Faculty and Staff

Academic Appointments

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA

  • 2013-18        Associate Professor (with tenure), Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.
  • 2007-13       Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • 2016    Part-time Lecturer (Non-Clinical), Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Faculty of Education
  • 2010-12   Part-time clinical viva Examiner, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Faculty of Education.
  • 2010-11    Part-time Assistant Professor, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Faculty of Education.
  • 2003-06   Problem Based Learning (PBL) tutorial group tutor, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Faculty of Education.
  • 2002-06   Adjunct Skills Lab Instructor, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Faculty of Education.

The Polytechnic University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • 2017-18         Part-time Clinical Associate, Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies

The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • 2016-17     Instructor (adjunct), Department of Special Education and Counselling

The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

  • 2014-16     Instructor (adjunct), Department of Special Education and Counselling

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, Hong Kong

  • 2014-18    Part-time Lecturer, Department of Applied Science (Kwai Chung).
  • 2011-13    Part-time Lecturer, Department of Applied Science (Shatin).

 

Professional and Clinical Experiences

  • 2011         Visiting Researcher, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University College Cork, Republic of Ireland.
  • 2006-07   Department Head, Speech Therapy Center, The Hong Kong Society for the Deaf, Hong Kong.
  • 2005         Instructor of clinical practicum bridge week, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • 2004-07   Vice Chairperson, Executive committee of the Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists, Hong Kong.
  • 2003-04   External Secretary, Executive committee of the Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists, Hong Kong.
  • 2003    Assistant Clinical Supervisor of adult clinic, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • 2002-06           Adjunct Speech Therapist, Aphasia, Dyslexia, and Dysgraphia Laboratory, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

 

Honorary Appointments

  • 2018-20   Honorary Advisor, The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation, Hong Kong.
  • 2017-18   Project Advisory Team, University of South Florida (St Petersburg) and Voices of Hope for Aphasia, USA
  • 2016-18    Advisory Board Member, Aphasia Services in Diverse Neurorehabilitation Caseloads (ASDNC), USA
  • 2014    Project Advisor, Hong Kong Productivity Council, Hong Kong.
  • 2013-16   Consultant, The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation, Hong Kong
  • 2013-15   Consultant, Self Help Group for the Brain Damaged, Hong Kong.
  • 2013         Honorary Advisor, The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation, Hong Kong.
  • 2012-17    Founding Advisory Member, Aphasia United, Australia, United Kingdom, and USA
  • 2012-13   Honorary Advisor, Speech Therapy Coordinating Committee (COCST), Hospital Authority, Hong Kong.
  • 2010-13   Honorary Assistant Professor, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • 2008-12   Honorary Clinical Supervisor, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • 2007-16   Research Consultant, The Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists, Hong Kong.

 

Awards and Honors

  • 2018   2017-18 UCF Research Incentive Award, Faculty Affairs Office, UCF
  • 2018   UCF Faculty Authors’ Celebration Award, UCF Office of Research and Office of Faculty Excellence
  • 2017    Induction to UCF Scroll & Quill Society, Faulty Excellence, University of Central Florida Academic Affairs, USA.
  • 2017    2017 College of Health and Public Affairs International Incentive Award, University of Central Florida, USA.
  • 2017    Award for Excellence in Professional Service, College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida, USA.
  • 2017-18    Mentor, Education Mentorship Programme, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • 2016     Five Years of Service Recognition, The ASHA Student to Empowered Professional (S.T.E.P.) 1:1 Mentoring Program, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, USA.
  • 2015-16    Mentor, Academy of Aphasia Mentoring Program, USA.
  • 2015    United Nations Award, Annual UCF Millionaires Event, Office of Research & Commercialization, University of Central Florida, USA.
  • 2014-15    COHPA Faculty Sabbatical Award (2 semesters), College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida, USA.
  • 2014         Award for Excellence in Professional Service, College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida, USA.
  • 2013         Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Contribution in International Achievement, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, USA.
  • 2013         2012-13 UCF Research Incentive Award, Faculty Affairs Office, University of Central Florida, USA.
  • 2013         Service-Learning Faculty Recognition Award, Office of Experiential Learning, University of Central Florida, USA.
  • 2011-12    Research Fellow, College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida, USA.
  • 2011         Excellence in Research Award, College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida, USA.
  • 2010-11    Distinguished Researcher of the Year 2010-2011, College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida, USA.
  • 2010-16   Mentor, The ASHA Student to Empowered Professional (S.T.E.P.) 1:1 Mentoring Program, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, USA.
  • 2010-15   Faculty Research Partners, PROGENY – PROmoting the next GENeration of Researchers Program, ASHA’s Research and Scientific Affairs Committee (RSAC), USA.
  • 2010-14   Mentor, Sir Edward Youde Scholars Association Youth Programme, Hong Kong, China.
  • 2009-18   Mentor, The ASHA Gathering Place Mentoring Academic Research Careers (MARC) Mentoring Program, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, USA.
  • 2009         Distinguished Alumni, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
Credentials
  • Ph.D., Speech and Hearing Sciences, The University of Hong Kong

