speech disorders

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Summary: Acquired or developmental conditions marked by an impaired ability to comprehend or generate spoken forms of language.

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  1. Liégeois F, Morgan A. Neural bases of childhood speech disorders: lateralization and plasticity for speech functions during development. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2012;36:439-58 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we reviewed recent evidence linking motor speech disorders (apraxia of speech and dysarthria) and brain abnormalities in children and adolescents with developmental, ..
  2. Vidović M, Sinanovic O, Sabaskić L, Haticić A, Brkić E. Incidence and types of speech disorders in stroke patients. Acta Clin Croat. 2011;50:491-4 pubmed
    The aim of the study was to determine the incidence and types of speech disorders in patients with acute stroke...
  3. Farronato G, Giannini L, Riva R, Galbiati G, Maspero C. Correlations between malocclusions and dyslalias. Eur J Paediatr Dent. 2012;13:13-8 pubmed
    ..This was to evaluate the relationship between malocclusions and dyslalias and to plan a multidisciplinary approach between orthodontics and speech therapy...
  4. Maas E, Farinella K. Random versus blocked practice in treatment for childhood apraxia of speech. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2012;55:561-78 pubmed publisher
    ..Although there have been repeated suggestions in the literature to use random practice in CAS treatment, no systematic studies exist that have directly compared random with blocked practice in this population...
  5. Van Gelder C, van Capelle C, Ebbink B, Moor van Nugteren I, van den Hout J, Hakkesteegt M, et al. Facial-muscle weakness, speech disorders and dysphagia are common in patients with classic infantile Pompe disease treated with enzyme therapy. J Inherit Metab Dis. 2012;35:505-11 pubmed publisher
    ..For up to 11 years, we investigated the frequency and consequences of facial-muscle weakness, speech disorders and dysphagia in long-term survivors...
  6. Lindsay G, Dockrell J, Desforges M, Law J, Peacey N. Meeting the needs of children and young people with speech, language and communication difficulties. Int J Lang Commun Disord. 2010;45:448-60 pubmed publisher
    ..A research study was commissioned to provide empirical evidence to inform the Bercow Review...
  7. Stein C, Millard C, Kluge A, Miscimarra L, Cartier K, Freebairn L, et al. Speech sound disorder influenced by a locus in 15q14 region. Behav Genet. 2006;36:858-68 pubmed
    ..97 to 2.17, P=0.0633). These results suggest shared genetic determinants in this chromosomal region for SSD, autism, and PWS/AS...
  8. Fichaux Bourin P, Woisard V, Grand S, Puech M, Bodin S. [Validation of a self assessment for speech disorders (Phonation Handicap Index)]. Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord). 2009;130:45-51 pubmed
    ..The aim of this work is the psychometric validation of a self assessment questionnaire about speech in dysarthria...
  9. Pickett E, Pullara O, O Grady J, Gordon B. Speech acquisition in older nonverbal individuals with autism: a review of features, methods, and prognosis. Cogn Behav Neurol. 2009;22:1-21 pubmed publisher

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  1. Dyukova G, Glozman Z, Titova E, Kriushev E, Gamaleya A. Speech disorders in right-hemisphere stroke. Neurosci Behav Physiol. 2010;40:593-602 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of the present work was to analyze published data addressing speech disorders in right-sided strokes...
  2. Maas E, Robin D, Austermann Hula S, Freedman S, Wulf G, Ballard K, et al. Principles of motor learning in treatment of motor speech disorders. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2008;17:277-98 pubmed publisher
    ..principles of motor learning, derived from studies of nonspeech motor skills, apply to treatment of motor speech disorders. The purpose of this tutorial is to introduce principles that enhance motor learning for nonspeech motor ..
  3. Thomas Stonell N, Oddson B, Robertson B, Rosenbaum P. Predicted and observed outcomes in preschool children following speech and language treatment: parent and clinician perspectives. J Commun Disord. 2009;42:29-42 pubmed publisher
    ..New outcome measures need to be based on actual observations of change by both parents and clinicians to ensure that they measure a sufficiently broad-based range of skills...
