Browsing Research Articles (Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology) by Title

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  • Wium, Anna-Marie; Louw, Brenda (South African Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2011-12)
    The role of speech-language therapists (SLTs) has been redefined by White Paper 6, which emphasises the role of support to both teachers and learners. SLTs have expert knowledge and skills pertaining to communication and ...
  • Barile, John P.; Donohue, Dana K.; Anthony, Elizabeth R.; Baker, Andrew M.; Weaver, Scott R.; Henrich, Christopher C. (Springer, 2012-03)
    In recent discussions regarding concerns about the academic achievement of US students, educational policy makers have suggested the implementation of certain teacher policies. To address the limited empirical research ...
  • Clark, Jackie L.; Swanepoel, De Wet (Informa Healthcare, 2014)
    PURPOSE : Worldwide demand for accessible hearing health technology continues to increase while the numbers of hearing healthcare specialists are grossly inadequate to meet this demand. Proliferation of innovative ...
  • Havenga, Estienne; Swanepoel, De Wet; Le Roux, Talita; Schmid, Brenda (Sage, 2017-01)
    INTRODUCTION : This pilot study compared tele-intervention to conventional intervention for children with hearing loss in terms of communication performance, parental perceptions and clinician perceptions. METHODS : A ...
  • Tao, Karina F.M.; Brennan-Jones, Christopher G.; Capobianco-Fava, Dirce M.; Jayakody, Dona M.P.; Friedland, Peter L.; Swanepoel, De Wet; Eikelboom, Robert H. (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2018-07-13)
    PURPOSE : This review examined (a) the current evidence from studies on teleaudiology applications for rehabilitation of adults with hearing impairment with hearing aids and (b) whether it is sufficient to support the ...
  • Swanepoel, De Wet; Clark, Jackie L.; Koekemoer, Dirk; Hall, James W. (James Wilbur), 1948-; Krumm, Mark; Ferrari, Deborah V.; McPherson, Bradley; Olusanya, Bolajoko O.; Mars, Maurice; Russo, Leda; Barajas, Jose J. (Taylor & Francis, 2010-03)
    Permanent hearing loss is a leading global health care burden, with 1 in 10 people affected to a mild or greater degree. A shortage of trained healthcare professionals and associated infrastructure and resource limitations ...
  • Theron, Karin; Van der Merwe, Anita; Robin, Donald A.; Groenewald, Emily (Routledge, 2009)
    BACKGROUND: The four‐level framework of speech production (Van der Merwe, 199741. Van der Merwe , A. 1997 . “ A theoretical framework for the characterization of pathologic speech sensorimotor control. ” . In Clinical ...
  • Ooms, Els; Vanheule, Stijn; Meganck, Reitske; Vinck, Bart M.; Watele, Jean-Baptiste; Dhooge, Ingeborg (Springer, 2013-03)
    Anxiety is found to play an important role in the severity complaint of tinnitus patients. However, when investigating anxiety in tinnitus patients, most studies make use of verbal reports of affect (e.g., self-report ...
  • Myburgh, Hermanus Carel; Jose, Stacy; Swanepoel, De Wet; Laurent, Claude (Elsevier, 2018-01)
    Otitis media is one of the most common childhood illnesses. Access to ear specialists and specialist equipment is rudimentary in many third world countries, and general practitioners do not always have enough experience ...
  • Alant, Erna; Zheng, Wenjing; Harty, Michal; Lloyd, Lyle (Informa Healthcare, 2013-09)
    The use of graphic symbols forms an integral part of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) strategies, particularly for pre-literate children. Although some studies have indicated that typically developing ...
  • Tan, Hsern Ern; Santa Maria, Peter Luke; Eikelboom, Robert H.; Anandacoomaraswamy, Surendran; Atlas, Marcus David (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2016-06)
    OBJECTIVE : To determine which independent variables influencing the efficacy of type I tympanoplasty in adult and pediatric populations. DATA SOURCES : A search of the PubMed database and Cochrane Database of Systematic ...
  • Eikelboom, Robert H.; Jayakody, Dona M.P.; Swanepoel, De Wet; Chang, Samuel; Atlas, Marcus D. (Sage, 2014-06)
    Recipients of cochlear implants need to attend regular mapping sessions to adjust their speech processors.We developed a PC-based system for remote mapping, which employed voice, video and text communication. Eleven implant ...
  • Mahomed, Faheema; Swanepoel, De Wet; Eikelboom, Robert H.; Soer, Maggi E. (Magdalena Elizabeth) (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2013-12)
    OBJECTIVES : A systematic literature review and meta-analysis on the validity (test–retest reliability and accuracy) of automated threshold audiometry compared with the gold standard of manual threshold audiometry was ...
  • Swanepoel, De Wet; Biagio, Leigh (Taylor & Francis, 2011-04)
    Computer-based audiometry allows for novel applications, including remote testing and automation, which may improve the accessibility and efficiency of hearing assessment in various clinical and occupational health settings. ...
  • Maclennan-Smith, F.J. (Felicity Jane); Swanepoel, De Wet; Hall, James W. (James Wilbur), 1948- (Routledge, 2013-02)
    Objective: To investigate the validity of diagnostic pure-tone audiometry in a natural environment using a computer-operated audiometer with insert earphones covered by circumaural earcups incorporating real-time monitoring ...
  • Moodley, Pathmanathan; Kritzinger, Alta M. (Aletta Margaretha); Vinck, Bart M. (South African Journal of Education, 2016-08)
    In a previous study Moodley, Kritzinger and Vinck (2014) found that formal English Additional Language (EAL) instruction contributed significantly better to listening and speaking skills in Grade R learners, than did a ...
  • Heinze, Barbara M.; Vinck, Bart M.; Hofmeyr, Louis Murray; Swanepoel, De Wet (Elsevier, 2014-04)
    OBJECTIVE : HIV/AIDS is responsible for widespread clinical manifestations involving the head, and neck.The prevalence and nature of vestibular involvement is still largely unknown. This study, aimed to describe and compare ...
  • Biagio, Leigh; Swanepoel, De Wet; Laurent, Claude; Lundberg, Thorbjörn (Sage, 2014-09)
    We studied the diagnoses made by an otologist and general practitioner (GP) from video-otoscopy recordings on children made by a telehealth facilitator. The gold standard was otomicroscopy by an experienced otologist. A ...
  • D'haeseleer, Evelien; Claeys, Sofie; Meerschman, Iris; Bettens, Kim; Degeest, Sofie; Dijckmans, Caroline; De Smet, Joke; Luyten, Anke; Van Lierde, Kristiane (Elsevier, 2017-07)
    OBJECTIVE : Musical theater performers are a special group of elite vocal performers with a high vocal load as they combine singing, acting, and physical performance. As they are absolutely depending on their voice quality ...
  • Couch, Stephanie; Zieba, Dominique; Van der Linde, Jeannie; Van der Merwe, Anita (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2015)
    BACKGROUND : As a professional voice user, it is imperative that a speech-language pathologist’s (SLP) vocal effectiveness remain consistent throughout the day. Many factors may contribute to reduced vocal effectiveness, ...