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The meaning of social activism to older adults in Ireland
(Association of Occupational Science, 2012)
There has been an upsurge of social activism amongst older adults in Ireland, which was particularly evident during the ‘medical card’ protests in Dublin in October 2008. This study used phenomenological interviews to ...
Context and how it influences our professional thinking
[No abstract available]
L2 acquisition of verbal constructions: Expressing motion in L2 French and English
(John Benjamins, 2012)
The study examines the production of sentences describing motion in L2 learners, focusing on progress in learning verbal constructions, i.e. pairings of verbs of motion and their compatible syntactic frames in English and ...
Exploring gender and power in clinical encounters
(London: Psychology Press, 2011)
[No abstract available]
Caring about care planning: A survey of assessment and care planning tools, processes and perspectives from residential care settings for older people in the Republic of Ireland
(Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway, 2012)
Introduction: Throughout the developed world the ageing of populations has become a matter of increasing attention both for policy-makers and practitioners. Indeed, as far back as the late 1990s, the Organisation for ...
Anti-donor immune responses elicited by allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells and their extracellular vesicles: Are we still learning?
(Frontiers Media, 2017-11-24)
Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) have been used to treat a broad range of disease indications such as acute and chronic inflammatory disorders, autoimmune diseases, and transplant rejection due to their potent immunosuppr ...
Standardising assessment instruments and care planning in Ireland
There is wide variation in the use of standardised instruments for assessment. Within some domains, standardised instruments enjoy near universal usage. However, within other domains, standardised instruments are often ...
Minimum information about T Regulatory Cells: A step toward reproducibility and standardization
(Frontiers Media, 2018-01-15)
Cellular therapies with CD4+ T regulatory cells (Tregs) hold promise of efficacious treatment for the variety of autoimmune and allergic diseases as well as posttransplant complications. Nevertheless, current manufacturing ...
Communication as a human right: Citizenship, politics and the role of the speech-language pathologist
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-12-01)
According to Article 19 of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and ...
Well-being and resilience in children with speech and language disorders
(American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2018-01-25)
Purpose Children with speech and language disorders are at risk in relation to psychological and social well-being. The aim of this study was to understand the experiences of these children from their own perspectives ...