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Henbest, Victoria S.; Apel, Kenn – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2017
This article is a report of recent evidence on methods for teaching young and struggling readers to read words. Specifically, evidence comparing synthetic and analytic phonics instruction was reviewed as well as the benefit of instruction in encoding and morphological awareness. The evidence reviewed suggests that instruction in synthetic and…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Reading Instruction, Evidence, Teaching Methods
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Keegan, Louise C.; Losardo, Angela; McCullough, Kim C. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2017
Problem-based learning and civic engagement are complementary constructivist andragogical approaches that emphasize active learning by guiding students to develop their own understanding and knowledge of a topic through experience and reflection. By providing examples of clinical cases and community-based experiences, these approaches can enhance…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Problem Based Learning, Undergraduate Students, Citizen Participation
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Cripps, Jody H.; Cooper, Sheryl B.; Supalla, Samuel J.; Evitts, Paul M. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2016
Deaf individuals who use American Sign Language (ASL) are rarely the focus of professionals in speech-language pathology. Although society is widely thought of in terms of those who speak, this norm is not all-inclusive. Many signing individuals exhibit disorders in signed language and need treatment much like their speaking peers. Although there…
Descriptors: Speech Language Pathology, American Sign Language, Deafness, Language Impairments
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Ray, Jayanti – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2015
Given the linguistic and cognitive demands of communication, adult Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) users with acquired communication disorders may have difficulty using AAC systems consistently and effectively in "real-life" situations. The process of recommending AAC systems and strategies is an area of exploration,…
Descriptors: Neurological Impairments, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Communication Strategies, Speech Language Pathology
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Smith, Martine M. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2015
Adolescence is a unique developmental period, spanning the gulf between childhood and adulthood. For adolescents who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), the major physical, cognitive, linguistic, social, and emotional changes associated with adolescence may have significant implications for their use of AAC. These challenges are…
Descriptors: Intervention, Adolescents, Adolescent Development, Augmentative and Alternative Communication
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Rowland, Charity Mary; Quinn, Emily Dayle; Steiner, Sandra A. M. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2015
The Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a legal document developed for each student with a disability. The IEP outlines the student's learning needs and associated educational goals, as well as the program placement and services required to support the attainment of these goals in the least restrictive environment. Most IEPs include all…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Individualized Education Programs, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Academic Standards
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Williams, Rihana S.; Terry, Nicole Patton; Metzger, Isha – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2013
The current study compares the productivity (number of responses) and the typical responses to taxonomic and slot-filler prompts in 39 African American children from low-income backgrounds and a diverse group of 21 children from middle-income backgrounds. The authors tested the hypothesis that socioeconomic status would exert a global influence on…
Descriptors: African American Students, Elementary School Students, Classification, Productivity
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Berndsen, Maura; Luckner, John – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2012
The majority of students who are deaf or hard of hearing currently receive educational services in general education settings. Trends that have led to this shift in placement as well as potential benefits and barriers are presented. A unique partnership between the Washington State Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss (formerly the…
Descriptors: Special Schools, Oral Language, Partial Hearing, Deafness
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Petersen, Douglas B. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2011
This systematic review focuses on research articles published since 1980 that assess outcomes of narrative-based language intervention for preschool and school-age children with language impairment. The author conducted a comprehensive search of electronic databases and hand searches of other sources for studies using all research designs except…
Descriptors: Evidence, Intervention, Language Impairments, Effect Size
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Ogletree, Billy T.; Bruce, Susan M.; Finch, Amy; Fahey, Ronald; McLean, Lee – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2011
Providing effective interventions for individuals with severe intellectual disabilities (ID) continues to challenge educators, speech-language pathologists, and other allied health professionals. This article reviews recommended intervention practices that have emerged over the past 30 years and illustrates their use through an evidenced-based…
Descriptors: Intervention, Severe Mental Retardation, Interpersonal Communication, Communication Problems
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Rowland, Charity – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2011
Many children born with severe and multiple disabilities have complex communication needs and may use no speech or only minimal speech to communicate. Meaningful assessment of their expressive skills to identify communication strengths along a developmental trajectory is an essential first step toward appropriate intervention. This article…
Descriptors: Multiple Disabilities, Databases, Communication Skills, Severe Disabilities
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DesJardin, Jean L.; Ambrose, Sophie E.; Eisenberg, Laurie S. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2011
This study examines the home literacy environment in a group of mothers and their early-school-age children with cochlear implants (N = 16). The goals of this investigation are to (a) describe the characteristics of the home literacy environment and (b) study the relationships between home literacy factors and children's reading skills. Mothers…
Descriptors: Mothers, Phonological Awareness, Emergent Literacy, Reading Skills
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Wickenden, Mary – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2011
The article outlines the methodology used in an ethnographic study of identity with teenagers who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). It is unusual to investigate this population in naturalistic contexts using qualitative methods. Nine individuals are studied, in a range of contexts using ethnography as the main method. The…
Descriptors: Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Ethnography, Adolescents, Methods
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Serpentine, Elizabeth C.; Tarnai, Balazs; Drager, Kathryn D. R.; Finke, Erinn H. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2011
A qualitative interview methodology was used to investigate the perspectives of 10 Hungarian parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) concerning their decision-making processes undertaken to make communication intervention decisions for their children. Six themes were identified from the data: (a) sources of information, (b)…
Descriptors: Intervention, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Autism, Parents
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McLeod, Angela N.; McDade, Hiram L. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2011
This investigation examined the ability of 44 preschool children to acquire novel words embedded in storybook contexts. Previous investigations of word learning have typically consisted of novel words for which synonyms exist. It is argued that the acquisition of unfamiliar words that refer to existing concepts that already have labels is not…
Descriptors: Verbs, Nouns, Incidental Learning, Preschool Children
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