  4. Ahlberg A, Engström T, Nikolaidis P, Gunnarsson K, Johansson H, Sharp L, et al. Early self-care rehabilitation of head and neck cancer patients. Acta Otolaryngol. 2011;131:552-61 pubmed publisher
  5. Lennon P, Cooper M, Peiffer D, Gunderson K, Patel A, Peters S, et al. Deletion of 7q31.1 supports involvement of FOXP2 in language impairment: clinical report and review. Am J Med Genet A. 2007;143A:791-8 pubmed
    ..It is unclear however whether the AUTS1 (autistic spectrum 1) locus, highly linked to 7q31, overlaps with the SPCH1 and FOXP2...
  6. Bishop D, Laws G, Adams C, Norbury C. High heritability of speech and language impairments in 6-year-old twins demonstrated using parent and teacher report. Behav Genet. 2006;36:173-84 pubmed
    ..This study shows that there are strong genetic influences on both structural and pragmatic language impairments in children, and these can be detected using a simple checklist completed by parents or teachers...
  7. Costafreda S, Fu C, Picchioni M, Kane F, McDonald C, Prata D, et al. Increased inferior frontal activation during word generation: a marker of genetic risk for schizophrenia but not bipolar disorder?. Hum Brain Mapp. 2009;30:3287-98 pubmed publisher
    ..Increased engagement of the inferior frontal cortex during verbal-fluency may thus be a marker of genetic vulnerability to schizophrenia...
  8. Peterson R, Pennington B, Shriberg L, Boada R. What influences literacy outcome in children with speech sound disorder?. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2009;52:1175-88 pubmed publisher
    ..The authors report the literacy of children with SSD at ages 7-9, compared with controls and national norms, and relative to language skill and SSD persistence (both measured at age 5-6)...
  9. Dwivedi R, Kazi R, Agrawal N, Nutting C, Clarke P, Kerawala C, et al. Evaluation of speech outcomes following treatment of oral and oropharyngeal cancers. Cancer Treat Rev. 2009;35:417-24 pubmed publisher
    ..We have proposed guidelines for better understanding and management of speech problems faced by these patients in their day-to-day life...
  10. Weintraub S, Mesulam M, Wieneke C, Rademaker A, ROGALSKI E, Thompson C. The northwestern anagram test: measuring sentence production in primary progressive aphasia. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2009;24:408-16 pubmed publisher
    ..The NAT can be used to assess syntax competence when patients cannot be tested with measures that require intact speech production...
  11. Thomas Stonell N, Oddson B, Robertson B, Rosenbaum P. Development of the FOCUS (Focus on the Outcomes of Communication Under Six), a communication outcome measure for preschool children. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2010;52:47-53 pubmed publisher
  12. Deramecourt V, Lebert F, Debachy B, Mackowiak Cordoliani M, Bombois S, Kerdraon O, et al. Prediction of pathology in primary progressive language and speech disorders. Neurology. 2010;74:42-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This study sought to characterize correlations between 1) the different clinical variants of primary progressive language and speech disorders and 2) the pathologic diagnosis.
  13. Groszer M, Keays D, Deacon R, de Bono J, Prasad Mulcare S, Gaub S, et al. Impaired synaptic plasticity and motor learning in mice with a point mutation implicated in human speech deficits. Curr Biol. 2008;18:354-62 pubmed publisher
  14. Verdonck de Leeuw I, Eerenstein S, Van der Linden M, Kuik D, de Bree R, Leemans C. Distress in spouses and patients after treatment for head and neck cancer. Laryngoscope. 2007;117:238-41 pubmed
    ..The objective of this study is to obtain insight into distress in spouses and patients treated for head and neck cancer...
