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- 19Pollock, Karen
- 15Hopper, Tammy
- 15Paslawski, Teresa
- 13Schneider, Phyllis
- 11Kim, Esther
- 10Cleary, Stuart
Technology use in assessment and intervention in speech-language pathology is an area of rapid growth. Decisions about what type of device to use should be evidence based and take into account best practice principles (BPPs) within speech-language pathology. This study explored the benefits and...
As they enter the workforce, new university graduates are expected to be equipped with a wide variety of skills and attributes viewed as essential for success in the workplace. Many of these skills and attributes are also important for the success of new graduates of rehabilitation medicine...
There are currently no studies that examine the types of phonemic awareness errors children are making on tests of phonemic awareness. This study aimed to: (a) develop a taxonomy to categorize the different types of errors made on a test of phoneme segmentation by grade one children, (b)...
Videoconferencing vs. Face-To-Face: A Comparison of Results from Two Articulation Testing Conditions
Videoconferencing vs. Face-To-Face: A Comparison of Results from Two Articulation Testing ConditionsDownload
The use of videoconferencing to provide speech-language services has been promoted by such agencies as Alberta Health Services. It allows previously un-serviced, rural areas to access direct speech services from a speech-language pathologist (SLP), while also reducing the costs associated with...
Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Model to Gain Insight into the Impact of Cochlear Implants on Prelingually Deafened RecipientsDownload
A number of factors influence the quality of life of deaf individuals following cochlear implantation. In this study, we adapted the ICF model to create a survey to specifically fit Cochlear Implant (CI) users. This enabled us to make a novel comparison and correlation among multiple factors and...
This project focused on knowledge-translation through the development of educational tools to support parents in using apps in ways that encourage interaction and language use. Best practice principles related to early language learning were used to guide the development of resources. The goal of...
Background: Aphasia is a communication disorder resulting from stroke, characterized by difficulty speaking, listening, reading and writing. Recent evidence suggests that persons with aphasia (PWA) can exhibit impairments in cognition, such as inhibition. Inhibition is the ability to suppress...
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are said to interpret language literally. If so, they would have trouble understanding figurative language, independent of their language level. Idioms (e.g. “skating on thin ice”) are a type of figurative language that are used frequently. In this...
The rapid growth of mobile technology within society is changing service delivery in health care settings, including speech and language services. Despite limited research in this area, use of mobile devices as a clinical tool continues to grow. This study documents speech-language pathologists’...
The effects of a volitional breathing technique on swallowing and respiratory coordination in individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)Download
Introduction: Breathing and swallowing are integrally related biomechanical processes that are often impaired in people with ALS (PALS). This may lead to significant functional impairments that negatively impact their quality of life. Purpose: The purpose of the overall project was to...