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Northcott, Sarah; Simpson, Alan; Moss, Becky; Ahmed, Nafiso; Hilari, Katerina – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2017
Background: The psychosocial impact of stroke and aphasia is considerable. Aims: To explore UK speech-and-language therapists' (SLTs) clinical practice in addressing the psychological and social needs of people with aphasia, including their experiences of working with mental health professionals. Methods & Procedures: A 22-item online survey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Aphasia, Speech Language Pathology, Mental Health
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Kjellén, Emma; Laakso, Katja; Henriksson, Ingrid – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2017
Background: Few studies have investigated how people with aphasia (PWA) experience literacy skills. Taking the insider's perspective is a way to increase understanding of the individual experiences of literacy among PWA, which may have clinical implications. Aims: To describe how literacy, i.e., reading and writing, is experienced in everyday life…
Descriptors: Aphasia, Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Neurological Impairments
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McGowan, Susan L.; Ward, Elizabeth C.; Wall, Laurelie R.; Shellshear, Leanne R.; Spurgin, Ann-Louise – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2014
Background: Many speech and language therapists (SLTs) work with patients who have a tracheostomy. There is limited information about their working practices and the extent to which recent publications and research have influenced the speech and language therapy management of the tracheostomized patient. Aims: This study reviews the current…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Patients, Allied Health Personnel, Speech Language Pathology
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Mackenzie, C.; Kelly, S.; Paton, G.; Brady, M.; Muir, M. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2013
Background:The "Living with Dysarthria" group programme, devised for people with post-stroke dysarthia and family members, was piloted twice. Feedback from those who experience an intervention contributes to the evaluation of speech and language therapy programmes, giving the participant view of the intervention's value and guiding…
Descriptors: Articulation Impairments, Neurological Impairments, Feedback (Response), Group Therapy
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Archer, S. K.; Wellwood, I.; Smith, C. H.; Newham, D. J. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2013
Background: Dysphagia is common after stroke, leading to adverse outcome. There is a paucity of high-quality evidence for dysphagia therapy, thus making it difficult to determine the best approaches to treatment. Clinical decisions are often based on usual practice, however no formal method of monitoring practice patterns exists. Aims: To…
Descriptors: Speech Language Pathology, Allied Health Personnel, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
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Kyriakou, Kyriaki; Fisher, Helene R. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2013
Background: Voice disorders that result in reduced loudness may cause difficulty in communicating, socializing and participating in occupational activities. Amplification is often recommended in order to facilitate functional communication, reduce vocal load and avoid developing maladaptive compensatory behaviours. The most common microphone used…
Descriptors: Voice Disorders, Audio Equipment, Patients, Measures (Individuals)
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Baxendale, Janet; Lockton, Elaine; Adams, Catherine; Gaile, Jacqueline – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2013
Background: Treatment trials that enquire into parents' and teachers' views on speech-language interventions and outcomes for primary school-age children are relatively rare. The current study sought perceptions of the process of intervention and value placed on outcomes resulting from a trial of intervention, the Social Communication Intervention…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students
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Litosseliti, Lia; Leadbeater, Claire – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2013
Background: The speech and language therapy/pathology (SLT/SLP) profession is characterized by extreme "occupational sex segregation", a term used to refer to persistently male- or female-dominated professions. Men make up only 2.5% of all SLTs in the UK, and a similar imbalance is found in other countries. Despite calls to increase…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Speech Therapy, Allied Health Personnel, Speech Language Pathology
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Gallagher, Aoife Lily; Chiat, Shula – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2009
Background: Clinical services in the UK are increasingly delivering "consultative" methods of intervention rather than "direct" intensive input for children with receptive and expressive language difficulties, yet there has been little systematic evaluation of these different intervention models. Aims: To investigate the…
Descriptors: Intervention, Language Impairments, Statistical Analysis, Expressive Language
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O'Connor, Siobhan; Pettigrew, Catharine M. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2009
Background: There is currently a paucity of research investigating what speech and language therapists, in particular, perceive are the greatest barriers to implementing evidence-based practice. Aims: The purpose of this study was to investigate the perceived barriers that are faced by speech and language therapists in southern Ireland when…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Speech Therapy, Speech Language Pathology, Questionnaires
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Spanoudis, George; Natsopoulos, Demetrios; Panayiotou, Georgia – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2007
Background: Pragmatic language impairment has recently been the subject of a number of studies that attempted to illuminate classification and diagnostic issues, and identify the profile of children with pragmatic language difficulties. Although much progress has been made, the nature of pragmatic difficulties remains unclear. Aims: To contrast…
Descriptors: Individual Testing, Verbs, Semantics, Pragmatics
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Simmons, Noreen; Johnston, Judith – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2007
Background: Speech-language pathologists often advise families about interaction patterns that will facilitate language learning. This advice is typically based on research with North American families of European heritage and may not be culturally suited for non-Western families. Aims: The goal of the project was to identify differences in the…
Descriptors: North Americans, Language Usage, Indians, Mothers