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An investigation of the language produced by a child with physical disabilities while directing a partnered math activity with and without the use of a Lego robotDownload
Previous research at the Assistive Technology Lab at the University of Alberta has found that the use of robots can facilitate participation for children with disabilities in performing mathematics activities. The focus of the current study was to describe the language used by a child with...
Effect of a Child-Controlled Robot on Mother’s Communicative Dominance during Play Interaction with a Child with Cerebral Palsy: a Case StudyDownload
Children who have severe physical disabilities often have great difficulty interacting and learning through play, and their expressive language is commonly limited. During play, mothers are frequently more directive in their interaction with children with disabilities. This might change if the...
The Effects of Intensive Expiratory Muscle Strength Training (EMST) on Respiratory and Speech Function in Adults with Cerebral Palsy: A Case StudyDownload
Expiratory Muscle Strength Training (EMST), or exhaling against high resistance at the airway opening, is a procedure that requires high chest wall muscular effort. High expiratory effort practiced over time is thought to strengthen the neural control of these chest wall muscles as measured by...