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A speech therapist Thesis: dialog between a young adult with Down Syndrome and an "ordinary" young adult
Date of post : 01/08/2015 11:48:48
Camille Peyronne and Emilie Pierre devoted their speech therapist's thesis to the study of communication between young adults with Down Syndrome (DS) and "ordinary" people of the same age.

They conducted this work within the ComEns project, in collaboration with Marion Dohen and Amélie Rochet-Capellan, the ARIST association and the ISTR of the Clau ...

A speech therapist Thesis: the role of manual gestures in novel word learning in children with Down Syndrome
Date of post : 01/08/2015 11:46:52

Two speech therapy students, Bénédicte Géroudet and Bénédicte Ronssin from the Claude Bernard University in Lyon (ISTR Department) conducted their thesis work in collaboration with Marion Dohen, Amélie Rochet-Capellan and the ARIST association on: Le role de la gestualite dans l’acquisition de nouveaux mots chez les enfants porteurs d’une trisomie 21 (The role of gestures in nov ...

The works of Libby Kumin on the communication of people with Down Syndrome
Date of post : 12/07/2015 18:21:08

Dr. Libby Kumin is an American expert of language and communication of people with Down Syndrome. She has been working on the topic since de 70s. Her scientific articles based on questionnaires to the families of people with Down Syndrome are a reference in the field of care of children with Down Syndrome and of research on communication of people with Down Syndrome in the USA.

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An article: Common questions about AAC services in early intervention
Date of post : 05/06/2015 18:00:31

This article was written by two American researchers: Cynthia Cress and Christine Marvin.

Cynthia Cress is an Associate Professor at the Wisconsin-Madison University. She is a specialist in language development and impairments. She works on early intervention and the use of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) to help children with language impairments.

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An article: Electropalatographic therapy for children and young people with Down's syndrome
Date of post : 02/06/2015 09:40:38

Despite the omnipresence of speech impairments in people with Down Syndrome (DS), British researchers Joanne Cleland and colleagues note that only very few studies have evaluated the effect of speech and language therapy on these impairments. Moreover, speech therapy often rest on audition and verbal communication whereas people with DS are better at processing visual than auditory info ...