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Elin Thordardottir

Professor, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, McGill University, McGill University

M.S. (94) and Ph.D.(98) in Communicative Disorders, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Clinically certified Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist, on the faculty of the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, McGill University since 1998. Researcher and scientific director of research site at IURDPM/CRIR (Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal/Center on Interdisciplinary Research on Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal) and at ReykjavikurAkademian, Iceland.

Research focus on developmental language disorder (DLD) and typical development in monolingual, bilingual and multilingual children and adolescents, focusing on underlying mechanisms, assessment and clinical intervention. Particular focus on children speaking English, French and Icelandic.Author of several language assessment tests


  • –present
    Professor, McGill University


  • 1998 
    University of Wisconsin-Madison, Communicative Disorders