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Variations in Craniofacial and Velopharyngeal Structures Among Individuals with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome
(East Carolina University, 2016-07-25)
22q11.2 deletion syndrome is the most common genetic cause of velopharyngeal dysfunction. Studies examining 22q11.2 deletion syndrome have thus far primarily focused on variations in the bony framework. Limited information ...
Comparison of Nasalance in Spanish-Speaking Bilinguals and English-Speaking Monolinguals Living in Eastern North Carolina: A Preliminary Investigation
(East Carolina University, 2016-04-14)
The purpose of this study was to obtain preliminary nasalance (percentage of air resonated in the nasal cavity) data for typically developing, Spanish-speaking bilinguals living in NC. A secondary aim was to determine ...
Multilevel Discourse Processing Analyses in Adults with a Cognitive Impairment
(East Carolina University, 2016-12-13)
Participants with a cognitive impairment associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD) present with discourse impairments early within the disorder. These discourse impairment are associated with declines in episodic, semantic, ...
Velopharyngeal Muscle Morphology in Children with Congenital Palatal Microforms
(East Carolina University, 2016-12-15)
Children born with palatal microforms are often clinically mismanaged due to difficulties in diagnosis and treatment. These difficulties are exacerbated by anatomical and physiological differences in clinical presentation. ...
Discourse Process Training and Attention Process Training 2 in Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury
(East Carolina University, 2019-05-01)
Persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI) often present with relatively preserved lexical and grammatical skills but exhibit discourse level deficits which negatively affect functional communication. Discourse following ...