Susan Balandin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Twelve tips for effective international clinical placements
    Susan Balandin
    Disability Initiative, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Australia
    Med Teach 29:872-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Communicating with nurses: the experiences of 10 adults with cerebral palsy and complex communication needs
    Susan Balandin
    School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 1825, 7001 Australia
    Appl Nurs Res 20:56-62. 2007
  3. doi request reprint The views of people who use speech generating devices on mentoring new learners
    Liora Ballin
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Discipline of Speech Pathology, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Sydney, 1825, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 7:63-74. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Speech-language pathologists' views on mentoring by people who use speech generating devices
    Liora Ballin
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Speech Lang Pathol 13:446-57. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Professionals' views on the roles and needs of family carers of adults with cerebral palsy and complex communication needs in hospital
    Bronwyn Hemsley
    Discipline of Speech Pathology, The University of Sydney, Cumberland Campus, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW 2141, Australia
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 33:127-36. 2008
  6. doi request reprint 'We need to be the centrepiece': adults with cerebral palsy and complex communication needs discuss the roles and needs of family carers in hospital
    Bronwyn Hemsley
    Discipline of Speech Pathology, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1759-71. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint "Communication is everything:" The experiences of volunteers who use AAC
    David Trembath
    The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Augment Altern Commun 26:75-86. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The loneliness experiences of young adults with cerebral palsy who use alternative and augmentative communication
    Lauren Cooper
    University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Augment Altern Commun 25:154-64. 2009
  9. doi request reprint "He cares about me and I care about him." Children's experiences of friendship with peers who use AAC
    Kate Anderson
    The University of Sydney, Australia
    Augment Altern Commun 27:77-90. 2011
  10. doi request reprint 'I've got something to say': interaction in a focus group of adults with cerebral palsy and complex communication needs
    Bronwyn Hemsley
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    Augment Altern Commun 24:110-22. 2008

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Twelve tips for effective international clinical placements
    Susan Balandin
    Disability Initiative, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Australia
    Med Teach 29:872-7. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Communicating with nurses: the experiences of 10 adults with cerebral palsy and complex communication needs
    Susan Balandin
    School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 1825, 7001 Australia
    Appl Nurs Res 20:56-62. 2007
    ..The findings are discussed in relation to (1) preparing adults with cerebral palsy and CCN for communication in hospital communication and (2) training and supporting nurses in effectively communicating with these patients...
  3. doi request reprint The views of people who use speech generating devices on mentoring new learners
    Liora Ballin
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Discipline of Speech Pathology, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Sydney, 1825, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 7:63-74. 2012
    ..The aims were to investigate the participants' views on peer mentoring to improve SGD use, the critical components of an SGD mentoring programme and the issues that might facilitate the likelihood of a programme's success...
  4. doi request reprint Speech-language pathologists' views on mentoring by people who use speech generating devices
    Liora Ballin
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Speech Lang Pathol 13:446-57. 2011
    ..Potential benefits identified for new learners included opportunities to view successful use of an SGD in everyday settings and to receive support and guidance. Benefits for mentors included the satisfaction of helping new learners...
  5. ncbi request reprint Professionals' views on the roles and needs of family carers of adults with cerebral palsy and complex communication needs in hospital
    Bronwyn Hemsley
    Discipline of Speech Pathology, The University of Sydney, Cumberland Campus, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW 2141, Australia
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 33:127-36. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the views of hospital and disability service staff on the roles and needs of family carers of adults with cerebral palsy (CP) and complex communication needs (CCN) in hospital...
  6. doi request reprint 'We need to be the centrepiece': adults with cerebral palsy and complex communication needs discuss the roles and needs of family carers in hospital
    Bronwyn Hemsley
    Discipline of Speech Pathology, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1759-71. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the perceptions of adults with cerebral palsy and complex communication needs (CCN) on the roles and needs of their family carers in hospital...
  7. ncbi request reprint "Communication is everything:" The experiences of volunteers who use AAC
    David Trembath
    The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Augment Altern Commun 26:75-86. 2010
    ..However, a number of barriers must be addressed in order for this potential to be achieved. Strategies for promoting and supporting adults who use AAC and want to volunteer are discussed...
  8. doi request reprint The loneliness experiences of young adults with cerebral palsy who use alternative and augmentative communication
    Lauren Cooper
    University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Augment Altern Commun 25:154-64. 2009
    ..The authors concluded that these three themes were most important in understanding the experiences of loneliness of the young adults with cerebral palsy who participated in this study...
  9. doi request reprint "He cares about me and I care about him." Children's experiences of friendship with peers who use AAC
    Kate Anderson
    The University of Sydney, Australia
    Augment Altern Commun 27:77-90. 2011
    ..This knowledge may help to facilitate friendships between children without disabilities and their peers who use AAC within mainstream educational settings...
  10. doi request reprint 'I've got something to say': interaction in a focus group of adults with cerebral palsy and complex communication needs
    Bronwyn Hemsley
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    Augment Altern Commun 24:110-22. 2008
    ..The implications of the study for moderators and including adults with complex communication needs in focus groups are discussed, and directions for future research are suggested...
  11. doi request reprint The speech generating device (SGD) mentoring programme: an evaluation by participants
    Liora Ballin
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Sydney, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 8:195-203. 2013
    ..The aims of the study were to investigate the participants' views on taking part in the mentoring programme and their satisfaction with the outcomes...
  12. doi request reprint The speech-generating device (SGD) mentoring program: training adults who use an SGD to mentor
    Liora Ballin
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Augment Altern Commun 28:254-65. 2012
    ..These results provide preliminary evidence of SGD mentor training success. The SGD mentors learned the strategies and used them in mentoring sessions...
