Speech Pathology and Audiology
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- 25Pollock, Karen
- 18Paslawski, Teresa
- 15Hopper, Tammy
- 15Kim, Esther
- 14Schneider, Phyllis
- 13Cleary, Stuart
Specific Language Impairment (SLI) is a label given to children who have a language impairment not accompanied by hearing loss, cognitive impairment or neurological damage (Leonard, 2014). There is substantial evidence that information processing skills, such as speed of processing or working...
: A Comparison of Two Quality of Life Measures in the Head and Neck Cancer Organ Preservation Population: The EORTC QOL-H&N35 and Semi-Structured InterviewsDownload
Background: Surgery,followed by radiation and/or chemotherapy,has been aconventional treatment for head and neck cancer (HNC). Organ preservation, a non-surgical option, is increasingly being used to treat HNC. This treatment may influence function and consequently quality of life. Standardized...
Aphasia is a language disorder, but it may also be accompanied by subtle cognitive impairments including deficits in working memory (WM). These cognitive and WM impairments are hard to quantify as traditionally, performance is assessed with a verbal or motoric response. These measures can be...
A Pilot Study of Voice Therapy Incorporating a Vibration Device Placed at the Larynx for Adults with Vocal Fatigue
A Pilot Study of Voice Therapy Incorporating a Vibration Device Placed at the Larynx for Adults with Vocal FatigueDownload
Vocal fatigue, a symptom of prolonged voice use in everyday life, is a common concern among individuals who frequently use their voices in both professional and non-professional capacities. The purpose of this pilot study was to explore the use of vibration therapy as a treatment for vocal...
Edmonton is home to potentially thousands of individuals affected by aphasia. No aphasia centre currently exists in Edmonton or the surrounding area. These centres can provide a stepping stone for People with Aphasia (PWA) to participate in their community. The purpose of this study was to...
A Review of Home-Based Computerized Auditory Training Programs for Adult Cochlear Implant RecipientsDownload
It has been documented that clinicians working in cochlear implant clinics that provide service to adult cochlear implant recipients feel they do not have sufficient expertise with auditory training protocols, don't have access to enough resources, and do not have enough manpower to offer...
This study examined whether the iPad and associated apps facilitates therapy with adults, and how it can be successfully integrated into speech-language pathology. Of the 28 participants in the study, 16 were clinicians and 12 were students in the MSc. Speech-Language Pathology program at the...
A pilot project examining the application of Multi-Modal Aphasia Treatment (M-MAT) in a long term care settingDownload
The purpose of this study is to examine: 1) the feasibility of adapting M-MAT to b delivered in a long term care setting and 2) the impact of adapted M-MAT on language and communication outcomes of an individual with aphasia.