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Jonathan Preston, PhD, CCC-SLP
Jonathan Preston.
Haskins Laboratories
300 George Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Haskins Phone: (203) 865-6163, x247
Yale Phone: (203) 764-9353
Haskins Fax: (203) 865-8963

Regular Days at Haskins: Monday and Friday

Senior Scientist, Haskins Laboratories
Assistant Professor, Communication Disorders, Southern Connecticut State University

Jonathan Preston is a licensed speech-language pathologist and a researcher in childhood speech/language development and disorders


Ph.D. 2008 Syracuse University, in Speech-Language Pathology

Research interests: speech sound disorders in children, speech and language development, relationships between speech, language and literacy.

Peer Reviewed Publications:

Preston, J.L., Brick, N. & Landi, N. (in press). Ultrasound biofeedback treatment for persisting chilhood apraxia of speech. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.


Koenig, L., Shadle, C., Preston, J.L., Mooshammer, T. (2013). Towards improved spectral measures of /s/: Results from adolescents. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 56(4), 1175-1189.


Preston, J.L., Hull, M., Edwards, M.L., (2013). Preschool Speech Error Patterns Predict Articulation and Phonological Awaeness Outcomes in Children with Histories of Speech Sound Disorders. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 22(2), 173-184.


Prieve, B.A., VanderWerff, K., Preston, J.L. & Georgantas, L. (2013). Identification of conductive hearing loss in young infants using tympanometry and wideband reflectance. Ear and Hearing, 34(2), 168-178.


Landi, N., Frost, S.J., Mencl, E., Preston, J.L., Jacobsen, L., Lee, M., Yrigollen, C., Pugh, K.R., & Grigorenko, E. (2013). The COMT Val/Met polymorphism is associated with reading related skills and consistent patterns of functional neural activation. Developmental Science, 16, 13-23

Pugh, K.R., Landi, N., Preston, J. L., Mencl, W. E., Austin, A., Sibley, D., Fulbright, R., Seidenburg, M. S., Grigorenko, E., Constable, R.T., Molfese, P., Frost, S. (2013). The relationship between phonological and sensorimotor processing skills and the neurocircuitry for reading in emergent readers. Brain and Language, 125(2), 173-183.

Preston, J. L., Felsenfeld, S., Frost, S. J., Mencl, W.E., Fulbright, R. K., Grigorenko, E .L., Landi, N, Seki, A., Pugh, K.R. (2012). Functional brain activation differences in school-age children with speech sound errors: Speech and print processing. Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research, 55(4), 1068-1082.


Shadle, C., Koenig, L., & Preston, J. (2012, Oct). Sensitivity of acoustic parameters of /s/ in adolescents. Journal of the Acoustic Society of America, 132(3), 2091.

Preston, J .L. & Seki, A. (2011). Identifying residual speech sound disorders in bilingual children: A Japanese-English case study. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 20 (2), 73-85.

Preston, J. L. & Koenig, L. (2011). Phonetic variability in residual speech sound disorders: Exploration of subtypes. Topics in Language Disorders, 31 (2), 168-184.

Preston, J. L., Ramsdell, H. L., Oller, D. K., Edwards, M. L., & Tobin, S. J. (2011). Developing a weighted measure of speech sound accuracy. Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research, 54, 1-18.

Preston, J. L., Frost, S. J., Mencl, W. E., Fulbright, R. K., Landi, N., Grigorenko, E., Jacobsen, L. & Pugh, K.R. (2010). Early and late talkers: school-age language, literacy and neurolinguistic differences. Brain, 133(8), 2185-2195.

Preston, J.L & Edwards, M.L (2010). Phonological awareness and types of sound errors in preschoolers with speech sound disorders. Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research, 5, 44-60. PMCID: PMC174143

Preston, J.L. & Edwards, M.L. (2009). Speed and accuracy of rapid speech output by adolescents with residual speech sound errors including rhotics. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 23(4), 301-318.

Prieve, B., Hancur-Bucci, K. & Preston, J.L. (2009). Changes in transient-evoked otoacoustic emissions in the first month of life. Ear and Hearing 30 (3), 330-339.

Preston, J.L. & Edwards, M.L. (2007). Phonological processing skills of adolescents with residual speech sound errors. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 38, 297-308.

Preston, J. L. (2010). Speech and literacy: The connection and the relevance to clinical populations. In A. E. Harrison (Ed.), Speech Disorders: Causes, Treatments, and Social Effects (pp. 43-73): Nova Science Publishers, Inc.