Dr. Sheila Maria Gough Kenyon

Dr. Sheila Maria Gough Kenyon

20172021

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Biography

Dr Gough Kenyon's research interests are in the broad area of Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology and Education. Before beginning her research career, she was a secondary school teacher. She has received prestigious scholarship funding and has disseminated her research internationally. 

 

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Gough Kenyon, S., Palikara, O, & Lucas, R. (2021). Consistency of Parental and Self-Reported Adolescent Wellbeing: Evidence From Developmental Language Disorder. Frontiers in Psychology, 12 (503), 629577. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.629577

Gough Kenyon, S., Lucas, R., & Palikara, O. (2019). Expectations of the Transition to Secondary School in Children with Developmental Language Disorder and Low Language Ability. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 90(2), 249-265. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjep.12292

Gough Kenyon, S., Palikara, O., & Lucas, R. (2018). Explaining Reading Comprehension in Children with Developmental Language Disorder: The importance of elaborative inferencing. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 61(10), 2517-2531. https://doi.org/10.1044/2018_JSLHR-L-17-0416

Conference Presentations

Gough Kenyon, S., Lucas, R. & Palikara, O., (2021). Consistency of Parental and Self-Reported Adolescent Wellbeing: Evidence From Developmental Language Disorder. Online presentation at the International Developmental Language Disorder Research Conference.

Gough Kenyon, S., Lucas, R. & Palikara, O., (2019). The Transition from Primary School to Secondary School for Children with Developmental Language Disorder: Expectations versus experiences. Oral presentation at the International School Psychology Association annual conference, University of Basel, Switzerland.

Gough Kenyon, S., Palikara, O., & Lucas, R. (2018). Concerns about the Move to Secondary School: Evidence from Children with Developmental Language Disorder. Oral presentation at the ESRC Festival “Moving to secondary school: challenges and opportunities for children with SEND”, University of Roehampton, UK.

Gough, S., Lucas, R. & Palikara, O., (2018). The Relationship Between Well-Being, Emotion Regulation, Emotion Recognition and Sociability in Adolescents with Developmental Language Disorder. Oral presentation at the International Conference on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, Borneo, Malaysia.

Gough, S., Palikara, O., & Lucas, R. (2018). Explaining Reading Comprehension in Children with Developmental Language Disorder: The Importance of Elaborative Inferencing. Oral presentation at the International Conference on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, Borneo, Malaysia.

Gough, S., Lucas, R. & Palikara, O., (2018). Does Developmental Language Disorder or low language ability affect the relative importance of cohesive and elaborative inferencing in reading comprehension? Poster presentation at the Child Language Symposium, London, UK.

Gough, S., Palikara, O., & Lucas, R. (2017). Expectations of the primary-secondary school transition for students with Developmental Language Disorder and their typically developing peers. Oral presentation at the International Conference on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, University of Roehampton, London, UK.

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology and English Literature, BA (Hons), University of Dublin, Trinity College

Professional Diploma in Education, MA, University of Dublin, Trinity College

Psychology, PhD