GRANT FUNDING

Funded external grants with internal matching funds

Kong, A.P.H., Law, S.P., & Lee, A. (P.I., Jun 2010 – May 2014). Toward a multi-modal and multi-level analysis of Chinese aphasic discourse. National Institutes of Health, PAR-08-212: Methodology and Measurement in the Behavioral and Social Sciences (R01); US$700,975. [NIH: 1-R01-DC010398]

  • Kong, A.P.H. (P.I., Jun 2013 – May 2014). Toward a multi-modal and multi-level analysis of Chinese aphasic discourse. Office of Research and Commercialization C&G Internal Match Fund; University of Central Florida; $3,937. [UCF: 18709902]
  • Kong, A.P.H. (P.I., Jun 2012 – May 2013). Toward a multi-modal and multi-level analysis of Chinese aphasic discourse. Office of Research and Commercialization C&G Internal Match Fund; University of Central Florida; $6,536. [UCF: 18709902]
  • Kong, A.P.H. (P.I., Jun 2011 – May 2012). Toward a multi-modal and multi-level analysis of Chinese aphasic discourse. Office of Research and Commercialization C&G Internal Match Fund; University of Central Florida; $5,992. [UCF: 18709902]
  • Kong, A.P.H. (P.I., Jun 2010 – May 2011). Toward a multi-modal and multi-level analysis of Chinese aphasic discourse. Office of Research and Commercialization C&G Internal Match Fund; University of Central Florida; $8,381. [UCF: 18709902]

Funded external grants

Funding to support research

  1. Law, S.P. & Kong, A.P.H. (Co.I., Sep 2016 – Aug 2017). Pilot project on Cantonese-English Bilingual AphasiaBank. Seed Grant for International and Cross-border Collaborative Research Funds (“ICB Funds”) 2016, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; HK$29,881 (US$3,856).
  2. Lau, D.K.Y., & Kong, A.P.H. (Co.I., Sep 2016 – Aug 2019). Discourse analyses of Chinese speakers with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Departmental General Research Funds 2016, Research Office, The Polytechnic University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; HK$100,000 (US$12,884).
  3. Cho, L.-S., Lee, K. Y.-S., Kwok, C.-L. I., Mak, K.-H., Yuen, Y.-H., Cheng, M.-W., Choi, N.-S., & Kong, A.P.-H. (Co.I., Aug 2015 – Jul 2017). Development and validation of a new aphasia screening test for the Cantonese-speaking population. Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) 醫療衞生研究基金 – Health and Health Services, Food and Health Bureau, The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong; HK$984,260 (US$126,907).
  4. Law, S.P., Copland, D., Kong, A.P.H., Lee, A., & Wong, C.S. (CoI, Jan 2012 – Dec 2012). An investigation of neural representations of distinctive linguistic features of Chinese using voxel-based lesion-symptom mapping. General Research Fund (GRF) 2011/12, The Hong Kong SAR Government Research Grants Council (RGC), Hong Kong; HK$402,500 (US$51,736).
  5. Kong, A.P.H. (P.I., May 2004 – May 2005). The Cantonese Linguistic Communication Measure (CLCM): a tool for analysis of Cantonese aphasic speech. Sik Sik Yuen Education Research Fund Committee of Management, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; HK$2,000 (US$260).
  6. Kong, A.P.H. (P.I., Mar 2003 – Apr 2004). A Cantonese Linguistic Communication Measure (CLCM) for Analyzing Aphasic Narratives. Sik Sik Yuen Education Research Fund Committee of Management, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; HK$1,800 (US$240).
  7. Kong, A.P.H. (P.I., Feb 2002 – Feb 2003). A quantitative assessment of Cantonese aphasic production. Sik Sik Yuen Education Research Fund Committee of Management, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; HK$3,000 (US$390).
  8. Kong, A.P.H. (P.I., Sep 2002). A quantitative analysis of Cantonese aphasic production: procedure and data. University of Hong Kong: The Committee on Research and Conference Grants (CRCG) Award, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; HK$13,200 (US$1,700).

