Behavioral and Physiological Responses to Child-Directed Speech as Predictors of Communication Outcomes in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders
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- Types of Parent Verbal Responsiveness That Predict Language in Young Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder. McDuffie, Andrea; Yoder, Paul // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Aug2010, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p1026
Purpose: This study examined short-term predictive associations between 5 different types of parent verbal responsiveness and later spoken vocabulary for 32 young children with a confirmed diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Method: Parent verbal utterances were coded from videotapes of...
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The article discusses the findings of "Better Communication," the largest programme of research into children's speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) and services in the Great Britain, which reveal that less fortunate pupils entitled to free school meals are more likely to have SLCN.
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An introduction to the journal is presented wherein the editor discusses various reports published within the issue including developing basic concepts in early education program for children who are deaf, spelling skills of Middle School students who are deaf and acquired learning skills of...
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The article discusses the Outcomes of Children With Hearing Loss study, published in the journal "Ear and Hearing," which suggests that children with mild-to-severe hearing loss may develop language skills faster when they receive high-quality early intervention.
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The article discusses the necessity of American Sign Language (ASL) and English language development programs for deaf children. Topics explored include the study conducted by neuroscientist Laura Ann Petitto about the effectiveness of early dual language exposure, the way bilingual language...
- The Impact of Object and Gesture Imitation Training on Language Use in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder. Ingersoll, Brooke; Lalonde, Katherine // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Aug2010, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p1040
Purpose: Reciprocal imitation training (RIT) is a naturalistic behavioral intervention that teaches imitation to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) within a social-communicative context. RIT has been shown to be effective at teaching spontaneous, generalized object and gesture...
- Speech scheme 'lacks evaluation'. Watson, Ross // Children & Young People Now (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd;12/10/2009, p4
The article reports on the issue concerning the lack of proper evaluation of Every Child a Talker (ECAT) programme in Great Britain. It states that the 40 million pounds programme aims to improve early years practitioners' knowledge of speech, language, and communication needs (SLCN). It notes...
- Communicative Competence of Children with Learning Disabilities. Mathinos, Debra A. // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Aug/Sep1988, Vol. 21 Issue 7
Studies the verbal communicative abilities of children with and without learning disabilities both within and across different communication situations. Influence of a handicapping condition and the nature of the communication task on the communicative abilities of the children; Role of the use...