Dr. Kupersmitt received her PhD in English Linguistics from Bar-Ilan University in 2006, and she completed her post-doc research at Haifa University, in 2008. For the last twenty years, Dr. Kupersmitt has studied the language and discourse development of children and adolescents with typical development and with language and communication impairments. Her research focuses on the intersection between narrative development and she has published a number of articles in prestigious journals. Her studies emphasize the interaction between language forms and their functions in communicative contexts such as storytelling, in the linguistic expression of temporality, motion and affect. Dr. Kupersmitt is teaching at the Department of English at Al-Qasemi Academy and she is also the head of the MA program in Communication Disorders at Hadassah Academic College.