Funding to support research and knowledge exchange

Law, S.P., Kong, A.P.H., & Lee, A. (project team member, Dec 2010 – Jun 2011). Understanding and communicating with brain-injured individuals with language impairment. Knowledge Exchange Funding Exercise 2010/11, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; HK$64,188 (US$8,255).

  • To promote a proper understanding among the general public of the communicative difficulties of brain-injured individuals with aphasia
  • To raise the profile of speech/language therapy (SLT) as a paramedical profession and its role in language assessment and rehabilitation

Chung, Y.S., Wong, K.W., Kong, A.P.H., & Leung, F.K. (Co.I., Sep 2007 – Jan 2008). Building a harmonious campus with hearing impaired persons. Food and Health Bureau, The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong; HK$8,000 (US$1,030).

  • To raise the general awareness of the communicative difficulties of individuals with hearing impairment
  • To promote the understanding of a multi-disciplinary approach in educating students with hearing difficulties

Ng, H.Y., Chan, K.L., & Kong, A.P.H. (Co.I. Jan 07 – Oct 08). Teachers voice protection campaign (Project reference number: 20060714). Research Office of the Food and Health Bureau, The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong; HK$160,000 (US$20,615).

  • To launch a public awareness program on voice protection in teachers
  • To conduct workshops for teachers in relation to vocal hygiene education and prevention of occupational voice disorder
  • To provide voice screening for teachers

 

Funded internal grants

Funding to support research

  1. Kong, A.P.H. (P.I., Mar 2018 – Dec 2019). Elderly volunteers’ involvement in facilitating communication skills of Persons with Aphasia (PWA) in assisted living facilities. 2018 LIFE Gerontology Grant; Learning Institute for Elders at the University of Central Florida, Inc. (LIFE@UCF) Richard Tucker Gerontology Applied Research Award Program; $3,000. [UCF: CHPA000034]
  2. Kong, A.P.H. (P.I., Dec 2013 – Nov 2014). Computerized language and cognitive exercises to improve communication in clients with degenerative language difficulties. Competitive Grant 2013-14; Learning Institute for Elders at the University of Central Florida, Inc. (LIFE@UCF); $1,350. [UCF: CHPA000034]
  3. Kong, A.P.H. (P.I., Dec 2012 – Nov 2013). Using Apps on tablet devices to conduct language and cognitive exercises for clients with acquired communication disorders. Competitive Grant 2012-13; Learning Institute for Elders at the University of Central Florida, Inc. (LIFE@UCF);$2,000. [UCF: CHPA000034]
  4. Kong, A.P.H. (P.I., Jul 2011 – Jun 2014). The development of a corpus for Cantonese aphasia. College of Health and Public Affairs Incentive Award for Federal Proposal Submission; University of Central Florida; $2,500. [UCF: 18704205]
  5. Kong, A.P.H. (P.I., May 2011 – Apr 2012). Quantifying gesture use in aphasia: the interaction between gesture and language. Office of Research and Commercialization In-house Research Grant; University of Central Florida; $7,500. [UCF: 18709011]
  6. Kong, A.P.H. (P.I., Dec 2010 – Nov 2011). An investigation of gesture employment in normal elderly and speakers with stroke-induced language disorders. Competitive Grant 2010; Learning Institute for Elders at the University of Central Florida, Inc. (LIFE@UCF);$700. [UCF: CHPA000034]
  7. Kong, A.P.H., & Whiteside, J.D. (P.I., May 2010 – Apr 2011). Narratives of adults with aphasia: Influence of linguistic functioning on concept analysis. Office of Research and Commercialization In-house Research Grant; University of Central Florida; $7,500. [UCF: 18709010]
  8. Kong, A.P.H. (P.I., May 2009 – Aug 2009). The development of a corpus for Cantonese aphasia. College of Health and Public Affairs Dean’s Discretionary Funds to Support International Research; University of Central Florida; $2,367.
  9. Kong, A.P.H. (P.I., May 2009 – Apr 2010). The development of a language database for the study of stroke-induced communication impairments. Office of Research and Commercialization In-house Research Grant; University of Central Florida; $7,500. [UCF: 18709009]
  10. Kong, A.P.H. (P.I., May 2008 – Apr 2010). An investigation of linguistic measures for differentiating aphasic from normal discourse production. Office of Research and Commercialization In-house Research Grant; University of Central Florida; $7,500. [UCF: 18709007]

Funding to support student research

Kong, A.P.H. (Faculty Investigator, Aug 2007 – Dec 2008). Prevalence of voice problems among primary and secondary teachers in Hong Kong. Undergraduate Research and Mentoring Program (RAMP) Student Support, Office of Undergraduate Studies, University of Central Florida; $300.

