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Liliane Aparecida Fagundes Silva, Chong Ae Kim, Carla Gentile Matas
PURPOSE: Identify the characteristics of the clinical audiological evaluation of individuals with Williams syndrome by means of a systematic literature review. RESEARCH STRATEGIES: The following research question was initially determined: "What are the characteristics of clinical auditory assessment in individuals with Williams syndrome?". From this, a bibliographic search was conducted in four databases using the descriptors: Williams syndrome, Hearing loss, and Audiology...
September 17, 2018: CoDAS
Fabiane Rodrigues da Silva, Ana Paula Machado Goyano Mac-Kay, John ChiiTyng Chao, Michele Devido Dos Santos, Rubens José Gagliadi
PURPOSE: Compare the results in naming tasks of after-stroke aphasic individuals divided into active and placebo groups pre- and post-transcranial direct current stimulation. METHODS: A double-blind, randomized, controlled study conducted with 14 individuals. Patients underwent five 20-min sessions with stimulation of 2mA's on consecutive days. The cathode was placed over the Broca's homologous area and the anode was placed over the supraorbital region of the left hemisphere...
August 30, 2018: CoDAS
Priscilla Donaire Brasil, Eliane Schochat
PURPOSE: Investigate the efficacy of auditory training in students with auditory processing disorders and poor school performance using the software Programa de Escuta no Ruído (PER), which addresses auditory processing skills, specifically listening in noise. METHODS: Eighteen children aged 8-10 years, of both genders, participated in this study. All individuals participated in the following stages: pre-intervention assessment, intervention (consisting of placebo training, re-evaluation of auditory processing, and auditory training), and post-intervention assessment, so that the same individual is self-control...
August 30, 2018: CoDAS
Karen Fontes Luchesi, Isabela Costa Silveira
This study aims to discuss Speech-language pathology (SLP) therapy intervention in dysphagia with a focus on palliative care and quality of life. It is a case study conducted with four participants with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis undergoing SLP therapy outpatient follow-up. The Swallowing Quality of Life Questionnaire (SWAL-QOL) and a structured interview were applied to the participants, who also underwent Videofluoroscopic Swallowing Study (VFSS). Participants were classified according to the Functional Oral Intake Scale (FOIS), the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Severity Scale, translated and culturally adapted to Brazilian Portuguese (ALSSS), and the Dysphagia Outcome Severity Scale (DOSS)...
August 30, 2018: CoDAS
Marina Garcia de Souza Borges, Adriane Mesquita de Medeiros, Stela Maris Aguiar Lemos
PURPOSE: Characterize the performance of outpatients regarding aspects of communication disorders according to the categories of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health - Children and Youth Version (ICF-CY). METHODS: This is a descriptive, observational study based on a retrospective analysis of secondary data collected at a Speech-language Pathology outpatient clinic of the public health network, from records of patients aged 5-16 years, evaluated between 2010 and 2014...
August 13, 2018: CoDAS
Camila Isabelle Silva Martins, Bianca Arruda Manchester de Queiroga, Angélica Galindo Carneiro Rosal, Ana Augusta de Andrade Cordeiro
PURPOSE: When children becom cochlear implant users, they have already had the opportunity to develop phonological skills; however, it is possible that they miss sound information during speech and, consequently, present difficulties in competences associated with the learning of reading and writing. METHODS: The study sample consisted of 11 normal hearing children aged 7-10 years and a right-ear cochlear implant user enrolled in the 3rd grade of Elementary School...
August 13, 2018: CoDAS
Nilceneide Ramos Cavalcanti, Bárbara Oliveira Souza, Ana Cristina Côrtes Gama, Adriane Mesquita de Medeiros
PURPOSE: Analyze the effects of the Comprehensive Vocal Rehabilitation Program (CVRP) and the motivational stages during speech therapy in teachers with behavioral dysphonia. METHODS: Retrospective, longitudinal, observational study using data from the medical records of 33 teachers regarding auditory-perceptual, acoustic, self-perception analyses and the Voice Handicap Index (VHI-10) protocol in pre- and post-speech therapy situations, and motivational stages of adherence to treatment...
August 6, 2018: CoDAS
Sheila Jacques Oppitz, Luize Caroline Lima da Silva, Michele Vargas Garcia, Aron Ferreira da Silveira
PURPOSE: Evaluate high-frequency auditory thresholds, seeking to compare responses between the ears, to verify the correlation between hearing level and aging and analyze frequency responses in normal hearing adults. METHODS: This is a prospective, quantitative, transversal study conducted with a convenience sample. Study participants were 60 individuals aged 18 to 58 years (mean=25.82) with auditory thresholds within normality standards (250-8000 Hz) and normal results in acoustic immittance measurements...
July 30, 2018: CoDAS
Amanda Maria Pereira, Ana Paula Dassie-Leite, Eliane Cristina Pereira, Juliana Benthien Cavichiolo, Marcelo de Oliveira Rosa, Elmar Allen Fugmann
PURPOSE: To investigate the auditory perception of lay judges of the voice gender identification of women with Reinke's edema and to associate it with its severity and fundamental frequency (F0). METHODS: This is an observational, analytical and cross-sectional study. A total of 46 lay judges analyzed 48 samples (counting numbers 1 to 10) of 24 women with Reinke's edema - the Reinke's Edema Group (REG) and 24 individuals, men and women, with other types of voice disorders - Control Group (CG)...
July 23, 2018: CoDAS
Renata Correia Colombo, Maria Silvia Cárnio
PURPOSE: Prepare an instrument to evaluate reading comprehension and verify the influence of receptive vocabulary on the reading comprehension of 3rd to 5th-grade Elementary School students with typical development. METHODS: All ethical precepts were accomplished. Study participants were 69 3rd-, 4th- and 5th-grade students (35 girls) with mean ages of 8.2, 9.2, and 10 years, respectively, with typical development in the School Performance Test. Half of the sample underwent the reading comprehension test using the question-and-answer method and the other half took the test using the Cloze technique...
