communication disorders

Summary

Summary: Disorders of verbal and nonverbal communication caused by receptive or expressive LANGUAGE DISORDERS, cognitive dysfunction (e.g., MENTAL RETARDATION), psychiatric conditions, and HEARING DISORDERS.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Predictors of outcome among high functioning children with autism and Asperger syndrome
    P Szatmari
    McMaster University, Canada
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:520-8. 2003
  2. ncbi The Swedish version of the Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders (DISCO-10). Psychometric properties
    Gudrun Nygren
    Department of Neuroscience and Physiology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:730-41. 2009
  3. ncbi The Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders: background, inter-rater reliability and clinical use
    Lorna Wing
    Centre for Social and Communication Disorders, Bromley, Kent, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:307-25. 2002
  4. pmc Developing and validating the Communication Function Classification System for individuals with cerebral palsy
    MARY JO COOLEY HIDECKER
    Department of Speech Language Pathology, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR 72035 0001, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:704-10. 2011
  5. ncbi Measuring early language development in preschool children with autism spectrum disorder using the MacArthur Communicative Development Inventory (Infant Form)
    Tony Charman
    Behavioural and Brain Sciences Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College, London
    J Child Lang 30:213-36. 2003
  6. pmc Measuring communicative participation: a review of self-report instruments in speech-language pathology
    Tanya L Eadie
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Am J Speech Lang Pathol 15:307-20. 2006
  7. ncbi Scale for the evaluation of communication disorders in patients with schizophrenia: a validation study
    Nadine Bazin
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre Hospitalier de Versailles, Le Chesnay, France
    Schizophr Res 77:75-84. 2005
  8. ncbi Nocturnal excretion of 6-sulphatoxymelatonin in children and adolescents with autistic disorder
    Sylvie Tordjman
    Center for Scientific Research, Unité de Recherche Mixte 7593, Vurnérabilité, Adaptation et Psychopathologie, Hopital Pitie Salpetriere, Rennes, France
    Biol Psychiatry 57:134-8. 2005
  9. pmc Stability of autistic traits in the general population: further evidence for a continuum of impairment
    Elise B Robinson
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:376-84. 2011
  10. ncbi The use of standardized tests for individuals with cognitive-communication disorders
    Lyn S Turkstra
    Department of Communicative Disorders, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Semin Speech Lang 26:215-22. 2005

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  1. ncbi Predictors of outcome among high functioning children with autism and Asperger syndrome
    P Szatmari
    McMaster University, Canada
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:520-8. 2003
    ..The objective of this paper is to assess the extent to which measures of cognitive abilities taken in an inception cohort of young high functioning children with autism and Asperger syndrome predict outcome roughly two and six years later...
  2. ncbi The Swedish version of the Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders (DISCO-10). Psychometric properties
    Gudrun Nygren
    Department of Neuroscience and Physiology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:730-41. 2009
    Psychometric properties of the Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders schedule (DISCO) have only been studied in the UK...
  3. ncbi The Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders: background, inter-rater reliability and clinical use
    Lorna Wing
    Centre for Social and Communication Disorders, Bromley, Kent, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:307-25. 2002
    The Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders (DISCO) is a schedule for the diagnosis of autistic spectrum and related disorders and assessment of individual needs...
  4. pmc Developing and validating the Communication Function Classification System for individuals with cerebral palsy
    MARY JO COOLEY HIDECKER
    Department of Speech Language Pathology, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR 72035 0001, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:704-10. 2011
    ..This paper reports the content validity, interrater reliability, and test-retest reliability of the CFCS for children with CP...
  5. ncbi Measuring early language development in preschool children with autism spectrum disorder using the MacArthur Communicative Development Inventory (Infant Form)
    Tony Charman
    Behavioural and Brain Sciences Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College, London
    J Child Lang 30:213-36. 2003
    ..The implications for assessment and intervention with preschool children with autism spectrum disorder are discussed...
  6. pmc Measuring communicative participation: a review of self-report instruments in speech-language pathology
    Tanya L Eadie
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Am J Speech Lang Pathol 15:307-20. 2006
    ..To assess the adequacy of self-report instruments in speech-language pathology for measuring a construct called communicative participation...
  7. ncbi Scale for the evaluation of communication disorders in patients with schizophrenia: a validation study
    Nadine Bazin
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre Hospitalier de Versailles, Le Chesnay, France
    Schizophr Res 77:75-84. 2005
    A scale for the evaluation of communication disorders in patients with schizophrenia (Schizophrenia Communication Disorder Scale-SCD) is proposed based on studies showing that cognitive disorders specific to the disorganization seen in ..
  8. ncbi Nocturnal excretion of 6-sulphatoxymelatonin in children and adolescents with autistic disorder
    Sylvie Tordjman
    Center for Scientific Research, Unité de Recherche Mixte 7593, Vurnérabilité, Adaptation et Psychopathologie, Hopital Pitie Salpetriere, Rennes, France
    Biol Psychiatry 57:134-8. 2005
    ..Additionally, melatonin, a pineal gland hormone produced from serotonin, is of special interest in autistic disorder given reported alterations in central and peripheral serotonin neurobiology...
  9. pmc Stability of autistic traits in the general population: further evidence for a continuum of impairment
    Elise B Robinson
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:376-84. 2011
    ..This study investigated the developmental course of autistic traits in a nationally representative sample of subjects 7 to 13 years of age...
  10. ncbi The use of standardized tests for individuals with cognitive-communication disorders
    Lyn S Turkstra
    Department of Communicative Disorders, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Semin Speech Lang 26:215-22. 2005
    The assessment of individuals with cognitive-communication disorders after traumatic brain injury can present a major challenge to speech-language pathologists...
