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A Scoping Review of Interventions to Supplement Spoken Communication for Children with Limited Speech or Language Skills

Maria Antonella Costantino, Maurizio Bonati, Mark Aronoff
2014 PLoS ONE  
Objective: To systematically evaluate outcomes of AAC interventions in children with limited speech or language skills.  ...  Levels of AAC technology can vary from unaided modes, in which no external device is required (sign languages or gestural cueing systems), to aided AAC [1].  ...  Chiara Pandolfini for the language and editing suggestions. Author Contributions  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090744 pmid:24625465 pmcid:PMC3953121 fatcat:zu7phxt5r5cnbditgtfoc2yepq Development Of A Theory-Based HIV/STI Website for Young Black MSM

Lisa B. Hightow-Weidman, Beth Fowler, Jessica Kibe, Regina McCoy, Emily Pike, Molly Calabria, Adaora Adimora
2011 AIDS Education and Prevention  
The Intervention,, was created based on the Institute of Medicine's integrated model of behavior change with extensive input from young BMSM.  ...  Creating an interactive HIV/sexually transmitted infection web site for BMSM was a complex process requiring many adjustments based on iterative feedback throughout all development stages.  ...  We relied extensively on input from members of the target population in all stages of Web site creation to ensure the intervention would meet the needs of those for whom it was created.  ... 
doi:10.1521/aeap.2011.23.1.1 pmid:21341956 pmcid:PMC3509545 fatcat:g4oxvenqurfrdgxoa5cvfclzmy

Mapping Robots to Therapy and Educational Objectives for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Claire A. G. J. Huijnen, Monique A. S. Lexis, Rianne Jansens, Luc P. de Witte
2016 Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders  
Professionals identified many ASD objectives (n = 74) in 9 different domains. State of the art robots addressed 24 of these objectives in 8 domains.  ...  The aim of this study was to increase knowledge on therapy and educational objectives professionals work on with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and to identify corresponding state of the  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been conducted in the context of the project ''Social robots in care'' (Project Number PRO-4-10) (partially) funded by the RAAK-PRO programme of SIA (Stichting Innovatie Alliantie  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10803-016-2740-6 pmid:26909762 pmcid:PMC4860202 fatcat:mrunhmamd5eihlx4xfyce5t7bi

An iconic approach for representing climate change

Saffron J. O'Neill, Mike Hulme
2009 Global Environmental Change  
In order to meet the UK Government's 60% greenhouse gas emissions reduction target,  ...  The moderator should be careful not to make judgements: either overtly through the use of approving or disapproving language, or through more subtle means such as body language.  ...  Despite the careful use of language avoiding emotive statements and the 'fear rhetoric' (for reasons as outlined in Section 3.4.4) within the icon sheet narratives, participants were more likely to agree  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2009.07.004 fatcat:ondzumftzrgjldunyrrswrlffy

Sound symbolism facilitates early verb learning

Mutsumi Imai, Sotaro Kita, Miho Nagumo, Hiroyuki Okada
2008 Cognition  
These results suggest that iconic scaffolding by means of sound symbolism plays an important role in early verb learning.  ...  In line with the previous literature, 3-year-olds could not generalize the meaning of novel non-sound-symbolic verbs on the basis of the sameness of action.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was supported by Ministry of Education Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (#15300088) to Imai and by Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation (5944/6131) to Kita and Imai.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2008.07.015 pmid:18835600 fatcat:hxmkxwmarfdw7pwtseyh3qkw5q

The developmental trajectory of children's perception and production of English /r/-/l/

Kaori Idemaru, Lori L. Holt
2013 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
The pattern of development is consistent with the distribution of these features in the ambient input relative to the /l/ and /r/ category distinction: F3 is robust and reliable, whereas F2 is less reliable  ...  This study examines the use of the second (F2) and third (F3) formants in the production and perception of /l/ and /r/ sounds in 4-, 4.5-, 5.5-, and 8.5-yr-old English-speaking children.  ...  This research was supported by the National Institutes of Health (R01DC004674), the National Science Foundation (0746067), and National Organization for Hearing Research.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.4802905 pmid:23742374 pmcid:PMC3689790 fatcat:fhskemlbrnfbhbuftgefp7klve

Vol. 2, No. 4, in December 2009

Editor ELT
2009 English Language Teaching  
The movement from cities to the countryside of Mr. Darcy and Bingley is never a coincidence in the construction of the novel.  ...  It is just one of the commonest things that Jane Austen has seen in her time. The same is true of the shifting of the military troops about the country.  ...  In sum, input and interaction may facilitate the development of the natural route of SLA in that comprehensible input resulted by means of interaction adjustments by the NS or more competent interlocutor  ... 
doi:10.5539/elt.v2n4p0 fatcat:hffohd7vnrambed2djhenue27q

