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Zoski, Jennifer L.; Erickson, Karen A. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2017
This study investigated the feasibility of multicomponent linguistic awareness intervention on early literacy skills in at-risk kindergarteners. Seventeen students, including native Spanish-speaking English language learners (n = 10) and native English speakers (n = 7), participated in a 6-week small-group therapy program, for a total of 12…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, At Risk Students, Feasibility Studies, Metalinguistics
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Lewis, Skye; Ball, Laura J.; Kitten, Suzanna – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2013
In foreign accent syndrome (FAS), changes in articulation and prosody cause listeners to perceive the speaker as "foreign-sounding." Fewer than 100 cases of FAS have been described in the literature; commonly associated with brain damage, only a handful of these have been analyzed with respect to acoustic measures. Acoustic and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Acoustics, Phonetics, Pronunciation
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Compton, Mary V.; Tucker, Denise A.; Flynn, Perry F. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2009
This study examined the level of preparedness of North Carolina speech-language pathologists (SLPs) who serve school-aged children with cochlear implants (CIs). A survey distributed to 190 school-based SLPs in North Carolina revealed that 79% of the participants felt they had little to no confidence in managing CI technology or in providing…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Speech Language Pathology, Assistive Technology, Hearing Impairments