SearchSkip to Search Results
- 1Anton, Kathryn F.
- 1Baird, Tieghan
- 1Bild, Oliver
- 1Bremmekamp, Darian J
- 1Cheung, June M
- 1Cooper, Rebecca J
- 5Cummine, Jacqueline (Communication Sciences and Disorders)
- 5Kim, Esther (Communication Sciences and Disorders)
- 4Boliek, Carol (Communication Sciences and Disorders)
- 4Pollock, Karen (Communication Sciences and Disorders)
- 2Campbell, Melanie (Communication Sciences and Disorders)
- 2Charest, Monique (Communication Sciences and Disorders)
An Investigation of Changes in Social-Pragmatic Communication Following Participation in the PEERS ProgramDownload
Abstract Background: The Program for the Educational Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS) is a manualized social skills program designed to help teenagers diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder make and maintain friendships. To date, outcomes of PEERS have primarily related to social skills...
Breathing Dynamics for Non-speech and Speech Tasks Following Intensive Voice and Speech Treatment in Children with Motor Speech Disorders Secondary to Cerebral PalsyDownload
Introduction. Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most frequently occurring cause of movement disorders in children. It has a prevalence of 2-2.5 cases per 1000 live births and is a chronic condition, requiring lifelong rehabilitation. The ability to communicate is a primary factor in positive...
Spoken language comprehension is a complex task that involves taking into account many types of information at the same rate as speech unfolds. It is established that adults use both non-linguistic cues, such as visual context, as well as linguistic cues, such as semantic animacy, to maximize...
Clients’ Experiences with, and Perceptions of, Psychological Counseling to Augment Stuttering TherapyDownload
Introduction: Stuttering impacts almost every aspect of life, stimulating fear and speaking avoidances, anxiety, frustration, anger, guilt, and/or shame in those affected. Because stuttering triggers anxiety and other psychological and emotional reactions and limits participation in society, it...
Despite research indicating long-term risks associated with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD; Anderson et al., 2016; Bishop et al., 2016; Winstanley et al., 2018), there is still uncertainty whether children with language difficulties/DLD in the preschool years may outgrow their language...
Consultant Practitioners’ Self Reported Techniques for Supporting Central and Northern Albertan Students Who are Deaf and Hard of HearingDownload
Consultants in central-northern Alberta have worked to support integration of children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing (D/HH) in inclusive classrooms. Parents in the region had requested access to Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) services; however, the consultants at one publicly funded...
Determining functional outcome criteria in wait list assessment for patients with head and neck cancerDownload
The purpose of this study was to contribute to the development of a waiting list prioritization tool, the Jaw Reconstruction Rehabilitation (JRR) tool, for use with head and neck cancer patients who are waiting for oral rehabilitation with osseointegrated implants. The JRR had previously included...
Background. Stuttered speech (e.g., th-ththth-th-ththth-the car) and typical disfluencies (e.g., thee uh car) have some similarities. Previous research describes a tendency in listeners to predict that a speaker will refer to an unfamiliar object, rather than a familiar one, when both are equally...
Emergence and Refinement of Respiratory Chest Wall Intermuscular Coherence Associated with Speech and Non-Speech Tasks in Younger and Older ChildrenDownload
Introduction: There is limited information about the development of chest wall muscular control of lung volume and alveolar pressure for non-speech and speech tasks. The present study was the first in a series of studies aimed at achieving an in-depth understanding of intermuscular coherence of...
Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) is a neurodegenerative syndrome that initially affects language while other aspects of cognition remain relatively spared. Although the symptoms of PPA become progressively worse, speech-language pathologists can provide behavioral interventions that help the...