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Causal or spurious? The relationship between knowledge, attitudes, and trust in science and technologyDownload
Survey data on 1217 adults living in Alberta, Canada were collected by Ipsos Reid Public Affairs and made available to us for analysis. The survey questioned participants on issues related to science including their perceived knowledge of science, attitudes toward science, and trust in science...
This paper presents a framework to provide a structured approach for developing score reports for cognitive diagnostic assessments (CDAs). Guidelines for reporting and presenting diagnostic scores are based on a review of current educational test score reporting practices and literature from the...
In Canada, the number of adults with pre-lingual hearing loss who receive a cochlear implant (CI) is growing; however, most of the adult CI centers in Canada reported that “the majority of their patients did not need rehabilitation services post-implant” (Fitzpatrick & Brewster, 2010, p. 293). ...
Validating student score inferences using person fit statistic and verbal reports: A person-fit study for cognitive diagnostic assessmentDownload
The goal of this study was to investigate the usefulness of person-fit analysis in validating student score inferences in a cognitive diagnostic assessment. In this study, a two-stage procedure was used to evaluate person fit for a diagnostic test in the domain of statistical hypothesis testing....
Language Development in School-age Children Adopted from Haiti: A Longitudinal Study
The language development of children adopted internationally is a topic of growing interest, however, most studies have investigated children adopted from China or Eastern Europe. This project is a follow-up study that explored the language development of school-age children who were adopted from...
The use of a volitional airway protection technique by a patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and cognitive impairment
The use of a volitional airway protection technique by a patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and cognitive impairmentDownload
The purpose of this pilot study is to determine if an individual with ALS and frontotemporal lobar dementia can learn a volitional airway protection technique and, if so, does this treatment have a beneficial effect on respiration and swallowing?
Background: Pragmatic skills are, by definition, impaired in people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). These difficulties can negatively influence a person’s interpersonal relationships, their ability to find employment and their overall quality of life. Currently, there is little research...
Symptom Management in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Case Study
In this paper, a case study is used to discuss current concepts related to the evaluation and treatment of airway clearance and secretion management of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Can young children with severe disabilities learn to use a robot to accomplish tasks? Can they learn that they have some control over their environment? What are new developments in robotics that might benefit these very young children? This article provides the latest in robotics-- exciting news...
Background/Purpose: Teachers’ understanding of stuttering can powerfully influence the educational experience of children who stutter. The purpose of this mixed methods study was to investigate changes in student teachers’ understanding of the impact of stuttering on the lives of PWS before and...