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Professor KONG, Anthony P. H.

Professor KONG, Anthony P. H.

江柏軒

Director, Aphasia Research and Therapy (ART) Laboratory
Fellow of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Editor-in-Chief, Cogent Gerontology, Routledge | Taylor & Francis Group

Unit Head

Associate Professor

Academic Unit of Human Communication, Learning, and Development


Email

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Phone

(852) 2241 5979

Location

Room 804A, Meng Wah Complex

Research Expertise

  • Speech and Hearing Sciences
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Assessment, Testing and Measurement
  • Brain and Cognition
  • Bilingualism and Multilingualism

Prospective PhD/ EdD/ MPhil Applications

I am available to supervise PhD/EdD/MPhil students and would welcome enquiries for supervision.

  • Aphasia
  • Discourse analysis
  • Speech-and-language pathology
  • Neurogenic communication disorders
  • Development of language and cognitive batteries
  • Bilingualism /multilingualism
  • Gesture production

  • 2022: ASHA Fellow - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • 2022ASHA Top Articles of 2021The impact of COVID-19 on speakers with aphasia: What is currently known and missing? – ASHA Journals Academy, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • 2020: UCFFaculty Authors' Celebration Award 2020, UCF Office of Research and Office of Faculty Excellence, University of Central Florida
  • 2018: UCF Research Incentive Award 2017-18, Faculty Affairs Office, University of Central Florida
  • 2018: UCF Faculty Authors' Celebration Award 2018, UCF Office of Research and Office of Faculty Excellence, University of Central Florida
  • 2017: College of Health and Public AffairsInternational Incentive Award, University of Central Florida
  • 2017: Induction to UCF Scroll & Quill Society, Faulty Excellence, UCF Academic Affairs, University of Central Florida
  • 2017: Award for Excellence in Professional Service, College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida
  • 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 (ASHA)
  • 2015: Inaugural United Nations Award, Annual UCF Millionaires Event, Office of Research & Commercialization, University of Central Florida
  • 2013: Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Contribution in International Achievement - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • 2013: UCF Research Incentive Award 2012-13, Faculty Affairs Office, University of Central Florida
  • 2013: Service-Learning Faculty Recognition Award, Office of Experiential Learning, University of Central Florida
  • 2011: Excellence in Research Award, College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida
  • 2011: Distinguished Researcher of the Year 2010-11, College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida
  • 2009: Distinguished Alumni, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong

 

 

Refereed Journal Articles (selected):

