, H., Harel, D., Hitchcock, E., & McAllister Byun, T. (2017). Selecting an acoustic correlate for automated measurement of /r/ production in children. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 141, 3572. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.4987592.

Presentations

Eads, A., Kabakoff, H., Boyce, S., Preston, J.L., Whalen, D.H., McAllister, T. (November 18, 2021). Stimulability as a predictor of treatment response in an ultrasound biofeedback study of rhotic misarticulation. Poster to be presented at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention. Washington, D.C.

Eads, A., Kabakoff, H., Boyce, S., Preston, J.L., Whalen, D.H., McAllister, T. (June 18, 2021). Stimulability as a predictor of treatment response in an ultrasound biofeedback study of rhotic misarticulation. Poster presented at the Boston Speech Motor Control Symposium. Online.

Kabakoff, H., Feeny, G.T., Harel, D., Tiede, M., Preston, J.L., Whalen, D.H., & McAllister T. (December 15, 2020). Characterizing sensorimotor profiles in children with residual speech errors. Poster presented at the 12th International Seminar on Speech Production. Online. [video]

Kabakoff, H., Gritsyk, O., Li, J.J., Ayala, S., Hitchcock, E.R., Preston, J.L., Harel, D., Shiller, D.M., McAllister, T. (December 15, 2020). Tracking development of somatosensory acuity: Age-based comparison of three measures. Poster presented at the 12th International Seminar on Speech Production. Online. [video]

Gritsyk, O., Kabakoff, H., Li, J.J., Ayala, S., Shiller, D. & McAllister, T. (December 11, 2020). Establishing an index of somatosensory acuity:  comparison of three measures in adults. Poster presented at the 179th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Online.

Kabakoff, H., McAllister, T., Whalen, D.H., Tiede, M. (October 22, 2020). Improving children’s ultrasound-based tongue complexity measures by quantifying midsagittal alignment. Talk presented at UltraFest IX. Online.

Feeny, G.T., Kabakoff, H., Phillips, E., Tiede, M., Preston, J.L. & McAllister, T. (June 21, 2019). Longitudinal emergence of perception, production, and motor skills in preschoolers. Poster presented at the Boston Speech Motor Control Symposium. Boston, MA.

Feeny, G.T., Kabakoff, H., Phillips, E., Tiede, M., Preston, J.L., & McAllister, T. (June 15, 2019). Motor and perceptual precursors of speech production: A longitudinal study. Talk presented at the International Child Phonology Conference. Montreál, Québec, Canada.

Kabakoff, H., Feeny, G.T., Tiede, M., Preston, J.L. & McAllister, T. (May 15, 2019). Detecting changes in lingual differentiation over the course of speech sound intervention. Poster presented at the 177th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Louisville, KY.

Kharlamenko, J., Kabakoff, H., Levy, E.S., & Levi, S.V. (May 15, 2019). Changes to perceptual assimilation following training. Poster presented at the 177th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Louisville, KY.

Cialdella, L., Kabakoff, H., Preminger, K., & McAllister, T. (November 16, 2018). Perceptual characteristics of children with rhotic misarticulation. Poster presented at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention. Boston, Massachusetts.

Kabakoff, H., McAllister, T., Preston, J.L., Tiede, M., & Whalen, D. (November 15, 2018). Identifying individualized sensorimotor predictors of response to ultrasound treatment. Poster presented at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention. Boston, Massachusetts.

Campbell, H., Cialdella, L., & McAllister, T. (November 9, 2018). Perception-production relations in residual speech errors before and after biofeedback training. Poster presented at the 176th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Victoria, BC, Canada.

McCabe, C., Campbell, H., Harel, D., & McAllister, T. (June 20, 2018). Clinical evidence for the representational status of American English rhotic allophones. Poster presented at LabPhon16. Lisbon, Portugal.

Go, G., Campbell, H., & Levi, S.V. (May 10, 2018). The effect of distributional training on the production of non-native vowel contrasts. Poster presented at the 175th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Campbell, H., Go, G., and Levi, S.V. (February 24, 2018). A perceptual learning paradigm to support production of a non-native vowel contrast. Poster presented at the Conference on Motor Speech. Savannah, GA.

Campbell, H., Whalen, D.H., and McAllister, T. (February 22, 2018). Extending lingual complexity measures to speech development and disorders. Poster presented at the Conference on Motor Speech. Savannah, GA.

Campbell, H., McAllister, T., & Whalen, D.H. (September 15-17, 2017). Quantifying complexity of children’s tongue contours using ultrasound imaging. Poster presented at the “Workshop on Speech Disorders” at the Annual Meeting on Phonology. New York, NY.

Campbell, H., Harel, D., Hitchcock, E., & McAllister Byun, T. (June 26, 2017). Selecting an acoustic correlate for automated measurement of /r/ production in children. Talk presented at the special session “Acoustics Outreach to Budding Scientists: Planting Seeds for Future Clinical and Physiological Collaborations” at the 173rd meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Boston, MA.

Campbell, H., & McAllister Byun, T. (June 1, 2017). Selecting a metric for quantifying preschoolers’ tongue shape complexity using ultrasound imaging. Talk presented at the International Child Phonology Conference. Washington, D.C.

Campbell, H., & McAllister Byun, T. (April 21, 2017). App-Delivered Biofeedback for Speech Intervention: Pilot Testing and Development. Poster presented at the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention. Saratoga Springs, NY.

Poster Presentation 2015Campbell, H., & McAllister Byun, T. (March 31, 2017). Selecting a metric for quantifying preschoolers’ tongue shape complexity using ultrasound imaging. Poster presented at the Boston Speech Motor Control Mini-Symposium. Boston, MA.

McAllister Byun, T., & Campbell, H. (November 18, 2016). Visual-Acoustic Biofeedback for Residual /r/ Errors: Synthesis of Research & Implications for Practice. Talk presented at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention. Philadelphia, PA.

McAllister Byun, T., Campbell, H., Carey, H., Forsyth, J., Liang, W., Park, T., Sanders, T., Steklov, N. & Svirsky, M. (March 3, 2016). Enhancing speech intervention through app-delivered biofeedback: Pilot testingTalk presented at the at the special session “Cutting-edge technology for speech rehabilitation” at the Motor Speech Conference. Newport Beach, CA.

ASHAboliviagroupcompressCampbell, H., & McAllister Byun, T. (November 12, 2015). Individualized targets for acoustic biofeedback to treat residual /r/ errors. Poster presented at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention. Denver, CO.

Crowley, C., Baigorri, M., Gold, D., Henry, A., Inniss, M., Torres, J., Campbell, H., et al. (November 19, 2010). Developing sustainability through student clinical experiences: five years in Bolivia. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.