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Vugs, Brigitte; Knoors, Harry; Cuperus, Juliane; Hendriks, Marc; Verhoeven, Ludo – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2017
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a computer-based executive function (EF) training in children with specific language impairment (SLI). Ten children with SLI, ages 8 to 12 years, completed a 25-session training of visuospatial working memory, inhibition and cognitive flexibility over a 6-week period. Treatment outcome was…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Training, Pilot Projects, Foreign Countries
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Deckers, Stijn R. J. M.; Van Zaalen, Yvonne; Stoep, Judith; Van Balkom, Hans; Verhoeven, Ludo – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2016
Enhancing communication performance skills may help children with Down Syndrome (DS) to expand their opportunities for participation in daily life. It is a clinical challenge for speech-language pathologists (SLP) to disentangle various mechanisms that contribute to the language and communication problems that children with DS encounter. Without…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Down Syndrome, Case Studies, Speech Language Pathology
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van Balkom, Hans; Verhoeven, Ludo; van Weerdenburg, Marjolijn; Stoep, Judith – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2010
An efficacy study of an indirect or Parent-based intervention programme involving Video Home Training (PVHT) was conducted with a focus on parental strategies to (re-)establish coherence in conversations between young children with Developmental Language Delay (DLD) and their parents or caregivers. In order to assess the efficacy of the PVHT…
Descriptors: Parents as Teachers, Video Technology, Developmental Delays, Language Impairments
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Wijkamp, Inge; Gerritsen, Betsy; Bonder, Freke; Haisma, Hinke; van der Schans, Cees – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2010
In the Netherlands, many educators and care providers working at special schools for children with severe speech and language impairments (SSLI) use sign-supported Dutch (SSD) to facilitate communication. Anecdotal experiences suggest positive results, but empirical evidence is lacking. In this multiple case study the changes that occur in the way…
Descriptors: Special Schools, Intervals, Classroom Communication, Language Impairments