UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG

Research

Wits Speech Pathology and Audiology has a history of excellence in research, with publications in national and international journals. Staff and students produce articles that are published in local and international scientific journals, textbooks, book chapters, and are members of the editorial boards of a number of well-known and important journals in the field. Research is conducted at under-graduate and post-graduate levels.

 

2009

Penn, C., Frankel, T., Watermeyer, J., & Muller, M. (2009). Informed consent and aphasia: Evidence of pitfalls in the process. Aphasiology. 23(1).3-32
Penn, C., Watermeyer, J., & Schie, K. (2009). Auditory disorders in a South African paediatric TBI population: Some preliminary data. International Journal of Audiology. 48(3). 135-143.
Watermeyer, J. & Penn, C. (2009). "Tell me so I know you understand": Pharmacists verification of patients comprehension of antiretroviral dosage instruction in a cross-cultural context. Patient Education and Counseling. 75. 205-213.
Van Rooyen ,D. & Jord n, H. (2009). An aspect of language for academic purposes in secondary education: complex sentence comprehension by learners in an integtrated Gauteng school. South African Journal of Education:29,2:271-287.
de Andrade, V.; Khoza-Shangase, K. & Hajat, F. (2009). Perceptions of oncologists at two state hospitals in Gauteng regarding the ototoxic effects of cancer chemotherapy: a pilot study. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 3(6): 307-318
Watermeyer, J. & Penn, C. (2009). The organisation of pharmacist-patient interactions in an HIV/AIDS clinic. Journal of Pragmatics, 41, 2053-2071. A
Beck, D.L., & Clark, J. (2009). Audition matters more as cognition declines. Audiology Today. March - April 2009. p.48-59.
Chambers, N. (2009). Impact of the Telephonic Assistive Device (TAD) on stuttering severity while speaking on the telephone. South African Journal of Communication Disorders. 
Clark, J.L.(2008 in Press). A two year study on factors contributing to hearing loss inMozambique. Community Ear and Hearing Health.
Clark, J.L.,Lamons, S., Jordan, K., Wilson, P.L. (2008 in Press). Variables attributing toHearing Aid Repairs: A two year single center study. Hearing Journal.
Khoza-Shangase, K; Mupawose, A.&Mlangeni, N.P. (2009).Ototoxic effects of tuberculosis treatments: How aware are patients? AfricanJournal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, vol. 3(7)
Penn, C.,Frankel, T., Watermeyer, J.,&Russell, N. (in press). Executive function and conversational strategies in bilingual aphasia. Aphasiology.
Moonsamy, S., Jord n, H., & Greenop, K. Cognitive processing and narrative production in children with ADHD. South African Journal of Psychology.
Watermeyer, J. & Penn, C. (in press, 2009). Communicating dosage instruction across cultural and linguistic barriers: Pharmacist-patient interactions in a South African antiretroviral clinic. Stellenbosch Papers in Linguistics.
Blackwell, Z., & Littlejohns, P.A. (in press). A review of the management of dysphagia: A South African perspective. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 
Penn, C. & Evans, M. (in press, 2009). Beyond words: recommendations for language and interpreting practice at multi-lingual research sites. African Journal of Aids Research.
Penn, C. & Evans, M. (in press, 2009). Improving enrolment skills in a research trial. Patient Education and Counselling.
Penn, C., Watermeyer, J., McDonald, C., & Moabelo, C (in press, 2009). Grandmothers as gems of genetic wisdom. Journal of Genetic Counselling.
Watermeyer, J. (in press). ?She will hear me?: How a flexible interpreting style enables patients to manage the inclusion of interpreters in mediated pharmacy interactions. Health Communication. 
de Andrade, V., & Jutan, Y. (submitted). The agreement between different audiological screening measures in a group of school children . South African Journal of Education. 
Khoza-Shangase, K., Barratt, J., Jonosky, J., & Oranye, I. (submitted, 2009). Surrent protocols for early audiology intervention services in government hospitals: views from early intervention practitioners. Submitted to the South African Medical Journal. 
Kanji A, & Khoza, K. (submitted). Tinnitus in Temporomandibular Disorder Patients and Non-Patients: A comparative pilot study of clinical signs and symptoms. Submitted to South African Journal of Communication Disorders.
Khoza, K. & Mlangeni, N.P. (submitted). Ototoxicity in South Africa: Are we there yet? Submitted to The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.
Levin, K. (in press). Psychosocial issues in cerebral palsy. In Ross, E & Deverell, A (Eds.), Psychosocial issues in health, illness and disability (2nd ed). Van Schaik: Pretoria.
Mlangeni N. P., Khoza K., & Mupawose A. (submitted). Ototoxic effects of tuberculosis medication: Just how aware are South African patients? Submitted to South African Journal of Communication Disorders.
Moonsamy, S. & Ebrahim, B.A. (submitted) SLTs & teachers perceptions on CC Models in Schools
Mophosho, M., Widdows, J & Taylor, M. (submitted) Relationship between adolescent children and their siblings with cerebral palsy. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 
Mophosho, M.&Stein,J. (2009). Learning about life: academicservice learning in SPeech Pathology&Audiology. In Moore,M.&Lin, P.L(Eds). Service-Learning in Higher Education.Universsity of IndianapolisPress.Indianapolis
Barratt, J.,&Penn, C. (2009). Listening to the voices of disability: Experiences ofcaring for children with cerebral palsy in a rural South African setting. InSwartz, L.&Maclachlan, M. (Eds). Disability and International Development(pp. 191-212). Springer: New York: Springer. 
Penn, C.(2009). Commentary on Scenario 7.1. In R. Body and L. McAllister (Eds.), Ethicsin Speech Language Therapy (pp. 128-131). Chichester: Wiley & Sons.
Penn, C., Mophosho, M., & Stein, J. (in press). From pillar to post: Some reflections on Community Service six years on. South African Journal of Communication Disorders.
Watermeyer,J.,&Penn, C. (2009). "Come, let me show you": The use of props tofacilitate understanding of antiretroviral dosage instructions in multiculturalpharmacy interactions. In L. Lagerwerf, H. Boer and H. Wasserman (Eds.), HealthCommunication in Southern Africa: Engaging With Social and Cultural DIversity(pp. 191-216). Amsterdam: Rozenberg Publishers.
Clark, J.L., Newton, V. (In Press-2008). Providing Diagnostic Audiometry in Economically Challenged Regions. In (B. Mc Pherson and R. Broulette) Audiology in Developing Countries. Nova Science Publishers, Inc.: New York.
Levin, K. (2007 submitted). Psychosocial issues in cerebral palsy. In Ross, E & Deverell, A (Eds.), Psychosocial issues in health, illness and disability (2nd ed). Van Schaik: Pretoria.
Mophosho, M. & Wenke, A. (2009 in press). The perceptions of professionals on the Protocols of the SLT s in the diagnosis of children with autism spectrum disorders. In Praher, V. (ed) Contemporary issues of intellectual disabilities. NOVA press. USA A
Penn, C.,Watermeyer, J.&Barratt, J. (April 2009). Finding out what really matters:An evaluation of an HIV/AIDS treatment centre in a rural Eastern Cape Community.Poster presented at the 4th South African AIDS conference, Durban ICC, 1-3 April2009.
Moonsamy, S.( Feb 2009) Effectiveness of Metacognitive Instruction on reading Comprehension
Penn, C.,Watermeyer, J., MacDonald, C.,&Moabelo, C. (April 2009). Grandmothers as gems of genetic wisdom: Exploring South African traditional beliefs about the causes of childhood genetic disorders. IJournal of Genetic Counselling.
de Andrade,V.; Khoza-Shangase, K.; Hajat, F. (2009). Perceptions of oncologists at twostate hospitals in Gautent regarding the ototoxic effects of cancerchemotherapy; a pilot study. ENT/SASLHA/S Conference, Cape Town, November(poster).
Watermeyer, J., & Penn, C. (2009). Working across Language and Culture Barriers: Communication Skills for South African Pharmacists. Cape Town: Paediatric Aids Treatment for Africa (PATA).

