Professor France Weill is an assistant professor in the Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology. She earned her B.S. from Queens College/CUNY and M.S. from Teachers College, Columbia University. Professor Weill is presently completing her Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing Sciences at Seton Hall University, where her dissertation topic involves researching the role of verbal working memory in new word learning in toddlers 24 to 30 months old. Other research interests include language learning & auditory processing, cognition, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and the use of counseling in clinical practice. Her major teaching responsibilities are articulation/phonology, psycholinguistics, and autism. Professor Weill has presented several papers at ASHA. She practiced as a Speech Language Pathologist in Israel for 5 years, and served as the director of the Neve Yerushalayim Speech and Language Clinic. She has run an active private practice in Riverdale, NY, and currently maintains a private practice in Teaneck NJ. Professor Weill is fluent in Hebrew and in French. She is a member of ASHA, of ISHLA (Israeli Speech, Hearing and Language Association) and of IASCL (International Association for the Study of Child Language).