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Assessing And Treating The Speech And Language Skills Of Bilingual Children, Brian Goldstein PhD 2015 La Salle University

Assessing And Treating The Speech And Language Skills Of Bilingual Children, Brian Goldstein Phd

Faculty work

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Speech Rate Effects On Fluency In A Preschooler With Disordered Phonology, Jaclyn R. Starks, Lisa LaSalle Dr 2015 University of Redlands

Speech Rate Effects On Fluency In A Preschooler With Disordered Phonology, Jaclyn R. Starks, Lisa Lasalle Dr

Undergraduate Honors Theses

Slow rate of speech, a therapy method that falls under the Demands Capacity Model of treatment, is a go to technique for treating children who stutter (Conture, 2001; Franken, 2013; Franken, Kielstra-Van der Schalk, et al., 2005; Gottwald, 2010). However, recent literature has presented the idea that this method may not be as effective when working with children who stutter and have a concomitant phonological disorder (S+DP). The purpose of the present study is to investigate in-depth the case of a four-year-old boy who stutters and who presents with disordered phonology (S+DP), and the effects of a clinician ...


The Implementation Of E-Books To Increase Language And Literacy Levels In Young Ells, De Novie 2015 Florida State University

The Implementation Of E-Books To Increase Language And Literacy Levels In Young Ells, De Novie

Undergraduate Research Symposium 2015

The primary aim of this project is to develop a language and literacy intervention program for Spanish-speaking ELLs (English Language Learners). The project is being conducted in schools in Gadsden County where it is reported that 48% of children speak primarily Spanish at home . The lack of Spanish speaking teachers in these schools negatively affects the academic performance of ELLs. The grant project is called “Bridging for Language Outcomes in Classrooms” (BLOOM), and is run by Dr. Carla Wood. Over a span of three years, project BLOOM has been developing electronic books that use Spanish bridging and technology to provide ...


March 13, 2015 Annual Retreat, Communication Disorders & Sciences 2015 Eastern Illinois University

March 13, 2015 Annual Retreat, Communication Disorders & Sciences

Faculty Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes of the March 13, 2015 annual retreat.


March 4, 2015, Communication Disorders & Sciences 2015 Eastern Illinois University

March 4, 2015, Communication Disorders & Sciences

Faculty Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes of the March 4, 2015 Faculty Committee meeting.


Four Wave Mixing Nonlinearity Effect In Wdm Radio Over Fiber System, Innovative Research Publications IRP India, Surbhi Jain, Brintha Therese A.2 Brintha Therese A. 2015 Innovative Research Publications

Four Wave Mixing Nonlinearity Effect In Wdm Radio Over Fiber System, Innovative Research Publications Irp India, Surbhi Jain, Brintha Therese A.2 Brintha Therese A.

Innovative Research Publications IRP India

The optical networks are fast and error free but due to some nonlinearity effects, its performance degrades. The performance of wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) in radio over fiber (RoF) systems is found to be strongly influenced by nonlinearity characteristics inside the fiber. In this paper, we have studied the effect of four wave mixing (FWM) as one of the influential factors in the WDM for RoF using Optisystem Software.


Hot Standby Router Protocol For A Private University In Malaysia, Innovative Research Publications IRP India, Ala Mohamed Ali Mohamed, Joseph Ng Poh Soon, Wong See Wan, Phan Koo Yuen, Lim Ean Heng 2015 Innovative Research Publications

Hot Standby Router Protocol For A Private University In Malaysia, Innovative Research Publications Irp India, Ala Mohamed Ali Mohamed, Joseph Ng Poh Soon, Wong See Wan, Phan Koo Yuen, Lim Ean Heng

Innovative Research Publications IRP India

In the digitized university environment most of the works and activities done by a network-based process which will be adapted to monitor all the activities to be processed and stored in such datacenter, from that particular point, how to maintain connectivity and to prevent the system from any vulnerability? Is there any techniques or protocols that enhance and guarantee stability? If the primary gateway becomes inaccessible, it might lead to a connectivity issues and that might be very disturbing especially inside a university campus that uses digitalized system to perform their operations, and other education purpose.


