Newsletter - March 2023

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Welcome to the March 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 adult language and literacy; paediatric language; paediatric speech; voice; dysphagia; AAC; hearing impairment; and stuttering. Eight of the papers are open access.

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Latest publications

Adult language and literacy

Biddau F, Brisotto C, et al (2023) Speech and Language Therapy for Acquired Central Dysgraphia in Neurological Patients: A Systematic Review to Describe and Identify Trainings for Clinical Practice OPEN ACCESS

Nickels K, Beeson PM, et al (2023) Positive changes to written language following phonological treatment in logopenic variant primary progressive aphasia: Case report OPEN ACCESS

Pieri M, Foote H, et al (2023) Mind-body and creative arts therapies for people with aphasia: a mixed-method systematic review OPEN ACCESS

Paediatric language

Akemoğlu Y, Laroue D, et al (2022) A module-based telepractice intervention for parents of children with developmental disabilities

Nair VKK, Clark GT, et al (2023) Language intervention in bilingual children with developmental language disorder: A systematic review OPEN ACCESS

Paediatric speech

Alaluusua S, Hölttä E, et al (2023) Speech Symptoms of Velopharyngeal Insufficiency and the Incidence of Secondary Speech Surgery in 10-Year-Old Children With Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate: Comparison of 2 Randomized Surgical Methods for Primary Palatal Surgery

McCabe P, Preston JL, et al (2023) A Pilot Randomized Control Trial of Motor-Based Treatments for Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Rapid Syllable Transition Treatment and Ultrasound Biofeedback OPEN ACCESS


Gartner-Schmidt JL, Belsky MA, et al (2022) Clinician and patient perception of a voice therapy program utilizing a variably occluded face mask: A pilot study

Mayo-Yáñez M, Chiesa-Estomba C, et al (2022) Long-term outcomes and cost-effectiveness of a magnet-based valve voice prosthesis for endoprosthesis leakage treatment

Wu SS, Ongkasuwan J, et al (2023) Voice outcomes following surgical treatment for pediatric vocal fold nodules: A systematic review and meta-analysis


Liu J, Wang Q, et al (2023) Effects of chin tuck against resistance exercise on post-stroke dysphagia rehabilitation: A systematic review and meta-analysis OPEN ACCESS

Zhu L, Chen J, et al (2022) Botulinum toxin A injection using ultrasound combined with balloon guidance for the treatment of cricopharyngeal dysphagia: analysis of 21 cases

Pak NS, Bailey KM, et al (2023) Comparing Interventions With Speech-Generating Devices and Other Augmentative and Alternative Communication Modes: A Meta-Analysis

Hearing impairment

Kim YS, Kim Y, et al (2022) Efficacy of cochlear implants in children with borderline hearing who have already achieved significant language development with hearing aids OPEN ACCESS


O'Brian S, Hayhow R, et al (2023) Lidcombe Program translation to community clinics in Australia and England OPEN ACCESS

Happy Reading!

The speechBITE team

The University of Sydney

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