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- Differential Diagnosis of Severe Speech Impairment in Young Children. Strand, Edythe A.; McCauley, Rebecca J. // ASHA Leader;8/12/2008, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p10
This article discusses diagnostic tools for differentiating between the causes of different speech impairments. Strategies for understanding the relationship between cognitive, motor skill, and linguistic impairments in the development of speech disorders are described. The role of differential...
- Effect of Student Training on the Quality of Children's Language Samples. Kroecker, Jessica; Lyle, Katherine; Allen, Katherine; Filippini, Erin; Galvin, Melissa; Johnson, Marc; Kanuck, Andrew; Loccisano, Stephanie; Manoni, Catherine; Nieto, Jordan; Feenaughty, Lynda; Sligar, Catherine; Starowicz, Sara; Szpakowski, Lauren; Wind, Kathryn; Young, Sara; Owens, Robert // Contemporary Issues in Communication Science & Disorders;Spring2010, Vol. 37, p4
Purpose: Language sampling is an important technique that speech-language pathologists use to gather and analyze a child's language abilities. The current study examines the effects of student training on the quality of child language samples obtained by undergraduate speech-language pathology...
- `Early intervention' isn't the right course for all late-talkers. Sowell, Thomas // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;10/06/97, Vol. 27 Issue 15, p21
Focuses on the absence of the need for early intervention for children who have speech problems. Late-talking as a possible symptom of other problems; Need for children to be subjected to thorough medical examinations during the detection of speech problems; Disadvantages of early intervention.
- Two approaches to the facilitation of grammar in children with language impairment: An... Fey, Marc E.; Cleave, Patricia L. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Feb93, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p141
Discusses a study which evaluated two approaches to grammar facilitation in pre-school age children with language impairment. Speech-language pathologist; Subjects' parents; Focused stimulation procedures; Cyclical goal-attack strategy; Early language intervention; Parent intervention;...
- Following the child's lead when teaching nouns to preschoolers with mental retardation. Yoder, Paul J.; Kaiser, Ann P. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Feb93, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p158
Discusses a study which tested the effects of following the child's attentional lead on the efficiency of object-label teaching. Language intervention; Noun acquisition; Mental retardation; Child-centered intervention; Participants; Milieu language teaching method; Timing conditions; Results;...
- Japan, Hong Kong. // ASHA;Feb95, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p30
Reports on child speech therapy seminars in Tokyo, Japan and Hong Kong by National Louis University professor Diane German.
- Self-modeling as an intervention for stuttering. Bray, Melissa A.; Kehle, Thomas J. // School Psychology Review;1998, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p587
Discusses the strategy of self-modelling as an intervention for stuttering in school-age children. Viewing of two five-minute videos of themselves speaking fluently on several occasions for a period of six weeks; Reduction of percentage of stuttered words; Improvement of speech rate;...
- A follow-up study of seven siblings with unusual sound preferences. Radford, Nola T. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Dec99 Part 2, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p1215
Presents a follow-up descriptive study of seven siblings, ranging in age from six to 14 years who had never attended school or received speech therapy until these ages. Normal weight and stature for all siblings; Achievement of intelligible speech without idiosyncratic sound patterns; Lack of...
- A survey of the extent to which speech-language pathologists are employed in preschool programs. Wolery, Mark; Venn, Martha L. // Language, Speech & Hearing Services in Schools;Jan94, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p2
Describes a mail survey of general early childhood educators to determine the extent to which they employ speech-language pathologists. Methodology; Respondent's profile, selected randomly from nine US Bureau of the Census regions; Policy issues; Qualifications and limitations.