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Speech and language therapy to improve the communication skills of children with cerebral palsy

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2004
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (85th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (65th percentile)

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6 Wikipedia pages

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Title
Speech and language therapy to improve the communication skills of children with cerebral palsy
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2004
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd003466.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Lindsay Pennington, Juliet Goldbart, Julie Marshall

Abstract

The production of speech, language and gesture for communication is often affected by cerebral palsy. Communication difficulties associated with cerebral palsy can be multifactorial, arising from motor, intellectual and / or sensory impairments, and children with this diagnosis can experience mild to severe difficulties in expressing themselves. They are often referred to speech and language therapy (SLT) services, to maximise their communication skills and help them to take an independent a role as possible in interaction. This can include introducing augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems, such as symbol charts or speech synthesizers, as well treating children's natural forms of communication. Various strategies have been used to treat the communication disorders associated with cerebral palsy but evidence of their effectiveness is limited.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 2 <1%
United States 2 <1%
Taiwan 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Korea, Republic of 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Unknown 476 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 93 19%
Student > Bachelor 65 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 45 9%
Researcher 41 8%
Student > Postgraduate 24 5%
Other 84 17%
Unknown 132 27%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 92 19%
Nursing and Health Professions 79 16%
Social Sciences 38 8%
Psychology 38 8%
Linguistics 16 3%
Other 73 15%
Unknown 148 31%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 9. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 02 July 2022.
All research outputs
#4,249,282
of 25,387,480 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#6,745
of 12,818 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,924
of 63,351 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#12
of 35 outputs
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