  15. Rogers S, Hayden D, Hepburn S, Charlifue Smith R, Hall T, Hayes A. Teaching young nonverbal children with autism useful speech: a pilot study of the Denver Model and PROMPT interventions. J Autism Dev Disord. 2006;36:1007-24 pubmed
    ..There were no differences in acquired language skills by intervention group. Initial characteristics of the best responders were mild to moderate symptoms of autism, better motor imitation skills, and emerging joint attention skills...
  16. Pennington B. From single to multiple deficit models of developmental disorders. Cognition. 2006;101:385-413 pubmed
    ..It describes how this model evolved out of our attempts to understand two comorbidities, those between dyslexia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and between dyslexia and speech sound disorder (SSD)...
  17. McCormack J, McLeod S, Harrison L, McAllister L. The impact of speech impairment in early childhood: investigating parents' and speech-language pathologists' perspectives using the ICF-CY. J Commun Disord. 2010;43:378-96 pubmed publisher
  18. Schlosser R, Wendt O. Effects of augmentative and alternative communication intervention on speech production in children with autism: a systematic review. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2008;17:212-30 pubmed publisher
    ..This systematic review aimed to determine the effects of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) intervention on speech production in children with autism or pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified...
  19. Dwivedi R, St Rose S, Roe J, Chisholm E, Elmiyeh B, Nutting C, et al. First report on the reliability and validity of speech handicap index in native English-speaking patients with head and neck cancer. Head Neck. 2011;33:341-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to validate the Speech Handicap Index (SHI) as the first speech-specific questionnaire in the English language...
  20. Terband H, Maassen B, van Lieshout P, Nijland L. Stability and composition of functional synergies for speech movements in children with developmental speech disorders. J Commun Disord. 2011;44:59-74 pubmed publisher
    ..the consistency and composition of functional synergies for speech movements in children with developmental speech disorders. Kinematic data were collected on the reiterated productions of syllables spa(/spa?/) and paas(/pa?s/) by 10 ..
  21. Ballard K, Robin D, McCabe P, McDonald J. A treatment for dysprosody in childhood apraxia of speech. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2010;53:1227-45 pubmed publisher
    ..g., BAtigu or baTIgu). Treatment sessions were structured along the principles of motor learning (PML) approach...
  22. Newbury D, Monaco A. Genetic advances in the study of speech and language disorders. Neuron. 2010;68:309-20 pubmed publisher
  23. Zangaglia R, Pacchetti C, Pasotti C, Mancini F, Servello D, Sinforiani E, et al. Deep brain stimulation and cognitive functions in Parkinson's disease: A three-year controlled study. Mov Disord. 2009;24:1621-8 pubmed publisher
  24. DeThorne L, Hart S, Petrill S, Deater Deckard K, Thompson L, Schatschneider C, et al. Children's history of speech-language difficulties: genetic influences and associations with reading-related measures. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2006;49:1280-93 pubmed
  25. Gierut J, Morrisette M, Ziemer S. Nonwords and generalization in children with phonological disorders. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2010;19:167-77 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the effects of using nonword (NW) stimuli in treatment of children with phonological disorders relative to real words (RWs)...
  26. Zeesman S, Nowaczyk M, Teshima I, Roberts W, Cardy J, Brian J, et al. Speech and language impairment and oromotor dyspraxia due to deletion of 7q31 that involves FOXP2. Am J Med Genet A. 2006;140:509-14 pubmed
    ..Cytogenetic and molecular analysis of this region should be considered for other individuals displaying similar characteristics...
  27. Nelson H, Nygren P, Walker M, Panoscha R. Screening for speech and language delay in preschool children: systematic evidence review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatrics. 2006;117:e298-319 pubmed
    ..However, optimal methods for screening for speech and language delay have not been identified, and screening is practiced inconsistently in primary care...
  28. Weismer G. Philosophy of research in motor speech disorders. Clin Linguist Phon. 2006;20:315-49 pubmed
    ..paper is to assess the theoretical and empirical support that exists for the Mayo Clinic view of motor speech disorders in general, and for oromotor, nonverbal tasks as a window to speech production processes in particular...