  11. ncbi Evaluation of the criterion and convergent validity of the Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders in young and low-functioning children
    Jarymke Maljaars
    Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Autism 16:487-97. 2012
    The Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders (DISCO; Wing, 2006) is a standardized, semi-structured and interviewer-based schedule for diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)...
  12. ncbi Prevalence of communication disorders compared with other learning needs in 14,500 primary and secondary school students
    Sharynne McLeod
    School of Teacher Education, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, NSW, Australia
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 42:37-59. 2007
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  13. ncbi Early speech-language development in females with Rett syndrome: focusing on the preserved speech variant
    Peter B Marschik
    Institute of Physiology IN spired Developmental Physiology and Developmental Neuroscience, Centre for Physiological Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Harrachgasse 21 5, Graz, Austria
    Dev Med Child Neurol 54:451-6. 2012
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  14. ncbi A preliminary investigation of barriers to achieving patient-centered communication with patients who have stroke-related communication disorders
    Glenn Nordehn
    School of Medicine, University of Minnesota Duluth, MN, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 13:68-77. 2006
    ..barriers to achieving patient-centered communication (PCC) with patients who have stroke-related communication disorders. A focus group, including people who had strokes and their family members, identified PCC issues they ..
  15. ncbi Assessment of theory of mind in children with communication disorders: role of presentation mode
    Marit van Buijsen
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Montessorilaan 3, 6525 HR Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Res Dev Disabil 32:1038-45. 2011
    Children with communication disorders have problems with both language and social interaction. The theory-of-mind hypothesis provides an explanation for these problems, and different tests have been developed to test this hypothesis...
  16. ncbi The complexity of social/cultural dimension in communication disorders
    Travis T Threats
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO, USA threatst slu edu
    Folia Phoniatr Logop 62:158-65. 2010
    There has been growing recognition in the field of communication disorders concerning the importance of multicultural and diversity issues...
  17. pmc Communication disorders in speakers of tone languages: etiological bases and clinical considerations
    Patrick C M Wong
    Communication Neural Systems Research Group, The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Semin Speech Lang 30:162-73. 2009
    ..We present emerging research on lexical tone learning in the context of the clinical disorders of hearing, speech, and language that this body of research will help to address...
  18. ncbi Characterizing communicative development in children referred for autism spectrum disorders using the MacArthur-Bates Communicative Development Inventory (CDI)
    Rhiannon Luyster
    University of Michigan Autism and Communication Disorders Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Child Lang 34:623-54. 2007
    ..However, when compared to published norms, children with ASD may show less of a discrepancy between their receptive and expressive vocabulary...
  19. ncbi Regression in individuals with Rett syndrome
    Tony Charman
    Behavioural and Brain Sciences Unit, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guildford St, WC1N 1EH London, UK
    Brain Dev 24:281-3. 2002
    ..There is a continuing need to further elucidate the pre- and post-regression features of Rett syndrome in order to aid early identification, diagnosis and referral for genotype mutation analysis...
  20. ncbi Findings from a multidisciplinary clinical case series of females with Rett syndrome
    Hilary Cass
    Wolfson Centre, Great Ormond Street Children s Hospital NHS Trust, Mecklenburgh Square, London WC 1N 2AP, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 45:325-37. 2003
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  21. ncbi Reducing the burden of communication disorders in the developing world: an opportunity for the millennium development project
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    JAMA 296:441-4. 2006
  22. pmc Etiologies and molecular mechanisms of communication disorders
    Shelley D Smith
    Department of Pediatrics and Munroe Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5960, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:555-63. 2010
    Quantitative behavioral genetic studies have made it clear that communication disorders such as reading disability, language impairment, and autism spectrum disorders follow some basic principles: (1) complex disorders have complex ..
  23. ncbi Can the Children's Communication Checklist differentiate between children with autism, children with ADHD, and normal controls?
    Hilde M Geurts
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:1437-53. 2004
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  24. ncbi "Do I know what I need to do?" A social communication intervention for children with complex clinical profiles
    Geralyn R Timler
    Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences, University at Buffalo, NY 14214 3005, USA
    Lang Speech Hear Serv Sch 36:73-85. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the feasibility of a social communication intervention for a school-age child with a complex cognitive and behavioral profile secondary to diagnosis of a fetal alcohol spectrum disorder...
  25. pmc Examination of potential overlap in autism and language loci on chromosomes 2, 7, and 13 in two independent samples ascertained for specific language impairment
    Christopher W Bartlett
    Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, USA
    Hum Hered 57:10-20. 2004
    ..2003). Our results indicate that using samples selected for components of the autism phenotype may be a useful adjunct to autism genetics...
  26. ncbi Profile of communication disorders in HIV-infected individuals: a preliminary study
    Mili Mary Mathew
    Department of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, Kasturba Medical College A Unit of Manipal University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 7:223-7. 2008
    ..The results of the study reveal that individuals with HIV-1 infection show a varied picture of affected parameters of voice, swallowing, and oral motor functioning...
  27. ncbi Goal attainment scaling as a clinical measurement technique in communication disorders: a critical review
    Ralf W Schlosser
    Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, Northeastern University, 151B Forsyth, 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Commun Disord 37:217-39. 2004
    ..in other clinical professions, the current debate on measuring client progress and outcome measurement in communication disorders has largely ignored GAS...
  28. ncbi Evaluating parent use of functional communication training to replace and enhance prelinguistic behaviours in six children with developmental and physical disabilities
    Kathleen Tait
    School of Development and Learning, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 26:1241-54. 2004
    ..To evaluate parent use of functional communication training (FCT) to replace and enhance prelinguistic behaviours in six young children with developmental and physical disabilities...
