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Scholarly journal containing articles on communication disorders in children, including speech, hearing, language, and learning disabilities.Set up an RSS feed
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A Perspective on the Research Literature Related to Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (Lovaas) for Young Children with Autism
December 22, 2005... Various aspects of the research literature on early intensive behavioral intervention (EIBI) have been poorly understood within the psychological, educational, and advocacy communities. Examination of the studies that are frequently cited by proponents of EIBI suggests that the expectation that...
A Group Intervention Model for Speech and Communication Skills in Patients with Parkinson's Disease: Initial Observations
December 22, 2005... Various speech and voice disorders affect 70% to 85% of individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD). Speech treatment is generally conducted on an individual basis, with family member involvement. Clinical experience indicates that many patients do not practice treatments at home or apply the...
Literacy Transition Strategies for Upper Elementary Students with Language-Learning Disabilities
December 22, 2005... Learning to read is the number one education priority in this nation. For the most part, upper-elementary students with language-learning disabilities (LLD) have not been included in the many regional and state initiatives to improve reading achievement and instruction. This article discusses...
Kindergarten Teachers' Perceptions of Language and Literacy Development, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Language Interventions
December 22, 2005... A survey study examined the perceptions of 484 kindergarten teachers in one midwestern state regarding language and literacy development, roles and responsibilities of speech-language pathologists (SLP), and teacher-delivered interventions in the classroom. Quantitative and qualitative findings...
Letter from the Editor
December 22, 2005... A focus on clinicians and clinical activities characterizes this issue of CDQ. Each of the contributions emphasizes the many roles fulfilled by clinicians working in a variety of contexts and with diverse populations. The needs of those we serve are as heterogeneous as the population...