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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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Oliveira, Carla; Lousada, Marisa; Jesus, Luis M. T. – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2015
Children with speech sound disorders (SSD) represent a large number of speech and language therapists' caseloads. The intervention with children who have SSD can involve different therapy approaches, and these may be articulatory or phonologically based. Some international studies reveal a widespread application of articulatory based approaches in…
Descriptors: Speech Language Pathology, Therapy, Speech Impairments, Children
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van Staden, Annalene – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2013
The reading skills of many deaf children lag several years behind those of hearing children, and there is a need for identifying reading difficulties and implementing effective reading support strategies in this population. This study embraces a balanced reading approach, and investigates the efficacy of applying multi-sensory coding strategies…
Descriptors: Intervention, Sign Language, Deafness, Reading Comprehension
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Travis, Julia; Geiger, Martha – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2010
This study investigated the effects of introducing the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) on the frequency of requesting and commenting and the length of verbal utterances of two children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who presented with some spoken language, but limited use of language in communicative exchanges. A mixed research…
Descriptors: Research Design, Speech, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders