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- 9McFarlane, Lu-Anne
- 2Schneider, Phyllis
- 1Borger, Paige
- 1Borys, Lacey
- 1Carson, Aimee
- 1Charest, Monique
BACKGROUND INFORMATION There is compelling evidence that, for the majority of children with specific language impairment (SLI), language difficulties are longstanding. Other research, however, has reported that a high proportion of affected preschool-age children recover by about kindergarten...
The iPad is a relatively new technological device with many features that make it a useful tool for speech and language assessment and intervention. As iPads are becoming more prevalent in settings where speech and language services occur, and little evidence exists to guide their effective use,...
Recent advancements in mobile technology and increased use of mobile devices are influencing service delivery in healthcare settings, including the field of speech-language pathology. Although limited research exists in this area, an increasing number of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) have...
Motivational interviewing is a counseling technique used to support patients as they adopt behaviors consistent with positive health change. There is data to support its effectiveness in a variety of health care settings and with a variety of health challenges. MI involves assisting the client...
The effectiveness of a shortened training module on Motivational Interviewing skill acquisitionDownload
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a therapeutic technique that has been increasingly used in health care, and MI training for health care professionals has been progressively more promoted. This study investigated the effectiveness of a modified version of the traditional two-day workshop in...
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’...
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...
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...
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...