  29. ncbi Investigating the effects of communication problems on caregiver burden
    Marie Y Savundranayagam
    Gerontology Center, University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:S48-55. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to explore the relationship between communication problems associated with dementia and caregiver burden, within the context of problem behaviors and cognitive and functional abilities of the care recipient...
  30. ncbi Complementary and alternative medical approaches to treating adult neurogenic communication disorders: a review
    Jacqueline Laures
    Communication Disorders Program, Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 26:315-25. 2004
    This paper reviews studies investigating the effectiveness of treating adult neurogenic communication disorders with complementary and alternative medicines (CAM)...
  31. ncbi One-year change in repetitive behaviours in young children with communication disorders including autism
    Emma Honey
    Department of Psychology, University of Durham, Durham, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1439-50. 2008
    ..ADI-R repetitive behaviour algorithm scores increased over time; however, when all 12 behaviours were considered, there was a general decrease in impact upon the child's and family's activities. Reasons for this decrease are discussed...
  32. ncbi Redefining the survival of the fittest: communication disorders in the 21st century
    R J Ruben
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Laryngoscope 110:241-5. 2000
    To determine the economic effect on the US economy of the cost of caring for people with communication disorders as well as the cost of lost or degraded employment opportunities for people with such disorders, including disorders of ..
  33. ncbi Comparing two types of augmentative and alternative communication systems for children with autism
    Seung Hyun Son
    Department of Special Education, Inje University, Kimhae, Korea
    Pediatr Rehabil 9:389-95. 2006
    ..Both speed of acquisition and system preference should be considered when designing AAC interventions for children with autism and related developmental disabilities...
  34. ncbi Parental identification of early behavioural abnormalities in children with autistic disorder
    Robyn L Young
    School of Psychology, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide
    Autism 7:125-43. 2003
    ..Consistent with past research, there was a significant interval between parents first noticing abnormalities and the making of a definitive diagnosis. The implications for this delay are discussed...
  35. ncbi A prospective case series of high-risk infants who developed autism
    Susan E Bryson
    Autism Research Centre, IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University, 5850 University Avenue, Halifax, NS, Canada, B3K 6R8
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:12-24. 2007
    ..Discussion focuses on issues raised by the pattern of findings...
  36. ncbi Sleep problems as possible predictors of intensified symptoms of autism
    Kimberly A Schreck
    Psychology Program, Penn State University Harrisburg, 777 W Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, PA 17057, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 25:57-66. 2004
    ..The results indicate that sleep problems and the diagnostic characteristics of autism may be related. However, future research must be completed to determine the specific relationship...
  37. ncbi Autism spectrum disorder in Fragile X syndrome: differential contribution of adaptive socialization and social withdrawal
    Dejan B Budimirovic
    Center for Genetic Disorders of Cognition and Behavior, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21211, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 140:1814-26. 2006
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  38. ncbi Predicting length of service provision in school-based occupational therapy
    Diane Long
    New Directions Therapeutics, Inc Auburn, NY, USA
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 23:79-93. 2003
    ..The applicability to other practice settings is limited, but this study serves as a beginning point for discussion on the topic...
  39. pmc Regional gray matter volumetric changes in autism associated with social and repetitive behavior symptoms
    Donald C Rojas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, 80220, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 6:56. 2006
    ..We attempted to replicate these whole brain studies and to correlate regional volume changes with several autism symptom measures...
  40. ncbi Teaching young children with autism to talk
    Paul Yoder
    Department of Special Education, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Semin Speech Lang 27:161-72. 2006
    ..Past research has shown that object play, nonverbal communication, and useful speech all are influenced by various types of interventions in young children with autism...
  41. ncbi The symptoms of autism spectrum disorders in adolescence and adulthood
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705 2280, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 33:565-81. 2003
    ..Findings were interpreted in the context of life course development, reformulations of diagnostic criteria, and changing service contexts for individuals with autism spectrum disorders...
  42. pmc Analysis of factors that affect responding in a two-response chain in children with developmental disabilities
    Stephanie A Contrucci Kuhn
    Department of Behavioral Psychology, Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 39:263-80. 2006
    ..Overall, extinction and satiation resulted in a decrease in both responses in the chain. During the unchaining procedure, decreases were observed in the first response in the chain but not in the second response...
  43. ncbi [Intervention in children with pragmatic language and communication disorders]
    M Monfort
    Centro Entender y hablar, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Neurol 38:S85-7. 2004
    ..In this paper we analyse the educational and therapeutic needs of children who present pragmatic disorders in language and communication...
  44. ncbi Parents' detection of early signs in their children having an autistic spectrum disorder
    Bengt Sivberg
    Department of Nursing, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Pediatr Nurs 18:433-9. 2003
    ..The results indicated a few critical periods: around the birth, early speech development, and school start. The diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorders was delayed. The parents' reports were congruent with earlier observation studies...
  45. ncbi Treating the core features of autism: are we there yet?
    James W Bodfish
    UNC STAART Center for Autism Research and Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 10:318-26. 2004
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  46. ncbi Executive functions in children with communication impairments, in relation to autistic symptomatology. 2: Response inhibition
    Dorothy V M Bishop
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Autism 9:29-43. 2005
    ..Reliance on control groups matched solely on vocabulary level or nonverbal mental age may obscure the important role played by language skills in executive functions...
  47. ncbi Executive functions in children with communication impairments, in relation to autistic symptomatology. 1: Generativity
    Dorothy V M Bishop
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Autism 9:7-27. 2005
    ..It is often assumed that pragmatic difficulties are caused by limitations of social cognition. This study suggests that difficulties in generating relevant ideas can be another cause of autistic-like communicative abnormalities...
