CSD 9761 Evidence Based Practice for Clinicians

2008-09 Poster Presentations

Speech-Language Pathology Presentations

Beier, A. Critical Review: Examining the Predictive Value of Oral Language Variables on Measures of Reading Achievement.
Boyle, J.M. Critical Review: Effectiveness of Speech Therapy for Individuals with Primary Progressive Aphasia.
Bradley, B. Critical Review: Does levodopa have beneficial effects on the dysphagia in patients with Parkinson’s disease?
Buckland, S.A. Critical Review: The effect of time and temperature on the viscosity of thickened liquids.
Chance, A. Critical Review: Do Expressive Language Characteristics Distinguish Children with Language Impairment from Children with English as a Second Language?
Chapman, C. Critical Review: What Influence does Applied Behavior Analysis Intervention have on Language and Communication Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder?
Cheng, R. Critical Review: Tube Feeding in Advanced Dementia.
Clark, K. Critical Review: Which is the best language organization strategy to promote effective and efficient communication and language learning in preschoolers who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems?
Cohn, J. Critical Review: The Effectiveness of Voice Training in Preventing Vocal Pathology in Actors.
Colli, M. Critical Review: How does age of palatal repair affect speech outcome in children with cleft palate?
Dakin, B. Critical Review: The Quality of Social Interaction of Augmentative and Alternative Communicators and the Factors that Impact it.
Docker, J. Critical Review: The Effects of Self-Imposed Time-Out from Speaking on Stuttering in Adolescents and Adults Who Stutter.
Dorrington, C. Critical Review: The impact of social-pragmatic treatment approaches on the language and communication skills of preschool-aged children with autism spectrum disorder.
Dumoulin, M. Critical Review: What Presenting Speech and Language Characteristics of Late Talkers Distinguish Those Who Recover from Those Who Do Not?
Gautam, R. Critical Review: Effectiveness of the Acoustic Analysis of Voice in the Detection of Early Bulbar Signs in Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
Hammell, G.L. Critical Review: The effects of left lateral body positioning on GERD, during feeding and post-feeding of the preterm infant.
Heydon, M. Critical Review: Can joint attention, imitation, and/or play skills predict future language abilities of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)?
Katz, I. Critical Review: The effectiveness of narrative-based intervention on increasing the production of narrative forms in preschool and school-aged children.
Kaufman, A. Critical Review: The impact of television viewing on language development from birth to 30 months: A Critical Review of the Literature.
Lewis, V.C. Critical Review: Is oral sensorimotor treatment an effective technique to improve feeding skills and promote growth in children with cerebral palsy?
Lopez, A. Critical Review: The Effects of a Supplemental Reading Program for Struggling English-Language Learning Grade 1 Students.
Lucas, G. Critical Review: Exploring the inter-rater reliability of two assessment tools used to identify feeding problems in neonates.
McCabe, M. Critical Review: Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in Aboriginal children: Does a language profile emerge?
McDermid, J. Critical Review: The Efficacy of Animal-Assisted Therapy for Improving Communication Skills in Adults with Aphasia of Apraxia.
McGregor, C. Critical Review: In individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), which particular social skills treatment approach is most effective in a group setting?
Merritt, J. Critical Review: Effectiveness and generalization of treatment methods in persons with word finding deficits.
Millard, R. Critical Review: Is phonological awareness training an effective literacy intervention for children with Down syndrome?
Nicholson, A. Critical Review: Evidence supporting the use of print focus during storybook reading at increasing pre-literacy skills in vulnerable preschoolers.
O'Donnell, N. A critical review of the effectiveness of non-speech oral motor exercises (NSOMEs) on speech intelligibility in children with articulation difficulties.
Reid, J. Critical Review: The impact of intervention on the maintenance of speech and language skills for adults with Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA).
Robb, E. Critical Review: In children with cerebral palsy, what treatment methods are effective in improving speech production?
Saxon, T. Critical Review: Does progress in therapy depend on the language of instruction?
Thompson, E. Critical Review: Variables Affecting Perceived Communicative Competence of Adult AAC Users.
Tontini, O. Critical Review: What is the evidence for a relationship between Parkinson’s disease and dysfluency?
Torrieri, N. Critical Review: Is a chin-down posture more effective than thickened liquids in eliminating aspiration for patients with Parkinson’s disease?
Trevisonn, A.L.
Critical Review: In preterm infants, which form of oral stimulation best establishes the non-nutritive suck in order to accelerate the transition time to oral feeding: the NTrainer patterned orocutaneous therapy or oral stimulation delivered by a pacifier?
Wells, M. Critical Review: Are there linguistic advantages of a total communication approach to education for children with cochlear implants compared to an oral approach?
Westgate, J. Critical Review: Effective Treatment Methods for Children with Selective Mutism.
Yanch, K. Critical Review: Evidence for improved speech intelligibility with the use of speech supplementation strategies in adults with cerebral palsy.
Yee, Y. Critical Review: The Effectiveness of Behavioural Treatment Approaches to Improve Oral Intake in Children with Feeding Challenges or Food Refusal.
Zalmanowitz, J. Critical Review: What effects do neurosurgical treatments for generalized dystonia have on speech?

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Audiology Presentations

Burton, A. Critical Review: In Patients with Alzheimer Disease (or Other Forms of Dementia), Will the Provision of Hearing Aids Result in a Reduction of Negative or Unwanted Behaviours?
Butt, B. Critical Review: How do children with cochlear implants perform in mainstream education compared to normal hearing peers?
Hillier, A. Critical Review: What is the effect of manipulating Fo pitch of auditory feedback on pitch production in normal hearing individuals?
Lam, H. Critical Review: Is there evidence to support that hearing aids benefit adults in the reduction of tinnitus perception?
MacDonald, K. Critical Review: Effectiveness of hearing protection to minimize the subjective hearing loss experienced after exposure to high intensity music at entertainment venues.
Pearson, L. Critical Review: How Effective are Asymmetrical Hearing Aid Fittings for Comprehension of Speech in Noise?
Polonenko, M. Critical Review: Effects of Frequency Transposition on the Speech Perception of Individuals with High-Frequency Hearing Loss.
Saunders, T. Critical Review: In Children with Profound Bilateral Hearing Impairment, is Sound Localization for Bilateral Cochlear Implant Users Better Than for Those Who Do Not Receive a Second Implant?
Smolensky, C. Critical Review: The Effect of Cochlear Implantation on Speech Perception and Neural Integrity for Children with Auditory Neuropathy/Dyssynchrony Compared to Children with Sensory Hearing Loss.
Smyth, J. Critical Review: Is There a Benefit for School-Aged Children with Hearing Loss to Use Directional Microphones in the Classroom to Improve their Speech Recognition Performance?
Takenaga, M. Critical Review: Do workers who are exposed to high levels of occupational noise increase the use of hearing protection devices after attending a hearing conservation program?
Winter, A. Critical Review: Can the use of folate or Vitamin B12 affect the process of age-related hearing loss?

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