Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals

Korat, O., Graitzer, Z., & Altman. C. (2019). Contribution of reading an e-book with a dictionary to word learning: Comparison between kindergarteners with and without SLI. Journal of Communication Disorders.

Fichman, S., & Altman, C. (2019). Referential cohesion in the narratives of bilingual and monolingual children with typically developing language and with SLI. Journal of Speech, Hearing and Language Research, 62(1), 123-142.

 

Altman, C., Goldstein, T. & Armon-Lotem, Sh. (2018). Vocabulary, metalinguistic awareness and language dominance among bilingual preschool children. Frontiers in psychology, 9, 1953.

 

Lifshitz, H., Shnitzer, Sh., Verkuilen, J & Altman, C. (2018). Crystallized and fluid intelligence of university students with intellectual disability who are fully integrated versus those who studied in adapted enrichment courses. PloS one, 13(4), e0193351.

 

Raichlin, R., Walters, J. & Altman, C. (2018). Some wheres and whys in bilingual codeswitching: Directionality, motivation and locus of codeswitching in Russian-Hebrew bilingual children. International Journal of Bilingualism, 13(1), 91-109.

 

Altman, C., Goldstein, T., & Armon-Lotem, S. (2017). Quantitative and qualitative differences in the lexical knowledge of monolingual and bilingual children. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 31,11-12, 931-954. 

 

Fichman, S., Altman, C., Voloskovich, A., Armon-Lotem, S., & Walters, J. (2017). Story grammar elements and causal relations in the narratives of Russian-Hebrew bilingual children with SLI and typical language development. Journal of Communication Disorders, 69, 72-93.

 

Altman, C., Armon-Lotem, Sh., Fichman, S. & Walters, J. (2016). Macrostructure, microstructure and mental state terms in the narratives of English-Hebrew bilingual preschool children with and without SLI. Applied Psycholinguistics 37(1), 165-193. 

 

Neumann, Y., Walters, J., & Altman, C. (2016). Codeswitching and discourse markers in the narratives of a bilingual speaker with aphasia. Aphasiology, 31(2), 221-240.

 

Altman, C. (2015). Two measures of bilingualism in the memories of immigrants and indigenous minorities: Crossover memories and codeswitching. Journal of psycholinguistic research, 44(2), 187-200.‏

 

Altman, C., Burstein-Feldman, Zh., Yitzhaki, D., Armon-Lotem, Sh., & Walters, J. (2014). Family language policies, reported language use and proficiency in Russian-Hebrew bilingual children in Israel. Journal of Multilingual and

Multicultural Development, 35(3), 216-234.    

Altman, C., Goral, M. & Levy, E. (2012). Integrated narrative analysis in multilingual aphasia: The relationship among narrative structure, grammaticality and fluency. Aphasiology, 26 (8), 1029-1052

Armon-Lotem, Sh., Gagarina, N., Altman, C., Burstein-Feldman, Zh., Gordishevsky, G., Gupol, O. & J. Walters. (2008). Language acquisition as a window to social integration among Russian language minority children in Israel. Israel Studies in Language and Society, 1, 155-177. 

Chapters in Books

Armon-Lotem, S & Altman, C. (2019). Bilingualism. M. J. Ball & J. S. Damico (eds.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. 

Walters, J., Armon-Lotem, Sh., Altman, C., Topaj, N. & Gagarina, N. Language Proficiency and Social Identity in Russian-Hebrew and Russian-German Preschool Children (2014). The challenges of Diaspora Migration: Interdisciplinary perspectives on Israel and Germany. In Silbereisen, R.K., Titzmann, P.F. & Shavit, Y. (eds.), The Challenges of Diaspora Migration: Interdisciplinary perspectives on Israel and Germany (pp. 45-62). Ashgate Publishing Ltd.

Gagarina, N., Armon-Lotem, Sh., Altman, C., Burstein-Feldman, Zh., Klassert, A., Topaj, N., Golcher, F., & Walters, J. (2014). Age, input quantity and their effect on linguistic performance in the home and societal language among Russian-German and Russian-Hebrew preschool children. In Silbereisen, R.K., Titzmann, P.F. & Shavit, Y. (eds.), The Challenges of Diaspora Migration: Interdisciplinary perspectives on Israel and Germany (pp. 63-82). Ashgate Publishing Ltd.

 

Armon-Lotem, Sh., Joffe, S., Oz-Abutbul, H., Altman, C., Walters, J. (2014). Ethno-linguistic identity, language exposure and language acquisition in bilingual preschool children from English and Russian- speaking backgrounds. In Theresa Gruter & Johanne Paradis (Eds.). Input and Experience in Bilingual Development. TILAR Series, John Benjamins.

 

Armon-Lotem, S., Altman, C. Burstein-Feldman, Zh., & J. Walters. (2013). Sociolinguistic aspects of the language of immigrant children. Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics. Leiden: Brill..


Yizhaki, D., Altman, C., Feldman-Burstein, Zh., Cohen, L. & Walters, J. (2013). Indigenous and immigrant identities in multilingual Israel: Insights from focus groups and discourse analysis. In Du Bois, I. & Baumgartner, N. (eds) Multilingual identities: New global perspectives on immigrant discourse. Frankfurt/New York: Peter Lang Publishing Inc. (pp. 137-172).

