Kalyanee Makarabhirom

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Cells in the main cuneate nucleus (MCN) are known to provide a direct projection to the cerebellum, but the precise nature of the information these cells transmit to the cerebellum is unknown. The present study employed anatomical and electrophysiological procedures to determine the location of cuneocerebellar cells in the MCN, and their somatosensory(More)
OBJECTIVE Evaluate the speech services using a Community-Based Speech Therapy model by trained speech assistants (SAs) on the improvement of articulation in cleft palate children. MATERIAL AND METHOD Seventeen children with repaired cleft palates who lived in Chiang Rai and Phayao provinces were registered to the camp. They received speech therapy with a(More)
OBJECTIVE Determine reliabilities of perceptual assessment of resonance disorders in people with cleft palate. MATERIAL AND METHOD A prospective study of inter- and intra-rater reliability of perceptual screening assessment of resonance disorders with 6-scale and 2-scale criteria among 19 speech and language pathologists (SLPs) from 30 connected speech(More)
OBJECTIVES To establish a Community-Based Model for Speech Therapy in Thailand and to implement it. MATERIALS AND METHOD The development of a Community-Based Model for Speech Therapy was based on the principles of primary healthcare, community-based rehabilitation and institutional sharing. Workshops for speech and language pathologists (SLPs), including(More)
Absence of speech rehabilitation services is one of the critical difficulties in care for clefts in Thailand and some other developing countries. The objective of this study was to determine the effectiveness of the "Khon Kaen Community-Based Speech Therapy Model" in decreasing the number of articulation defects in children with cleft palate and/or lip.(More)
OBJECTIVE To create a Thai speech and language assessment tool and norms for children between 2 1/2 and 4 years of age (TSLT21/2-4). MATERIAL AND METHOD The Thai speech and language assessment tool was created for children between 2 1/2 and 4 years of age using existing Thai and English speech and language development theory, research results and tests.(More)
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