Nan Bernstein-Ratner, Ed.D.

Nan Bernstein-Ratner, Ed.D.

Nan Bernstein-Ratner, Ed.D., is a Board-certified specialist in child language and language disorders, ASHA Honors recipient and Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Her primary areas of funded and published research focus on interactions between fluency and language development/disorder, and the role of adult input/interaction in child communication development. With the late Oliver Bloodstein, she is co-author of A Handbook on Stuttering; with Jean Berko Gleason, she has co-authored the texts Psycholinguistics and The Development of Language. She co-directs the FluencyBank and other TalkBank initiatives (www.talkbank.org) with Brian MacWhinney.