Allyson Page (Dykstra), PhD

Allyson Page

Associate Professor

Elborn College
519 661-2111
allyson.page@uwo.ca

Education

  • PhD (Western University)
  • MSc (Western University)
  • BSc Honors (Queen's)

Supervising Graduate Students

  • Yes

Research Interests

  • Adults with motor speech disorders
  • Children, adolescents and adults with resonance disorders
  • Emphasis on communicative participation, speech perception and speech intelligibility

Additional Information

Featured Publications/Projects

  • Dykstra, A.D., Adams, S.G. & Jog, M. (in press). Examining the relationship between speech intensity and self-rated communicative effectiveness in individuals with Parkinson's disease and hypophonia. Journal of Communication Disorders, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcomdis.2015.06.012
  • Dykstra, A.D., Domingo, Y., Adams, S.G. & Jog, M. (in press). Examining speech intelligibility and self-ratings of communicative effectiveness in speakers with oromandibular dystonia receiving botulinum toxin therapy. Canadian Journal of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology.
  • Dykstra, A.D. & Adams, S. (2009). Oromandibular dystonia (pp.359-361). In Clinical Management of Sensorimotor Speech Disorders, Second Edition, Malcolm R. McNeil (ed.), New York: Thieme.
  • Adams, S. & Dykstra, A.D. (2009). Hypokinetic dysarthria (pp.166-186). In Clinical Management of Sensorimotor Speech Disorders, Second Edition, Malcolm R. McNeil (ed.), New York: Thieme.
  • Dykstra, A.D., Hakel, M.E., & Adams, S.G. (2007). Application of the ICF in reduced speech intelligibility in dysarthria. Seminars in Speech and Language, 28(4), 301-311.
  • Dykstra, A.D., Adams, S., & Jog, M. (2007).  The effect of botulinum toxin type A on speech intelligibility in lingual dystonia. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 15(2), 173-186.
  • Adams, S., Page (Dykstra), A.D., & Jog, M. (2002). Summary feedback schedules and speech motor learning in PD. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 10, 215-220.
  • Adams, S. & Page (Dykstra), A.D. (2000). Effects of selected practice and feedback variables on speech motor learning. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 8, 215-220.
  • Dykstra, A.D. (2014, February). Applying principles of the ICF in the management of PD and other motor speech disorders. Invited speaker at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association’s conference on Neurodegenerative Disorders: maximizing patient outcomes.

Recent Publications

  • Clark J, Adams SG, Dykstra AD, Moodie S & Jog M. (2014). Loudness perception and speech intensity control in Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Communication Disorders, 51, 1-12.

Research Affiliations

  • Communicative Participation Lab
  • Movement Disorders Clinic, Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, London Health Sciences Centre
  • Velopharyngeal Dysfunction Insufficiency Clinic, London Health Sciences Centre

Teaching Areas

  • Resonance
  • Counseling
  • Conceptual models of disability - WHO ICF

Awards

  • Western University, Faculty of Health Sciences – Recognition of Excellence, 2011, 2012, 2013