  • Kong, A.P.H., Cheung, R.T.-H.*, Wong, G. H.-Y., Choy, J. C.-P., Dai, R., & Spector, A. (2023). Spoken discourse in episodic autobiographical and verbal short-term memory in Chinese people with dementia: The roles of global coherence and informativeness. Frontiers in Psychology, 14, 1124477. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1124477
  • Kong, A.P.H. & Chang, V.W.-T.* (2023). Perspectives of persons with aphasia, caregivers, and speech therapists towards COVID-induced changes in aphasia services: A retrospective report. The Hong Kong Journal of Social Work, 57(1/2), 53-74. https://doi.org/10.1142/S0219246223500036
  • Krawczyk, A.*, Vanryckeghem, M., Węsierska, K., Kong, A.P.H., & Xu, P. (2023). A preliminary investigation of stuttering and typical disfluencies in bilingual Polish-English adults who stutter: A multiple case study approach (Wstępne badanie jąkania i zwykłych niepłynności w mowie u dwujęzycznych polsko-angielskich dorosłych osób z jąkaniem – studia przypadków). Logopaedica Lodziensia, 7(2023), 79-96. https://doi.org/10.18778/2544-7238.07.06
  • Kong, A.P.H., Lau, D.K.-Y., & Lai, D.H.-Y.* (2023). Measuring pragmatic competence of discourse output among Chinese-speaking individuals with traumatic brain injury. Brain Impairment. ePub ahead Jan 5.  https://doi.org/10.1017/BrImp.2022.36 
  • Chen, H., Yu, S., Pan, X., Chen, Y., Zhang, T., Li, Z., Zhou, J., Hu, J., Bickerton, W.-L., Lau, J.K., Guo, A., Kong, A.P.H., & Rotshtein, P. (2023). The cognitive makeup of writing: Multivariate analysis of writing impairments following stroke. Cognitive Computation. ePub ahead Jan 27.   https://doi.org/10.1007/s12559-023-10111-0
  • Kong, A.P.H. & Ng, C.Y.-T.* (2022). Psycholinguistic considerations for adapting the Cantonese version of Comprehensive Aphasia Test (Cant-CAT): A feasibility study. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 7(4), 1211-1222. https://doi.org/10.1044/2022_PERSP-22-00044
  • Brady, M.C., Ali, M., … Kong, A.P.H., et al. [The RELEASE Collaborators] (2022). Complex speech-language therapy interventions for stroke-related aphasia: The RELEASE study incorporating a systematic review and individual participant data network meta-analysis. Health and Social Care Delivery Research, 10(28). https://doi.org/10.3310/RTLH7522
  • Kong, A.P.H. (2022). Keeping people with aphasia worldwide “COVID-informed” amid and after the pandemic. Advances in Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, 21(1), 14-16. https://doi.org/10.47795/QHXC5791
  • Lau, D.K.-Y., Kong, A.P.H., & Chan, M.S.-W.*(2022). Sentence types and complexity of spontaneous discourse productions by Cantonese-speakers with traumatic brain injury – A preliminary report. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 36(4-5), 381-397.https://doi.org/10.1080/02699206.2021.1984582
  • Williams, L., Ali, M., … Kong, A.P.H., et al. [The RELEASE Collaborators] (2022). Utilising a systematic review-based approach to create a database of individual participant data for meta-and network meta-analyses: the RELEASE database of aphasia after stroke. Aphasiology, 36(4), 513-533.  https://doi.org/10.1080/02687038.2021.1897081
  • Yazu, H.+, Kong, A.P.H., Yoshihata, H., & Okubo, K. (2022). Adaptation and validation of the Main Concept Analysis of spoken discourse by native Japanese adults. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 36(1), 17-33. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699206.2021.1915385
  • Brady, M.C., Ali, M., … Kong, A.P.H., et al. [The RELEASE Collaborators] (2022). Dosage, intensity and frequency of language therapy for aphasia: A systematic review based, individual participant data network meta-analysis.Stroke, 53(3), 956-967. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.121.035216
  • Brady, M.C., Ali, M., … Kong, A.P.H., et al. [The RELEASE Collaborators] (2022). Precision rehabilitation for aphasia by patient age, sex, aphasia severity and time since stroke? A prespecified, systematic review based, individual participant data network subgroup meta-analysis. International Journal of Stroke. ePub ahead May 18. https://doi.org/10.1177/17474930221097477
  • Kong, A.P.H. (2021). COVID-19 and aphasia. Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, 21(11), article 61. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11910-021-01150-x
  • Kong, A.P.H. & Reres, A.+ (2021). Proposing a quick, objective, comprehensive analysis of impaired spoken discourse in post-stroke aphasia. Clinical Archives of Communication Disorders, 6(3), 172-186.  https://doi.org/10.21849/cacd.2021.00626 
  • Kong, A.P.H., Chan, K.P.-Y.*, & Jagoe, C. (2021).  A systematic review of communication partner training in Chinese-speaking persons with aphasia. Archives of Rehabilitation Research and Clinical Translation, 3(4), 100152. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arrct.2021.100152
  • Kong, A.P.H., Lau, D.K.-Y., & Chai, V.N.-Y.* (2021). Communication and social inactivity during COVID-19 lockdown in Hong Kong: Psychosocial implications to individuals with aphasia, their primary caretakers, and healthy adults. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 6(4), 964-967. https://doi.org/10.1044/2021_PERSP-21-00002 
  • Criel, Y.#, Deleu, M.#, De Groote, E., Bockstael, A., Kong, A.P.H., De Letter, M. (2021). The Dutch Main Concept Analysis: Translation and establishment of normative data. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 30(4), 1750-1766. https://doi.org/10.1044/2021_AJSLP-20-00285
  • Kong, A.P.H. (2021). The impact of COVID-19 on speakers with aphasia: What is currently known and missing?Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 64, 176-180. https://doi.org/10.1044/2020_JSLHR-20-00371
  • Kong, A.P.H. (2020). Impact of COVID-19 on college seniors’ learning and performance in communication sciences and disorders: Students’ self-reflections. Clinical Archives of Communication Disorders, 5(3), 137-146. https://doi.org/10.21849/cacd.2020.00262
  • Telesca, L.+, Ehren, B.J., Hahs-Vaughn, D.L., Zygouris-Coe, V.I., & Kong, A.P.H. (2020). The effect of metalinguistic sentence combining on eighth-grade students’ understanding and written expression of comparison and contrast in science. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 63(9), 3068-3083. https://doi.org/10.1044/2020_JSLHR-19-00086
  • Qin, Y.+, Wu, Y., Lee, T. & Kong, A.P.H. (2020). An end-to-end approach to automatic speech assessment for Cantonese-speaking people with aphasia. Journal of Signal Processing Systems, 92(8), 819-830. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11265-019-01511-3
  • Kong, A.P.H. (2020). The use of free non-dementia-specific Apps on iPad to conduct group communication exercises for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease (Innovative Practice). Dementia, 19(4), 1252-1264.https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301217727630
  • Qin, Y.+, Lee, T. & Kong, A.P.H. (2020). Automatic assessment of speech impairment in Cantonese-speaking people with aphasia. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, 14(2), 331-345. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTSP.2019.2956371
  • Kong, A.P.H. & Law, S.P. (2019). Cantonese AphasiaBank: An annotated database of spoken discourse and co-verbal gestures by healthy and language-impaired native Cantonese speakers. Behavior Research Methods, 51(3), 1131-1144. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-018-1043-6
  • Kong, A.P.H. & Wong, C.W.-Y.* (2018). An integrative analysis of spontaneous storytelling discourse in aphasia: Relationship with listeners’ rating and prediction of severity and fluency status of aphasia. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 27, 1491-1505.https://doi.org/10.1044/2018_AJSLP-18-0015
  • Kong, A.P.H., Chan, J. #, Lau, J.K.L., Bickerton, W.L., Weekes, B., & Humphreys, G. (2018). Developing a Cantonese version of Birmingham Cognitive Screen for stroke survivors in Hong Kong. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 39(3), 387-401. https://doi.org/10.1177/1525740117720382
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2016.1194899
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.3109/14015439.2015.1041551
  • Kong, A.P.H., & Weekes, B. (2011). Use of the BAT with a Cantonese-Putonghua speaker with aphasia. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 25, 540-552. https://doi.org/10.3109/02699206.2011.570851
  • 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. doi: 10.1044/1092-4388(2010/09-0240) https://doi.org/10.1044/1092-4388(2010/09-0240)
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcomdis.2009.06.002
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699200802673234

