Ana Castro


Main areas of research

Language acquisition and language disorders

Language assessment of children’s oral language

Language intervention in children with language disorders

Speech, Language and Communication needs and Health Promotion

Academic background

Bachelor in Language and Literature (finished 1997)

Portuguese Studies at NOVA FCSH

Postgraduation in Education and Didactics (finished 1998)


Doctoral studies in Linguistics/Language Sciences (finished 2006)

at NOVA FCSH & Université Paris-8

Research projects / Experience

Enhancing children's oral language skills across Europe and beyond

a collaboration focusing on interventions for children with difficulties learning their first language (COST Action IS1406)

Clinical markers of language disorders in children

Crosslinguistic and Crosspopulation Approaches to the Acquisition of Dependencies (FCT)

Experiments in the Comprehension of European Portuguese Acquisition (FCT)

Contact details

Polytechnic University of Setúbal

Areas of research

Human Contribution to Artificial Intelligence

Wellbeing and Active Ageing