8. Genes in Development and Evolution [chapter]

Patrick Bateson
2017 Behaviour, Development and Evolution  
1 Part of this chapter is taken, with permission, from Bateson, P. (1990), Animal  ...  of equifinality in developmental studies of behaviour.  ...  Sometimes normal development of a particular ability requires input from the environment at a particular time what happens next depends on the character of that input.  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0097.08 fatcat:3mtjzwhhkjeqplz4qd5ibkrmqu


Aycan Demir AYAZ
2017 International Journal of Language Academy  
This exploratory case study examined the developmental process of a novice teacher's giving written feedback in an EFL (English as a foreign language) classroom.  ...  This study arose out of a desire to examine construction and coconstruction of identities of language learners who are more than just a recipient of input in the complex process of foreign language learning  ...  Although L1 use was regarded as a black sheep in language classrooms, this view has begun to shift.  ... 
doi:10.18033/ijla.3620 fatcat:m4f2ywrjurgbtlozdjunemigu4


2008 Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship  
Applying this traditional, limited, and narrow view of entrepreneurship to ethnic firm creation and growth is to ignore or discount core cultural values of the ethnic contexts in which these firms operate  ...  Entrepreneurs have been traditionally epitomized as rugged individuals garnering creative forces of innovation and technology.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors wish to thank the two nonblind reviewers of this invited article, Joseph H. Astrachan and Virginia S. Zuiker.  ... 
doi:10.1142/s1084946708001010 fatcat:ko3hy4qbq5ekfpdtmg5l4sclwe

Abstracts Presented at the Thirty–Fourth Annual International Neuropsychological Society Conference, February 1–4, 2006, Boston, Massachussetts, USA

2006 Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society  
The aim of this study was to examine the effect of effort, using the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), on neuropsychological test performance in a group of persistently psychiatrically disabled patients  ...  No group differences were observed in gender, age, education, age of onset, or forensic involvement.  ...  While the IAP remains the standard of care for determining language and memory dominance, recent research offers mounting evidence of reliable concordance between the IAP and fMRI language localization  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1355617706069918 fatcat:cy3cbwlgrvccfnn6w7inplceni

2. The Nature of Psychiatric Diagnoses [chapter]

Kristien Hens
2021 Towards an Ethics of Autism  
Nevertheless, it has led to the insight that psychiatric patients can also actively contribute to their care, rather than the psychiatrist having sole input into their treatment.  ...  of language. 10 He points out that many autistic children are hyperlexic: their interests in images and written language occur before their interest in oral language.  ...  Nevertheless, in everyday language and scientific papers, autism is often called an innate, genetic, and lifelong developmental disorder.  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0261.02 fatcat:55hxlvvxgrawrojjjueckzzfeu

A New World: Redefining the Legacy of Min-Zhan Lu

Brian Ray
2008 Journal of Basic Writing  
Language itself is a process of negotiation in which users must adjust to each other's ways of understanding and communicating.  ...  sequence of developmental courses).  ... 
doi:10.37514/jbw-j.2008.27.2.06 fatcat:ikqgoa2xajhjzp2dtmslllc54i

Supporting Student-Led Transition Planning for Students with Emotional Disturbance

Kathleen Biebel, Laura Golden, Sloan Huckabee, Marsha Langer Ellison
2020 Psychiatry Information in Brief  
Young adults with mental health difficulties are capable of successfully engaging in school, training, and employment.  ...  Many times, teachers see different results for these students such as high school drop-out, lower rates of post-secondary education and employment, and even higher rates of involvement with law enforcement  ...  This publication can be made available in alternative formats upon request through The contents of this brief were developed with funding from the US Department of Education  ... 
doi:10.7191/pib.1163 fatcat:53xavswbyzahhdycnyve2ipprq

The folk psychology of souls

Jesse M. Bering
2006 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
and (3) the symbolic meaning of natural events evolved in response to the unique selective pressures of the human social environment.  ...  Recent findings and logic from the cognitive sciences contribute to a novel theory of existential psychology, one that is grounded in the tenets of Darwinian natural selection.  ...  From this perspective, deities have so commonly been patriarchal or matriarchal because they have been modeled after the childhood care-takers.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x06009101 pmid:17156519 fatcat:p6tcdr4lbngqbelegfqhsnfyb4
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