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Cameron, Ashley; Hudson, Kyla; Finch, Emma; Fleming, Jennifer; Lethlean, Jennifer; McPhail, Steven – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2018
Background: Communication partner training (CPT) has been used to support communication partners to interact successfully with people with aphasia (PWA). Through successful CPT interaction PWA's accessibility to healthcare is notably improved. The present study sought to build on prior studies by investigating the experiences of individuals with…
Descriptors: Aphasia, College Students, Interpersonal Communication, Training
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Mathrick, Rachel; Meagher, Tina; Norbury, Courtenay Frazier – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2017
Background & Aims: We evaluated a structured intervention programme aimed at preparing adolescents with developmental language disorders for job interviews. Our primary outcome measures included change in ratings of verbal and non-verbal social communication behaviours evident during mock interviews. Methods & Procedures: In study 1, 12…
Descriptors: Intervention, Language Impairments, Employment Interviews, Late Adolescents
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Bowers, Andrew L.; Crawcour, Stephen C.; Saltuklaroglu, Tim; Kalinowski, Joseph – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2010
Background: People who stutter are often acutely aware that their speech disruptions, halted communication, and aberrant struggle behaviours evoke reactions in communication partners. Considering that eye gaze behaviours have emotional, cognitive, and pragmatic overtones for communicative interactions and that previous studies have indicated…
Descriptors: Video Technology, College Students, Stuttering, Attention
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Rivers, Kenyatta O.; Perkins, Rosalie A.; Carson, Cecyle P. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2009
Background: Formal training in dealing with death and dying issues is not a standard content area in communication sciences and disorders programmes' curricula. At the same time, it cannot be presumed that pre-professional students' personal background equips them to deal with these issues. Aim: To investigate the perceptions of pre-professional…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Speech Language Pathology, Audiology, Death