  48. ncbi Assessing and managing medically fragile children: tracheostomy and ventilatory support
    Geralyn Harvey Woodnorth
    Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lang Speech Hear Serv Sch 35:363-72. 2004
    ..Two case studies are presented. The case studies illustrate the diversity and medical complexity common to this population and provide practical information for the clinician working with a child with a tracheostomy...
  49. ncbi Effects on communicative requesting and speech development of the Picture Exchange Communication System in children with characteristics of autism
    Jennifer B Ganz
    University of Texas, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 34:395-409. 2004
    ..The results indicated that PECS was mastered rapidly by the participants and word utterances increased in number of words and complexity of grammar...
  50. ncbi Parental report of the early development of children with regressive autism: the delays-plus-regression phenotype
    Sally Ozonoff
    University of California Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Autism 9:461-86. 2005
    ..This group, tentatively labeled 'delays-plus-regression', deserves further study...
  51. ncbi Assessment of pragmatic difficulties and socio-emotional adjustment in practice
    Marion Farmer
    University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 40:403-29. 2005
    ..This paper reports the results of a study on the use of checklists in professional practice to assist in the identification of these difficulties...
  52. ncbi [Sixty years of autism]
    I A van Berckelaer-Onnes
    Universiteit Leiden, Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Ambulatorium, Postbus 9555, 2300 RB Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:1024-30. 2004
    ..Augmentative communication plays a key role in the treatment. People with autism need a lot of structure, clarity and predictability, also when they have become adults...
  53. ncbi [Relation between social cognitive aspects and the functional communicative profile in a group of adolescents of the autistic spectrum]
    Carla Cardoso
    Universidade do Estado da Bahia
    Pro Fono 18:89-98. 2006
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  54. ncbi Using the social communication questionnaire to identify 'autistic spectrum' disorders associated with other genetic conditions: findings from a study of individuals with Cohen syndrome
    Patricia Howlin
    St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Autism 8:175-82. 2004
  55. ncbi Randomized comparison of two communication interventions for preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders
    Paul Yoder
    Special Education Department, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:426-35. 2006
    ..In contrast, the PECS facilitated generalized requests more than the RPMT in children with very little initiating joint attention prior to treatment. These effect sizes were large...
  56. ncbi Speech-language pathologists' roles in the delivery of positive behavior support for individuals with developmental disabilities
    Karen D Bopp
    Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia, 2125 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Am J Speech Lang Pathol 13:5-19. 2004
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  57. ncbi Attention, monotropism and the diagnostic criteria for autism
    Dinah Murray
    Autism and Computing, www autismandcomputing org uk, London, UK
    Autism 9:139-56. 2005
    ..The first two diagnostic criteria are shown to follow from the 'restricted range of interests' referred to in the third criterion. Implications for practice are indicated...
  58. ncbi Generalization of a pictorial alternative communication system across instructors and distance
    Jennifer B Ganz
    University of Texas, San Antonio 78249, USA
    Augment Altern Commun 24:89-99. 2008
    ..Results indicate that the participant was able to generalize his communication skills across a variety of instructors and to use functional non-verbal strategies to respond to communication obstacles...
  59. ncbi Between a ROC and a hard place: decision making and making decisions about using the SCQ
    Christina Corsello
    University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:932-40. 2007
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  60. ncbi The application of the ICF in cognitive-communication disorders following traumatic brain injury
    Brigette Larkins
    Project Manager, Older Persons Health Service, Canterbury District Health Board, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Semin Speech Lang 28:334-42. 2007
    ..International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) for describing cognitive-communication disorders. Prominent issues influencing our appreciation of cognitive-communication disorders are elaborated...
  61. ncbi Communication disorders: prevalence and comorbid intellectual disability, autism, and emotional/behavioral disorders
    Judith Pinborough-Zimmerman
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 650 Komas, Suite 206, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Am J Speech Lang Pathol 16:359-67. 2007
    To determine a population-based estimate of communication disorders (CDs) in children; the co-occurrence of intellectual disability (ID), autism, and emotional/behavioral disorders; and the impact of these conditions on the prevalence of ..
  62. ncbi Autism in adults: symptom patterns and early childhood predictors. Use of the DISCO in a community sample followed from childhood
    Eva Billstedt
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Goteborg University, Sweden
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:1102-10. 2007
    ..Few studies have looked at the very long-term outcome of individuals with autism who were diagnosed in childhood...
  63. ncbi Factors supporting idiom comprehension in children with communication disorders
    Courtenay Frazier Norbury
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 47:1179-93. 2004
    The current investigation explored understanding of idioms in context in 93 children with communication disorders and 39 age-matched peers...
  64. ncbi Absenteeism rates in students receiving services for CDs, LDs, and EDs: a macroscopic view of the consequences of disability
    Sean M Redmond
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Utah, 390 South 1530 East, Room 1201, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0252, USA
    Lang Speech Hear Serv Sch 39:97-103. 2008
    ..In contrast, little is known about absenteeism rates associated with students with communication disorders (CDs).
  65. ncbi Clinical intervention for bilingual children: an international survey
    Heila Jordaan
    Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Folia Phoniatr Logop 60:97-105. 2008
    ..The IALP Multilingual Affairs Committee used the results of this survey to develop guidelines for working with multilingual populations with communication disorders.
  66. ncbi Principals' attitudes regarding inclusion of children with autism in Pennsylvania public schools
    Judy L Horrocks
    The Timothy School, 973 Old Lancaster Road, Berwyn, PA, 19312, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1462-73. 2008
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  67. ncbi Formal thought disorder and the autism spectrum: relationship with symptoms, executive control, and anxiety
    Marjorie Solomon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis, 2230 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA, 95817, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1474-84. 2008
    ..When FTD is present in ASDs, it generally is not a co-morbid schizophrenia symptom, but is related to pragmatic language abnormalities found in ASDs. The clinical and neurobiological significance of this work is discussed...