Conference presentations

Penn, C. (2009). Language Matters: Genetic counseling issues. International Society of Language Studies, Orlando, Florida.
Mophosho, M., Wessels, T., & Penn, C. (2009). Interactive dynamics of a mediated genetic counseling session. Poster presented at the 13th South African Society for Human Genetics Conference, Stellenbosch.
Wessels, T., Penn, C., & Kromberg, J. (2009). Do you know why you are here today? Genetic Counselling in an antenatal multicultural setting. Paper presented at the 13th South African Society for Human Genetics Conference, Stellenbosch.
Penn, C. (2009). Towards cultural safety in neurorehabilitation. Keynote address presented at the 4th biennial South African Neurological Rehabilitation Association Conference, Indaba Hotel.
Penn, C. (2009). Medical education, cultural safety and communication. Invited paper, International Medical education conference, Kuala Lumpur.
Penn, C., Frankel, T., & Wilkinson, R. A (2009). Shifting strategies in bilingual aphasia. British Aphasiology Society Congress, Sheffield.
Watermeyer, J. (2009). Communication. Invited plenary paper presented at the 5th Paediatric Aids Treatment for Africa Forum, Johannesburg.
Watermeyer, J. (2009). Pills of Wisdom: Communication for Pharmacists working with ARVs. Invited Masterclass Workshop presented at the 5th Paediatric Aids Treatment for Africa Forum, Johannesburg.
Penn, C. (2009). Invited coordinator and presenter, Bilingual aphasia 3rd International Symposium on Bilingualism and Communication Disorders, Cyprus.
Penn, C. (2009). Turning practice into research. Invited keynote address, Drama for Life Conference, Johannesburg.
Penn, C. A (2009). Effective intercultural communication: An evidence based model for clinical training. American Speech and Hearing Association convention, New Orleans.
Watermeyer, J. (2009). Communication skills training for pharmacists: A system for improving adherence to antiretrovirals at HIV/AIDS clinics in South Africa. Paper presented at the first NRF Postdoctoral Research Forum, Stellenbosch.