Funding to support teaching

Kong, A.P.H. (Feb 11). Service-Learning Mini-Grant 2010-11, UCF Office of Experiential Learning; University of Central Florida;$500.

Kong, A.P.H. (Dec 07). Service-Learning Mini-Grant 2007-08, UCF Office of Service-Learning; University of Central Florida;$800.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

Refereed journal articles (selected)   <* Research student supervised/co-supervised>

  1. Kong, A.P.H., Law, S.P., & Cheung, C.K.-Y.* (accepted). Use of co-verbal gestures during word finding difficulty among Cantonese speakers with fluent aphasia and unimpaired controls. Aphasiology.
  2. Kong, A.P.H. & Law, S.P. (in press). Cantonese AphasiaBank: An annotated database of spoken discourse and co-verbal gestures by healthy and language-impaired native Cantonese speakers. Behavior Research Methods.
  3. Kong, A.P.H. (2017). The use of free non-dementia-specific Apps on iPad to conduct group communication exercises for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease (Innovative Practice). Dementia. Epub ahead 1 Sep doi: 10.1177/1471301217727630
  4. Kong, A.P.H., Chan, J.*, Lau, J.K.L., Bickerton, W.L., Weekes, B., & Humphreys, G. (2017). Developing a Cantonese version of Birmingham Cognitive Screen for stroke survivors in Hong Kong. Communication Disorders Quarterly. Epub ahead 24 Jul doi: 10.1177/1525740117720382
  5. Kong, A.P.H., Linnik, A.*, Law, S., & Shum, W.* (2017). Measuring discourse coherence in anomic aphasia using Rhetorical Structure Theory. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. Epub ahead 17 Mar doi: 10.1080/17549507.2017.1293158
  6. Law, S.-P., Kong, A.P.H., & Lai, C. (2017). An analysis of topics and vocabulary in Chinese oral narratives by normal speakers and speakers with fluent aphasia. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics. Epub ahead 13 Jul doi: 10.1080/02699206.2017.1334092
  7. Ho, D.W.L., Kong, A.P.H., & Koon, N.T.* (2017). Verbal short-term memory deficit and its relation to language impairment in Cantonese speakers with aphasia. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. Epub ahead 21 Feb doi: 10.1080/17549507.2017.1287218
  8. Lai, C.C.T.*, Law, S.P., & Kong, A.P.H. (2017). A quantitative study of right dislocation in Cantonese spoken discourse. Language and Speech. Epub ahead 31 Jan doi: 10.1177/0023830916688028
  9. Kong, A.P.H., Law, S.-P., & Chak, G.W.-C.* (2017). A comparison of co-verbal gesture use in oral discourse among speakers with fluent and non-fluent aphasia. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60, 2031-2046. doi: 10.1044/2017_JSLHR-L-16-0093
  10. Wallace, S.J., Worrall, L., Rose, T., Le Dorze, G., Cruice, M., Isaksen, J., Kong, A.P.H., Simmons-Mackie, N, Scarinci, N.A., & Gauvreau, C.A. (2017). Which outcomes are most important to people with aphasia and their families? An international nominal group technique study framed within the ICF. Disability and Rehabilitation, 39(14), 1364-1379. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2016.1194899
  11. Worrall, L., Simmons-Mackie, N., Wallace, S., Rose, T., Brady, M., Kong, A.P.H., Murray, L., & Hallowell, B. (2016). Let’s call it “aphasia”: Rationales for eliminating the term “dysphasia”. International Journal of Stroke, 11(8), 848-851. doi: 10.1177/1747493016654487
  12. Kong, A.P.H., Lam, P.H.P.*, Ho, D.W.L., Lau, J.K., Humphreys, G., Riddoch, J., & Weekes, B. (2016). The Hong Kong version of the Oxford Cognitive Screen (HK-OCS): Validation study for Cantonese-speaking chronic stroke survivors. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 23(5), 530-548. doi: 10.1080/13825585.2015.1127321
  13. Kong, A.P.H., Whiteside, J., & Bargmann, P. (2016). The Main Concept Analysis: Validation and sensitivity in differentiating discourse produced by unimpaired English speakers from individuals with aphasia and dementia of Alzheimer type. Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology, 41(3), 129-141. doi: 10.3109/14015439.2015.1041551
  14. Pan, X., Chen, H., Bickerton, W.L., Lau, J.K.L., Kong, A.P.H., Rotshtein, P., Guo, A., Hu, J., & Humphreys, G.W. (2015). Preliminary findings on the reliability and validity of the Cantonese Birmingham Cognitive Screen in patients with acute ischemic stroke. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 2015(11), 2377-2390. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/NDT.S85698
  15. Kong, A.P.H., & Yeh, C.C.* (2015). A Taiwanese Mandarin Main Concept Analysis (TM-MCA) for quantification of aphasic oral discourse. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 50(5), 580-592. doi: 10.1111/1460-6984.12157
  16. Kong, A.P.H., Law, S.P., Wat, W.K.C.*, & Lai, C. (2015). Co-verbal gestures among speakers with aphasia: Influence of aphasia severity, linguistic and semantic skills, and hemiplegia on gesture employment in oral discourse. Journal of Communication Disorders, 56, 88-102. doi: 10.1016/j.jcomdis.2015.06.007
