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Martin, Gary E.; Barstein, Jamie; Patel, Shivani; Lee, Michelle; Henry, Laura; Losh, Molly – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2020
Background: This study is a longitudinal follow-up to prior work examining the important pragmatic skill of communication repair (i.e., the ability to respond effectively to a request for clarification of an unclear message) across three neurodevelopmental disabilities in which language skills are impaired: fragile X syndrome with and without…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Communication Problems, Interpersonal Communication, Communication Strategies
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Finch, Emma; Lethlean, Jennifer; Rose, Tanya; Fleming, Jennifer; Theodoros, Deborah; Cameron, Ashley; Coleman, Adele; Copland, David; McPhail, Steven M. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2020
Background: Speech pathology students can experience low confidence when communicating with people with aphasia. Communication partner training (CPT) is one method to increase confidence and skills when communicating with people with aphasia. There is a paucity of research exploring the effects of delivering CPT to students via technology, such as…
Descriptors: Aphasia, Speech Language Pathology, Videoconferencing, Allied Health Occupations Education
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Dooley, Suzanna; Walshe, Margaret – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2019
Background: Cognitive communication difficulties are a characteristic feature of dementia. These deficits have negative effects on all aspects of daily life. Yet, there are few options for standardized assessment of cognitive communication skills in people with dementia. Aims: To review published cognitive-communication assessments to determine…
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Dementia, Communication Skills, Evaluation Methods
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Behn, Nicholas; Marshall, Jane; Togher, Leanne; Cruice, Madeline – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2019
Background: Cognitive-communication disorders are common following an acquired brain injury (ABI). Remediation should involve individualized goal-setting, yet few reports describe the effectiveness of setting communication goals in a group setting. Aims: To describe a process for setting and achieving goals for people with ABI. Methods &…
Descriptors: Head Injuries, Brain, Communication Problems, Interpersonal Communication
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Volkmer, Anna; Spector, Aimee; Warren, Jason D.; Beeke, Suzanne – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2019
Background: Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) describes a heterogeneous group of language-led dementias. People with this type of dementia are increasingly being referred to speech and language therapy (SLT) services. Yet, there is a paucity of research evidence focusing on PPA interventions and little is known about SLT practice in terms of…
Descriptors: Aphasia, Speech Therapy, Dementia, Intervention
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Bruce, Carolyn; Newton, Caroline – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2019
Background: Many people with aphasia have word-finding difficulties, with some showing particular difficulties with verbs. Picture-naming therapy is often used to improve naming, but gains are usually limited to therapy items and do not transfer to conversation. Therapy where words are produced in sentences and in real-life activities may be more…
Descriptors: Aphasia, Intervention, Learning Activities, Speech Language Pathology
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Groenewold, Rimke; Armstrong, Elizabeth – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2018
Background: Previous research has shown that speakers with aphasia rely on enactment more often than non-brain-damaged language users. Several studies have been conducted to explain this observed increase, demonstrating that spoken language containing enactment is easier to produce and is more engaging to the conversation partner. This paper…
Descriptors: Aphasia, Interpersonal Communication, Brain, Neurological Impairments
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Mathrick, Rachel; Meagher, Tina; Norbury, Courtenay Frazier – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2017
Background & Aims: We evaluated a structured intervention programme aimed at preparing adolescents with developmental language disorders for job interviews. Our primary outcome measures included change in ratings of verbal and non-verbal social communication behaviours evident during mock interviews. Methods & Procedures: In study 1, 12…
Descriptors: Intervention, Language Impairments, Employment Interviews, Late Adolescents
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Hopkins, Thomas; Clegg, Judy; Stackhouse, Joy – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2016
Background: Research has revealed that the youth offending population has low language ability when assessed on standardized language measures. However, little is known about the perceptions young offenders (YOs) have of their own literacy ability and their communicative interactions with others. Such knowledge might further our understanding of…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Literacy, Youth, Semi Structured Interviews
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Eriksson, Karin; Hartelius, Lena; Saldert, Charlotta – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2016
Background: Communication partner training (CPT) has been shown to improve the communicative environment of people with aphasia. Interaction-focused training is one type of training that provides an individualized intervention to participants. Although shown to be effective, outcomes have mostly been evaluated in non-experimental case studies.…
Descriptors: Aphasia, Training, Cooperative Learning, Interaction
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Chambers, Nola; Stronach, Sheri T.; Wetherby, Amy M. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2016
Background: Substantial development in social communication skills occurs in the first two years of life. Growth should be evident in sharing emotion and eye gaze; rate of communication, communicating for a variety of functions; using gestures, sounds and words; understanding language, and using functional and pretend actions with objects in play.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Competence, Communication Skills
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Bosco, Francesca M.; Angeleri, Romina; Sacco, Katiuscia; Bara, Bruno G. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2015
Background: The purpose of this study is to investigate the pragmatic abilities of individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Several studies in the literature have previously reported communicative deficits in individuals with TBI, however such research has focused principally on communicative deficits in general, without providing an…
Descriptors: Head Injuries, Brain, Pragmatics, Cognitive Ability
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Snow, Pamela C.; Sanger, Dixie D.; Caire, Laura M.; Eadie, Patricia A.; Dinslage, Teagan – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2015
Background: Speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) are strongly overrepresented in young offender populations, and there is growing commitment internationally to ensuring access to speech-language therapy services for such young people. However there is currently no framework in which such interventions might be conceptualized, delivered…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Interpersonal Communication, Speech Language Pathology, Delinquent Rehabilitation
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Singh, Susheel Joginder; Iacono, Teresa; Gray, Kylie M. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2015
Background: Depending on the severity of their disabilities, children with Down syndrome (DS) and with cerebral palsy (CP) may remain pre-symbolic for prolonged periods of time. When interacting with pre-symbolic children, communication partners have a role in identifying which of their behaviours are communicative, to be able to respond to those…
Descriptors: Interaction, Developmental Disabilities, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy
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Johnson, Sarah; Cocks, Naomi; Dipper, Lucy – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2013
Background: Spatial communication consists of both verbal spatial language and gesture. There has been minimal research investigating the use of spatial communication, and even less focussing on people with aphasia. Aims: The aims of this exploratory study were to describe the frequency and variability of spatial language and gesture use by three…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Interpersonal Communication, Communication Skills, Aphasia
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