  68. pmc Utility of extinction-induced response variability for the selection of mands
    Laura L Grow
    Marcus Institute and Emory University School of Medicine, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 41:15-24. 2008
    ..Results showed that exposing problem behavior to extinction was a useful method for producing alternative behaviors during FCT...
  69. ncbi Psychosis and autism as diametrical disorders of the social brain
    Bernard Crespi
    Department of Biosciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
    Behav Brain Sci 31:241-61; discussion 261-320. 2008
    ..This hypothesis provides a simple yet comprehensive theory, grounded in evolutionary biology and genetics, for understanding the causes and phenotypes of autistic-spectrum and psychotic-spectrum conditions...
  70. ncbi Captured by details: sense-making, language and communication in autism
    Ilse L J Noens
    Department of Child Care and Special Education, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Leiden, P O Box 9555, 2300 RB Leiden, Wassenaarseweg 52, 2333 AL Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Commun Disord 38:123-41. 2005
    ..Possible links between cognitive findings and communication evoke new perspectives with respect to the complex of communication problems in ASD...
  71. ncbi Inferential processing and story recall in children with communication problems: a comparison of specific language impairment, pragmatic language impairment and high-functioning autism
    Courtenay Frazier Norbury
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 37:227-51. 2002
    ..It is concluded that comprehension aids recall by enabling the listener to build a more stable mental representation of the story. The pragmatic deficits seen in autism compromise this process...
  72. ncbi [Management of children with autism spectrum disorders]
    C A Gadia
    Departamento de Neurologia, Universidad de Miami, Miami Children s Hospital, Weston, Florida 33331, USA
    Rev Neurol 36:166-73. 2003
    ..Recent studies suggest that they may represent one of the most prevalent neurodevelopmental disorders...
  73. ncbi Describing the sensory abnormalities of children and adults with autism
    Susan R Leekam
    Department of Psychology, Science Laboratories, University of Durham, South Road, Durham, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:894-910. 2007
    ..in children and adults with autism were examined using the Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders (DISCO)...
  74. ncbi Adaptive skills and executive function in autism spectrum disorders
    Lisa Gilotty
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Psychology, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20009, USA
    Child Neuropsychol 8:241-8. 2002
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  75. ncbi Management of discourse deficits following traumatic brain injury: progress, caveats, and needs
    Carl A Coelho
    Communication Sciences Department, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1085, USA
    Semin Speech Lang 28:122-35. 2007
    ..A further limitation is that there is no empirical evidence to guide the treatment of discourse deficits. There is need for the development and investigation of theoretically based interventions...
  76. ncbi Expressive communication of children with autism
    Hsu Min Chiang
    Australian Centre for Educational Studies, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:538-45. 2008
    ..Children with autism who were observed at regular schools communicated with their peers more often than did those who were observed at special schools...
  77. ncbi The simulating social mind: the role of the mirror neuron system and simulation in the social and communicative deficits of autism spectrum disorders
    Lindsay M Oberman
    Center for Brain and Cognition, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Psychol Bull 133:310-27. 2007
    ..Additionally, the authors suggest that dysfunctional simulation mechanisms may underlie the social and communicative deficits seen in individuals with autism spectrum disorders...
  78. ncbi Spontaneity of communication in individuals with autism
    Hsu Min Chiang
    Macquarie University Special Education Centre, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:693-705. 2008
    ..Possible implications for future research are presented...
  79. pmc Cognitive profiles and social-communicative functioning in children with autism spectrum disorder
    Robert M Joseph
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:807-21. 2002
    ....
  80. pmc Using the picture exchange communication system (PECS) with children with autism: assessment of PECS acquisition, speech, social-communicative behavior, and problem behavior
    Marjorie H Charlop-Christy
    Claremont McKenna College, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 35:213-31. 2002
    ..The results are discussed in terms of the provision of empirical support for PECS as well as the concomitant positive side effects of its use...
  81. ncbi Using telerehabilitation to assess apraxia of speech in adults
    Anne Jane Hill
    Division of Speech Pathology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 44:731-47. 2009
    ..that have used videoconferencing to assess speech and language skills in people with acquired neurogenic communication disorders. However, few studies have focused on cases of apraxia of speech...
  82. ncbi Restoration of locomotion in paraplegics with aid of autologous bypass grafts for direct neurotisation of muscles by upper motor neurons--the future: surgery of the spinal cord?
    K R H von Wild
    Medical Faculty of the Westphälische Wilhelms University Münster, Germany
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 87:107-12. 2003
    ..It is experienced disproportionately by young people. The rise in gunshot wounds is dramatic. SCI has appeared refractory to treatment...
  83. ncbi Early dramatic recovery during intravenous tissue plasminogen activator infusion: clinical pattern and outcome in acute middle cerebral artery stroke
    Robert A Felberg
    Stroke Program, Department of Neurology, University of Texas Houston Medical School, USA
    Stroke 33:1301-7. 2002
    ..The prevalence, clinical characteristics, and outcome of patients experiencing dramatic recovery is not well described...
  84. ncbi Quantitative spectral electroencephalography in predicting survival in patients with early Alzheimer disease
    J J Claus
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Neurol 55:1105-11. 1998
    ..To determine whether measures of quantitative spectral electroencephalography (EEG) can predict survival in patients with early Alzheimer disease...
  85. ncbi Cerebrospinal fluid beta-amyloid(1-42) in Alzheimer disease: differences between early- and late-onset Alzheimer disease and stability during the course of disease
    N Andreasen
    Department of Rehabilitation, Piteå River Valley Hospital, Sweden
    Arch Neurol 56:673-80. 1999
    ....
