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Communication Disorders Clinical Trials

A listing of Communication Disorders medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (18) clinical trials

tDCS and Speech Therapy to Improve Aphasia

Approximately 25% of all patients after stroke suffer from aphasia. The aphasia could be so severe, that the patient cannot produce any words at all, and so the communication ability is rather poor. In that case speech therapy is the most common therapy, but the functional outcome for the patient ...

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Apraxia of Speech: Comparison of EPG Treatment (Tx) and Sound Production Treatment (SPT)

EPG has been used to treat apraxia of speech (AOS) as well as other speech production disorders (i.e., articulation disorders & cleft palate). SPT is one of the most systematically studied treatment approaches for AOS. Both treatment approaches are considered clinical treatment approaches/standards of care for AOS. The pseudopalate used ...

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Phenotypic Specific Communication Intervention for Children With Down Syndrome

This is a two-site randomized controlled trial (RCT) of the efficacy of JASP-EMT, an innovative blended communication intervention, JASPER (joint engagement and play intervention), and EMT (Enhanced Milieu Teaching). The study evaluates the relative benefits of teaching young children with DS using dual communication modes: spoken words with AAC. JASP-EMT ...

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Communication Intervention for Toddlers With Autism

This study tests the blended intervention (J-EMT) in a parent-plus-therapist-implementation model that has been demonstrated to be effective with other populations. The J-EMT communication intervention is tailored to the specific social communication characteristics of children with ASD and is delivered during a critical period in early communication development for these ...

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Understanding Communication in Healthcare to Achieve Trust (U-CHAT)

Data collection will occur at each disease reevaluation, during which time the conversation will be audio-recorded and data will be abstracted from the medical record. Additionally, 2 surveys will be completed at specific time points by both the oncologist and the parent. Lastly, interviews will be offered to both the ...

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Reducing Asthma Disparities by Improving Provider-Patient Communication

Improving communication between health care providers and their patients is the critical first step in efforts designed to reduce asthma-related health disparities in urban areas. Improving communication will help providers tailor asthma therapies to their patients’ needs, and help providers and patients to overcome barriers (e.g., concerns about adverse effects) ...

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The Life STORRIED Study

Amid a devastating public health crisis, in which 19,000 overdose deaths per year in the United States are due to prescription opioids, the investigators ask the following questions: Can risk-informed communication (with or without a narrative-enhanced tool) improve patient-centered outcomes in the domains of knowledge, opioid use, functional outcomes, and ...

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Health Benefits of Gardening

The goal of this project is to better understand how interacting and working with plants in a group gardening activities program in a greenhouse, or a group art program that takes place indoors and is devoid of images or depictions of plants influences the overall health and well-being of participants. ...

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Enhancing & Mobilizing the POtential for Wellness & Emotional Resilience of Caregivers of ICU Patients (EMPOWER)

This EMPOWER pilot study is designed to obtain information on its feasibility, tolerability, acceptability, and preliminary effect size estimates to inform the planning of the larger, efficacy randomized controlled trial (RCT). Our pilot will be a parallel-arm RCT comparing EMPOWER to usual care. Aggressive care in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) ...

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Blue Star Cares: Innovative Approaches to Helping Military-Connected Caregivers

The purpose of this project is to evaluate an interactive training program for military-connected caregivers (MCCs) of wounded warriors. The program leverages existing resources and incorporates evidence-based training and peer-based support networks to enhance continuity of care. The program consists of an educational Toolkit (workbook) and an avatar training interaction ...

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