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Theory of mind in preschool cochlear implant users
Cajthamlová, Tereza ; Komorná, Marie (advisor) ; Kotvová, Miroslava (referee)
This thesis deals with theory of mind in preschool cochlear implant users. The theoretical part introduces topics: hearing impairment in childhood, cochlear implantation, theory of mind in preschool children and development of preschool children. All these topics are processed with regard to the issue of children using cochlear implant (or implants). In addition to general information, the thesis focuses mainly on the results of current foreign researches concentrating on children using cochlear implants. The empirical part summarizes the research of theory of mind in Czech preschool cochlear implant users. Thirty-one children in total participated in this research, eleven cochlear implant users, and twenty intact children in the control group. Theory of mind has been tested by similar desires task, dissimilar desires task, Smarties task, and Sally-Ann task. In addition, a short questionnaire was distributed to the parents of cochlear implant users. In order to assess competences in the Czech language, the cochlear implant users were given Vocabulary test from test battery of Seidlová-Málková and Smolík (2014). On the basis of the results of this research, it can be concluded that theory of mind is delayed in Czech preschool cochlear implant users in contrast to their hearing peers. These results...
The use of modern technological aids for the development of spoken speech at childern with severve hearing impairment.
Šleisová, Denisa ; Kotvová, Miroslava (advisor) ; Komorná, Marie (referee)
This thesis is concerned with aids intended for the speech development of children with hearing impairment. The theoretical part summarizes the subject matter of hearing impairment, the possibilities of compensatory aids, speech development, speech therapy intervention and aids helping the speech development of people with hearing impairment. The theoretical part is mostly dedicated to the Speech Viewer aid, which has inspired the development of the new Hlásek application, which originated as a part of the inter-university cooperation of Charles University and ČVUT in Prague within working on two diploma theses. The introduction of the empirical part of the thesis describes the created application and with the use of gathering and analysis of data, interviews and observation, it follows the contribution of the application to the development of basic features of speech of children with hearing impairment. The results of the empirical investigation are processed with the help of graphs and thus they clearly represent the advances of the children in individual parts of the application. The conclusion of the thesis is dedicated to the future development of the application and the establishment of further possible cooperation with Children's Hearing Centre Tamtam. KEYWORDS Hearing impairment, Hlásek...
Speech Therapy for Seniors in Residential Care
Kruková, Laura ; Durdilová, Lucie (advisor) ; Komorná, Marie (referee)
1 ABSTRACT The topic of this bachelor thesis is speech therapy for seniors in residential care. The thesis is divided into four chapters, which include both theory and empirical research. The theoretical part contains information about age and aging, various acquired neurologic speech and language disorders and available social services for the elderly in the Czech Republic. The practical part of the thesis is based on quantitative methodology, a questionnaire survey with the aim to determine whether speech therapy care is provided in nursing homes for seniors in the capital city of Prague as a part of comprehensive services. The analysis of many Czech and foreign resources was used in both parts of this thesis. The aim of this bachelor thesis is to compare the theoretical background with the practical implementation of speech therapy care in residential facilities for the elderly. KEYWORDS senior, speech therapy, communication disorders, nursing home for elderly, social services
Speech therapy intervention of adults with dyslalia
Sudová, Kateřina ; Komorná, Marie (advisor) ; Kotvová, Miroslava (referee)
This diploma thesis is focused on speech therapy intervention for adults with dyslalia. It defines basic theory of communication and speech, a communication disorder, speech therapy and a specific of intervention for adults. It also describes the most common types of communication disorders of adolescents, adults and elderly which are according to statistics aphasia, dysarthria, stuttering and dyslalia. Dyslalia is then studied in further detail and represents the main section of the theoretical part of the thesis as it contains a description of its therapy among others. Re-education was focused on dyslalia of sounds r and ř, that is rhotacism and rhotacism bohemicus, as they are most common. The main purpose of the thesis is to describe progress of re-education of adults with dyslalia, find reasons to start re- education and differences between an intervention for children and adults. The research is divided into two sections, the first section contains information from interviews with clinical speech therapists and the second contains two case studies of adults with dyslalia.
Lexicon evaluation of school-age children with hearing impairment
Sehnoutková, Adéla ; Komorná, Marie (advisor) ; Kotvová, Miroslava (referee)
This thesis deals with observing differences in vocabulary in sign language with hearing impaired kids at school age who visit elementary school for hearing impaired. This work is divided between two parts, theoretical and practical. This part is divided into three chapters. First chapter deals with the importance of hearing and classification of the hearing impairment and diagnostics. In this thesis is also included speech development of hearing impaired children and hearing children. Next part also contains of specific features occurring in speech of the hearing impaired people. It includes a list of tests which can be used to evaluate vocabulary with children. The last chapter of the theoretical part describes the development of the child during school age. The theoretical part deals with vocabulary in sign language of children with hearing impairment at primary school for the hearing impaired. The research is processed in qualitative form and the main goal of the thesis is to see what differences can be observed in vocabulary of children with hearing impairment and verify whether the selected test material is suitable for working with these children. The test material could be a guidance for people how to work with these children while verifying their vocabulary knowledge KEY WORDS hearing...
Development of Hearing Perception in Children with Developmental Dysphasia
Rybecká, Tereza ; Klenková, Jiřina (advisor) ; Komorná, Marie (referee)
This thesis deals with hearing perception of children with developmental dysphasia. It focuses on the use of the Elkonin method, specifically on the preparation of children before the application of this method. The aim of this work was to evaluate possibilities how to prepare children with developmental dysphasia in kindergarten special for application of Elkonin methodology. In the introductory parts of the thesis, the reader is introduced to the topic of disturbed development of speech on the basis of literature search, more specifically developmental dysphasia as a specific form of disturbed speech development. Furthermore, hearing perception and possibilities of its diagnostics are described, especially in preschool children and also in the context of developmental dysphasia. In the last subchapter, the reader is introduced to the possibilities of the development of auditory perception, in the form of suggestions for activities with children of pre-school age, and the Elkonin method itself, to which the activity in this work is focused. The final part of the thesis describes the application of selected development activities that were carried out for three months on a sample of children approaching the age recommended for the application of the Elkonin method. Its aim was to develop their...

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