  29. Tharpe A. Unilateral and mild bilateral hearing loss in children: past and current perspectives. Trends Amplif. 2008;12:7-15 pubmed publisher
  30. Akinbami B. Psychological effects of speech disorders in an adult patient with untreated cleft palate. Niger J Med. 2007;16:381-3 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this case study was to highlight the psychosocial problems the patients with these defects encounter both at the initial and later stages oftheirlives...
  31. Lewis B, Freebairn L, Hansen A, Miscimarra L, Iyengar S, Taylor H. Speech and language skills of parents of children with speech sound disorders. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2007;16:108-18 pubmed
    ..Familial aggregation for speech and language disorders was also examined...
  32. Wang G, Wang K, Chen Y, Yang Y, Wu Y, Jiang L, et al. Sequential treatment of speech disorders in velocardiofacial syndrome patients: an 8-year retrospective evaluation. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20 Suppl 2:1934-8 pubmed publisher
    b>Speech disorders are the most common presentations of patients with velocardiofacial syndrome (VCFS) and are difficult to be treated with very good treatment outcome...
  33. Hayiou Thomas M. Genetic and environmental influences on early speech, language and literacy development. J Commun Disord. 2008;41:397-408 pubmed publisher
  34. De Gaspari D, Siri C, Di Gioia M, Antonini A, Isella V, Pizzolato A, et al. Clinical correlates and cognitive underpinnings of verbal fluency impairment after chronic subthalamic stimulation in Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2006;12:289-95 pubmed
    ..Impairment of shifting suggests prefrontal dysfunction, possibly due to disruption of fronto-striatal circuits along the surgical trajectory and/or to high frequency stimulation itself...
  35. Moriarty B, Gillon G. Phonological awareness intervention for children with childhood apraxia of speech. Int J Lang Commun Disord. 2006;41:713-34 pubmed
    ..The three children presented with severely delayed phonological awareness skills before intervention...
  36. Garcia de Goulart B, Chiari B. [Prevalence of speech disorders in schoolchildren and its associated factors]. Rev Saude Publica. 2007;41:726-31 pubmed
    To assess prevalence of speech disorders in schoolchildren and its associated factors.
  37. Vernes S, Spiteri E, Nicod J, Groszer M, Taylor J, Davies K, et al. High-throughput analysis of promoter occupancy reveals direct neural targets of FOXP2, a gene mutated in speech and language disorders. Am J Hum Genet. 2007;81:1232-50 pubmed
    ..The identified targets suggest roles in modulating synaptic plasticity, neurodevelopment, neurotransmission, and axon guidance and represent novel entry points into in vivo pathways that may be disturbed in speech and language disorders...
  38. Rinkel R, Verdonck de Leeuw I, van Reij E, Aaronson N, Leemans C. Speech Handicap Index in patients with oral and pharyngeal cancer: better understanding of patients' complaints. Head Neck. 2008;30:868-74 pubmed publisher
    ..A Speech Handicap Index (SHI) questionnaire with 30 items on speech problems was developed and validated in 92 patients with cancer of the oral cavity or pharynx and 110 healthy subjects...
  39. Maas E, Robin D, Wright D, Ballard K. Motor programming in apraxia of speech. Brain Lang. 2008;106:107-18 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, the findings are consistent with the hypothesis of a process-specific, but central (modality-independent) deficit in AOS; alternative explanations are also discussed...
  40. Chen C, Lin S, Tsai F, Chern S, Lee C, Wang W. A 5.6-Mb deletion in 15q14 in a boy with speech and language disorder, cleft palate, epilepsy, a ventricular septal defect, mental retardation and developmental delay. Eur J Med Genet. 2008;51:368-72 pubmed publisher
    ..The present case provides the evidence that 15q14 deletion outside the region encompassing the CHRNA7 gene can cause generalized epilepsy, and a locus in 15q14 is associated with speech and language disorder...
