Speech Pathology and Audiology
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- 21Pollock, Karen
- 18Paslawski, Teresa
- 15Hopper, Tammy
- 14Schneider, Phyllis
- 13Cook, A.M.
- 12Cleary, 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...
A Feasibility Study using Pupil Dilation Measures to Examine Cognitive Effort During a Working Memory Span Task in People with AphasiaDownload
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...
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...
This preliminary study examined teacher perceptions of the benefits of the module Everybody Hears. The module was delivered to three Grade-three classes. Teachers’ impressions of Everybody Hears were elicited by way of a questionnaire. A review of the data revealed student engagement, curricular...
A review of the lifetime trajectories of cortical development and how they may differ in people who stutterDownload
This paper is directed towards an audience who is less familiar with cortical development across the lifespan. We summarized brain imaging research that has examined cortical growth in the typical population and highlighted this growth as it relates to the speech relevant regions of the brain. ...