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Lim, Jacqueline; McCabe, Patricia; Purcell, Alison – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2019
This study explored the feasibility of training school teaching assistants to provide the treatment, Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing to treat childhood apraxia of speech (CAS, also known as developmental verbal dyspraxia). The study used a single case experimental design across behaviours and a qualitative evaluation of teaching assistant…
Descriptors: Tactual Perception, Cues, Teaching Methods, Case Studies
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Wilson, Leanne; McNeill, Brigid C.; Gillon, Gail T. – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2019
This study examined whether children's speech and literacy skills were impacted by co-working among student speech-language pathologists (SLPs) and student teachers during an inter-professional education (IPE) initiative. Seven five-year-old children who demonstrated difficulties with speech and/or phonological awareness participated in three…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Allied Health Personnel, Speech Language Pathology, Student Teachers
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Pampoulou, Eliada; Theodorou, Eleni; Petinou, Kakia – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2018
Whilst augmentative and alternative communication has been used for over sixty years across many countries, in Cyprus it remains underdeveloped. The current study seeks to investigate the current AAC practices in Cyprus. Data were collected through electronically distributed questionnaires to all registered speech and language therapists (n =…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Communication Problems, Disabilities
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Jago, Suzanne; Radford, Julie – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2017
Effective collaborative practice is expected of newly qualified speech and language therapists (SLTs) in order to achieve the best outcomes for clients. Research into collaborative practice has identified a number of barriers to and facilitators of collaborative practice, but there has been limited research into how well prepared newly qualified…
Descriptors: Speech Language Pathology, Allied Health Personnel, Foreign Countries, Semi Structured Interviews
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Martin, Maureen K; Wright, Lindsay Elizabeth; Perry, Susan; Cornett, Daphne; Schraeder, Missy; Johnson, James T. – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2016
Research into intervention strategies for developmental verbal dyspraxia (DVD) clearly demonstrates the need to identify effective interventions. The goals of this study were to examine changes in articulation skills following the use of phonetic, multimodal intervention and to consider the relationship between these improved articulation skills…
Descriptors: Articulation (Speech), Articulation Impairments, Intervention, Allied Health Personnel
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Pascoe, Michelle; McLeod, Sharynne – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2016
The Intelligibility in Context Scale (ICS) is a screening questionnaire that focuses on parents' perceptions of children's speech in different contexts. Originally developed in English, it has been translated into 60 languages and the validity and clinical utility of the scale has been documented in a range of countries. In South Africa, there are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Parent Attitudes, Cross Cultural Studies
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Wilson, Leanne; McNeill, Brigid; Gillon, Gail T. – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2015
Successful collaboration among speech and language therapists (SLTs) and teachers fosters the creation of communication friendly classrooms that maximize children's spoken and written language learning. However, these groups of professionals may have insufficient opportunity in their professional study to develop the shared knowledge, perceptions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Surveys, Online Surveys, Speech Language Pathology
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Gràcia, Marta; Vega, Fàtima; Galván-Bovaira, Maria José – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2015
Broadly speaking, the teaching of spoken language in Spanish schools has not been approached in a systematic way. Changes in school practices are needed in order to allow all children to become competent speakers and to understand and construct oral texts that are appropriate in different contexts and for different audiences both inside and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Oral Language, Observation, Measures (Individuals)
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Mroz, Maria – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2012
The recommendations from the Bercow Review of services for children with speech, language and communication needs (DCSF, 2008a) have significant implications for the training of pre-service teachers who will be expected to be more able to meet the needs of such children. This article explores the potential within the Standards for Qualified…
Descriptors: Identification, Preservice Teacher Education, Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers
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Bunning, Karen; Ellis, Martina – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2010
A preliminary study was conducted to investigate the communicative roles performed by teacher and pupil during Key Stage 3 (KS3) English lessons. Two classes of a special school were involved in the study. Data collection employed video capture of teacher-pupil communication during timetabled English lessons. The data were transcribed and analysed…
Descriptors: Special Schools, Comparative Analysis, Students, Interpersonal Communication
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Wright, Jannet A.; Stackhouse, Joy; Wood, Janet – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2008
The recent focus on joint training programmes to support the development of interagency/interdisciplinary collaboration places considerable emphasis on interprofessional education at undergraduate and postgraduate level. It is therefore important to ensure that interprofessional learning is embedded in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and…
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Interdisciplinary Approach, Literacy, Language Skills