  17. Kong, A.P.H., Law, S.-P., Kwan, C.C.Y.*, Lai, C., & Lam, V. (2015). A coding system with independent annotations of gesture forms and functions during verbal communication: Development of a Database of Speech and GEsture (DoSaGE). Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 39(1), 93-111. doi: 10.1007/s10919-014-0200-6
  18. Kong, A.P.H., & Whiteside, J. (2015). Early recovery of a multi-lingual speaker with aphasia using Cantonese and English. Speech, Language and Hearing, 18(3), 133-139. doi: 10.1179/2050572814Y.0000000059
  19. Kong, A.P.H. (2015). Conducting cognitive exercises for early dementia with the use of apps on iPads. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 36(2), 102-106. doi: 10.1177/1525740114544026
  20. Law, S.-P., Kong, A.P.H., Lai, L.W.S.*, Lai, C. (2014). Effects of context and word class on lexical retrieval in Chinese speakers with anomic aphasia. Aphasiology, 29(1), 81-100. doi: 10.1080/02687038.2014.951598  
  21. Turner, A.*, Rivers, K.O., Kong, A.P.H., & Yee, K. (2014). Student perception of Facebook in the classroom. ECHO: The Official Journal of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing, 9(1), 15-26..
  22. Hilger, A.*, Ramsberger, G., Gilley, P., Menn, L., & Kong, A.P.H. (2014). Analysing speech problems in a longitudinal case study of logopenic variant PPA. Aphasiology, 28(7), 840-861. doi: 10.1080/02687038.2014.895974
  23. Kong, A.P.H., Abutalebi, J., Lam, K.S.Y.*, & Weekes, B. (2014). Executive and language control in the multilingual brain. Behavioural Neurology, 2014, Article ID 527951, 1-7. doi:10.1155/2014/527951
  24. Kong, A.P.H. (2014). Students’ perceptions of using Problem Based Learning (PBL) in teaching cognitive communicative disorders. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 28(1/2), 60-71. doi:10.3109/02699206.2013.808703
  25. Kong, A.P.H. (2013). The use of sentence final particles in Cantonese-speakers with aphasia. US-China Foreign Language, 11(9), 659-667.
  26. Kong, A.P.H., Ross, A.*, & Pettigrew, C. (2012). A Main-Concept Analysis for aphasic discourse in Irish-English speakers: Adaptation and preliminary report. Journal of Clinical Speech and Language Studies, 19, 19-43.
  27. Dai, E.*, Kong, A.P.H., & Weekes, B.S. (2012). Recovery of naming and discourse production: A bilingual anomic case study. Aphasiology, 26(6), 737-756.
  28. Kong, A.P.H. (2011). Family members’ report on speech-language pathology and community services for people with aphasia in the Hong Kong. Disability and Rehabilitation, 33(25-26), 2633-2645.
  29. Kong, A.P.H., & Weekes, B. (2011). Use of Bilingual Aphasia Test in two Chinese dialects: Cantonese and Putonghua. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 25, 540-552.
  30. Kong, A.P.H. (2011). The main concept analysis in Cantonese aphasic oral discourse: External validation and monitoring chronic aphasia. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 54, 148-159.
  31. Kong, A.P.H. (2009). The use of main concept analysis to measure discourse production in Cantonese-speaking persons with aphasia: A preliminary report. Journal of Communication Disorders, 42, 442-464.
  32. Kong, A.P.H., & Law, S.P. (2009). A linguistic communication measure for monitoring changes in Chinese aphasic narrative production. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 23(4), 255-269.
  33. LaPointe, L.L., Law, S.P., & Kong, A.P.H. (2006). Effects of cafeteria noise on generative naming: Cross-cultural differences. Brain and Language, 99(1/2), 115-116.
  34. Law, S.P., Wong, W., & Kong, A. (2006). Direct access from meaning to orthography in Chinese: a case study of superior written to oral naming. Aphasiology, 20(6), 565-578.
  35. Kong, A.P.H. & Law, S.P. (2005). External validation of the Cantonese linguistic communication measure. Brain and Language, 95(1), 197-199.
  36. Kong, A.P.H. & Law, S.P. (2004). Using the Cantonese linguistic communication measure to monitor changes of narrative production in aphasic patients. Brain and Language, 91(1), 27-28.
  37. Kong, A.P.H., & Law, S.P. (2004). A Cantonese linguistic communication measure for evaluating aphasic narrative production: normative and preliminary aphasic data. Journal of Multilingual Communication Disorders, 2(2), 124-146.
  38. Kong, A.P.H. & Law, S.P. (2003). A Cantonese linguistic communication measure (CLCM): Further development. Brain and Language, 87(1), 183-184.
  39. Kong, A.P.H. & Law, S.P. (2003). A Cantonese linguistic communication measure. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing, 8(3), 229-234.
  40. Kong, A.P.H. & Law, S.P. (2002). A Cantonese linguistic communication measure. Brain and Language, 83(1), 19-21.