  41. Sarkis R, Busch R, Floden D, Chapin J, Kalman Kenney C, Jehi L, et al. Predictors of decline in verbal fluency after frontal lobe epilepsy surgery. Epilepsy Behav. 2013;27:326-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Patients undergoing FLE surgery are at risk of verbal fluency decline, especially if they have a high presurgical verbal fluency score, undergo a frontal lobe resection in the language dominant hemisphere, and have poor seizure outcome...
  42. Rogić Vidaković M, Jerković A, Jurić T, Vujović I, Soda J, Erceg N, et al. Neurophysiologic markers of primary motor cortex for laryngeal muscles and premotor cortex in caudal opercular part of inferior frontal gyrus investigated in motor speech disorder: a navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) study. Cogn Process. 2016;17:429-442 pubmed
  43. Saigusa H, Yamaguchi S, Nakamura T, Komachi T, Kadosono O, Ito H, et al. Surgical improvement of speech disorder caused by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Tohoku J Exp Med. 2012;228:371-6 pubmed
    ..With this technique, improved intelligibility and quality of speech can be maintained for longer duration for the patients with slowly progressing ALS...
  44. Zhao S, Xu Y, Yin H, Zheng Q, Wang Y, Zhong T, et al. Incidence of postoperative velopharyngeal insufficiency in late palate repair. J Craniofac Surg. 2012;23:1602-6 pubmed publisher
  45. Stelzle F, Knipfer C, Schuster M, Bocklet T, Noth E, Adler W, et al. Factors influencing relative speech intelligibility in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma: a prospective study using automatic, computer-based speech analysis. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013;42:1377-84 pubmed publisher
    ..Radiotherapy significantly impaired word recognition rate (WR) values with a progression of the impairment for up to 12 months after surgery. ..
  46. Tykalová T, Pospisilova M, Cmejla R, Jerabek J, Mares P, Rusz J. Speech changes after coordinative training in patients with cerebellar ataxia: a pilot study. Neurol Sci. 2016;37:293-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study supports evidence that the intensive rehabilitative training may positively affect fine-motor movements such as speech in patients with cerebellar ataxia. ..
  47. Ballin L, Balandin S, Stancliffe R. The speech generating device (SGD) mentoring programme: an evaluation by participants. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2013;8:195-203 pubmed publisher
    ..The aims of the study were to investigate the participants' views on taking part in the mentoring programme and their satisfaction with the outcomes...
  48. Katz W, Garst D, Briggs R, Cheshkov S, Ringe W, Gopinath K, et al. Neural bases of the foreign accent syndrome: a functional magnetic resonance imaging case study. Neurocase. 2012;18:199-211 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggest an instance of substantial brain reorganization for speech motor control...
  49. Fulcher A, Purcell A, Baker E, Munro N. Listen up: children with early identified hearing loss achieve age-appropriate speech/language outcomes by 3 years-of-age. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2012;76:1785-94 pubmed publisher
  50. Baker E. Optimal intervention intensity. Int J Speech Lang Pathol. 2012;14:401-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Client-, clinician-, condition-, and service-related variables that could influence the investigation and practical application of an optimal intervention intensity are also discussed...
  51. Göksun T, Lehet M, Malykhina K, Chatterjee A. Naming and gesturing spatial relations: evidence from focal brain-injured individuals. Neuropsychologia. 2013;51:1518-27 pubmed publisher
  52. El M Kaddem B, Clapuyt P, De Bruycker J, Lauwerys B, Raftopoulos C, Godfraind C, et al. Primary cerebral arteritis in a young girl: an unusual cause of acute recurrent neurological deterioration. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2012;16:196-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Primary angiitis of the central nervous system (PACNS) is an idiopathic, usually recurrent vasculitis confined to the brain. PACNS has been reported rarely in children, although the disease is probably underdiagnosed...
  53. Baylor C, Hula W, Donovan N, Doyle P, Kendall D, Yorkston K. An introduction to item response theory and Rasch models for speech-language pathologists. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2011;20:243-59 pubmed publisher
    ..To present a primarily conceptual introduction to item response theory (IRT) and Rasch models for speech-language pathologists (SLPs)...