  13. ncbi request reprint An exploration of loneliness: communication and the social networks of older people with cerebral palsy
    Liora Ballin
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Australia
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 32:315-26. 2007
    ..In this paper, the authors present some findings from a larger qualitative study on the loneliness experiences of older people with cerebral palsy...
  14. doi request reprint Peer-mediated teaching and augmentative and alternative communication for preschool-aged children with autism
    David Trembath
    Discipline of Speech Pathology, The University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW 1825, Australia
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 34:173-86. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of two communication interventions for preschool-aged children with autism...
  15. doi request reprint The experiences of adults with complex communication needs who volunteer
    David Trembath
    The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 32:885-98. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the experiences of adults with complex communication needs (CCN) who engage in volunteering...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prediction and selection of vocabulary for two leisure activities
    Leigha Dark
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Augment Altern Commun 23:288-99. 2007
    ..These results support the need to socially validate any vocabulary in order to ensure that it is relevant and useful for the person using the AAC system...
  17. doi request reprint The storybook method: research feedback with young participants
    Kate Anderson
    The University of Sydney, Australia
    Augment Altern Commun 27:279-91. 2011
    ..Potential modifications of the method for use with older populations, including adults with intellectual disabilities, complex communication needs, and those requiring alternate access to written texts, are also explored...
  18. doi request reprint Ethical perspective on quality of care: the nature of ethical dilemmas identified by new graduate and experienced speech pathologists
    Belinda J Kenny
    Speech Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 44:421-39. 2009
    ..Speech pathologists' perceptions of ethical issues provide insight into factors impacting upon quality of care in contemporary healthcare settings...
  19. ncbi request reprint Vocabulary selection for Australian children who use augmentative and alternative communication
    David Trembath
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Australia
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 32:291-301. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the words most frequently and commonly used by typically developing Australian preschool-aged children, in order to inform the selection of vocabulary for their classmates who use AAC...
  20. pmc A dynamic model of ethical reasoning in speech pathology
    Belinda Kenny
    School of Communication Disorders, University of Sydney, East St, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, 1825, NSW, Australia
    J Med Ethics 33:508-13. 2007
    ..The results have implications for preparing new graduates to manage ethical dilemmas in the workplace...
  21. ncbi request reprint Women with cerebral palsy and breast cancer screening by mammography
    Ann E Poulos
    School of Medical Radiation Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:304-7. 2006
    ..Importantly, there is a need to identify women for whom having a mammogram is not an option and for whom alternative breast screening methods should be provided...
  22. doi request reprint Disability and mammography screening: intangible barriers to participation
    Gwynnyth Llewellyn
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 33:1755-67. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate intangible or non-physical barriers to participation of women with disability in mammography screening...
  23. doi request reprint Experienced speech-language pathologists' responses to ethical dilemmas: an integrated approach to ethical reasoning
    Belinda Kenny
    University of Sydney Speech Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Cumberland Campus, Lidcombe, New South Wales 1825, Australia
    Am J Speech Lang Pathol 19:121-34. 2010
    ..To investigate the approaches of experienced speech-language pathologists (SLPs) to ethical reasoning and the processes they use to resolve ethical dilemmas...
  24. doi request reprint Mentors' experiences of using the Active Mentoring model to support older adults with intellectual disability to participate in community groups
    Nathan J Wilson
    Centre for Disability Research and Policy, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 38:344-55. 2013
    ..Using Active Mentoring training, members of community groups mentored a person with intellectual disability and supported their inclusion in that group...
  25. doi request reprint End-of-life care and dying: issues raised by staff supporting older people with intellectual disability in community living services
    Michele Wiese
    University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    J Appl Res Intellect Disabil 25:571-83. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the current status of end-of-life care and dying of people with intellectual disability based on the experiences of staff in community living services...
  26. ncbi request reprint Australian parents' experiences of speech generating device (SGD) service delivery
    Kate Anderson
    Discipline of Speech Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
    Dev Neurorehabil 17:75-83. 2014
    ..To explore parents' perceptions of existing support for families with a new speech generating device (SGD)...
  27. ncbi request reprint The stories of older parents of adult sons and daughters with autism: a balancing act
    Monique Hines
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Appl Res Intellect Disabil 27:163-73. 2014
    ..Researchers acknowledge the importance of understanding how families of children with autism cope. Yet, little is known about the experiences of older parents of adults with autism...
  28. doi request reprint Buried by autism: older parents' perceptions of autism
    Monique Hines
    University of Sydney, Australia
    Autism 16:15-26. 2012
    ..Yet such beliefs also held costs for the parents, including reinforcing the belief that they need to regulate their own behaviour in order to realize the true son or daughter buried by autism...
  29. ncbi request reprint 'We couldn't function without volunteers': volunteering with a disability, the perspective of not-for-profit agencies
    Susan Balandin
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    Int J Rehabil Res 29:131-6. 2006
    ..The findings from this exploratory study suggest that if people with long-standing disability are to volunteer, consideration must be given to their individual requirements and overcoming negative community attitudes...
  30. ncbi request reprint Assessing the loneliness of older people with cerebral palsy
    Susan Balandin
    University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 28:469-79. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Challenges for undergraduate speech pathology students undertaking cross-cultural clinical placements
    David Trembath
    School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 40:83-98. 2005
    ..Two Australian undergraduate speech pathology students completed a series of clinical placements working with people with complex communication needs in cross-cultural contexts...
  32. ncbi request reprint Communication: access to inclusion
    Susan Balandin
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 32:230-2. 2007