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Dr. Marilyn Kertoy

Scientist

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Biography

Dr. Marilyn Kertoy is a faculty member and child language specialist in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Faculty of Health Sciences, at the University of Western Ontario. Her current teaching interests include the preparation of future speech language pathologists in working with children 0-3 years with chronic health concerns while her research interests include the study of early communication in infants, toddlers and preschoolers at risk for communication disorders and the relationship of memory and information processing to language. Her contributions to CanChild include consulting on issues related to communication development and conducting research on family centred functional approaches to care and on child and family influences on participation by children with physical disabilities.

Areas of Focus

Study of early communication in infants, Toddlers and preschoolers at risk for communication disorders and the relationship of memory and information processing to language.

Resources

PARTICIPATE STUDY: The Participation of Children with Disabilities

The PARTICIPATE study has been designed to examine the participation of children with physical disabilities in formal and informal everyday activities.

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Family-centred service: Moving ideas into practice

This study is designed to develop and evaluate educational materials about family-centred service.

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Focus on Function

The Focus on Function Study will compare two treatment approaches ("child-focused" and "context-focused") that are currently being used for children with cerebral palsy and other developmental and motor delays.

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Measuring the External Impact of University-Community Research Alliances and Partnerships Addressing Social/Health Services Issues

The aim of this 3-year research program is to develop a reliable and valid survey measure of the community impacts of research partnerships between universities and community agencies that address social or health services issues.

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Measures of Children's Participation and Enjoyment: CAPE & PAC

The Children's Assessment of Participation and Enjoyment (CAPE) and the Preferences for Activities of Children (PAC) are two companion measures of children's participation.

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Patterns and Predictors of Recreational and Leisure Participation for Children with Physical Disabilities

For children and youth, involvement in life situations includes participation in recreational and leisure activities as well as school and work activities.

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Language Characteristics of Children and Youth with Cerebral Palsy

Children with cerebral palsy are at increased risk for language disorders. It is estimated that 20% of children diagnosed with cerebral palsy have severe communication impairments.

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Children with disabilities in Ontario: A profile of children's services.

Part 1: Children, families and services, Part 2: Perceptions about family-centred service delivery for children with disabilities and Part 3: Factors affecting family-centred service delivery for children with disabilities.

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Family-Centred Service: Completed Studies Reports

A studies series on the topic of Children with disabilities in Ontario: A profile of children's services.

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Family Centred Service Sheets

Family-centred service is an approach to providing services to children with special needs, where the family is considered to be at the centre of the services.

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