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Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders

Founding Co-editor
Martin J. Ball, Bangor University, Wales

Jack S. Damico
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, U.S.A.
Charlotta Plejert
Linköping University, Sweden

Assistant editor
Ryan Nelson
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, U.S.A.

The Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders provides a unique forum for qualitative research relating to speech and language disorders, therapeutic and educational interactions, and for research into the contextual issues involved in these interactions. It also includes quantitative studies in the area of social interaction. The journal publishes wide-ranging, well-formulated clinical studies employing ethnographic methods, conversation analysis, grounded theory, case studies, phenomenology, biographical studies, and historical methodology. Research involving systemic functional linguistic theory or relevance theory, systemic and cognitive phonology, and interactional phonetics, is also encouraged.

The journal fills a gap in the existing market of periodical literature by publishing work that examines social interactions or institutional discourses that relate to clinical and educational populations and contexts. The emphasis is on the areas of communication and socialization but this is seen as encompassing both verbal and non-verbal semiotic systems as well as issues of social roles and interactional dynamics. Research articles and reports are the typical form of presentation in the journal. However, articles focusing on relevant theoretical issues and review articles also have a place. Particularly in a journal with such cross-disciplinary potential, such extended reviews of certain background issues or theories are considered very useful to the readership.

Publication April and August
ISSN 2040-5111(print)
ISSN 2040-512X (online)

Indexing and Abstracting
ESCI/Thomson Reuters
European Reference Index (ERIH Plus)

Current Issue

JIRCD 8-1 (2017)

Table of Contents

Achieving a common understanding of a person with aphasia’s self-assessments of progress in speech and communication
Elisabeth Muth Andersen and Jytte Isaksen

The best of both worlds: Clinical implications of classical and qualitative paradigms in aphasiology
Brent E. Archer and Ramona G. Olvera

Everyday communication in adolescents after acquired brain injuries – A comparative study of self-ratings and parent evaluations using the CETI
Åsa Fyrberg, Karin Strid, Elisabeth Ahlsén, and Gunilla Thunberg

SLT styles and indications of parent adherence in the clinical encounter regarding home training activities for children with speech/language disorders
Dorthe Hansen and Catherine E. Brouwer

Functions of sequential placement: Conversational co-construction of a single nonverbal contribution
Tobias A. Kroll, Ben Rutter, and Judith D. Oxley

The use of pictures for interactional purposes and the grammar of social interaction
Gitte Rasmussen



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