 

Textbook 

Kong, A.P.H. (2016). Analysis of neurogenic disordered discourse production: From theory to practice. New York, NY: Routledge Psychology Press. https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138853591

 

Invited article

Kong, A.P.H. (2011). Aphasia assessment in Chinese speakers. The ASHA Leader, 16(13), 36-38.

 

Clinical handbooks / Assessment batteries

  1. Kong, A.P.H., Chan, J.*, Lau, J.K.L., Bickerton, W.L., Weekes, B., & Humphreys, G. (2017). The Cantonese version of Birmingham Cognitive Screen (HK-BCoS). http://www.bcos.bham.ac.uk/
  2. Kong, A.P.H. (2016). The Main Concept Analysis (MCA) for oral discourse production. Hong Kong: Commercial Press.
  3. Kong, A.P.H., Ho, D.W.L., Lau, J.K., Humphreys, G., Riddoch, J., & Weekes, B. (2016). The Hong Kong version of the Oxford Cognitive Screen (HK-OCS). http://www.ocs-test.org/?page_id=188
  4. Kong, A.P.H. (2014). Family members’ perceptions of speech-language pathology services for persons with aphasia questionnaire. PsycTESTS® Database Record. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/t34891-000
  5. Kong, A.P.H. (2009). Communication and swallowing impairments after brain injury: Handbook for survivors and family members. Hong Kong: Centre for Communication Disorders (CCD), The University of Hong Kong.
  6. Leung, M.T., Chan, K.W., Chung, Y.M., Ng, H.Y., Kong, P.H., & Lau, K.M. (2006). Translation Glossary of Speech Pathology Terms (Second Edition). Hong Kong: Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists.

 