Brain Mapping Of The Latency Epochs In A Mcgurk Effect Paradigm In Music Performance And Visual Arts Majors, Lauren Donelle Nordstrom 2015 Brigham Young University - Provo

Brain Mapping Of The Latency Epochs In A Mcgurk Effect Paradigm In Music Performance And Visual Arts Majors, Lauren Donelle Nordstrom

All Theses and Dissertations

The McGurk effect is an illusion that occurs when an auditory /ba/ is combined with a visual /ga/. The two stimuli fuse together which leads to the perception of /da/, a sound in between /ba/ and /ga/. The purpose of this study was to determine whether music performance and visual arts majors process mismatched auditory and visual stimuli, like the McGurk effect, differently. Nine syllable pairs were presented to 10 native English speakers (5 music performance majors and 5 visual arts majors between the ages of 18 and 28 years) in a four-forced-choice response paradigm. Data from event-related potentials were ...


February 4, 2015, Communication Disorders & Sciences 2015 Eastern Illinois University

February 4, 2015, Communication Disorders & Sciences

Faculty Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes of the February 4, 2015 Faculty Committee meeting.


Effectiveness And Parent Acceptability Of 'Youth Engagement Through Intervention' Social Skills Group For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders, Zachary Shindorf, Anisa Goforth, Jennifer K. Schoffer Closson, Erin Yosai, Phillip A. Thomas, Miki J. Anderson 2015 University of Montana

Effectiveness And Parent Acceptability Of 'Youth Engagement Through Intervention' Social Skills Group For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders, Zachary Shindorf, Anisa Goforth, Jennifer K. Schoffer Closson, Erin Yosai, Phillip A. Thomas, Miki J. Anderson

Communicative Sciences and Disorders Faculty Publications

This poster was presented at the Annual National Association of School Psychologists Conference in Orlando, Florida.


January 14, 2015, Communication Disorders & Sciences 2015 Eastern Illinois University

January 14, 2015, Communication Disorders & Sciences

Faculty Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes of the January 14, 2015 Faculty Committee meeting.


Fnirs Measures Of Prefrontal Cortex Lateralization During Stuttered And Fluency-Enhanced Speech In Adults Who Stutter, Danra M. Kazenski 2015 University of Vermont

Fnirs Measures Of Prefrontal Cortex Lateralization During Stuttered And Fluency-Enhanced Speech In Adults Who Stutter, Danra M. Kazenski

Graduate College Dissertations and Theses

The present study compared lateralization of cortical activation patterns in the prefrontal cortex (PFC) of adults who stutter (AWS) and typical speakers (TS) as measured with functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) in habitual and fluency-enhanced speaking conditions.

Participants were AWS (n = 11) and gender- and age-matched TS (n = 11) who completed speaking tasks in three condition blocks: (1) habitual speech using no speaking strategy (2) prolonged speech after receiving short-term training in fluency-shaping strategy-use (3) syllable-timed speech after being trained to speak in rhythm with a metronome at 92 beats per minute.

The three primary dependent variables were mean change ...


Examining Barriers With Implementing Augmentative And Alternative Communication In A Midwest School, Ashley Renee Fields 2015 Walden University

Examining Barriers With Implementing Augmentative And Alternative Communication In A Midwest School, Ashley Renee Fields

Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

Many speech-language pathologists (SLPs) in a Midwest urban public school system have experienced barriers that prohibit the effective use of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). The result has left some students with speech language impairments (SLI) without the communication skills for meaningful relationships and success in and out of school. The purpose of this exploratory case study was to determine the perceived barriers of 8 local school SLPs regarding the successful implementation of AAC and their suggestions for addressing the problem. Data were collected from semi-structured interviews with the SLPs. Data collection and analysis were grounded by Ely's conditions ...


Written Discourse Performance After Blast Injury, Brittany M. Loomis 2015 Eastern Illinois University

Written Discourse Performance After Blast Injury, Brittany M. Loomis

Masters Theses

A blast injury (BI) is caused by a wave from a bomb which damages organs, specifically the brain. Once soldiers/veterans have sustained a BI, they will most likely present with a cognitive-communication deficit resulting from the traumatic brain injury. Language related symptoms are most apparent in written language skills due to the high level of cognitive function required for writing. This study investigated written discourse skills following a BI. Written discourse samples were collected from four participants and four controls. A description of the Butcher Picture from the Aphasia Diagnostic Profile was analyzed for productivity, efficiency, and local and ...


Supporting Children With Disabilities At School: Implications For The Advocate Role In Professional Practice And Education, Stella Ng PhD 2015 University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine

Supporting Children With Disabilities At School: Implications For The Advocate Role In Professional Practice And Education, Stella Ng Phd

Stella Ng PhD

Purpose: School settings are a common practice context for rehabilitation professionals; health advocacy is a common and challenging practice role for professionals in this context. This study explored how pediatric practitioners advocate for children with disabilities at school. Specifically, we examined everyday advocacy in the context of school-based support for children with disabilities.