  86. ncbi Attention and fluctuating attention in patients with dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer disease
    C Ballard
    Institute for the Health of the Elderly, Wolfson Research Centre, Newcastle General Hospital, Westgate Road, Newcastle, England NE4 6BE
    Arch Neurol 58:977-82. 2001
    ....
  87. ncbi Gray matter atrophy in Parkinson disease with dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies
    Mona K Beyer
    Department of Radiology, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Neurology 69:747-54. 2007
    ..We conducted a study using voxel-based morphometry (VBM) to explore the pattern of cortical atrophy in DLB and PDD...
  88. ncbi Donepezil versus vitamin E in Alzheimer's disease: Part 2: mild versus moderate-severe Alzheimer's disease
    Marco Onofrj
    Department of Oncology and Neuroscience, Institute of Neurophysiopathology, University G D Annunzio, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 25:207-15. 2002
    ..Combined P3 event related potentials measurements, neuropsychologic test comparison evidences significant effects of DPZ in mild and in moderate-severe AD...
  89. ncbi Ethnic differences in Singapore's dementia prevalence: the stroke, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, and dementia in Singapore study
    Suresh Sahadevan
    Department of General Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2061-8. 2008
    ..To study the prevalence of dementia in Singapore among Chinese, Malays, and Indians...
  90. ncbi Dopamine transporter loss visualized with FP-CIT SPECT in the differential diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies
    John T O'Brien
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Wolfson Research Centre, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Arch Neurol 61:919-25. 2004
    ..Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is a common form of late-life dementia that can be difficult to differentiate from other disorders, especially Alzheimer disease (AD), during life. At autopsy the striatal dopaminergic transporter is reduced...
  91. ncbi Cognition-enhancing effect of vagus nerve stimulation in patients with Alzheimer's disease: a pilot study
    Magnus J C Sjögren
    Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Goteborg University, Molndal, Sweden
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:972-80. 2002
    ..The purpose of the present pilot study was to investigate the effect of VNS on cognition in patients with Alzheimer's disease...
  92. ncbi Visuoperceptual impairment in dementia with Lewy bodies
    E Mori
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Hyogo Institute for Aging Brain and Cognitive Disorders, Himeji, Japan
    Arch Neurol 57:489-93. 2000
    ..In dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), vision-related cognitive and behavioral symptoms are common, and involvement of the occipital visual cortices has been demonstrated in functional neuroimaging studies...
  93. ncbi Medial temporal lobe atrophy on MRI in dementia with Lewy bodies
    R Barber
    Institute for the Health of the Elderly, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Neurology 52:1153-8. 1999
    ....
  94. pmc Increased metabolic vulnerability in early-onset Alzheimer's disease is not related to amyloid burden
    Gil D Rabinovici
    Memory and Aging Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Brain 133:512-28. 2010
    ..Our data are consistent with a model in which both early amyloid-beta accumulation and increased vulnerability to amyloid-beta pathology play critical roles in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease in young patients...
  95. ncbi Asymptomatic spontaneous cerebral emboli predict cognitive and functional decline in dementia
    Nitin Purandare
    Division of Psychiatry, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Biol Psychiatry 62:339-44. 2007
    ..Spontaneous cerebral emboli (SCE) are frequent in Alzheimer's disease (AD) and vascular dementia (VaD). We investigated the effect of SCE on the rates of cognitive and functional decline in AD and VaD...
  96. ncbi Apolipoprotein E genotype and mortality: findings from the Cache County Study
    Kathleen M Hayden
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:935-42. 2005
    ..To evaluate the association between apolipoprotein E (apo E) epsilon4 and mortality, the population attributable risk for mortality with epsilon4, and relative contributions of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  97. ncbi Depression in patients with mild cognitive impairment increases the risk of developing dementia of Alzheimer type: a prospective cohort study
    Pedro J Modrego
    Neurology Unit, Hospital de Alcañiz, Alcaniz, Spain
    Arch Neurol 61:1290-3. 2004
    ..Mild cognitive impairment has been regarded as a precursor to dementia of Alzheimer type, but not all patients with mild cognitive impairment develop dementia...
  98. ncbi Perceptions of communicative disorders: verification and specification of rater variables
    D F Williams
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton 33431, USA
    J Commun Disord 34:355-66. 2001
    ..A significant negative correlation was found for age of respondent and ratings of self-esteem. Results support previous research suggesting that rater gender and age impact perceptions of communicative disorders...
  99. ncbi Memantine in moderately-severe-to-severe Alzheimer's disease: a postmarketing surveillance study
    Francesca Clerici
    Centre for Research and Treatment on Cognitive Dysfunctions, University of Milan, L Sacco Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Drugs Aging 26:321-32. 2009
    ....
  100. ncbi Reporting on psychological well-being of older adults with chronic aphasia in the context of unaffected peers
    Madeline Cruice
    Language and Communication Science, City University, London EC1V 0HB, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 33:219-28. 2011
    It is important for professionals working with individuals with acquired neurogenic communication disorders to consider their clients' psychological well-being...
  101. ncbi Evaluation of quality of life in people with aphasia using a Dutch version of the SAQOL-39
    E Manders
    Faculty of Medicine, Department Logopedics and Audiological Sciences, O and N2 Herestraat 49 b721, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Disabil Rehabil 32:173-82. 2010
    ..To examine the quality of life (QoL) of people with aphasia and to study the influence of variables such as age, time post onset and (degree of) social support on the QoL of aphasic persons...

Research Grants62

  1. Translational refinement of adaptive communication system for locked-in patients
    Melanie Fried-Oken; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and clinical research (Oken, neurology/neurophysiology;Fried-Oken, augmentative communication/neurogenic communication disorders)...
