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Reeves, Louisa; Hartshorne, Mary; Black, Rachael; Atkinson, Jill; Baxter, Amanda; Pring, Tim – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2018
Pre-school education has been greatly expanded in the United Kingdom in the last two decades and further expansion is planned. Its provision allows parents to take up employment thus increasing family incomes and it is expected to narrow the gap between socially disadvantaged children and their peers. The latter is important as studies have shown…
Descriptors: Intervention, Toddlers, Delayed Speech, Program Effectiveness
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Pampoulou, Eliada; Theodorou, Eleni; Petinou, Kakia – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2018
Whilst augmentative and alternative communication has been used for over sixty years across many countries, in Cyprus it remains underdeveloped. The current study seeks to investigate the current AAC practices in Cyprus. Data were collected through electronically distributed questionnaires to all registered speech and language therapists (n =…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Communication Problems, Disabilities
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Green, Katherine B.; Towson, Jacqueline A.; Head, Cynthia; Janowski, Brittany; Smith, Laura – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2018
Family-centered practices that build caregiver capacity are a central focus of early intervention services for young children with disabilities. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of adapting the "Parents Interacting with Infants" (PIWI) facilitated playgroup model to target effective communication strategies for…
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Language Skills, Language Impairments, Parent Child Relationship
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Lee, Sue Ann S. – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2018
The goals of the present study were to (1) examine the effects of the multiple opposition phonological approach on improving phoneme production accuracy in children with severe phonological disorders and (2) explore whether the multiple opposition approach is feasible for the telepractice service delivery model. A multiple-baseline,…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Treatment, Young Children, Phonology, Speech Impairments
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Lynch, Yvonne; McCleary, Muireann; Smith, Martine – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2018
Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) refers to a wide range of aided and unaided modes that are employed with a diverse group of people to support a range of language and communication outcomes. Children whose comprehension of spoken language greatly exceeds their ability to express themselves within that modality can be described as…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Program Effectiveness, Children, Adolescents
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Mäkinen, Leena; Soile, Loukusa; Ilaria, Gabbatore; Sari, Kunnari – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2018
This three-year follow-up study investigated the associations of narrative and reading skills in typically developing Finnish children. Twenty children performed narrative retelling and story generation tasks twice, at five and eight years of age. Reading comprehension and word recognition tests were performed at the age of eight. Narratives were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Story Telling, Reading Comprehension, Word Recognition
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White, Sarah; Spencer, Sarah – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2018
Many speech and language therapy (SLT) services have limited capacity for providing school-based input. Some offer commissioned SLT input, to enhance the service provided by the UK National Health Service (NHS), giving schools the option to increase the amount and scope of SLT intervention. This two-tiered model of service provision is relatively…
Descriptors: Speech Therapy, Health Services, Models, Intervention
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King, Diane; Palikara, Olympia – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2018
Language abilities in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are variable and can be challenging to ascertain with confidence. This study aimed to compare and evaluate different forms of language assessment: standardized language testing, narrative analysis and parent/teacher reports. 14 adolescents with ASD and 14 typically developing…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Language Skills
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Calder, Samuel D; Claessen, Mary; Leitão, Suze – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2018
Children with Developmental Language Disorder are likely to experience difficulties with morphosyntax, especially regular past tense marking. Few studies have evaluated the effectiveness of intervention to improve morphosyntax in young school-aged children with DLD. This study investigated the efficacy of combined explicit and implicit…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Language Impairments, Morphology (Languages), Syntax
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Dodd, Barbara; Ttofari-Eecen, Kyriaki; Brommeyer, Katherine; Ng, Kelly; Reilly, Sheena; Morgan, Angela – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2018
Some children's speech impairment resolves spontaneously. Others have persistent problems affecting academic and social development. Identifying early markers that reliably predict long-term outcome would allow better prioritization for preschool intervention. This article evaluates the significance of different types of speech errors, made by 93…
Descriptors: Delayed Speech, Articulation (Speech), Articulation Impairments, Phonology
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Jean-Baptiste, Rachel; Klein, Harriet B.; Brates, Danielle; Moses, Nelson – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2018
This study was designed to examine the strength of question types to obligate complete responses from children, and the effect of age and play context. Participants were typically developing children (mean ages 2;8, 3;4 and 4;7), who engaged in play with three speech-language pathologists in play contexts. Questions posed to the children were…
Descriptors: Sentences, Syntax, Statistical Analysis, Responses
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Younesian, Sharifeh; Sullivan, Karen A.; Gilmore, Linda; Yadegari, Fariba – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2018
The Maternal Interactive Beliefs Questionnaire (Johnston and Wong, 2002) assesses maternal beliefs about children's language development. This study investigated the psychometric properties of a Persian translation of this questionnaire. The translation followed the protocol of the World Health Organization. Psychometric properties were evaluated…
Descriptors: Translation, Questionnaires, Indo European Languages, Psychometrics
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Abbot-Smith, Kirsten; Morawska-Patera, Patrycja; Luniewska, Magdalena; Spruce, Megan; Haman, Ewa – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2018
We asked whether parental questionnaires on the heritage language proficiency of bilingual children might elucidate how proficient bilingual children are in their heritage language. We tested 20 UK-based Polish-English bilingual children between 4;5 and 5;9 years on Polish and English versions of the Cross-linguistic Lexical Tasks (CLTs). These…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Parent Attitudes, Bilingualism, English
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Cologon, Kathy; Wicks, Lilly; Salvador, Aliza – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2017
This study investigates whether extension of a caregiver-led interactive language program may enhance its effectiveness in supporting communication. Caregiver-led language programs, which focus on establishing responsive interaction patterns to support opportunities for communication between caregivers and young children within natural settings,…
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Intervention, Program Effectiveness, Disabilities
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Jago, Suzanne; Radford, Julie – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2017
Effective collaborative practice is expected of newly qualified speech and language therapists (SLTs) in order to achieve the best outcomes for clients. Research into collaborative practice has identified a number of barriers to and facilitators of collaborative practice, but there has been limited research into how well prepared newly qualified…
Descriptors: Speech Language Pathology, Allied Health Personnel, Foreign Countries, Semi Structured Interviews
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