Chair
Clinical Language, Speech and Hearing Sciences
Endowed by Universiteit Utrecht en de Nederlandse Vereniging voor Logopedie en Foniatrie NVLF
Date of appointment 01.09.2014
Inaugural lecture date 07.09.2015
Profile

Gerrits, PhD, is professor Clinical Language, Speech and Hearing Sciences (profileringshoogleraar) at Utrecht University and  chair of the research group Speech and Language Therapy (lector Logopedie) of HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht. Her research programme focuses on the improvement of language and communication of people with speech and language disorders through innovation of speech and language therapy. There are three main topics of research:

  1. Prevention and language screening
  2. Efficacy of speech and language therapy
  3. eHealth for speech and language therapy

Gerrits is chair of the Institutional Ethical Review Committee of the faculty of Health Care of HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht which reviews all research project proposals that involve human subjects. It ensures that ethical aspects in the conduct of scientific research are warranted and data collection follows the guidelines of Good Clinical Practice. Any project proposal which requires ethical clearance is referred to the METC of UMC Utrecht.

Besides her research activities Gerrits is involved in the bachelor and master teaching programs in Speech and Language Therapy and Clinical Language, Speech and Hearing Sciences in Utrecht. She is lecturer and supervisor of theses in the bachelor and master programs. Main topics of expertise are research methodology, professional and research ethics, evidence-based practice, speech production and speech perception, speech and language therapy in children with language disorders, dyslexia, cochlear implantation.

 Ellen Gerrits is member of the board of the International Association for Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP) and president of the Dutch Association for Voice, Speech and Language Pathology (NVSST).

Involved in the following study programme(s)
Scientific expertise
Taalontwikkelingsstoornissen, dyslexie, logopedie, klinische studies, interventie
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All publications
  2014 - Paper
Bruinsma, Gerda, Wijnen, F.N.K., Leseman, Paul P M & Gerrits, P.A.M. (31.10.2014). Effectieve behandeling van morfosyntaxis bij kleuters met een specifieke taalontwikkelingsstoornis.
  2014 - Poster
Bruinsma, Gerda, Wijnen, F.N.K. & Gerrits, P.A.M. (2014). Effectiveness of speech and language therapy in young children with severe developmental language disorders in different educational settings.
  2010 - Articles
de Bree, E.H., Wijnen, F.N.K. & Gerrits, P.A.M. (01.02.2010). Non-word repetition and literacy in Dutch children at-risk of dyslexia and children with SLI: Results of the follow-up study. Dyslexia, 16 (1), (pp. 36-44) (9 p.).
  2010 - Poster
de Bree, E.H., Kerkhoff, A.O., de Klerk, M.K.A., Gerrits, P.A.M. & Wijnen, F.N.K. (2010). Speech sound discrimination using hybrid visual habituation with multiple speakers.
  2007 - Articles
de Bree, E.H., Rispens, J. & Gerrits, P.A.M. (2007). Non-word repetition in children with (a familial risk of) dyslexia and children with SLI. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 21, (pp. 935-944) (10 p.). niet duidelijk 2007 of 2008. In press!.
  2004 - Articles
van Alphen, P.M., de Bree, E.H., Gerrits, P.A.M., de Jong, J., Wilsenach, A.C. & Wijnen, F.N.K. (2004). Early language development in children with a genetic risk for dyslexia. Dyslexia, 10 (4), (pp. 265-288) (24 p.).
van Alphen, Petra, de Bree, Elise, Gerrits, Ellen, de Jong, Jan, Wilsenach, Carien & Wijnen, Frank (01.11.2004). Early language development in children with a genetic risk of dyslexia. Dyslexia, 10 (4), (pp. 265-288) (24 p.).
  2004 - Articles in volumes / proceedings
de Jong, J., de Bree, E.H., Wilsenach, A.C. & Gerrits, P.A.M. (2004). Dyslexie in relatie tot primaire taalstoornissen. In K.P. Van den Bos & L. Verhoeven (Eds.), Leven met dyslexie Antwerpen/Apeldoorn: Garant.
  2002 - Articles
Gerrits, P.A.M. (24.02.2002). Stappen van pak naar tak. De Volkskrant [online]
  2001 - Articles
Gerrits, P.A.M. (2001). Pet, bed, of qet?. Plein primair, 4 (5).
Gerrits, P.A.M. (01.01.2001). The categorisation of speech sounds by adults and children. Nieuwsbrief / Nederlandse Vereniging voor Stem-, Spraak-, en Taalpathologie, 1 (8).
  2001 - Articles in volumes / proceedings
Schouten, M.E.H., Gerrits, P.A.M. & van Hessen, A.J. (2001). The end of categorical perception as we know it. In R. Smits, J. Kingston, M.N. Terrance & R. Zondervan (Eds.), Proceedings of the workshop on Speech Recognition as Pattern Classification (pp. 37-42) (6 p.). Nijmegen: Max Planck Institut für Psycholinguistik.
  2001 - Doctoral thesis 1 (Research UU / Graduation UU)
Gerrits, P.A.M. (23.02.2001). The categorisation of speech sounds by adults and children. (132 p.).
  1999 - Book parts / chapters
Peeters, W.J.M., Gerrits, P.A.M. & Elsendoorn, B.A.G. (1999). Durations and Formants Frequencies of Diphthongs by Hearing and Deaf Speakers. In B. Maassen & P. Groenen (Eds.), Pathologies of Speech and Language. Advances in Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics (pp. 162-168) (7 p.). London: Whurr Publishers.
Peeters, W.J.M., Gerrits, P.A.M. & Elsendoorn, B.A.G. (1999). Listener Judgements of Diphthongs by Hearing and Deaf Speakers. In B. Maassen & P. Groenen (Eds.), Pathologies of Speech and Language. Advances in Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics (pp. 169-177) (9 p.). London: Whurr Publishers.
  1999 - Articles
Gerrits, P.A.M., Elsendoorn, B.A.G. & Peeters, W.J.M. (1999). Diftongen van dove en horende sprekers: Produktie en perceptieve beoordeling. Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie, 8 (1), (pp. 24-47) (24 p.).
  1998 - Book parts / chapters
Gerrits, P.A.M. & Schouten, M.E.H. (1998). Categorical perception of vowels. Proceedings of the International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Sydney (cd rom) (pp. 2279-2282) (4 p.). Rundle Mall: Causal productions, South Australia, 30 November- 4 December, 4 pag..
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Additional functions and activities
  • Board member IALP International Association for Logopedics and Phoniatrics
  • President NVSST Dutch Association for Voice, Speech and Language pathology
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