Search for dissertations about: "Kerstin Carlstedt"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Kerstin Carlstedt.

  1. 1. Palatal plate therapy in children with Down syndrome : A longitudinal study of effects on oral motor function

    Author : Kerstin Carlstedt; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Articulation; children; communication preference; craniofacial growth; Down syndrome; dental maturity; functional appliances; growth hormone; muscle tone; oral dysfunction; tonsils; video registration;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate the effect of palatal plate therapy on the oral motor function children with Down syndrome (DS) during 4 years by comparing the baseline values of the treatment group with those of a control group (CG). The effects of palatal plate therapy on speech production errors and communicative preference after 4 years of treatment were also studied and articulation was analyzed. READ MORE