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I am conducting research on the Young Interpreter Scheme under the supervision of the Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism at the University of Reading and with Hampshire EMTAS as a collaborative partner.
According to the Procedural Deficit Hypothesis (PDH), abnormalities of brain structures underlying procedural memory largely explain the language deficits in children with specific language impairment (SLI). These abnormalities are posited to result in core deficits of procedural memory, which in turn explain the grammar problems in the disorder. T...
Nurse prescribing has become increasingly important in allowing nurses to assume more proactive roles in ways designed to promote better self-care and concordance with medications by service users. At the moment, there is little evidence of how this can be accomplished in work with older people with cognitive impairments. In this article we conside...
Describes how mental health staff experienced the introduction of a nurse prescribing initiative, this being the first part of an evaluation study that went on to report service user and family experiences.
This project has two main aims:1)To compare Young Interpreters and children who are not scheme members on linguistic features of the peer-to-peer input to novice EAL learners; to compare the two groups on measures of linguistic and intercultural awareness2)To investigate Young Interpreters’ and their teachers’ experiences of their participation in the scheme. https://www.hants.gov.uk/educationandlearning/emtas/supportinglanguages/young-interpreters-guide