Altman, C., Gil, M., & Walters, J. (2012). Language choice in bilingual aphasia- Memory and Emotions. In M. Gitterman, M. Goral, M. & Obler, L.K. (eds.) Aspects of Multilingual Aphasia. (pp. 171-186)  Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Altman, C., Schrauf, R. & Walters, J. (2012). Crossovers and codeswitching in the investigation of immigrant autobiographical memory. In L. Isurin & J. Altarriba (eds.), Memory, language, and bilingualism: Theoretical and applied approaches. (pp. 211-235) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Selected Recent Papers Presented at Scientific Conferences

Altman, C., & Fichman, S. (2019). Our story so far: Narrative abilities in bilingual children with typical development and with DLD. EUCLADIS, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Fichman S., Walters J., Melamed, R. & Altman, C. (2019). Reference to characters in narratives of Russian-Hebrew bilingual children with typical language development and Developmental Language Disorder (DLD): Case, definiteness, and syntactic position. Hadassah Conference in Communication Disorders in Multilingual and Multicultural Populations, Jerusalem, Israel.


Altman, C. & Armon-Lotem, S. (2019). How well do you know your letters? An investigation of the impact of bilingualism and SES on literacy. Literacy & Writing Systems, ISF Workshop, University of Haifa, Israel. 


Altman, C., Lipner, M., Ahituv-Shlomo, P., Walters, J., Restrepo, M.A., & Armon-Lotem, S. (2019). Impact of Bilingual Narrative Intervention (BINARI) on vocabulary size and narrative ability of bilingual preschool children. Israeli Speech Hearing Language Association (ISHLA), Tel-Aviv, Israel. (In Hebrew).


Altman, C. (2019). Bilingualism in the classroom and beyond. Keynote speaker at the 40th Annual Conference of English Teacher’s Association in Israel. Ramat Rachel, Israel.


Burstein-Feldman Zh., Goldfrad K., & Altman C. (2019). Multiculturalism and Multilingualism on Campus. Language, Identity and Education in Multilingual Contexts (LIEMC19). York, England. 
Altman C.. Family language policy, reported language use ethnolinguistic identity and measured proficiency. Linguistic Colloquium, Bar Ilan University. January, 2018.


Altman, C., Burnstein, Zh.. & Goldfarb, K. 2018. Multilingualism and multiculturalism on campus. Scientific and societal contributions of research in multilingual and multicultural communities. Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel.
 

Altman, C.2018. So what is the story so far? Narrative analysis in bilingual children with and without DLD. TED Talk at the School of Education Conference. Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel.


Nissim, Sh., Tal, D., Altman, C. & Lifshitz, H. 2018. Microstructure and macrostructure in the discourse of adults with intellectual disability & educational implications. Intellectual Disability Conference. Bar Ilan University. Ramat Gan.
 

Altman, C., Lipner, M., Armon-Lotem, S., & Restrepo, L. 2018. Vocabulary and narrative skills following Bilingual Narrative Intervention (BINARI). American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Boston.

Fichman, S., Altman, C., & Walters, J. (2017, January). Story grammar elements and causal relations in the narratives of bilingual preschool children with and without SLI. Israeli Speech Hearing Language Association (ISHLA), Jerusalem, Israel.


Armon-Lotem, S., Altman, C., Harel, E, & Joffe, S. Challenges for using CELF-Preschool-2 for Heritage English as a minority language in Israel. ISB11, Limirick, June 2017.


Fichman, S., Altman, C., Armon-Lotem, S. & Walters, J. Story grammar elements and causal relations in the narratives of Russian-Hebrew bilingual children with SLI and Typical Language Development. ISB11, Limirick, June 2017
 

Goldstein, T., Altman, C. & Armon-Lotem, S. Vocabulary and Meta-linguistic Awareness in Monolingual and Bilingual pre-school children. ISB11, Limirick, June 2017.


Fichman, S., Altman, C., Armon-Lotem, S. & Walters, J. Story grammar elements and causal relations in the narratives of Russian-Hebrew bilingual children with SLI and Typical Language Development. IASCL 31, Lyon, July.


Altman, C., Harel, E., Meir, N., Iluz-Cohen, P., Walters, J. & Armon-Lotem, S. Using bilingual norms with monolingual screening tools- Goralnik. Israeli Speech Hearing Language Association (ISHLA). Jerusalem. February, 2016.


Walters, J., & Altman, C. Codeswitching and Discourse Markers as means to compensate for Impairment of Fluency in Bilinguals with Aphasia and Schizophrenia. Gonda Medical School Talk. March, 2016.


Altman, C., Armon-Lotem, Sh., Fichman, S., & Walters, J. (February 2015). Macrostructure, microstructure and mental state elements in the narratives of bilingual preschool children with and without SLI. Israeli Speech Hearing Language Association (ISHLA). Tel Aviv. 


Fichman S., Altman C., Armon-Lotem, Sh., & J. Walters. (September 2014). Ethnolinguistic identity in two immigrant groups in Israel. Paper presented at the international conference on Language Policy and Language Conflicts in the Contemporary  World, Moscow, Russia. 


Neumann-Werth, Y., Altman, C., Walters, J., Barroso-Walker, S., Rodriguez, J., & Gil, M. (November 2014). A case study of codeswitching and discourse markers in bilingual aphasia. Poster session at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Orlando, Florida.

 
 

Contact me:

+972-35318046carmit.altman@biu.ac.il

Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900