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Outcomes of a Combined Mindfulness, Stuttering Modification, and Fluency Shaping Intervention for Children who Stutter

A week-long intervention for five school-age children who stutter was implemented using techniques of fluency shaping, stuttering management, and mindfulness training. The purpose of this study was to investigate if children who stutter stuttered less frequently, stuttered with less struggle, … Continue reading

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Evaluating iPad Technology for Enhancing Communication Skills of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders

The authors suggested that mobile technology has introduced a new communication opportunity for students with autism spectrum disorder. Tablets, like the iPad, allow users to customize applications for their needs. Users also have found iPads to be less stigmatizing because … Continue reading

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Morphological Awareness Intervention Study of a Child With a History of Speech and Language Impairment

The authors investigated the effect of a morphological awareness intervention on the morphological awareness and reading skills of a 6-year-old student who was struggling with early reading skills and had a history of speech and language impairment. Results revealed clinically … Continue reading

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A Systematic Review of Fidelity of Implementation in Parent-Mediated Early Communication Intervention

The author examined the reporting of four elements of fidelity of implementation (FOI) in parent-mediated early communication treatment studies. Thirty-five studies were reviewed to extract information regarding reporting of dosage, adherence, quality, and participant responsiveness for both practitioners and parents … Continue reading

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Efficacy of Handheld Electronic Visual Supports to Enhance Vocabulary in Children With ASD

This study involved the implementation of an alternating-treatment design to investigate the effects of tablet computer-based visual scripts on vocabulary use in three 8- to 14-year-old children with autism. Results indicated that participants showed increased use of verbs or nouns … Continue reading

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What the Speech-Language Pathologist needs to know about Auditory Processing Disorder

Because there is no evidence that auditory interventions provide any unique therapeutic benefit, clinicians should treat children who have been diagnosed with APD the same way they treat children who have been diagnosed with language and learning disabilities. The theoretical … Continue reading

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Interventions for children with speech, language and communication needs: An exploration of current practice

This article reports a series of interviews with education and health practitioners. The aims were to identify interventions used in practice with children with speech, language and communication needs, to explore explanations for the choice of intervention and to identify … Continue reading

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