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Smith, Jodie; Eadie, Tricia; Levickis, Penny; Bretherton, Lesley; Goldfeld, Sharon – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2018
Background: Parent-reported measures of early communication have limitations for use with infants experiencing adversity. Observational measures of early non-verbal and verbal communicative behaviours and mother-child turn-taking may provide a complementary method of capturing early communication skills for these children. Aims: To explore the…
Descriptors: Predictive Validity, Verbal Communication, Nonverbal Communication, Mothers
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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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Johnson, Sarah; Cocks, Naomi; Dipper, Lucy – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2013
Background: Spatial communication consists of both verbal spatial language and gesture. There has been minimal research investigating the use of spatial communication, and even less focussing on people with aphasia. Aims: The aims of this exploratory study were to describe the frequency and variability of spatial language and gesture use by three…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Interpersonal Communication, Communication Skills, Aphasia
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Ferm, Ulrika; Sahlin, Anna; Sundin, Linda; Hartelius, Lena – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2010
Background: Many individuals with Huntington's disease experience reduced functioning in cognition, language and communication. Talking Mats is a visually based low technological augmentative communication framework that supports communication in people with different cognitive and communicative disabilities. Aims: To evaluate Talking Mats as a…
Descriptors: Diseases, Neurological Impairments, Communication Problems, Interpersonal Communication
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Ibertsson, Tina; Hansson, Kristina; Maki-Torkko, Elina; Willstedt-Svensson, Ursula; Sahlen, Birgitta – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2009
Background: This study investigates the use of requests for clarification in conversations between teenagers with a cochlear implant (CI) and hearing peers. So far very few studies have focused on conversational abilities in children with CI. Aims: The aim was to explore co-construction of dialogue in a referential communication task and the…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Deafness, Adolescents, Assistive Technology
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Langevin, Marilyn; Kleitman, Sabina; Packman, Ann; Onslow, Mark – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2009
Background: Persistent calls for school-based education about stuttering necessitate a better understanding of peer attitudes toward children who stutter and a means to measure outcomes of such educational interventions. Langevin and Hagler in 2004 developed the Peer Attitudes Toward Children who Stutter scale (PATCS) to address these needs and…
Descriptors: Verbal Communication, Stuttering, Construct Validity, Factor Structure
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Stojanovik, Vesna; James, Deborah – International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 2006
Background: The superiority of language and communication skills in children and adults with Williams syndrome (WS) is currently being debated. Whilst there have been a number of reports of precursors of language in WS in children who have already developed language, there have not been many studies that have prospectively investigated precursors…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Developmental Disabilities, Young Children, Verbal Communication