Bárbara Niegia Garcia de Goulart

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Background: evaluation instruments, properties, selection indicators, application and validation of screening and diagnostic tests. Aim: to present some concepts concerning screening and diagnostic tests and their application according to a specific purpose. To present a few practical examples of the application of these instruments related to human(More)
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE oral narrative is a means of language development assessment. However, standardized data for deaf patients are scarce. The aim here was to compare the use of narrative competence between hearing-impaired and normal-hearing children. DESIGN AND SETTING analytical cross-sectional study at the Department of Speech-Language and Hearing(More)
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE Nouns and verbs indicate actions in oral communication. However, hearing impairment can compromise the acquisition of oral language to such an extent that appropriate use of these can be challenging. The objective of this study was to compare the use of nouns and verbs in the oral narrative of hearing-impaired and hearing children. (More)
BACKGROUND Evaluation instruments, properties, selection indicators, application and validation of screening and diagnostic tests. AIM To present some concepts concerning screening and diagnostic tests and their application according to a specific purpose. To present a few practical examples of the application of these instruments related to human(More)
Studies showing stronger scientific evidence related to speech, language and hearing pathology (SLP) have an impact on the prevention and rehabilitation of human communication and gained ground in SLP research agenda. In this paper we discuss some aspects and directions that should be considered for in-depth knowledge about speech, language and hearing(More)
PURPOSE To estimate the prevalence of vocal symptoms, occupational risk factors, associated symptoms and their impact on the professional activity of the telemarketers. METHODS Cross-section analytical study with 124 telemarketers and 109 administrative workers (control group) selected from a random sample stratified by gender. The subjects answered an(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the occurrence of vocal complaints and symptoms among professional theatre actors, and its relationship with environmental aspects of this professional activity and with the history of specialized intervention. METHODS Cross-sectional study with 48 professional actors who answered a questionnaire regarding vocal and extra-vocal(More)
Objective To describe the self-reported prevalence of intellectual disability, physical, hearing and visual, according to sociodemographic variables, degree of limitation and frequency of rehabilitation service use. Methods Data from the National Health Survey, a population survey. the self-reported prevalence of physical, mental, visual and hearing were(More)
The objective was to evaluate differences between prevalence rates for self-reported hearing loss and associated factors, obtained from responses by primary and proxy informants in a Population-Based Study on Human Communication Disorders (DCH-POP in Portuguese). This was a study on epidemiological methods using data from a cross-sectional household survey(More)
BACKGROUND Children with hearing loss do not acquire language at the same time nor at the same rate of normal hearing children because the learning process of oral language is essentially auditory. Child development consists in gradually acquiring motor and psychocognitive abilities. Entering the symbolic world is decisive for the child to reach higher(More)