International Archives of

Communication DisorderISSN: 2643-4148

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4148/1710020

Employment Quotas for Adults who Stutter: A Preliminary Study

Yoshikazu Kikuchi, Toshiro Umezaki, Kazuo Adachi, Motohiro Sawatsubashi, Masahiko Taura, Nana Tsuchihashi, Yumi Yamaguchi, Daisuke Murakami and Takashi Nakagawa

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: April 25, 2022

Adults who stutter (AWS) are often underestimated in their working abilities during job interviews because of their stuttering. A little over 100 countries provide employment quotas for people with disabilities in their national legislation. In Japan, AWS with medical disability certification can use this quota system. This preliminary study examined whether AWS hired through such quotas feel satisfied. This study used a nine-item questionnaire regarding employment quotas to obtain information f...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4148/1710019

Gesture Identification in a Person with Crossed Aphasia: A Case Study

Nikitha M and SP Goswami

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 24, 2022

Gesture and verbal language share a longstanding association due to which they have been studied together. These studies have much of a clinical importance in aphasia research. It is widely known that left hemisphere is involved in language processing and right hemisphere in visuo-spatial skills. Gestures being a visuo-spatial phenomenon become even more interesting to be studied in a person with right hemisphere lesion. We present case details of a 44-yearold female person with crossed aphasia ...

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