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The relationship between voice source parameters and the Maxima Dispsersion Quotient (MDQ)
This study examines the relationship between the Maxima Dispersion Quotient (MDQ), a recently proposed measure of the tense-lax dimension of voice quality, and voice source parameters manually measured from glottal flow ...
Services for children with central auditory processing disorder in the Republic of Ireland: current and future service provision
(American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2011-06)
Purpose: An interdisciplinary research group was established to investigate current and future service provision for children with central auditory processing disorder ([C]APD) in the Republic of Ireland. The aim of Phase ...
A trajectory of relationship development for early intervention practice for children with developmental disabilities
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2016-03-03)
Collaboration, through multiple complex relationships between families and professionals, is integral to Early Intervention (EI) practice. The purpose of this grounded theory study was to explain the processes involved in ...
The progression of early intervention disability services in Ireland
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2013-01)
The Republic of Ireland is an island situated in north-west Europe inhabited by 4.6 million people, with 2.8% between 0 and 4 years of age with a disability (Central Statistics Office, 2012). The Irish Government funds the ...
Exploring parental perspectives of participation in children with Down Syndrome
(SAGE Publications, 2015-02-08)
The everyday lives of children with disabilities are not well understood, with few studies exploring how participation in everyday life is conceptualized and given meaning. The overall aims of this study were, first, to ...
Labels, identity and narratives in children with primary speech and language impairments.
(Informa Healthcare, 2016-09-15)
There has been debate about labels in relation to speech and language impairments. However, children's views are missing from this debate, which is risky considering that labels with negative associations may result in ...