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Reeves, Louisa; Freed, Jenny; Wright, Jonathan; Wood, Elizabeth; Black, Rachael; Hartshorne, Mary; Adams, Catherine – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2019
Oral language skills in childhood are known to predict literacy levels and academic performance. Identification of children's low-average oral language skills in school is challenging when clear criteria for developmental language disorder are not met. There are few studies of targeted, school-based oral language interventions for the older child.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Oral Language, Language Skills, Communication Skills
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Cunningham, Barbara Jane; Kwok, Elaine; Earle, Cindy; Oram Cardy, Janis – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2019
This study explored participation- and impairment-based outcomes for 24 late-to-talk toddlers (M age = 20.46 months, SD = 3.09, 62.5% male) whose parents participated in Target Word™, The Hanen Program® for Parents of Children who are Late Talkers in community clinics across Ontario. Parents completed the MacArthur-Bates Communicative Development…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Child Language, Delayed Speech, Language Impairments
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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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Kelly, Rachel; O'Malley, Mary-Pat; Antonijevic, Stanislava – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2018
Difficulty with social communication is the most pervasive difficulty experienced by individuals with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (HF-ASD). Communication difficulties are often magnified in adolescence as social demands become more intricate. This puts adolescents with HF-ASD at increased risk of social isolation and depression, as…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Adolescents, Interpersonal Communication
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Jean-Baptiste, Rachel; Klein, Harriet B.; Brates, Danielle; Moses, Nelson – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2018
This study was designed to examine the strength of question types to obligate complete responses from children, and the effect of age and play context. Participants were typically developing children (mean ages 2;8, 3;4 and 4;7), who engaged in play with three speech-language pathologists in play contexts. Questions posed to the children were…
Descriptors: Sentences, Syntax, Statistical Analysis, Responses
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Davies, Karen E.; Marshall, Julie; Brown, Laura J. E.; Goldbart, Juliet – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2017
Speech and language therapists' (SLTs) roles include enabling parents to provide intervention. We know little about how parents understand their role during speech and language intervention or whether these change during involvement with SLTs. The theory of conceptual change, applied to parents as adult learners, is used as a framework for…
Descriptors: Employed Parents, Speech Therapy, Intervention, Parent Role
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Murphy, Aoife; Franklin, Sue; Breen, Annemarie; Hanlon, Molly; McNamara, Aoife; Bogue, Aine; James, Emily – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2017
Young people from areas of socioeconomic disadvantage (SED) are more likely to present with language difficulties, particularly vocabulary difficulties. Studies have shown the effectiveness of vocabulary interventions for children with language impairment but not for adolescents from areas of SED. This article aims to establish the effectiveness…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Development, Secondary School Students
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Gilkerson, Jill; Richards, Jeffrey A.; Greenwood, Charles R.; Montgomery, Judy K. – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2017
This article describes the development and validation of the Developmental Snapshot, a 52-item parent questionnaire on child language and vocal communication development that can be administered monthly and scored automatically. The Snapshot was created to provide an easily administered monthly progress monitoring tool that enables parents to…
Descriptors: Language Acquisition, Child Language, Infants, Toddlers
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Brebner, Chris; Attrill, Stacie; Marsh, Claire; Coles, Lilienne – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2017
Professional development can provide opportunities to develop new skills and knowledge, and to apply them to practice in a sustainable way. However, delivery of professional development needs to consider the philosophies and pedagogies of training recipients, and activities should be tailored to meet their needs. This article reports on an…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Faculty Development, Models
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Crowe, Kathryn; Cumming, Tamara; McCormack, Jane; Baker, Elise; McLeod, Sharynne; Wren, Yvonne; Roulstone, Sue; Masso, Sarah – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2017
Early childhood educators are frequently called on to support preschool-aged children with speech sound disorders and to engage these children in activities that target their speech production. This study explored factors that acted as facilitators and/or barriers to the provision of computer-based support for children with speech sound disorders…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Intervention, Computer Assisted Instruction, Speech
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Brimo, Danielle; Melamed, Tina – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2017
Existing research concludes that educators have varying levels of language knowledge. Educators' varying levels of language knowledge may be related to the type of content knowledge they received while in school. The purpose of this study was to compare the performance of pre-professional speech-language pathology (SLP) students who have taken…
Descriptors: Syntax, Speech Language Pathology, Language Acquisition, Early Childhood Education
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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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Lyons, Rena; Brennan, Sara; Carroll, Clare – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2016
The everyday lives of children with disabilities are not well understood, with few studies exploring how participation in everyday life is conceptualized and given meaning. The overall aims of this study were, first, to explore parental views of their children's participation and, second, to identify barriers and facilitators in relation to…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Children, Parent Attitudes, Qualitative Research
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Falkus, Gila; Tilley, Ciara; Thomas, Catherine; Hockey, Hannah; Kennedy, Anna; Arnold, Tina; Thorburn, Blair; Jones, Katie; Patel, Bhavika; Pimenta, Claire; Shah, Rena; Tweedie, Fiona; O'Brien, Felicity; Leahy, Ruth; Pring, Tim – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2016
Parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT) is widely used by speech and language therapists to improve the interactions between children with delayed language development and their parents/carers. Despite favourable reports of the therapy from clinicians, little evidence of its effectiveness is available. We investigated the effects of PCIT as…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Speech Therapy, Rating Scales, Delayed Speech
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