Language and Working Memory LabWestern Health Sciences

2010-11 Poster Presentation

Speech-Language Pathology Presentations

Aizawa, LCritical Review: The outcomes of communication skills training for the familial caregivers of people with dementia of the Alzheimer's type.

Balagopal, SCritical Review: Is errorless learning more effective than errorful learning in the treatment of anomia for individuals with aphasia?

Bedard, MCritical Review: What are the language abilities of preschool siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Bélair, MCritical Review: Does a phonological awareness approach improve literacy skills in children with childhood apraxia of speech?

Bender, ACritical Review: What are the Psychosocial Effects of Cleft Lip and Palate?

Brown, CCritical Review: For patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), what are the outcomes associated with augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices?

Broxterman, ECritical Review: What are the effects of language intervention on pro-social behaviours in children with behavioural disorders?

Cermak, C: Critical Review: The efficacy of group therapy for adults with chronic aphasia.

Gennaro, MCritical Review: Does having a traumatic brain injury during childhood affect literacy outcomes?

Goldberg, RCritical Review: Is parent based intervention equally as effective for improving language outcomes as clinic based therapy for preschool children with language impairment?

Grund, SCritical Review: Constraint-Induced Language Therapy (CILT); Comparison to Traditional Treatment Methods and the Efficacy of Modifications to the Original Approach

Harder, KCritical Review: What is the validity of using nonverbal intelligence scores as an exclusionary criterion when identifying children with specific language impairment?

John, NCritical Review: Examining the Effectiveness of the Orton-Gillingham Reading Approach for Poor Readers in Elementary School.

Kelly, K: Critical Review: Possible Intervention Programs for Remediation of Word-Finding Difficulties in School-Age Children.

Labute, J: Critical Review: Effectiveness of delivering speech and language services via telehealth.

Levee, TCritical Review: Which Speech Symptoms Contribute Most to Reduced Intelligibility in Individuals with Ataxic Dysarthria Secondary to Friedreich’s Disease?

Matchett, JCritical Review: Will teaching your preverbal hearing child symbolic gestures have advantages for his/her language development?

McFadden, ECritical Review: What are the effects of parent-mediated intervention for speech and language outcomes in children with cleft lip and palate?

McIntosh, MCritical Review: The Effects of Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation on Speech Production in Parkinson’s Disease.

Murray, ECritical Review: What is the efficacy of auditory training in the treatment of individuals with (Central) Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD or APD)?

O'Leary, MCritical Review: Are social skill interventions an effective means of reducing social deficits in school aged children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders?

Osborne, ACritical Review: The efficacy of speech-language pathology intervention for naming deficits in primary progressive aphasia (PPA).

Pace, JCritical Review: Is PROMPT an effective treatment method for children with speech production disorders?

Petrasko, ACritical Review: Is a gluten-free/casein-free diet effective in improving language and communication skills in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Pounds, ACritical Review: Effectiveness of Sound Production Treatment (SPT) with individuals with apraxia of speech.

Schwartzentruber, ACritical Review: The effects of a free-fluid protocol on individuals with thin-liquid dysphagia.

Skowronek, DCritical Review: Is it beneficial for children awaiting a cochlear implant to be taught sign language prior to implantation?

Turner, A: Critical Review: Is peer-mediated video-modeling an effective social skills intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder?

VanBeurden, ACritical Evaluation of the Beach Center Family Quality of Life Scale (FQOL-Scale)

Audiology Presentations

Andres, A: Critical Review: Are amplification features such as digital noise reduction, directional microphone technology, or additional programs beneficial in noisy situations for school-aged children with mild to severe hearing loss?

Barons, DCritical Review: Is aural rehabilitation beneficial for adults with hearing impairment?

Brunger, ECritical Review: Current Management Strategies of Children with Minimal and Mild Bilateral Hearing Loss.

Cheung, JCritical Review: Can the use of amplification prevent the effects of auditory deprivation in adults with sensorineural hearing loss?

Coletta, MCritical Review: Is ipsilaterally combined electro-acoustic stimulation an effective alternative to hearing aids or cochlear implants alone when treating individuals with severe to profound high-frequency hearing loss?

Cowley, ACritical Review: What are the objective and subjective outcomes of fitting a conventional hearing aid to children with unilateral hearing impairment?

Coyne, JCritical Review: Are There Successful Predictors of Cochlear Implant Outcomes in Children with Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder (ANSD)?

Falls, CCritical Review: The use of tympanic electrocochleography in the identification of Ménière's disease: What protocol offers the best sensitivity and specificity for diagnosis?

Hannan, MCritical Review: Does the addition of tactile stimulation improve speechreading performance for individuals with severe to profound hearing loss?

Holding, ACritical Review: Which verification method for Bone Anchored Hearing Systems and their removable Softband counterparts is best for use with adults?

Jessome, HCritical Review: Comparison of contralateral routing of signal (CROS) hearing aids with bone-anchored implantable hearing devices (BAHAs) in adults with single-sided deafness.

Kramp, LCritical Review: Can carriers of a Cx26 mutation be detected through audiological assessment?

Lampe, BCritical Review: Are currently available pre-packaged behavioural test batteries (SCAN and MAPA) effective for use in the assessment and or diagnosis of Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) in children assuming the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) definition of APD?

Lau, ECritical Review: Are Simultaneous Bilateral Cochlear Implants More Effective in Promoting Normal Functioning Bilateral Auditory Pathways in Children than Sequential Bilateral Cochlear Implants?

Lee, CCritical Review: What are the spatial and non-spatial benefits of bilateral compared to unilateral cochlear implants in adults?

MacKay, KCritical Review: Do adult cochlear implant (CI) recipients over 70 years of age experience similar speech perception/recognition gains postoperatively in comparison with adult CI recipients under the age of 70?

Martin, ACritical Review: Comparison of Phonological Awareness Abilities of Bilingual and Monolingual Children.

Nicholson, JCritical Review: What is the Efficacy of Prescribing Frequency Lowering Devices for Adult Patients?

Petrovic, MCritical Review: Using cortical auditory evoked potentials (CAEP) as the outcome measure of cortical maturation, is there an optimal age to implant deaf children to provide better auditory development?

Quelch, R. WCritical Review: What are the effects of long-term sound therapy on the perception of tinnitus loudness?

Sulkers, JCritical Review: The (Sound) Wave of the Future: Is Forward Pressure Level More Accurate than Sound Pressure Level in Defining In Situ Sound Levels for Hearing Aid Fitting?