July 23, 2018: CoDAS
Eliane Cristina Pereira, Cristina de Oliveira Rodrigues, Kelly Cristina Alves Silvério, Glaucya Madazio, Mara Behlau
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July 19, 2018: CoDAS
Beuy Joob, Viroj Wiwanitkit
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July 19, 2018: CoDAS
Ana Claúdia Braga, Luiz Renato Rodrigues Carreiro, Tally Lichtensztejn Tafla, Nadia Maria Giaretta Ranalli, Maria Fernanda Costa E Silva, Rachel Sayuri Honjo, Chong Ae Kim, Maria Cristina Triguero Veloz Teixeira
PURPOSE: To verify indicators of cognitive development, receptive language skills and adaptive behavioral patterns in toddlers with Williams syndrome (WS). METHODS: The sample comprised 8 children of both sex, aged between 48 and 72 months with WS. Instruments of data collection were Denver Developmental Screening Test II; Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test; Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale; Child Behavior Checklist for Ages 1½-5and 6 to 18; Columbia Mental Maturity Scale (CMMS), and Behavior Problems Inventory-01...
July 19, 2018: CoDAS
Gabriela Mello Costa, Natalia Freitas Rossi, Célia Maria Giacheti
PURPOSE: Investigate the performance of native speakers of Brazilian Portuguese in the Test of Narrative Language (TNL) and correlate their performance in its oral narration and narrative comprehension subtests. METHODS: Participants were 140 individuals with typical language development aged 5-0 to 11-11 (years-months) divided according to age group. RESULTS: Statistically significant difference was observed between the 5-year-old group and all the other age groups and between the 6-year-old group and the 8-, 9-, 10- and 11-year-old groups...
July 19, 2018: CoDAS
Inaê Costa Rechia, Isabela de Moraes Fattore, Anaelena Bragança de Moraes, Eliara Pinto Vieira Biaggio, Ana Paula Ramos de Souza
PURPOSE: To assess the potential association between psychological risk and limited auditory pathway maturation. METHODS: In this longitudinal cohort study, 54 infants (31 non-risk and 23 at-risk) were assessed from age 1 to 12 months. All had normal hearing and underwent assessment of auditory maturation through cortical auditory evoked potentials testing. Psychological risk was assessed with the Child Development Risk Indicators (CDRIs) and PREAUT signs. A variety of statistical methods were used for analysis of results...
July 19, 2018: CoDAS
Nátali Romano, Regina Yu Shon Chun
PURPOSE: To investigate the facilitators and barriers involved in the use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) by people with complex communication needs in social and therapeutic environments under family members/caregivers and speech-language pathologists (SLP) perceptions. METHODS: This is a transversal quantitative and qualitative study with 20 family members/caregivers (FCG) and 20 SLP (SLPG). The data was collected by semistructured interviews with specific questionnaires for each group; recorded and transcribed for further analysis...
July 19, 2018: CoDAS
Taynara Gomes de Araújo, Thalyta Magalhães Rodrigues, Renata Maria Moreira Moraes Furlan, Estevam Barbosa de Las Casas, Andréa Rodrigues Motta
PURPOSE: Evaluate the reproducibility of Forling, a portable instrument for measuring axial tongue force. METHODS: Axial force of the tongue was measured in 49 individuals (30 women and 19 men) aged 18-25 years using the Forling portable instrument. Measurements were performed in three days at intervals of 7±2 days. On each day, three 7-second measurements were performed with one-minute intervals between them. The coefficient of variation, Wilcoxon paired test, and intraclass correlation coefficient were used in the statistical analysis of the data...
July 2, 2018: CoDAS
Marizete Ilha Ceron, Marileda Barichello Gubiani, Camila Rosa de Oliveira, Márcia Keske-Soares
PURPOSE: To present evidence of the validity and reliability of a phonological assessment tool developed to assess the phonological inventory of Brazilian Portuguese. METHODS: The study included 866 children aged between 3 and 8:11 years, divided into three groups: typical, control and clinical. Participants were evaluated using a phonological assessment software, which prompted the spontaneous naming of a series of images. The children's responses were audio recorded and transcribed at the time of the assessment, by the software itself...
July 2, 2018: CoDAS
Amanda Maião Franklin, Célia Maria Giacheti, Nathani Cristina da Silva, Leila Maria Guissoni Campos, Luciana Pinato
PURPOSE: This study aimed to correlate sleep profile and behavior in individuals with Specific Learning Disorder (SLD). METHODS: The Sleep General Habits Questionnaire, Sleep Diary, and Sleep Disturbance Scale for Children (SDSC) were used in analysis of sleep, whereas the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) inventory was used in analysis of behavior. RESULTS: 65.5% of the individuals with SLD presented symptoms of sleep disorders, most frequently wakefulness-sleep transition and sleep disturbance total score, which showed values higher than acceptable...
July 2, 2018: CoDAS
Alicia Figueroa Barra, Ana Paula Machado Goyano Mac-Kay, Eduardo Durán Lara
PURPOSE: This study aims to explore the differences in the evaluative component of the narrative structure in subjects diagnosed with schizophrenia compared to subjects diagnosed with affective psychosis. METHODS: The present investigation was descriptive, not experimental and it included the analysis of the narration evaluative components of interviews of 25 individuals with psychiatric diagnosis of chronic schizophrenia and 25 of chronic affective psychosis, matched by age, gender and sociodemographic characteristics...
July 2, 2018: CoDAS
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