 

Textbooks

 

Clinical Assessment Batteries

 

Language Corpora

 

Clinical Handbooks

  • Kong, AP.H., & Law, S.P. (2019). Cantonese AphasiaBank: Translating research results to everyday management of aphasia粵語失語症數據庫】:由研究結果到失語症的日常管理. Hong Kong:The University of Hong Kong (Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences). [ISBN: 978-988-79910-8-3]

  • 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. [ISBN: 978-988-17240-2-1]

  • 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.

 

+Doctoral, *Master’s, #Undergraduate research student (co-)supervised

Journal Editorship

  • Founding Editor-in-Chief: Cogent Gerontology, RoutledgeTaylor & Francis Group, United Kingdom.

  • Associate Editor: Frontiers in Stroke (Inaugural Section: Recovery and Rehabilitation), Switzerland. 

  • Section Editor: (Inaugural) Linguistics Section, PLOS ONE, USA and United Kingdom.

  • Guest Editor, American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech–Language–Hearing Association, USA. 

  • Editorial Member, Clinical Archives of Communication Disorders, The Korean Association of Speech-Language Pathologists, South Korea.

 

International / National Consultation Work

  • Founding Advisory Member, Aphasia United, Australia, United Kingdom, and USA.
  • Project Advisory and Leadership Team Member, Project BRIDGE (Building Research Initiatives by Developing Group Effort), Nova Southeastern University, USA.
  • Advisory Board Member, Aphasia Services in Diverse Neurorehabilitation Caseloads (ASDNC), USA.
  • Consultant, The Hong Kong Stroke Association, Hong Kong.
  • Consultant, Self Help Group for the Brain Damaged, Hong Kong.
  • Honorary Advisor, The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation, Hong Kong.
  • Consultant, National Clinical Research Center For Aging and Medicine, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University (復旦大學 華山醫院 國家老年疾病臨床醫學研究中心), Shanghai, China.
  • Research Consultant, “Application of Word Association Navigation (WAN) to Chinese speakers with aphasia” Department of Rehabilitation, Jiangsu Province Hospital - Shengze Branch (江蘇省人民醫院—盛澤分院), Jiangsu, China.

 

Professional Appointment

  • 2004-07: Vice Chairperson, Executive committee of the Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists (HKAST), Hong Kong.

  • 2003-04: External Secretary, Executive committee of the Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists (HKAST), Hong Kong.

 

  • Fellow: Academy of Aphasia.
  • Member: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Member: Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists (HKAST)