Book chapters

  1. Law, S.P. & Kong, A.P.H. (in press). Chinese and aphasia. In C.-R. Huang, Z. Jing-Schmidt, & B. Meisterernst (Eds.), The Routledge handbook of applied Chinese linguistics. New York, NY: Routledge.
  2. Kong, A.P.H. (2017). Using service-learning activities to enhance teaching of cognitive-communicative disorders: A case illustration in the discipline of communication sciences and disorders with reflections from student clinicians and community agencies (pp. 69-92). In S.-I. Hou (Ed.), Service-learning: Perspectives, goals, and outcomes. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  3. Kong, A.P.H. (2017). Aphasia. In R. Sybesma, W. Behr, Y.G. Gu, Z. Handel, C.T.J. Huang., & J. Myers, (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Chinese language and linguistics (Volume 1: A–Dǎi) (pp. 162-169). The Netherlands: Koninklijke Brill NV.
  4. Kong, A.P.H. (2015). Aphasia. In R. Sybesma, W. Behr, Y.G. Gu, Z. Handel, C.T.J. Huang., & J. Myers, (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Chinese language and linguistics. The Netherlands: Brill (Online) Publishing. http://www.encquran.brill.nl/entries/encyclopedia-of-chinese-language-and-linguistics/aphasia-COM_00000017
  5. Kong, A.P.H., & Law, S.P. (2009). Cantonese Linguistic Communication Measure (CLCM): A clinical tool for assessing aphasic narrative production. In S.P. Law, B. Weekes, & A. Wong (Eds.), Disorders of Speech and Language in Chinese (pp. 255-272). Clevedon, UK:Multilingual Matters.

 

Language corpora / Software programs for public access 

  1. Kong, A.P.H., & Law, S.P. (since 2015). Cantonese AphasiaBank. http://www.speech.hku.hk/caphbank/search/
  2. Kong, A.P.H., Law, S.P., & MacWhinney, B. (since 2014). Chinese corpora (linguistic data with audio and video files) of spontaneous narratives from Cantonese speakers with aphasia. http://talkbank.org/data/AphasiaBank/Cantonese/
  3. Kong, A.P.H., Law, S.P., & MacWhinney, B. (since 2010). Chinese corpora of spontaneous narratives from normal native Cantonese speakers. http://childes.psy.cmu.edu/morgrams/
  4. Law, S.P., Kong, A.P.H., & MacWhinney, B. (since 2010). A Cantonese (yue) morphological parser for linguistic analysis. http://childes.psy.cmu.edu/morgrams/

 

Refereed conference proceedings (selected)   <* Research student supervised/co-supervised>