2008

Edwards, A.L. (2007) Current noise-induced hearing loss research in South Africa. Occupational Health Southern Africa. September/October.p.20.
Jord n, H (in press) Intervention for Bilingual Language Impaired Children: An International Survey, Folia Phoniatrica . ? A Jord n, H. (2008). Clinical intervention for bilingual children: An international survey. International Journal of Phonetics, Speech therapy and Communication Pathology. Vol.60 (2). p.97-105
Levin, K. (2008). Narrowing the divide. Developmental Neurorehabilitation. January-March. 11(1).p.1-2
Verm s, R.L Edwards, A.L, & Soer, M.P. (2007). Noise exposure in gold miners: utilizing audiogram configuration to determine hearing handicap. Occupational health Southern Africa. September/October.p.16-19
Watt, N., Wetherby, A., Morgan, L. & Barber, A. (2008). Repetitive and stereotyped behaviors of children with autism spectrum disorders in the second year of life. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, On-line first DOI 10.1007/s10803-007-0532-8
Frankel, T. & Penn, C. (in press). Conversational correlates of perseveration in Traumatic Brain Injury. Aphasiology
Mupawose, A. (in press). Community service experience of Speech pathology and Audiology graduates from the University of the Witwatersrand. South African Journal of Communication Disorders.
Watermeyer, J., & Penn, C. (2008). ?They take positive people?: An investigation of communication in the informed consent process of an HIV/AIDS vaccine trial in South Africa. Critical Inquiry in language Study, 5(2), 81-108.
Jonosky, J., Khoza, K. & Barratt, J (submitted). Current Protocols for early intervention services in Audiology in Gauteng?s government hospitals: are we even close? Submitted to South African Journal of Communication Disorders (awaiting reviews)
Joubert, K. & Toy, N. (2008). ?Listeners? attitude: A Speech supplementation strategies for improving effectiveness of speakers with mixed dysarthria as a result of Motor Neuron Disease.? A South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 55, 63-76.
Ramma L., Khoza K., Mophosho M., & Moroka D. (submitted). Digit Speech Reception Threshold Testing in Second Language English Speakers who speak Setswana as their first language. Submitted to South African Journal of Communication Disorders (awaiting reviews)
Van Rooyen, D & Jord n, H. (submitted). Complex Sentence Comprehension within a South African Adolescent Population. Paper submitted to the South African Journal of Education , June 2007
Byrd, C., & Wolk, L. (in press). Moving towards an understanding of the phonological pieces of the stuttering puzzle. Chapter in E. Conture & R. Curlee (Eds.), Stuttering and Related Disorders of Fluency (3rd Ed.). Thieme Publishers.
Clark, J.L. (In Press). A Behavioral Pure Tone Audiometry. In B. Mc Pherson and R. Broulette (Eds.), Audiological Practices in Developing Countries. A Singular Press: New York
Clark, J.L., Roeser, R.J., Mendrygal, M. (In Press). A Middle Ear Measures. A In R. Roeser, H. Hosford-Dunn, M. Valente (Eds). Audiology: Diagnosis, Treatment Strategies, and Practice Management. (2nd Ed.), New York: Thieme Publishing
Roeser, R.J., Clark, J.L. (In Press). A Clinical Masking. A In R. Roeser, H. Hosford-Dunn, M. Valente, (Eds.), Audiology: Diagnosis, Treatment Strategies, and Practice Management. (2nd Ed.), New York: Thieme Publishing
Bortz, M. (2008, January). The acquisition of the passive in Tswana speaking children. Acquisition of African Languages Conference. Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Frankel, T., and Penn, C. (2008, January). The measurement of executive function in aphasia. South African Neuropsychology Association Congress. Durban, South Africa.
Penn, C. & van der Spuy, A. (2008, January). Syntactic features of aphasic and non-aphasic Afrik ns narratives. Joint Congress of the Linguistics Society of South Africa and South African Applied Linguistics Association.
Penn, C. (2008, January). Communication challenges in the context of a multicultural HIV/AIDS treatment setting. 3rd International Intercultural Pragmatics Conference, Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Penn, C., & Smith, S. (2008, January). Silent conversations embodied between the lines: non-verbal communication in health interactions. 3rd International Intercultural Pragmatics Conference, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Tshule, M. (2008, January). Setswana speaking 3-5 year old children?s comprehension and production of questions. Acquisition of African Languages Conference. Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Watermeyer, J., & Penn, C. (2008, January). Pharmacist-patient interactions in a South African antiretroviral clinic. 3rd International Intercultural Pragmatics Conference, Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Joubert, K. Bornman, J., & Alant, E. (in press). Speech intelligibility and marital communication in ALS: An exploratory study. A Communication Disorders Quarterly.