  2. Astrocyte Function in Genetic Mouse Models of Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Bruce D Trapp; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  3. FUNCTIONAL ORGANIZATION OF PRIMARY AUDITORY CORTEX
    Christoph E Schreiner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Once the normal functions are better understood, the detrimental consequences of hearing loss on these central mechanisms can be examined and may lead to the development of new therapeutic approaches to communicative disorders. ..
  4. Interdisciplinary Research Training in Speech-Language Disorders
    SUSAN ELLIS-WEISMER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This training grant will prepare researchers and educators in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders to address this significant public health concern. ..
  5. Infant Assessment of Early Communication Risk Factors: The ECBS
    Cynthia J Cress; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  6. Communicative Participation in Head and Neck Cancer
    Tanya L Eadie; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..They will evaluate items from an item bank recently developed for individuals with neurogenic communication disorders. As a result, new items may be added or existing items revised in the bank...
  7. COMMUNICATIVE DISORDERS
    LAURENCE BAKER LEONARD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..application is for a continuing institutional grant designed to provide research training in the area of communication disorders and sciences for four predoctoral and two postdoctoral trainees per year...
  8. Communication in Infants and Social Screener : The CISS
    Cynthia J Cress; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Establish reliability and validity of CISS cluster and composite scores in new as well as videotaped samples of TD and at-risk infants using correlational analyses, including exploratory factor analysis and cluster analysis. ..
  9. 2010 'Sensory Coding and the Natural Environment'; Gordon Research Conference
    Frederic E Theunissen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goal of this project is to help fund an interdisciplinary meeting to discuss the latest findings on these topics. ..
  10. Processing AM signals in the auditory system.
    Gary J Rose; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The specific experiments outlined in this research proposal are designed to further elucidate how these synaptic properties are integrated by midbrain neurons to generate selectivity for these temporal features of sounds. ..
  11. Training Program in Basic and Clinical Communication Science
    Ebenezer N Yamoah; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Funds for 2.5 trainees are requested. The institution commitment will cover 1.5 trainees to ensure a balance of a basic and clinical translational science program consisting of 4 trainees per year. ..
  12. P30 Application "Voice and Swallow Neuroscience Research Core"
    NADINE PATTAKOS CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This award offers Dr. Michelle Ciucci, an outstanding new investigator, the opportunity to begin an independent program of research with a high likelihood of yielding meaningful findings related to an important clinical issue. ..
  13. Neural responses to speech in the central auditory system following brain injury
    Kathy R Vander Werff; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We will use a novel objective approach to evaluate the effect of injury on the representation and processing of speech sounds at multiple levels within the central auditory nervous system. ..
  14. Electrophysiological Indices of Attention in Language Processing
    Robert E Novak; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and innovative approach to understanding the role of attention and working memory in developmental communication disorders may be a comparative study of these functions in typically developing children, children with SLI, and ..
  15. Training in Hearing &Communication Neuroscience
    Sarah W Bottjer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will not only advance our understanding of biologic and behavioral bases of a broad spectrum of auditory-vocal communication disorders, but will also generate innovative diagnostic and therapeutic applications.
  16. Sentence Comprehension Impairments in Aphasia
    GAYLE L DEDE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The University of Arizona has an exceptionally strong research tradition in neurogenic communication disorders (including the study of aphasia), as well as psycholinguistic studies of word and sentence processing...
  17. Processing AM signals in the auditory system
    GARY ROSE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..e., are band-pass. The mechanisms underlying this transformation are poorly understood. ..
  18. Discourse Processing in Healthy Aging
    Heather Harris Wright; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..theories of discourse and cognitive aging as well as provide a normative database for clinical application to individuals with communication disorders associated with aging disorders and acquired neurogenic communication disorders.
  19. AGE RELATED SYNAPTIC CHANGES IN THE AUDITORY BRAINSTEM
    Robert Helfert; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  20. Neurocognitive Approaches to Communication Disorders
    Lewis P Shapiro; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by applicant): We propose a continuation of our training program in Neurocognitive Approaches to Communication Disorders. We request 6 pre-doctoral trainees per year (no change from our current program)...
  21. Sensory Mechanisms of Voice Control
    Charles R Larson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These data will allow us to develop more specific hypotheses on how each of several areas of the brain are involved in the responses to perturbations in voice auditory feedback. ..
  22. EYE MOVEMENTS AND LINGUISTIC COMPREHENSION IN APHASIA
    Brooke Hallowell; Fiscal Year: 2002
    Candidate: The candidate has clinical expertise in neurogenic communication disorders and interdisciplinary training in cognitive science, neuroscience, psycholinguistics, experimental design, and statistics...
  23. RESEARCH TRAINING IN THE LANGUAGE SCIENCES
    MICHAEL KEHAS TANENHAUS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our program trains students to conduct research on spoken and sign language processing, and to understand - and ultimately develop adaptations or treatments for - communication disorders.
  24. COMMUNICATION DISORDERS IN AT-RISK CHILDREN
    FRED BESS; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..perception) and applied (early intervention, assessment) issues of importance for infants at-risk for communication disorders. In addition, we propose to expand and strengthen our research capability in the area of intervention...
  25. NEUROGENIC COMMUNICATION DISORDERS
    THOMAS HIXON; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..to continue the funding of a National Multipurpose Research and Training Center (RTC) on neurogenic communication disorders at the University of Arizona...
  26. Predicting discourse ability in TBI: Cognitive and communicative factors
    Karen Le; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  27. CLINICAL RESERCH CENTER FOR COMMUNICATIVE DISORDERS
    Robert Ruben; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The Center's purpose is to develop new knowledge to improve the detection, treatment and prevention of communication disorders in children...
