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Kruythoff-Broekman, Astrid; Wiefferink, Carin; Rieffe, Carolien; Uilenburg, Noëlle – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2019
Background: Late language emergence is a risk indicator for developmental language disorder. Parent-implemented early language intervention programmes (parent programmes) have been shown to have positive effects on children's receptive and expressive language skills. However, long-term effectiveness has rarely been studied. Additionally, little is…
Descriptors: Child Language, Longitudinal Studies, Parent Education, Parent Child Relationship
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McKnight, Lindsay M.; O'Malley-Keighran, Mary-Pat; Carroll, Clare – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2016
Background: There is evidence indicating that parent training programmes including interaction coaching of parents of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) can increase parental responsiveness, promote language development and social interaction skills in children with ASD. However, there is a lack of research exploring precisely how…
Descriptors: Speech Acts, Coaching (Performance), Parents, Autism
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Loucks, Torrey; Chon, HeeCheong; Han, Woojae – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2012
Background: Altered auditory feedback can facilitate speech fluency in adults who stutter. However, other findings suggest that adults who stutter show anomalies in "audiovocal integration", such as longer phonation reaction times to auditory stimuli and less effective pitch tracking. Aims: To study audiovocal integration in adults who stutter…
Descriptors: Auditory Stimuli, Stuttering, Feedback (Response), Control Groups
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Cocks, Naomi; Sautin, Laetitia; Kita, Sotaro; Morgan, Gary; Zlotowitz, Sally – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2009
Background: In order to comprehend fully a speaker's intention in everyday communication, information is integrated from multiple sources, including gesture and speech. There are no published studies that have explored the impact of aphasia on iconic co-speech gesture and speech integration. Aims: To explore the impact of aphasia on co-speech…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Aphasia, Context Effect, Comprehension
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Skeat, J.; Perry, A. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2008
Background: Outcome measurement is important to clinical practice--yet outcome many speech and language therapists find it difficult to apply measures in practice, and not all clinicians and services have been able to implement and/or use outcome measurement successfully. To date there has been little research to explain why implementation is…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Evaluation Utilization, Outcomes of Treatment, Measurement Techniques
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Bruce, Carolyn; Parker, Ann; Renfrew, Laura – International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 2006
Every year, 10000 people of working age in the UK have a stroke. Although half of all cases occur in those over 75 years of age, stroke affects more than 1000 people under the age of 30 years. The effects of stroke are far reaching and many people will find that they are unable to return to their previous lives. For some, a way to improve their…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Research Methodology, Disabilities, Adult Education
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Bruce, Carolyn; Edmundson, Anne; Coleman, Michael – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2003
Background: People with aphasia may experience difficulties that prevent them from demonstrating in writing what they know and can produce orally. Voice recognition systems that allow the user to speak into a microphone and see their words appear on a computer screen have the potential to assist written communication. Aim: This study investigated…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Aphasia, Writing Difficulties, Computer Software
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Block, Susan; Onslow, Mark; Packman, Ann; Gray, Belinda; Dacakis, Georgia – International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 2005
Background: It has been suggested that one way to increase speech pathologists' confidence in working with people who stutter is to provide them with relevant and stimulating clinical experiences during their professional preparation. This paper describes a treatment programme for adults who stutter that is conducted by speech pathology students,…
Descriptors: Stuttering, Clinics, Speech Language Pathology, Foreign Countries