Conference presentations

Barratt, J., & Penn, C. (2008). Disability in rural South Africa: Are we only scratching the surface? Paper presented at 6th International Communication, Medicine and Ethics (COMET) Conference, Cape Town.
Clark, J., & Penn, C. (2008). Use of the educational hearing game with sound module in a developing country. Paper presented at the 29th International congress of Audiology, Hong Kong.
Evans, M., & Penn, C. (2008). The implementation of a counsellor communication training programme piloted in a paediatric HIV setting. Poster presented at 6th International Communication, Medicine and Ethics (COMET) Conference, Cape Town.
Penn, C. (2008). A Communication issues in HIV management: Some challenges and solutions from South African research. Paper presented at Research Symposium on HIV/Aids in Action, University of the Witwatersrand.
Penn, C. (2008). A The clinical encounter: Enhancing communication for better health outcomes. Invited paper for Educating health professionals for public health challenges in a global world - Joint congress: Monash University, Wits University and King?s College London, Johannesburg.
Penn, C. (2008). Communication issues in HIV management: Skills training for health professionals. Skills building workshop presented at XVII International AIDS Conference, Mexico City.
Penn, C. (2008). Communication issues in HIV management: Some challenges and solutions from South African research. Paper presented as part of the HIV/Aids colloquium at 6th International Communication, Medicine and Ethics (COMET) Conference, Cape Town.
Penn, C. (2008). Language Matters: Implications for intercultural Genetic Counselling. Invited paper at Transnational Alliance for Genetic Counselling conference, Barcelona.
Penn, C., Dowie, B., & Watermeyer, J. (2008). Doctors, Drama and HIV: Turning Research into Practice. Workshop presented at Drama for Life Festival, University of the Witwatersrand.
Penn, C., Dowie, B., & Watermeyer, J. (2008). Drama, Doctors and HIV/AIDS: Turning research into practice. Workshop presented at Africa Research Conference in Applied Drama and Theatre, Johannesburg.
Solomon, G., Greenberg, J., Penn, C., & Vivian, L. (2008). Understanding of genetic inheritance amongst amaXhosa caregivers of haemophilia A patients. A Poster presented at the 6th International Communication, Medicine and Ethics (COMET) Conference, Cape Town.
Watermeyer, J., & Penn, C. (2008). ?Now here come the pills that are going to save your life?: The impact of HIV/Aids on pharmacist-patient interactions. Paper presented as part of the HIV/Aids colloquium at 6th International Communication, Medicine and Ethics (COMET) Conference, Cape Town.
Wessels, T., & Penn, C. (2008). The communication of risk in genetic counselling interactions. Poster presented at European Congress of Genetics, Barcelona.

2007

Penn, C., Ogilvy, D., & Commerford , A (2007). Spatial and facial processing in the signed discourse of deaf signers with right hemisphere damage and language impairment. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 21(5), 369-391.
Frankel, T., Penn, C., & Ormond Brown, D. (2007). Executive dysfunction as an explanatory basis for conversation symptoms of aphasia: A pilot study. Aphasiology, 21, 814-828.
Penn, C. (2007). Factors affecting the success of mediated medical interviews in South Africa. Current Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 20(2), 65-73.
Frankel, T., & Penn, C. (2007). Perseveration and conversation in TBI: Response to pharmacological intervention. Aphasiology, 21(10-11), 1039-1078.
Penn, C. (2007). Cultural dimensions of aphasia: Adding diversity and flexibility to the equation. In M. Ball and J. Damico (Eds.), Clinical Aphasiology: Future Directions, (pp. 221-244). Hove: Psychology Press.
Penn, C. (2007) ?They speak fast and suddenly you don?t understand? Paediatric AIDS Treatment for Africa Conference 2006. Proceedings Nairobi Kenya. pp56-62.
Levin, K., & Haines, S. (2007). Opportunities for the development of communicative competence for children in an orphanage in South Africa. Child Care in Practice, 13, 221-236.