Method: Our theoretical framework and methodological approach were informed by institutional ethnography, which maps and makes visible hidden social coordinators of work processes with a view to improving processes and outcomes. We included families, educators, and health/rehabilitation practitioners from Ontario. Of the 37 consented informants, 27 ...


University Of Maine, Speech Therapy Telepractice And Technology Program Manual, Judy Perkins Walker 2015 The University of Maine

University Of Maine, Speech Therapy Telepractice And Technology Program Manual, Judy Perkins Walker

University of Maine Faculty Monographs

Many children and adults with communication disorders, who live in Maine, do not receive speech therapy. Rural geography, a shortage of qualified speech-language pathologists, inadequate/costly transportation and inclement weather create significant challenges in reaching people in need of services. In response to this problem, an innovative graduate level telepractice training program in speech-language pathology has been developed at the University of Maine, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD). The training program has three learning components: (1) Intensive Training, (2) Clinical Practicum, (3) Discussion Groups. These complementary activities are guided by ASHA (2005; 2013) requirements of knowledge and skills ...


The Invisible Isolation Of Deaf Women: Its Effect On Social Awareness, Gaylene Becker, Joanne Jauregui 2014 University of California, San Francisco

The Invisible Isolation Of Deaf Women: Its Effect On Social Awareness, Gaylene Becker, Joanne Jauregui

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

The place of deaf women in relation to society is discussed, and the formative experiences that shape their personal development are described. Deaf women's needs are delineated, and suggestions are made for providers to meet these needs.


Dynamic Channel Allocation Technique For Distributed Multi-Radio Multichannel Multi-Path Routing Protocol In Wireless Mesh Networks, Innovative Research Publications IRP India, Shreenidhi. P.L, Ranganath H R, Puttamadappa C, Basavaraju T G 2014 Innovative Research Publications

Dynamic Channel Allocation Technique For Distributed Multi-Radio Multichannel Multi-Path Routing Protocol In Wireless Mesh Networks, Innovative Research Publications Irp India, Shreenidhi. P.L, Ranganath H R, Puttamadappa C, Basavaraju T G

Innovative Research Publications IRP India

Wireless Mesh Networks (WMNs) have gained main attraction in providing flexible network services and support to the end users. There are many efforts seen to design robust routing protocol for WMNs and solutions are proposed to standardized channel allocation techniques. There are various approaches dedicated to maximize the network though put and minimize network interface. Existing multi radio multi channel routing protocols utilize only single channel situation and static channel allocation degrades the performance of the WMNs. The challenge is to allocate channel without link interference and to improve end-to-end throughput efficiency in multipath routing for WMNs. In this paper ...


Assessing Pragmatic Language In Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Yale In Vivo Pragmatic Protocol, Elizabeth Schoen Simmons, Rhea Paul, Fred Volkmar 2014 Yale University

Assessing Pragmatic Language In Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Yale In Vivo Pragmatic Protocol, Elizabeth Schoen Simmons, Rhea Paul, Fred Volkmar

Speech-Language Pathology Faculty Publications

Purpose: This study compared pragmatic language in youths (9–17 years) with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and those with typical development (TD) on the Yale in vivo Pragmatic Protocol (YiPP), a semistructured, dynamic conversational assessment. Method: Participants (n = 118) were divided into groups based on age and diagnosis. Each completed the YiPP, which included 4 pragmatic domains (discourse management, communicative functions, conversational repair, presupposition). The participant’s response to each probe was scored correct or incorrect; incorrect scores elicited cues from the examiner, and level of cue required for a correction was also scored. Results: The YiPP showed high reliability ...


Development Of Speech Recognition Threshold And Word Recognition Materials For Native Vietnamese Speakers, Claire Hanson 2014 Brigham Young University - Provo

Development Of Speech Recognition Threshold And Word Recognition Materials For Native Vietnamese Speakers, Claire Hanson

All Theses and Dissertations

Despite the documented need for reliable speech audiometry materials for measures such as speech recognition threshold and word recognition score, such recorded materials are not available in the Vietnamese language. The purpose of this study was to develop, digitally record, evaluate, and psychometrically equate a set of Vietnamese bisyllabic and monosyllabic word lists for use in the measurement of speech recognition and word recognition ability, respectively.To create the speech recognition threshold materials, common Vietnamese bisyllabic words were digitally recorded by male and female talkers of Vietnamese and presented for evaluation to 20 native speakers of Vietnamese with normal hearing ...


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