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Grace, Emma; Raghavendra, Parimala – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2019
Young people who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) can experience reduced social participation and continue to face challenges in developing and using communication and literacy skills for real-life contexts. Drawing on emerging research, this discussion article highlights the potential benefits and advantages of participation…
Descriptors: Social Media, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Computer Mediated Communication, Intervention
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Miller, Kevin J. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2019
The author recounts his experience as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar in the Department of Special Education at Armenian State Pedagogical University in Yerevan during the fall of 2016. He describes the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, especially as it pertains to Armenia, and explores the current state of special education in Armenia, specifically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Foreign Nationals, Special Education
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Good, Joy E.; Lance, Dee M.; Rainey, Jacquie – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2018
Children with language impairment frequently struggle with written language skills such as spelling. With their expertise in language, speech-language pathologists are in the position to promote the development of such skills. One way to do this is through the use of direct spelling instruction which has been shown to facilitate growth in a number…
Descriptors: Language Impairments, Direct Instruction, Spelling Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Icht, Michal; Ben-David, Boaz M. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2018
The sequential motion rates (SMR) task, that involves rapid and accurate repetitions of a syllable sequence, /pataka/, is a commonly used evaluation tool for oro-motor abilities. Although the SMR is a well-known tool, some aspects of its administration protocol are unspecified. We address the following factors and their role in the SMR protocol:…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Speech Language Pathology, Cost Effectiveness, Phonemes
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Zoski, Jennifer L.; Nellenbach, Kristin M.; Erickson, Karen A. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2018
Adolescent students require strategies that are tailored to the specific linguistic demands of curricular vocabulary to support their decoding, spelling, and comprehension of novel big words encountered in texts. In this article, the authors describe a morphological instruction approach for helping students navigate big words in science. Reasons…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Spelling, Vocabulary Development, Morphology (Languages)
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Buica, Cristian B. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2018
Sense International Romania (SIR) was established in 2001 as a local branch of Sense International UK. Until 1999, little has been done for children with dual sensory loss or multiple sensory impairments. Ms. Cristiana Salomie, the director of SIR, and Dr. Cristian B. Buica describe how things have been changing since then, highlighting SIR's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Deaf Blind, Children, Sensory Training
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Self, Trisha L.; Mitchell, Linda M.; Hess, Sean; Marble, Karissa J.; Swails, Jeffrey – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2017
Upon entering the workplace, speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are required to work on interprofessional teams, yet many of these professionals have not received adequate preservice instruction on how to collaborate. Furthermore, collaborating to provide services for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has been found to improve…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Disability Identification, Allied Health Personnel
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Lacey, Emily A. B.; Ogletree, Billy T.; Rice, Tracie; Rose, Amy – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2017
This brief clinical exchange article supports the use of milieu training (MT) as a communication treatment option for adults with severe intellectual disabilities (SID). It examines aspects of MT that appear well matched to the communication and other abilities of adults with SID. It also provides an argument that MT is not unlike functional…
Descriptors: Milieu Therapy, Adults, Severe Intellectual Disability, Communication Skills
Snodgrass, Melinda R.; Chung, Moon Y.; Biller, Maysoon F.; Appel, Katie E.; Meadan, Hedda; Halle, James W. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2017
Researchers and practitioners have found that telepractice is an effective means of increasing access to high-quality services that meet children's unique needs and is a viable mechanism to deliver speech-language services for multiple purposes. We offer a framework to facilitate the implementation of practices that are used in direct…
Descriptors: Speech Language Pathology, Therapy, Online Courses, Coaching (Performance)
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Thomas, Anne E.; Marvin, Christine A. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2016
Program monitoring is an important and necessary assessment practice within the field of early childhood deaf education. Effective program monitoring requires a focus on both the consistent implementation of intervention strategies (fidelity) and the assessment of children's ongoing progress in response to interventions (progress monitoring).…
Descriptors: Partial Hearing, Deafness, Early Intervention, Progress Monitoring
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Brice, Alejandro E.; Brice, Roanne G.; Wallace, Sarah E. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2016
Subarachnoid hemorrhages (SAHs) are a serious medical emergency, as 30% to 50% of all SAHs can result in death. Personal accounts and case studies are an important aspect of evidence-based practice. This first article of two presents a review of AB's (patient) condition immediately following an SAH in the intensive care and immediately post…
Descriptors: Brain, Head Injuries, Neurological Impairments, Case Studies
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Pieretti, Robert A.; Roseberry-McKibbin, Celeste – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2016
Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are experiencing the exciting challenge of serving increasing numbers of English Language Learners (ELLs) in U.S. schools. When ELLs struggle in school, they may be overreferred for speech-language services. SLPs are routinely expected to differentiate a language difference based on cultural, linguistic, and…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Language Impairments, Best Practices, Evidence Based Practice
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Luckner, John L.; Bruce, Susan M.; Ferrell, Kay Alicyn – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2016
The Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform (CEEDAR) Center at the University of Florida (http://ceedar.education.ufl.edu/) is a national technical assistance center dedicated to supporting states in their efforts to develop teachers and leaders who can successfully prepare students with disabilities to achieve…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Deaf Blind, Disabilities, Teacher Education
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Goldberg, Lynette R. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2015
Interprofessional education (IPE) is recognized as a critical component in preparing students for effective interprofessional practice in health care. IPE is supported by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and students' competence in interprofessional practice is expected by clinical supervisors for effective work in any…
Descriptors: Communication Disorders, Interprofessional Relationship, Interpersonal Competence, Interpersonal Communication
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Battle, Dolores E. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2015
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 35 million people around the world have been displaced because of natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, or tsunamis. In addition, there are a number of persons who have been displaced or who have fled their homeland due to civil conflict or war. The WHO estimates that between…
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Natural Disasters, War, Conflict
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