Catherine Adams

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Implementation of a manualized communication intervention for school-aged children with pragmatic and social communication needs in a randomized controlled trial: the Social Communication Intervention Project
    Catherine Adams
    Human Communication and Deafness Group, University of Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 47:245-56. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Inference and sentence comprehension in children with specific or pragmatic language impairments
    Catherine Adams
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 44:301-18. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Exploring the effects of communication intervention for developmental pragmatic language impairments: a signal-generation study
    Catherine Adams
    Human Communication and Deafness Group, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 41:41-65. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Elicited and spontaneous communicative functions and stability of conversational measures with children who have pragmatic language impairments
    Catherine Adams
    Communiation and Deafness, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 40:333-47. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Social communication intervention for school-age children: rationale and description
    Catherine Adams
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Semin Speech Lang 26:181-8. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Parent and teacher perceptions of participation and outcomes in an intensive communication intervention for children with pragmatic language impairment
    Janet Baxendale
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 48:41-53. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Semantic and inferencing abilities in children with communication disorders
    Nicola Botting
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Education, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 40:49-66. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Short-term and working memory skills in primary school-aged children with specific language impairment and children with pragmatic language impairment: phonological, linguistic and visuo-spatial aspects
    Jenny Freed
    Human Communication and Deafness Group, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 47:457-66. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint A new social communication intervention for children with autism: pilot randomised controlled treatment study suggesting effectiveness
    Catherine Aldred
    Human Communication and Deafness Group, University of Manchester, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:1420-30. 2004

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Publications17

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Implementation of a manualized communication intervention for school-aged children with pragmatic and social communication needs in a randomized controlled trial: the Social Communication Intervention Project
    Catherine Adams
    Human Communication and Deafness Group, University of Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 47:245-56. 2012
    ..The accepted procedure associated with randomized controlled trials (RCT) of such complex interventions is to develop and implement a manual of intervention in order that reliable treatment delivery can be achieved...
  3. doi request reprint Inference and sentence comprehension in children with specific or pragmatic language impairments
    Catherine Adams
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 44:301-18. 2009
    ..Children with pragmatic language impairments (CwPLI) are often described as having disproportionate difficulty with verbal inference, although there is little empirical support for this view...
  4. ncbi request reprint Exploring the effects of communication intervention for developmental pragmatic language impairments: a signal-generation study
    Catherine Adams
    Human Communication and Deafness Group, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 41:41-65. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Elicited and spontaneous communicative functions and stability of conversational measures with children who have pragmatic language impairments
    Catherine Adams
    Communiation and Deafness, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 40:333-47. 2005
    ..Communicative function assessments in elicitation and conversational contexts are compared. The stability of measures derived from conversational profiling is also considered...
  6. ncbi request reprint Social communication intervention for school-age children: rationale and description
    Catherine Adams
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Semin Speech Lang 26:181-8. 2005
    ..Social communication impairments are not specific to one diagnostic group, and therefore the intervention framework given here is applicable to a range of children with interpersonal communication problems in the school years...
  7. doi request reprint Parent and teacher perceptions of participation and outcomes in an intensive communication intervention for children with pragmatic language impairment
    Janet Baxendale
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 48:41-53. 2013
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Semantic and inferencing abilities in children with communication disorders
    Nicola Botting
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Education, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 40:49-66. 2005
    ..Semantic and inferencing abilities have not been fully examined in children with communication difficulties...
  9. doi request reprint Short-term and working memory skills in primary school-aged children with specific language impairment and children with pragmatic language impairment: phonological, linguistic and visuo-spatial aspects
    Jenny Freed
    Human Communication and Deafness Group, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 47:457-66. 2012
    ..Children with specific language impairment (CwSLI) are consistently reported to have short-term memory (STM) and working memory (WM) difficulties...
  10. ncbi request reprint A new social communication intervention for children with autism: pilot randomised controlled treatment study suggesting effectiveness
    Catherine Aldred
    Human Communication and Deafness Group, University of Manchester, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:1420-30. 2004
    ..We aimed to test a new theoretically based social communication intervention targeting parental communication in a randomised design against routine care alone...
  11. ncbi request reprint Conversational behaviour of children with Asperger syndrome and conduct disorder
    Catherine Adams
    Human Communication and Deafness Group, University of Manchester, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:679-90. 2002
    ..This study makes a systematic analysis of the difficulties demonstrated with the use of language (pragmatics) in adolescents who have Asperger syndrome...
  12. doi request reprint Quantifying peer interactions for research and clinical use: the Manchester Inventory for Playground Observation
    Jenny Gibson
    Dept Human Communication and Deafness, Ellen Wilkinson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 32:2458-66. 2011
    ..The MIPO shows reliability and validity as a measure of children's social functioning relevant in developmental research and as a clinical tool to aid differential diagnosis and intervention planning...
  13. ncbi request reprint Binaural interaction in specific language impairment: an auditory evoked potential study
    Elaine M Clarke
    The School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:274-9. 2007
    ..We conclude that, for some children, SLI may be associated with reduced binaural interaction which may hinder the detection or localization of speech sounds from noisy contexts during critical periods of language acquisition...
  14. ncbi request reprint Practitioner review: the assessment of language pragmatics
    Catherine Adams
    Human Communication and Deafness Group, University of Manchester, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:973-87. 2002
    ..A developmental approach to assessment has remained problematic due to the complex interaction of social, linguistic, cognitive and cultural influences on pragmatics...
  15. doi request reprint Literacy skills in primary school-aged children with pragmatic language impairment: a comparison with children with specific language impairment
    Jenny Freed
    Human Communication and Deafness, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 46:334-47. 2011
    ..Since literacy skills are central to this attainment, one way of identifying appropriate support needs for CwPLI would be to profile their reading and writing skills as a group...
  16. ncbi request reprint Contralateral suppression of otoacoustic emissions in children with specific language impairment
    Elaine M Clarke
    School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Ear Hear 27:153-60. 2006
    ..The purpose of the investigation was to determine whether a group of children with specific language impairments (SLI) have reduced peripheral auditory processes thought to be associated with speech-in-noise intelligibility...
  17. ncbi request reprint Computerised assessment of quality of life in oncology patients and carers
    Gregory Carter
    School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Psychooncology 17:26-33. 2008
    ..To examine the feasibility of a computerised assessment and to compare resulting quality of life scores among oncology carers and patients...