The University of Texas at Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Emily W. Touchstone

Professor of Instruction

Curriculum Vitae


Email: [email protected]
Phone: 972-883-3626
Office: CRA_12.119N
Campus Mail Code: CRA13


Dr. Emily Touchstone teaches child development, language disorders in children, and language and literacy development courses to undergraduate students who are studying psychological sciences and communication sciences and disorders. She also teaches graduate classes in the human development and communication sciences program, as well as the communication disorders program. In addition, Dr. Touchstone supervises graduate students who are completing research or working on independent studies. Her research interests include developmental perspectives on social cognition, language and literacy. A licensed speech-language pathologist, Dr. Touchstone earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and her master’s and doctoral degrees from UT Dallas.

Recent and Selected Representative Publications

Recent Articles in Peer-Refereed Journals

Touchstone, E.W. & Pourchot, H.J. (2016). Children’s visual tracking of words and pictures during book reading. Research scheduled for presentation at the annual convention of American Speech and Hearing Association. Philadelphia, PA. November 2016.

Sasson, N.J. & Touchstone, E.W. (2014). Visual attention to competing social and object images by preschool children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44, 584 — 592.