Dr Kathy-Ann DRAYTON

Lecturer - Speech-Language Pathology and Linguistics Undergraduate Coordinator

KDrayton

UWI Scholar

Office

Room 309, 3rd Floor West, School of Humanities
Faculty of Humanities and Education
The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Phone: (868) 662-2002, Ext. 83037
E-mail: Kathy-Ann.Drayton@sta.uwi.edu


Education

• PhD Linguistics, UWI
• MSc Speech-Language Pathology, Northeastern
• BA History and Linguistics, UWI


Research Interests

• Pragmatics
• Clinical Linguistics
• Speech-Language Pathology
• Literacy for Special Needs Learners


Current Courses

LING 6804 Language Acquisition in Creole Contexts

SPLP 6005 Diagnostic Methods in Speech-Language Pathology

SPLP 6012 Aural Rehabilitation

SPLP 6016 Articulation and Phonological Disorders

MDSC 2003: Clinical Management

Recent Publications

• Gooden, Shelome and Kathy-Ann Drayton. "The Caribbean: Jamaica and Trinidad." Listening to the Past: Audio Records of Accents of English (Studies in English Language). Ed. R. Hickey. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. pp 414-442 doi:10.1017/9781107279865

• Molrine, Charlotte and Kathy-Ann Drayton. “International Clinical Standards and Cultural Practices in Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Education: A Model from Trinidad and Tobago.” SIG 17 Perspectives on Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders. Baltimore, MD: American Speech-Language Hearing Association. May 2013. pp. 14-21.

• Drayton, Kathy-Ann. “How yuh make a story: narrative development in young Trinidadian children.” First They Must Be Children: The Child and the Caribbean Imagination. Eds. Giselle Rampaul and Geraldine Skeete. Kingston: UWI Press, 2012. pp. 136-154.

• Drayton, Kathy-Ann, Shelome Gooden and Mary E. Beckman. Tone inventories and tune-text alignments: Prosodic variation in ‘hybrid’ prosodic systems. In Language Change in Contact Languages: Grammatical and prosodic considerations [BCT 36]. Eds. J. Clancy Clements and Shelome Gooden. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing, 2011. pp. 137-66.

• Youssef, Valerie and Kathy-Ann Drayton. Issues in Language and Literacy Revisited. Conference Proceedings of the 13th Biennial Conference of the UWI Schools of Education, St. Augustine, 2008.