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Pritchard, Madeleine; Hilari, Katerina; Cocks, Naomi; Dipper, Lucy – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2018
Background: Discourse in adults with aphasia is increasingly the focus of assessment and therapy research. A broad range of measures is available to describe discourse, but very limited information is available on their psychometric properties. As a result, the quality of these measures is unknown, and there is very little evidence to motivate the…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Aphasia, Measures (Individuals), Discourse Analysis
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Nordberg, Ann; Dahlgren Sandberg, Annika; Miniscalco, Carmela – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2015
Background: Research on retelling ability and cognition is limited in children with cerebral palsy (CP) and speech impairment. Aims: To explore the impact of expressive and receptive language, narrative discourse dimensions (Narrative Assessment Profile measures), auditory and visual memory, theory of mind (ToM) and non-verbal cognition on the…
Descriptors: Cerebral Palsy, Story Telling, Language Skills, Speech Impairments
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Hasson, Natalie; Dodd, Barbara; Botting, Nicola – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2012
Background: Sentence construction and syntactic organization are known to be poor in children with specific language impairments (SLI), but little is known about the way in which children with SLI approach language tasks, and static standardized tests contribute little to the differentiation of skills within the population of children with…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Sentence Structure, Syntax, Language Processing
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Geurts, Hilde; Embrechts, Mariette – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2010
Background: Pragmatic assessment methods are very diverse and differ in informant type. Some rely on parents, others on teachers/professionals and some directly test pragmatic abilities in the children themselves. A widely used pragmatic parent questionnaire is the Children's Communication Checklist-2 (CCC-2). However, it is not known how scores…
Descriptors: Language Patterns, Language Impairments, Measures (Individuals), Pragmatics
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Marks, Ian; Stokes, Stephanie F. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2010
Background: Children with word-finding difficulties manifest a high frequency of word-finding characteristics in narrative, yet word-finding interventions have concentrated on single-word treatments and outcome measures. Aims: This study measured the effectiveness of a narrative-based intervention in improving single-word picture-naming and…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Intervention, Trend Analysis, Therapy
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Briscoe, J.; Rankin, P. M. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2009
Background: Children with specific language impairment (SLI) often experience difficulties in the recall and repetition of verbal information. Archibald and Gathercole (2006) suggested that children with SLI are vulnerable across two separate components of a tripartite model of working memory (Baddeley and Hitch 1974). However, the hierarchical…
Descriptors: Language Impairments, Children, Short Term Memory, Profiles
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Archibald, Lisa M. D.; Alloway, Tracy Packiam – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2008
Background: Although it is widely recognized that substantial heterogeneity exists in the cognitive profiles of children with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), very little is known about the language skills of this group. Aims: To compare the language abilities of children with DCD with a group whose language impairment has been well…
Descriptors: Children, Mental Disorders, Psychomotor Skills, Language Impairments