NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing all 11 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sønsterud, Hilda; Kirmess, Melanie; Howells, Kirsten; Ward, David; Feragen, Kristin Billaud; Halvorsen, Margrethe Seeger – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2019
Background: Multiple factors can influence the working alliance and treatment outcome in speech and language therapy. The 'working alliance' is an important concept in treatment and can be described as the degree to which a treatment dyad is engaged in collaborative, purposive work. To date, relatively little attention has been paid to this…
Descriptors: Stuttering, Speech Language Pathology, Motivation, Intervention
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Välimaa, Taina; Kunnari, Sari; Laukkanen-Nevala, Päivi; Lonka, Eila – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2018
Background: Children with unilateral cochlear implants (CIs) may have delayed vocabulary development for an extended period after implantation. Bilateral cochlear implantation is reported to be associated with improved sound localization and enhanced speech perception in noise. This study proposed that bilateral implantation might also promote…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Assistive Technology, Finno Ugric Languages, Language Skills
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mason, Kazlin N.; Pua, Eshan; Perry, Jamie L. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2018
Background: Posterior nasal fricatives are a learned compensatory articulation error and commonly substituted for oral fricatives. Treatment of such articulation errors requires the modification or teaching of skilled movements. A motor-based approach is designed to teach the complex motor skill movement sequences required in the production of…
Descriptors: Speech Language Pathology, Intervention, Psychomotor Skills, Articulation Impairments
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Eadie, Tanya; Kapsner-Smith, Mara; Bolt, Susan; Sauder, Cara; Yorkston, Kathryn; Baylor, Carolyn – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2018
Background: Beyond the severity of voice, speech and language impairments, one potential predictor of communication success across adult populations with communication disorders may be perceived social support: the expectation that others will provide support if needed. Despite the preponderance of intervention approaches that assume a positive…
Descriptors: Patients, Social Support Groups, Intervention, Communication Disorders
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bishop, Dorothy V. M. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2017
A recent project entitled CATALISE used the Delphi method to reach a consensus on terminology for unexplained language problems in children. "Developmental language disorder" (DLD) was the term agreed by a panel of 57 experts. Here I reflect on points of difficulty that arose when attempting to reach a consensus, using qualitative…
Descriptors: Language Impairments, Developmental Delays, Qualitative Research, Delphi Technique
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pentimonti, Jill M.; Murphy, Kimberly A.; Justice, Laura M.; Logan, Jessica A. R.; Kaderavek, Joan N. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2016
Background: School readiness generally captures the notion that children do best when they arrive at formal schooling with a certain threshold of skill that will help them thrive in the classroom's academic and social milieu. Aims: To examine the dimensionality of the construct of school readiness among children with language impairment (LI), as…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Language Impairments, Social Development, Emotional Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Fletcher, Janet; Hogben, John; Neilson, Roslyn; Lalara, Rhoda Dugurruru; Reid, Corinne – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2015
Background: In attempting to evaluate an intervention programme designed to improve English literacy outcomes in children in a remote indigenous community in Australia, the need for valid and culturally appropriate measures of the factors likely to impact on literacy development became apparent. One factor considered likely to be of importance was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intervention, Rural Areas, Indigenous Populations
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
McClintock, Brenna; Pesco, Diane; Martin-Chang, Sandra – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2014
Background: Many lines of evidence now suggest that inferencing plays a substantial role in text comprehension. However, inferencing appears to be difficult for children with language impairments, many of whom are also struggling readers. Aims: To assess the effects of a "think-aloud" procedure on inference generation and narrative text…
Descriptors: Language Impairments, Reading Difficulties, Reading Comprehension, Protocol Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ebbels, Susan H.; Maric, Nataša; Murphy, Aoife; Turner, Gail – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2014
Background: Little evidence exists for the effectiveness of therapy for children with receptive language difficulties, particularly those whose difficulties are severe and persistent. Aims: To establish the effectiveness of explicit speech and language therapy with visual support for secondary school-aged children with language impairments…
Descriptors: Language Impairments, Secondary School Students, Speech Therapy, Speech Language Pathology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Letts, Carolyn; Edwards, Susan; Sinka, Indra; Schaefer, Blanca; Gibbons, Wendy – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2013
Background: Several studies in recent years have indicated a link between socio-economic status (SES) of families and children's language development, including studies that have measured children's language through formal standardized test procedures. High numbers of children with low performance have been found in lower socio-economic groups in…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Correlation, Language Acquisition, Mothers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Miniscalco, Carmela; Hagberg, Bibbi; Kadesjo, Bjorn; Westerlund, Monica; Gillberg, Christopher – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2007
Background: A community-representative sample of screened and clinically examined children with language delay at 2.5 years of age was followed up at school age when their language development was again examined and the occurrence of neuropsychiatric/neurodevelopmental disorder (attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and/or autism…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Intervention, Delayed Speech, Pervasive Developmental Disorders