ASHA encourages the public to sign the Universal Declaration of Communication Rights to help bring attention to people with communication disorders
and the professional care that can help them.
Meyer, PhD, Department of Communication Disorders
, Worcester State College, 486 Chandler St.
FC, a method whereby individuals with significant communication disorders
are physically supported by a facilitator to type or point to letters, numbers, or symbols, yielded circumscribed evidence that people with autism and other severe developmental disabilities might be able to communicate at a more sophisticated level than previously thought (Biklen, 1990; Biklen & Cardinal, 1997).
For information on the program, contact Karen Green, Distance Education Program coordinator, Department of Communication Disorders
and Sciences, California State University, Northridge, Northridge, CA 91330-8279 or call (818) 677-2852.
Handbook of qualitative research in communication disorders
27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time in history, organizations in six countries that focus on speech, language, hearing, and swallowing issues have formed a coalition to raise international awareness of communication disorders
and their treatment.
Scientists supported by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
(NIDCD), one of the National Institutes of Health, will be presenting their latest research findings at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences (AChemS).
of Pittsburgh) bring together 18 chapters by speech-language pathologists, communication specialists, and audiologists from the US who introduce human communication, communication disorders
, and the professions of audiology, speech-language pathology, and speech, language, and hearing sciences, along with case studies in each chapter.
No such mutation appeared in unaffected family members or in 182 unrelated adults with no communication disorders
This yearly conference is sponsored by all member institutes on the committee, including the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
, and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
2) Nonstuttering is a term that is widely utilized in the communication disorders
The National Institute for Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
estimates that 10 million of those could benefit from some type of hearing aid, but that only half of them do.
This work was supported by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
and the Office of Naval Research.
Howard Hoffman at the US National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders
, who carried out the review, said: "This data suggests there are lingering effects of tonsillectomies on taste nerves and that can affect eating habits.
Contact: Judith Cooper, Division of Extramural Research, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
, Executive Plaza South, Room 400C-11, MSC 7180, Bethesda, MD 20892-7180 USA, 301-496-5061, fax: 301-402-6251, e-mail: Judith_Cooper@ nih.