  28. Mononuclear phagocyte activi in cochlea acoustic trauma
    Keiko Hirose; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..scientists, both at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and previously at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and he is ideally suited to providing guidance and support as well 26 950cent) Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195 ..
  29. CORTICAL PLASTICITY AND PROCESSING OF COMPLEX STIMULI
    Michael Kilgard; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Our continuing studies will examine several other acoustic stimuli to determine precisely what stimulus features are required to generate each element of representational plasticity observed in our preliminary results. ..
  30. INFANT DEVELOPMENT OUTCOMES OF PRENATAL COCAINE EXPOSURE
    HAROLD BAUER; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  31. Foxp2 and vocal communication: a new mammalian model
    Polly Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such a model could prove more generally useful in understanding the mechanisms underlying communication disorders. Foxp2 is the first gene implicated in the genesis of human language disorders;its dysfunction produces ..
  32. COMMONALITIES IN TOUCH, HEARING,VISION AND TASTE
    Lawrence Marks; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  33. UDC BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAM
    George Eng; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The areas of research encompass many disciplines including: biochemistry, molecular biology, neurogenic communication disorders, organometallic chemistry, and speech pathology...
  34. TEMPORAL PROCESSING--DYSLEXIA, DYSPHASIA AND THE BRAIN
    Paula Tallal; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..the first direct link between neuroanatomical, physiological and behavioral deficits in developmental communication disorders, and suggests that a fundamental deficit in temporal analysis may play a key role in these disabilities...
  35. CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER FOR COMMUNICATIVE DISORDERS
    Robert Ruben; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  36. Behavioral and Biological Training in Typical and Atypical Development
    MORTON GERNSBACHER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The public health relevance will be the development of a cadre of medical and biobehavioral scientists who possess the requisite skills and knowledge to integrate the study of typical and atypical development. ..
  37. CONTROL MECHANISMS IN SENSORY & COMMUNICATION DISORDERS
    David Hanson; Fiscal Year: 2000
    Northwestern University Multipurpose Research and Training Center for Sensory and Communication Disorders: (Control Mechanisms in Sensory and Communication Disorders)...
  38. MULTI STATION AUDITOR VISUAL TESTING SYSTEM
    Gary Kidd; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..auditory-visual abilities, speech perception and production, language development, and adult neurogenic communication disorders. The requested equipment will allow a very productive group of researchers to conduct a wider range of ..
  39. FACTORS IN VISUAL/GRAPHIC SYMBOL ACQUISITION AND USE
    ROSE SEVCIK; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..research is to examine factors that influence the language development process for children with severe communication disorders who use augmented language systems...
  40. THE TEMPORAL COORDINATION IN INFANT SOCIAL ACTIONS
    Daniel Messinger; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. TRAINING IN ADULT COMMUNICATIVE DISORDERS
    Martin Albert; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This program has produced a total of 36 post-doctoral trainees, a high proportion of whom have gone on to careers in research and training in the field of adult communicative disorders. ..
  42. COMMUNICATION AID UTILIZING WORD LEVEL DISAMBIGUATION
    CLIFFORD KUSHLER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. ORIGINS OF COMMUNICATION DISORDERS
    Elizabeth Bates; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ....
  44. Neural Systems Underlying Sign Language Production
    Karen Emmorey; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. COMPREHENSIVE AUGMENTATIVE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM
    GREGORY LESHER; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..3 million Americans with severe communication disorders, providing augmented communication capabilities in an inexpensive and convenient package...
  46. Frametalker: An Utterance-Based Augmentative Device
    Bryan Moulton; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Finally, the entire system will be evaluated through a series of field tests performed in actual employment settings. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: Not Available ..
  47. PROCESSING AM SIGNALS IN AUDITORY SYSTEM
    GARY ROSE; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The roles of recovery processes and temporal integration will be investigated. Other experiments should reveal whether an 'AM map' exists in the midbrain. ..
  48. DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROLOGY
    Vicente Honrubia; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Efforts are made to give trainees from a variety of backgrounds and training an appreciation of the role of clinical and basic research in these fields. ..
  49. Social Factors in Spoken Communication
    Jennifer Pardo; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Because communication is essential to all human interaction, such an understanding has the potential to improve quality of life in many ways. ..
  50. NEONATAL DEVELOPMENT OF AUDITORY RESPONSIVENESS
    Lincoln Gray; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..In addition to contributing to our understanding of normal hearing this program of research should also help us understand how abnormal development may lead to communicative disorders...
  51. Conference Proposal: Calcium and Cell Function
    Craig Montell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The topics to be covered at the meeting are of fundamental importance and are relevant to understanding the bases of a diseases such as neurodegeneration, communicative disorders, aging, cancer, kidney and cardiovascular disease. ..
  52. ERP & Behavioral Predictors of Language Intervention
    Paul Yoder; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Multiple regression, multivariate permutation tests, and growth curve analyses will be used to test the research questions. Five years of funding are requested. ..
  53. EARLY COMMUNICATION INTERVENTION IN AUTISTIC CHILDREN
    Paul Yoder; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Assessments of communication, vocabulary, and motor imitation will occur at the pre-treatment, port-treatment, and 6 month follow-up periods. Examiners and coders will be blind to treatment assignment. ..
  54. RELATION BETWEEN ATTENTION AND LANGUAGE IN APHASIA
    Laura Murray; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  55. NEUROBIOLOGIC ORIGINS AND INNOVATIVE TREATMENT OF AUTISM
    Rebecca Landa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Taken as a whole, the projects should add significantly to our knowledge of the ontogeny of autism and thereby lead to the development of novel treatment approaches. ..