Conference presentations

De Picciotto, J., Fisch, M., & Penn, C. (2007). Cultural brokerage in mediated consultations: use of conversation analysis to highlight process variables in multilingual and multicultural contexts. Paper presented at 5th International Communication, Medicine and Ethics (COMET) conference, Lugano.
Frankel, T., Penn, C., Watermeyer, J., & Muller, M. (2007). Informed consent is not a ?one size fits all? process: illustrations from language impaired adults. Paper presented at 5th International Communication, Medicine and Ethics (COMET) conference, Lugano.
Jones, D., & Penn, C. (2007). Linguistic indices of group cohesion. Paper presented at British Aphasiology Society Conference, Edinburgh.
Jord n, H., & Penn, C. (2007). To ? BI- or not to BI?: Issues of bilingualism and biculturalism in intervention. 'Building Bridges in Africa'- 1st EDHI Conference.
Penn, C. (2007). Bilingual aphasia in South Africa: The influence of contextual variables. Invited colloquium presentation, International Symposium in Bilingualism, Hamburg.
Penn, C. (2007). Informed consent in mental health research. Invited keynote speaker, IRENSA conference, Cape Town.
Penn, C. (2007). Social models of aphasia. Invited keynote speaker, Aphasia Think Tank, Toronto.
Penn, C., & Altshuler, J. (2007). From our hearts: In conversation with practitioners. Plenary presentation, 3rd Paediatric Aids Treatment for Africa (PATA) Forum, Swaziland.
Penn, C., Frankel, T., Watermeyer, J., & Muller, M. (2007). How well informed is our informed consent process? Illustrations from Aphasia. Poster presented at British Aphasiology Society Conference, Edinburgh.
Schie, K., & Penn, C. (2007). Scholastic outcome after paediatric head injury in South Africa. Paper for Neurorehabilitation Congress, Durban.
Watermeyer, J., & Penn, C. (2007). 'Let me try and explain differently': exploring a pharmacist-patient interaction in an antiretroviral clinic. Paper presented at 5th International Communication, Medicine and Ethics (COMET) conference, Lugano.
Watermeyer, J., & Penn, C. (2007). Communication Skills Training For ARV Pharmacists. Poster presented at the 3rd Paediatric Aids Treatment for Africa (PATA) Forum, Swaziland.

2006

Bladon, K. & Ross, E. (in press). Swallowing difficulties reported by adults infected with HIV/AIDS attending a hospital outpatient clinic in Gauteng, South Africa. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica.
Levin, K. (2006). I am who I am because of who we all are. International perspectives on rehabilitation. Pediatric Rehabilitation, 9, 285-292.
Levin, K., & Traub, L. (2006). Inappropriate sexual behaviours experienced by speech-language pathologists and audiologists in South Africa. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 53, 5-15
Ross, E. & Owolawi, D. (in press). The experience of an academic service learning programme in the discipline of speech-language pathology and audiology at a South African university. Exceptional Children.
Reagan, T., Penn, C., & Ogilvy, D. (2006). From Policy to practice: Sign Language studies in post apartheid South Africa. Language Policy, 5(2), 187-208
Penn, C. and Jones, D. (2006) ?We all speak the same language, we all speak aphasic?: The evolution of therapy groups within a changing socio-political context. Chapter for R.J.Elman (Ed) Group Treatment of Neurogenic Disorders: The expert approach. Pp195 -211 Plural Publishers

Conference presentations

Frankel, T., & Penn, C. (2006). Piloting an executive battery for Aphasia. Paper presented at Clinical Aphasiology Congress, Ghent, Belgium.
Jagoe, C., & Penn, C. (2006). Fragile conversations: receptive language in schizophrenia. Poster presented at Communication, Medicine and Ethics (COMET) conference, Cardiff.
Penn, C. (2006). Communication issues in HIV management. Keynote speaker at Paediatric Aids Treatment for Africa (PATA) Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.
Penn, C. (2006). Enhancing the Process of Informed Consent in cross-linguistic research trials. Paper presented at 16th International AIDS Conference, Toronto.
Penn, C. (2006). Language issues and disclosure in HIV/AIDS. Paper presented at Communication, Medicine and Ethics (COMET) conference, Cardiff.
Penn, C. (2006). New directions in adult neurogenic language disorders. Invited keynote speaker, SASLHA conference, Cape Town.
Penn, C. (2006). Speech and Language assessment: Principles and Protocols. Invited speaker, National Conference of SACNA, Cape Town.
Penn, C., & Evans, M. (2006). Master Class in Communication: What?s talk got to do with it? Workshop presented at Paediatric Aids Treatment for Africa (PATA) Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.
Penn, C., & Jones, D. (2006). Forms of address, code-switching and other markers of group identity. A Poster presented at ASHA convention, Miami.
Watermeyer, J. (2006). Exploring communication in the informed consent process of an HIV/AIDS vaccine trial. Paper presented at XVI International AIDS Conference, Toronto.

2005

Bham, Z., & Ross, E. (2005). Traditional and western medicine: Cultural beliefs and practices of South African Indian Muslims with regard to stroke. Ethnicity and Disease, 15, 548-554.
De Andrade, V & Ross, E. (2005). Beliefs and practices of black South African traditional healers regarding hearing impairment. International Journal of Audiology, 44, 489-499.
Legg, C., Penn, C., Temlett, J.A., Sonnenberg, B.R. (2005). Language skills of adolescents with Tourette Syndrome. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 19, 15-33.
Penn, C. (2005). Who?s tired of the WHO? A commentary on Ross and Wertz, ?Advancing appraisal: Aphasia and the Who. Aphasiology, 19, 875.
Morrow, N., Jord n, H., & Fridjhon, P.(2005). The effects of educational context on the understanding of linguistic concepts in English and Zulu by Grade 7 learners. South African Journal of Education, 25(3), 64-69.
Jord n, H. (2005). Understanding Reading Comprehension. S LED News, 25(2), 3-4.
King, L., & Jord n, H. (2005). Reading Comprehension in Second Language Learners. S LED News, 25 (3), 11-12. ? A Jord n, H. (2005). Writing and Multilingualism. S LED News, 25 (5), 12-14.
Levin, K. (2005). Experiences of a university lecturer. Newsletter of the South African Neurodevelopmental Therapy Association, March 2005.

