James Law

Summary

Affiliation: Queen Margaret University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mapping practice onto theory: the speech and language practitioner's construction of receptive language impairment
    J Law
    Language and Communication Science, Queen Margaret University, Clerwood Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 8TS, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 43:245-63. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Modeling developmental language difficulties from school entry into adulthood: literacy, mental health, and employment outcomes
    James Law
    Centre for Integrated Healthcare Research, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh EH21 6UU, UK
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 52:1401-16. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Reconciling the perspective of practitioner and service user: findings from The Aphasia in Scotland study
    James Law
    Centre for Integrated Healthcare Research, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 45:551-60. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Developing policy in the provision of parenting programmes: integrating a review of reviews with the perspectives of both parents and professionals
    J Law
    Centre for Integrated Healthcare Research, Queen Margaret University, Queen Margaret University Drive, Musselburgh, East Lothian EH21 6UU, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 35:302-12. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Characterizing the growth trajectories of language-impaired children between 7 and 11 years of age
    James Law
    Department of Language and Communication Science, Queen Margaret University, Queen Margaret University Drive, Edinburgh EH21 6UU, United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:739-49. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Pragmatic language and the child with emotional/behavioural difficulties (EBD): a pilot study exploring the interaction between behaviour and communication disability
    Leila Mackie
    Centre for Integrated Healthcare Research, Queen Margaret University, Musselburgh, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 45:397-410. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of treatment for children with developmental speech and language delay/disorder: a meta-analysis
    James Law
    Department of Language and Communication Science, City University, London, UK
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 47:924-43. 2004
  8. doi request reprint The Social Communication Intervention Project: a randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of speech and language therapy for school-age children who have pragmatic and social communication problems with or without autism spectrum disorder
    Catherine Adams
    Human Communication and Deafness Division, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 47:233-44. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Communication skills in a population of primary school-aged children raised in an area of pronounced social disadvantage
    James Law
    School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 46:657-64. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Early Years Centres for pre-school children with primary language difficulties: what do they cost, and are they cost-effective?
    J Law
    Centre for Integrated Healthcare Research, Queen Margaret s University College, Edinburgh, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 41:67-81. 2006

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Mapping practice onto theory: the speech and language practitioner's construction of receptive language impairment
    J Law
    Language and Communication Science, Queen Margaret University, Clerwood Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 8TS, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 43:245-63. 2008
    ..Despite this, relatively little is known about the most effective treatments for these children in the primary school period...
  2. doi request reprint Modeling developmental language difficulties from school entry into adulthood: literacy, mental health, and employment outcomes
    James Law
    Centre for Integrated Healthcare Research, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh EH21 6UU, UK
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 52:1401-16. 2009
    ..The study compared groups with specific language impairment (SLI), nonspecific language impairment (N-SLI), and typically developing language (TL)...
  3. doi request reprint Reconciling the perspective of practitioner and service user: findings from The Aphasia in Scotland study
    James Law
    Centre for Integrated Healthcare Research, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 45:551-60. 2010
    ..It is widely accepted that service users should be actively involved in new service developments, but there remain issues about how best to consult with them and how to reconcile their views with those of service providers...
  4. doi request reprint Developing policy in the provision of parenting programmes: integrating a review of reviews with the perspectives of both parents and professionals
    J Law
    Centre for Integrated Healthcare Research, Queen Margaret University, Queen Margaret University Drive, Musselburgh, East Lothian EH21 6UU, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 35:302-12. 2009
    ..Parenting programmes are a key component of the delivery of children's services, but evidence-based policy has often proved difficult to implement...
  5. doi request reprint Characterizing the growth trajectories of language-impaired children between 7 and 11 years of age
    James Law
    Department of Language and Communication Science, Queen Margaret University, Queen Margaret University Drive, Edinburgh EH21 6UU, United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:739-49. 2008
    ..A number of different systems have been suggested for classifying language impairment in children but, to date, no one system has been widely accepted...
  6. doi request reprint Pragmatic language and the child with emotional/behavioural difficulties (EBD): a pilot study exploring the interaction between behaviour and communication disability
    Leila Mackie
    Centre for Integrated Healthcare Research, Queen Margaret University, Musselburgh, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 45:397-410. 2010
    ..The relationship between mental health, behaviour and language development is widely recognized in the literature. Recent advances in assessment tools allows one to consider the role of pragmatic language skills in this co-occurrence...
  7. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of treatment for children with developmental speech and language delay/disorder: a meta-analysis
    James Law
    Department of Language and Communication Science, City University, London, UK
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 47:924-43. 2004
    ..The review identified longer duration (>8 weeks) of therapy as being a potential factor in good clinical outcomes. A number of gaps in the evidence base are identified...
  8. doi request reprint The Social Communication Intervention Project: a randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of speech and language therapy for school-age children who have pragmatic and social communication problems with or without autism spectrum disorder
    Catherine Adams
    Human Communication and Deafness Division, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 47:233-44. 2012
    ..There is little robust evidence of effectiveness of speech-language interventions which target the language, pragmatic or social communication needs of these children...
  9. doi request reprint Communication skills in a population of primary school-aged children raised in an area of pronounced social disadvantage
    James Law
    School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 46:657-64. 2011
    ..Previous studies have highlighted the level of communication difficulty experienced by children from socially disadvantaged backgrounds, but the pattern of difficulties remains unclear...
  10. ncbi request reprint Early Years Centres for pre-school children with primary language difficulties: what do they cost, and are they cost-effective?
    J Law
    Centre for Integrated Healthcare Research, Queen Margaret s University College, Edinburgh, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 41:67-81. 2006
    ..This has led to large investment in intervention in the early years; yet, little is known about the actual and relative costs of early years provision...
  11. ncbi request reprint The implications of different approaches to evaluating intervention: evidence from the study of language delay/disorder
    J Law
    Department of Language and Communication Science, City University, London, UK
    Folia Phoniatr Logop 56:199-219. 2004
    ..The practice and policy implications of these two different sources of information are considered. Who is the consumer of such information and what can they do with it once they have it?..
  12. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting language development in West African children: a pilot study using a qualitative methodology
    J Law
    Department of Language and Communication Science, City University, London, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 26:289-308. 2000
    ..As a result of this pilot study a number of mechanisms relating to the relationship between environment factors and language development are proposed and suggestions are made regarding service provision for this community...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparing specialist early years provision for speech and language impaired children with mainstream nursery provision in the UK - an application of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS)
    J Law
    Department of Language and Communication Science, City University, and Institute of Education, University of London, London, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 30:177-84. 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint Concerning the relationship between benefit and radiation risk, and cancers detected and induced, in a breast screening programme
    J Law
    Edinburgh University Department of Medical Physics, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Radiol 75:678-84. 2002
    ..When current trends in such screening are allowed for, the benefit/risk ratio is found to be only marginally less than the detection/induction ratio...
  15. pmc Evaluation of a structured test and a parent led method for screening for speech and language problems: prospective population based study
    Gabrielle J Laing
    Child Health Department, St Leonard s Hospital, City and Hackney Primary Care Trust, London N1 5LZ, UK
    BMJ 325:1152. 2002
    ..To evaluate two methods for identifying speech and language problems in preschool children...
  16. ncbi request reprint Speech and language therapy services to education in England and Wales
    Geoff Lindsay
    Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 37:273-88. 2002
    ..These findings are discussed with respect to changes driven by professional judgements on the nature of optimal service delivery, and government policy, with particular reference to inclusion and equity of service delivery...