  1. Fung, H.K.-H.*, Ho, G.P.-C.*, Kong, A.P.H., & Law, S.P. (2017). Applying Main Concept Analysis (MCA) to analyze spoken discourse by Cantonese speakers with aphasia and unimpaired individuals. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2017.223.00077  
  2. Kong, A.P.H., Ho, D.W.L., Lam, I.H.C., Yeung, O.H.Y., Lau, J., Ting, C., & Tao, K.-W. (2017). Cantonese Apps for Speech Therapy-Adult (CASTA): Development and application to native Cantonese speakers in Hong Kong with stroke-induced aphasia and motor-speech disorders. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2017.223.00082
  3. Tong, F.T.-L.*, Kong, A.P.H., & Lau, D. K.-Y. (2017). Cohesion in oral discourse among speakers with aphasia induced by closed head traumatic brain injury (TBI) and cerebrovascular accident (CVA): Preliminary Data. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2017.223.00098
  4. Cheng, C.*, Kong, A.P.H., & Lau, D. K.-Y. (2017). A comparison of coherence in oral discourse between Cantonese speakers in Mainland China with cerebrovascular accident (CVA) and traumatic brain injury (TBI): A pilot study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2017.223.00089
  5. Chan, M.S.-W.*, Kong, A.P.H., & Lau, D. K.-Y. (2017). Measuring sentence types and complexity of spontaneous discourse productions by Cantonese-speakers with traumatic brain injury in Guangzhou: A pilot study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2017.223.00084
  6. Qin, Y., Lee, T., Kong, A., & Law, S.P. (2016). Towards automatic assessment of aphasia speech using Automatic Speech Recognition techniques. IEEE SigPort. http://www.sigport.org/1187.
  7. Kong, A. & Law, S. (2016). Conducting corpus-based analyses of linguistic, acoustic, and co-verbal performances in aphasia using the Cantonese AphasiaBank database. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2016.68.00014
  8. Kong, A. (2016). Pathological switching and mixing in bi-/multi-lingual speakers with acquired language disorders. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2016.68.00088
  9. Kiran, S., Kong, A., Gray, T.J., & Calabria, M. (2016). Bilingualism and cognitive control. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2016.68.0009
  10. Cheung, C.*, Kong, A., & Law, S. (2016). Can co-verbal gestures facilitate word finding difficulties during production of spontaneous discourse? Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2016.68.00019
  11. Chow, W.*, Kong, A., & Lau, K. (2016). An investigation of global and local coherence of spontaneous personal versus descriptive narratives in native Chinese speakers with traumatic brain injury: Preliminary data. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2016.68.00018
  12. Ngai, K.*, Kong, A., & Lau, K. (2016). A preliminary report of the narrative abilities and verb production among Mandarin-speaking individuals with traumatic brain injury. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2016.68.00003
  13. Gao, G.*, Kong, A., & Lau, K. (2016). Production of main concepts by Mandarin-speakers with traumatic brain injury in China: A pilot study. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2016.68.00005
  14. Mok, K.*, Kong, A., & Lau, K. (2016). Cohesion in oral discourse of Mandarin-speaking adults with traumatic brain injury: Report of pilot data on story telling. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2016.68.00047
  15. Leung, V.*, Wong, C.*, Kong, A., & Lau, K. (2016). Propositional analysis of discourse produced by Chinese speakers with traumatic brain injury. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2016.68.00042
  16. Lee, T., Liu, Y., Huang, P.-W., Chien, J.-T., Lam, W.K., Yeung, Y.T., Law, T.K.T., Lee, K.Y.S., Kong, A.P.H., & Law, S.P. (2016). Automatic speech recognition for acoustic analysis and assessment of Cantonese pathological voice and speech. Proceedings of the 41st IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2016), 6475-6479.
  17. Lee, T., Lam, W. K., Kong, A.P.H., & Law, S.P. (2015). Analysis of intonation patterns in Cantonese aphasia speech. Proceedings of the 18th Oriental International Committee for the Co-ordination and Standardization of Speech Databases and Assessment Techniques (COCOSDA) Conference, 86-89.
  18. Kong, A.P.H., Law, S.P., & Chak, G.* (2015). An investigation of the use of co-verbal gestures in oral discourse among Chinese speakers with fluent versus non-fluent aphasia and healthy adults. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2015.65.00079
  19. Lee, T., Kong, A.P.H., & Lam, W.K. (2015). Measuring prosodic deficits in oral discourse by speakers with fluent aphasia. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2015.65.00047
  20. Yeh, C.C.* & Kong, A.P.H. (2015). The Taiwanese Mandarin Linguistic Communication Measure (TM-LCM): An adaptation study for quantifying discourse produced by healthy individuals and speakers with aphasia in Taiwan. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2015.65.00069
  21. Kong, A.P.H., Linnik, A.*, Law, S., & Shum, W.* (2014). Measuring the coherence of healthy and aphasic discourse production in Chinese using Rhetorical Structure Theory (RST). Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2014.64.00028
  22. Lee, T., Kong, A.P.H., & Wang, H. (2014). Duration of content and function words in oral discourse by speakers with fluent aphasia: Preliminary data. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2014.64.00039
  23. Lau, D., Kong, A.P.H., & Wilson, M. (2014). Regular-, irregular-, and pseudo-character processing in Chinese: The regularity effect in normal adult readers. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2014.64.00023
  24. Ramsberger, G., Kong, A.P.H., & Menn, L. (2014). Speech deterioration in an English-Shanghainese Speaker with Logopenic Variant Primary Progressive Aphasia. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2014.64.00019
  25. Lam, P.*, Kong, A.P.H., Ho, D., Humphreys, G., & Weekes, B. (2014). Cantonese version of the Oxford Cognitive Screen (OCS): Validation for stroke survivors in Hong Kong. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2014.64.00005
  26. Ho, D., Kong, A.P.H., Koon, N.*, & Weekes, B. (2014). Relationship between deficits of verbal short-term memory and auditory impairment among Cantonese speakers with aphasia. Fronti
Research Interests
  • Adult neurogenic communication disorders
  • Aphasia
  • Bilingualism
  • Cognitive-communicative disorders
  • Discourse analysis
  • Doctorate level: SPA 7490: Advanced Studies in Language Disorders --- Course Instructor
  • Doctorate level: IDS 7500: Seminar in Educational Research --- Faculty mentor
  • Graduate level: SPA 6410: Aphasia and Related Disorders --- Course Instructor
  • Graduate level: SPA 6417: Cognitive Communicative Disorders --- Course Instructor
  • Graduate level: SPA 6918: Research --- Course Instructor
  • Graduate level: SPA 6971: Thesis (Thesis Research) --- Course Instructor
  • Undergraduate level: SPA 4400: Language Disorders Across the Lifespan --- Course Instructor
  • Undergraduate level: SPA 4906: Independent Study --- Course Instructor
  • Undergraduate level: SPA 4912: Directed Research --- Course Instructor