Conference presentations

De Picciotto, J., Fisch, M., Koole, T., & Penn, C. (2005). The interpreted audiological consultation: Use of conversation analysis to highlight process variables. Paper presented at XII International Symposium on Audiological Medicine, Lyon, France.
Frankel, T., & Penn, C. (2005). Piloting an Executive Function battery for individuals with aphasia. Neuropsychology and Neurorehabilitation conference, Johannesburg.
Penn, C. (2005). 'They speak fast and suddenly you don't understand': Communication issues in HIV management. Clinical Practice on the Edge 3rd International Health Conference, Johannesburg.
Penn, C. (2005). Health and Communication. Invited keynote address at Workshop on Multilingualism in Development: Education in an integrated society, Cape Town.
Penn, C., Smith, S., Watermeyer, J., & Celliers, B. (2005). Misinforming the Uninformed: Issues of communication in HIV/AIDS. International Society of Language Studies, Montr?.
Tovell, R., Wessels, T., & Penn, C. (2005). Dispensing Words not Tablets: Using conversation analysis to identify the conversational characteristics of a genetic counseling session. Paper presented at first combined congress of the Southern African Society of Human Genetics and the Africa Society of Human Genetics, Johannesburg.

2004

Ross, E., & Deverell, A.S. (2004). Psychosocial approaches to health, illness, and disability. A reader for health care professionals. Pretoria, South Africa: Van Schaik Publishers.
Dagher, D.M., & Ross, E. (2004). Approaches of South African traditional healers regarding the treatment of cleft lip and palate. Cleft palate-Craniofacial Journal, 41, 461-469.
Klompas, M., & Ross, E. (2004). Life experience of people who stutter and the perceived impact of stuttering on quality of life: Personal accounts of South African individuals. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 29, 275-305.
Jord n, H., Morrow, N., & Fridjhon, P. (2004). Key word comprehension by Grade 7 learners in Zulu and English. Proceedings of the 26th World Congress of the International Association of Logopaedics and Phoniatrics, Brisbane, Australia. (Published in CD Rom format)
Levin K. (2004). Pediatric traumatic brain injury in South Africa: some thoughts and considerations. Disability and Rehabilitation , 26(5):306-14.
Penn, C (2004). Festina lente: A case for making haste slowly in reflective practice. A response to Ferguson and Armstrong. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 39, 490-497.
Wilson, W.J. (2004). The relationship between the auditory brain-stem response and its reconstructed waveforms following discrete wavelet transformation. Clinical Neurophysiology, 115, 1129-1139.

Conference presentations

Penn, C. (2004). Compensation and code switching in bilingual aphasia. Invited keynote presentation at 10th International Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics Conference, Louisiana.
Penn, C. (2004). Spatial and facial processing in sign language. Invited paper at Science of Aphasia Congress, Berlin.
Penn, C. (2004). The doctors take it lightly. Paper presented at WISER seminar, University of the Witwatersrand.
Penn, C. (2004). The use of conversation analysis in cross-cultural clinical supervision. Paper presented at Clinical Aphasiology Congress, Utah.
Penn, C., & Archer, B. (2004). Cultural influences in bilingual aging: some evidence from aphasia. Paper presented at American Speech and Hearing Association convention, Philadelphia.
Penn, C., & Koole, T. (2004). The application of Conversation Analysis to Speech Language Pathology. Paper presented at American Association of Applied Linguistics Congress, Oregon.

2003

Jord n, H., & Yelland, A. (2003). Intervention with multilingual language impaired children by South African speech- language therapists. Journal of Multilingual Communication Disorders, 1, 13-33.
Levin, K. (2003). When is late talking a problem? Newsletter of the South African Association of Learning Disabilities, March 2003.
Wahlhaus, M., Girson, J.E., & Levy, C. (2003). South Africa. In Onslow, M., Packman, A., & Harrison, E. (Eds). The Lidcombe program of early stuttering intervention. A clinician?s guide. Austin, Texas: Pro-Ed.
Druck, E., & Ross, E. (2003). Training, current practices and resources of a group of South-African hospital-based speech-language therapists and audiologists working with patients living with HIV/AIDS. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 49, 3-16.
Khoza, K., & Ross, E. (2003). Auditory function in a group of adults infected with HIV/AIDS in Gauteng, South Africa.
South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 49, 17-27.
Ross, E (2003). Psychosocial issues in aphasia following stroke. M tskaplikwerk Navorser-Praktisyn/Social Work Practitioner Researcher, 15(3), 244-256.
Suzman, S. (2003). Zulu names and family histories. Nomina Africana, 16, 100-117.
Friedland, D., & Penn, C. (2003). Conversation analysis as a technique for exploring the dynamics of mediated interview. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 38, 95-111.
Patel, Z., & Ross, E. (2003). Reflections on the cleft experience by South African adults: use of qualitative methodology. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 40(5), 471-480.
Wilson, W.J. & Herbstein, N. (2003). The role of music intensity in aerobics: Implications for hearing conservation. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 14(1), 29-38.
Jord n, H. (2003). A survey on intervention policies: South Africa. 5th World Congress of the International Association of Logopaedics and Phoniatrics, Montreal, Canada. Proceedings of IALP: 1-5.

