Bárbara Niegia Garcia de Goulart

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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: validation of a screening test to detect speech disorders in children. Aim: to present validation data of a new speech disorders screening test (Terdaf), developed by Brazilian researchers. Method: 2,027 children, of both genders, enrolled in the first grade of elementary public schools in Canoas (Brazil) during 2001 were selected by a(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)
BACKGROUND validation of a screening test to detect speech disorders in children. AIM to present validation data of a new speech disorders screening test (Terdaf), developed by Brazilian researchers. METHOD 2,027 children, of both genders, enrolled in the first grade of elementary public schools in Canoas (Brazil) during 2001 were selected by a(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate and compare the reading comprehension of deaf students included in regular classrooms of public schools with and without specialized educational support. METHODS Observational analytic study with 35 students with sensorineural hearing loss, with and without educational support. All subjects were assessed with the Word Reading(More)
PURPOSE To characterize the communication and the main mechanisms that facilitate interpersonal relationships of deafblind, especially in relation to communication and locomotion and the impact of these aspects on deafblindness. METHODS Report of a series of cases conducted from semi-structured interviews with questions relating to the functionality of(More)
Purpose: To analyze scientific bibliographic production on the practice of occupational health surveillance related to voice disorders in teachers. Search Strategy: The Cochrane Handbook precepts which involves the formulation of the question to be investigated, the location, the studies selection and articles’ critical evaluation were followed. Selection(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)
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)