Newsletter - October 2020

Hi there,

Welcome to the October speechBITE newsletter! In this edition, we are updating you on the latest intervention research that has recently been added to speechBITE. The papers included in this edition cover interventions for acquired and developmental disorders of language, dysphagia/paediatric feeding, fluency, and voice.

You can catch up on all the previous editions of the speechBITE newsletter here - the archive goes back to 2014!

Latest publications

Adult Language

Li T, Zeng X, et al (2020) Effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation with different frequencies on post-stroke aphasia: A PRISMA-compliant meta-analysis OPEN ACCESS

Palmer R, Dimairo M, et al (2020) Computerised speech and language therapy or attention control added to usual care for people with long-term post-stroke aphasia: The big CACTUS three-arm RCT OPEN ACCESS

Rebstock AM, Wallace SE (2020) Effects of a combined semantic feature analysis and multimodal treatment for primary progressive aphasia: Pilot study

Volkmer A, Spector A, et al (2020) Effects of functional communication interventions for people with primary progressive aphasia and their caregivers: A systematic review

Paediatric Language and Literacy

Bordini D, Paula CS, et al (2020) A randomised clinical pilot trial to test the effectiveness of parent training with video modelling to improve functioning and symptoms in children with autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disability

Gallet C, Viriot-Goeldel C, et al (2020) Effects of an early reading intervention based on grapho-syllabic decoding and fluency training in French elementary schools

Griffith SF, Hagan MB, et al (2020) Apps as learning tools: A systematic review

Dysphagia and Paediatric Feeding

Alamer A, Melese H, et al (2020) Effectiveness of neuromuscular electrical stimulation on post-stroke dysphagia: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials OPEN ACCESS

Khan U, MacPherson J, et al (2020) Comparison of Frenotomy Techniques for the Treatment of Ankyloglossia in Children: A Systematic Review

Sun Y, Chen X, et al (2020) Effects of Transcutaneous Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation on Swallowing Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis OPEN ACCESS

Taylor T (2020) Increasing food texture and teaching chewing for a clinical case within the home setting in Australia


Donaghy M, O'Brian S, et al (2020) Verbal Contingencies in the Lidcombe Program: A Noninferiority Trial


Barsties v. Latoszek B, et al (2020) The effectiveness of voice therapy on voice-related handicap: A network meta-analysis OPEN ACCESS

Yuan F, Guo X, et al (2020) Lee Silverman Voice Treatment for dysarthria in patients with Parkinson's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Happy Reading!

The speechBITE team

The University of Sydney

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