Speech Communication Arts and Sciences
Location: 4433 Boylan Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x3071
Baila Epstein is assistant professor in the Speech Communication Arts and Sciences Department. Her primary research interest is language and cognition in children with specific language impairment (SLI) and in children with typical language development. She is director of the Child Language and Cognition Laboratory at Brooklyn College, where she uses behavioral methods of assessment to elucidate SLI. She is currently collaborating with researchers from the Developmental Neurolinguistics Laboratory at the CUNY Graduate Center, where she uses electrophysiological methods to examine the brain processes underlying normal and disordered language. In addition, she provides speech-language evaluations and treatment to school-age children through the New York City Department of Education, specializing in the treatment of children with language-based learning disabilities.