Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine speech-language pathologists’ (SLPs’) perceptions of both the nature and treatment of time-awareness deficits among elementary school-aged children with language impairments. Because an understanding of temporal concepts is critical to various domains of learning, this study is useful for expanding the literature regarding these deficits. A sample of 62 randomly selected SLPs completed an online survey that inquired about the prevalence, identification, and effective treatment of time-related difficulties. The results indicated that elementary school-aged children frequently struggle with a variety of temporal concepts, and that there is a lack of resources regarding time-awareness among this population. These results suggest a need for more research and materials that are specifically geared to address time concepts.

Advisor

Furey, Joan

Department

Communication

Disciplines

Speech Pathology and Audiology

Publication Date

2017

Degree Granted

Bachelor of Arts

Document Type

Senior Independent Study Thesis

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