• Publications
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Attempting to ameliorate student therapists' negative stereotype of the stutterer.
  • M. Leahy
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • European journal of disorders of communication…
  • 1994
TLDR
Knowledge of alternative meanings of stuttering, different models of therapy and theories of change, as well as experimenting with personal change, were effective to a limited degree in changing the direction of negative attitudes. Expand
Intelligibility of dysarthric speech: perceptions of speakers and listeners.
TLDR
The lack of gender differences in listener perception supports earlier findings in other areas of SLT, and the strong relationship between SLT and naive listeners' perceptions suggests that SLTs are not more critical of dysarthric speech. Expand
Public attitudes toward stuttering in Europe: Within-country and between-country comparisons.
TLDR
Attitudes of adults from the three samples within Bosnia & Herzegovina, Italy, and Norway were remarkably similar, and attitudes between the five different countries or area were quite dramatically different. Expand
Therapy talk: analyzing therapeutic discourse.
  • M. Leahy
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Language, speech, and hearing services in schools
  • 2004
TLDR
Speech-language pathologists are invited to apply their knowledge of language to analyzing therapy talk and to learn how talking practices shape clinical roles and identities. Expand
Judging stuttering in an unfamiliar language: The importance of closeness to the native language
In order to test the hypothesis that closeness to the listener's native language is a determining factor when identifying stuttering in an unfamiliar language, three panels of different linguisticExpand
Education for Practice in the UK and Ireland: Implementing Problem-Based Learning
TLDR
Findings support the implementation of PBL in the education of speech and language therapists, with more experienced students showing more positive support for PBL. Expand
Education of Speech and Language Therapists in the Republic of Ireland and in the UK
TLDR
A general account of the development of undergraduate curricula of speech and language therapy is provided, with reference to early 20th century developments. Expand
Hearing the voices of people with communication disabilities.
  • J. Duchan, M. Leahy
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • International journal of language & communication…
  • 6 May 2008
Multiple voices in Charles Van Riper's desensitization therapy.
  • M. Leahy
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International journal of language & communication…
  • 6 May 2008
TLDR
By using discourse analysis, the multiple voices that Van Riper uses to achieve the complex tasks involved in desensitization can be specified. Expand
Redefining Book Reviews for the Digital Age.
This paper describes the results of a pilot study conducted in Ireland to examine the effectiveness of an online book review project. The project focused on the production of book reviews by primaryExpand
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