Conference presentations

Evans, M., Ogilvy, D., & Penn, C. (2003). Cultural Narratives: towards culturally appropriate communication in multilingual consultations. Paper presented at Communication, Medicine and Ethics (COMET) conference, Cardiff.
Kabahuma, R.I., Hutchin, T.P., Lui, X.Z., Ramsay, M., & Penn, C. (2003). Non-syndromic deafness in a South African population. Poster presented at South African Society of Human Genetics Conference, Durban.
Penn, C. (2003). Discourse mechanisms in bilingual aphasia. Poster presented at British Aphasia Society Congress, Newcastle, England.
Penn, C. (2003). Preparation of clinical students for the Multicultural Workplace. Paper presented at Teaching and Learning Seminar, University of Witwatersrand.
Penn, C. (2003). The Dynamics of Mediated Interviews. Paper presented at International Society of Language Studies Conference, St Thomas.
Penn, C. (2003). The Insider perspective. Presented at the Southern African Stroke Foundation.
Penn, C., & Ogilvy, D. (2003). The dynamics of interviews: training the speech-language clinician to work with interpreters in multicultural contexts. A Poster presented at Texas Research Symposium on Language Diversity, Austin.
Penn, C., & Rootshtain, T. (2003). Conversational Correlates of Perseveration. Paper presented at British Aphasia Society Congress, Newcastle.
Penn, C., Ogilvy, D., & Swartz, L. (2003). Health interpreting in South Africa: some challenges and findings. Paper presented at Communication, Medicine and Ethics Conference, Cardiff, Wales.

2002

Wilson, W.J. (2002). Wavelet analysis for audiologists. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology,21(2), 92-104.
Wilson, W. J., & Bowker, C.A. (2002). The effects of high stimulus rate on the electrocochleogram in normal hearing subjects. International Journal of Audiology, 41(8), 509-517.
Calligaro, L.M., de Piccioto, J., Fridjhon, P. (2002). Test-retest indications of a sideline screening battery in South African non-concussed rugby players, with primary application to concussion. Sports Medicine, 9(2), 22-29.
Klugman, T. & Ross, E (2002). Perceptions of the impact of speech, language, swallowing, and hearing difficulties on quality of life of a group of South African persons with multiple sclerosis. Folio Phoniatrica,54,201-221.
Owalawi, W.O., & Eleweke, C.J. (2001). The role of communication scientists (audiologists) in effective health delivery system. Journal of Special education, 187-201.
Penn, C. (2002). Cultural narratives: Bridging the gap. Folio Phoniatrica, 54(2), 95-99.
Ross, E (2002). Images of AIDS: Psychosocial issues for affected individuals, families, and professional caregivers. M tskaplikwerk-Navorser/Social Work Practitioner-researcher, 13(2), 20-32.

Conference presentations

Penn, C. (2003). Mechanisms of Code switching in Aphasic discourse. Poster presentation at World Federation of Neurology Research Group on Aphasia and Cognitive Disorders, France.
Rootshtain, T., & Penn, C. (2002). Perseveration in Traumatic Brain Injury: Conversational Considerations. Poster presented at 10th International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference, Brisbane.
Penn, C., & Kalmek, L. (2002). Discourse Mechanisms in Bilingual Aphasia: Culture, Code-Switching and Compensation. Paper presented at 10th International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference, Brisbane.
Kabahuma, R.I., Hutchin, T.P., Lui, X.Z., Ramsay, M., & Penn, C. (2002). Non-syndromic deafness in a South African population. Paper presented at 6th International Conference on Immuno- and Molecular Biology in Otorhinolaryngology, Korea.
Penn, C. (2002). Conversation Analysis in cross cultural clinical interviews. Paper presented at ASHA Convention, Atlanta.

