ERIC Number: ED468325
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Florida Journal of Communication Disorders, 2000.
Rosa-Lugo, Linda I., Ed.
Florida Journal of Communication Disorders, v10 2000
This volume of the Florida Journal of Communication Disorders contains the following featured articles: (1) Using Descriptive Language Assessment Procedure with African-American English Preschool Child Speakers: Advantages and Limitations (Kenyatta O. Rivers and Linda J. Lombardino), which discusses best practices for using descriptive language assessment procedures; (2) Format Frequency Differences in Vowels Produced by African American and Caucasian Male Speakers (Julius Fridriksson and Jack Ryalls), which discusses research findings that indicate differences between the two groups; (3) The Consistency of Kay Elemetrics Multidimensional Voice Program (MDVP) for the Acoustic Analysis of the Dysphonic Voice (Yaser Natour and others), which discusses the high degree consistency of the MDVP system; (4) Successful Educational Re-Entry after Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: The Contribution of Cognitive Compensation Strategies (Larry E. Schultz and Judith A. Schults), which describes research findings that indicate training in compensatory strategies for memory, executive, and other cognitive deficits for one to four months prior to school re-entry enabled high school and college students with severe traumatic brain injuries to be placed directly in mainstream classrooms and to achieve grades comparable to or better than those earned before injury; (5) Phonological Development in African American Children Prenatally Exposed to Cocaine (Linda M. Bland-Stewart and others); and (6) The Early Reading Screening Instrument: A Spanish Translation and Preliminary Study of Three Bilingual Children (Cynthia Core and Linda J. Lombardino), which highlights findings indicating that overall reading readiness skills of the bilingual children appeared to be about the same of those of monolingual children. (Individual articles contain references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Black Students, Cognitive Development, Communication Disorders, Compensatory Education, Descriptive Linguistics, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Head Injuries, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Language Acquisition, Neurological Impairments, Phonology, Prenatal Drug Exposure, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Racial Differences, Reading Ability, Screening Tests, Voice Disorders
Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, P.O. Box 150127, Altamonte Springs, FL 32715-0127. Tel: 407-774-7880; Fax: 407-774-6440.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, Tallahassee.
Note: Published annually. For volume 9 of 1999, see ED 456 586.