Publications and Research

Curtin M, Training Parents in smiLE Therapy: What impact does it have on deaf children’s abilities in maintaining and generalising their skills? City University: Nov 2018. MRes Research, CIty University, in publication. Presented at RCSLT Conference 2019

Medone, G. (2015) ‘Assessing smiLE Therapy’s relevance to young people with autism, according to their teachers’ and parents’ views on pre- and post-therapy interventions ’. Unpublished MEd Autism, School of Education, University of Birmingham, UK

Schamroth, K. with Lawlor, E. (October 2015) ‘smiLE Therapy Strategies and Measurable Interaction in Live English: Functional Communication and Social Skills for deaf students and students with special needs’. Speechmark-Routledge Publishing.

Alton, S. Herman, R. Pring, T. (2011) ‘Developing communication skills in deaf primary school pupils: Introducing and evaluating the smiLE approach’ in Child Language Teaching and Therapy October 2011 27: 255-267

Lawlor, E (2009). Investigating the effectiveness of teaching conversational skills to deaf children and their ability to generalize these skills. A quantitative study looking at the effectiveness of a functional therapy approach used by Speech and Language Therapists with Deaf children and the ability of Deaf Children to generalise skills from a trained to an untrained task. Unpublished MSc Reasearch Project, City University: London.

Schamroth, K. & Threadgill, L. – Using a ‘Live English’ Curriculum. RSCLT Bulletin: Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, February 2007, pp.12-13.

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