2001

Watt, N.J. (2001). Analysis of language factors in a multilingual stutterer. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 47, 5-12.
Eleweke, C.J. & Owalawi, W.O. (2001). Benefits of early identification and intervention for treatment of hearing loss in children: The rationale for a national-wide hearing screening programmes. The Exceptional Child, 4(2), 63-69.
Sonnenberg, B.R. , Lucas, M.D., & Temlett, J.A. (2001). Cognitive functions in multiple-system atrophy ? ?on and ?off? medication. South African Neurology Review, 6(2), 4-13.
Jord n, H.L., Shaw-Ridley, G., Serfontein, J., Orelowitz, K., and Monaghan, N. (2001). Cognitive and Linguistic Profiles of Specific Language Impairment and Semantic Pragmatic Disorder in Bilinguals. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, Special Issue 53, 3,153-165.
Jord n, H.L.(2001). Methods of Research and Models of Intervention for Bilingual Children with Communication Disorders. Proceedings: 25th World Congress of the International Association of Logopaedics and Phoniatrics , Montreal.
Kahn, L., & Jord n, H. (2001). The swallowing and voicing characteristics of pharyngeal dystonia: a single case study. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 48, 21-31.
Wedcliffe, T.Z., & Ross, E. (2001). The psychological effects of traumatic brain injury on the quality of life of a group of spouses/partners. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 48, 77-79.
Penn, C., & Reagan, T. (2001). Linguistic social and cultural perspectives on sign language in South Africa. Chapter 3, pp49-65. In Ridge, E., Makoni, S., & Ridge, S.M. (Eds). Freedom and discipline: Essays in applied linguistics from Southern Africa. New Delhi: Bahri Publications,
Penn, A C., Venter, A., & Ogilvy, D. (2001). Aphasia in Afrik ns: A preliminary analysis. Chapter 3, pp27-48. In Paradis, M. (Ed). Manifestations of aphasia symptoms in different languages. Oxford: Pergamon.
De Piccioto, J., & Friedland, D.C. (2001). Verbal fluency in elderly bilingual speakers: Normative data and preliminary application to Alzheimer's disease. Folio Phoniatrica, 145-152.
Ogilvy, D., von Bentheim, I., Venter, A., Ulatowska, H., & Penn, C. (2001). Discourse, dialect and aphasia in the Western Cape. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 47, 111-117.
Ross, E. (2001). A social work perspective on stuttering. M tskaplike Werk, 35-42.
Suzman, S., & Tshabalala, B.C. (2001). Investigation of language impairment in Zulu. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 47, 25-34.

Conference presentations

Penn, C. (2001). Context, culture and conversation: some insights about the phases of aphasia therapy. Invited keynote address at launch of Connect, London.
Penn, C., & Jord n, H. (2001). Manifestations of aphasia in Afrik ns. Panel presentation at International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics meeting, Montreal.

2000

Shaw-Ridley, G., Jord n, H.L., and Jenga, N. (2000) The Translated Echolalia of a Bilingual Child with Autism. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 47, Special Edition, 125-136.
Seeff, B. and Jord n, H. (2000) The Vowel Processing Skills of ESL Learners in the South African Context. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 47, Special Edition, 13-23.
Penn, C. (2000). Clinical pragmatics and assessment of adult language disorders: Process and Product. In N. Muller (Ed.), Pragmatics and clinical applications (pp. 107-124). John Benjamins.
Penn, C. (2000). Cultural narratives: bridging the gap. South African Journal of Communication Disorders: Special edition on Communication Disorders in Multilingual Populations, 47, 71-78.
Penn, C. (2000). Paying attention to Conversation. Brain and Language, 71, 185-189.
Penn, C., & Jones, D. (2000). Functional Communication and the Workplace: A neglected domain. In L.E. Worrall and C. M. Frattali (Eds.), Neurogenic Communication Disorders. Thieme: New York.
Penn, C., & Reagan, T. (2000). Linguistic, social and cultural perspectives on sign language in South Africa. In E. Ridge, S. Makoni and S. Ridge (Eds.), Freedom and Discipline: Essays in Applied Linguistics from Southern Africa. New Delhi: Bahri (pp. 49-65).
Watt, N., & Penn, C. (2000) Predictors and Indicators of Return to Work Following Traumatic Brain Injury in South Africa: Findings from a Preliminary Experimental Database. South African Journal of Psychology, 30(2), 27-37.

Conference presentations

Ogilvy, D., Commerford, A., & Penn, C. (2000). Assessment of linguistic and cognitive abilities in sign language. Paper for 7th International Conference on Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research, Amsterdam.
Penn, C. (2000). Cultural narratives: bridging the gap. Paper presented at 2nd International Conference on Bilingualism and Communication Disorders, Kwa Maritane.
Ogilvy, D., Penn, C., von Bentheim, I., Venter, A., & Kalmek, L. (2000). Cultural and linguistic factors in assessment. Paper presented at 2nd International Conference on Bilingualism and Communication Disorders, Kwa Maritane.
Penn, C., & Jones, D. (2000). Measuring real outcomes in aphasia therapy. Paper presented at 9th International Aphasia rehabilitation Conference, Rotterdam.
Israel, A., Ogilvy, D., & Penn, C. (2000). Hierarchical discourse therapy. Poster presented at 9th International Aphasia rehabilitation Conference, Rotterdam.
Penn, C. (2000). The Art of Narrative-based medicine: stories of stroke. Poster presented at the Annual Neurology Congress, Drakensberg. A

Editorial boards

Paediatric Rehabilitation: Karen Levin
International Journal of Bilingualism: Heila Jord n
Journal of Multilingual Communciation Disorders: Heila Jord n, Claire Penn
Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics: Claire Penn
Aphasiology: Claire Penn
Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders: Claire Penn
Journal of Applied Linguistics: Claire Penn