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Communication Sciences and Disorders

A guide to search strategies and best practices for information sources relevant to the field of communication sciences and disorders.

Welcome to the UNI Library research page for CSD 1000, Understanding Communication Disorders! 


The resources below will assist you with the assignments in this course, especially the Media Project.

Use the tabbed menu to find research articles, search tips, and citation assistance.

Keywords to Use

Below is a list of example keywords, and is not an exhaustive list. In every search except searches in ComDisDome, consider adding the phrase, "speech therapy" as one of the keywords.

   PTSD or “post traumatic stress disorder”

   treat* (treatment, treated, treats, etc.)

   TBI or “traumatic brain injury”

   therap* (therapist, therapy, therapeutic, etc.)

   autism or asperger's

   interven* (intervention, intervene, etc.)

   aphasia or stroke

   diagnos* (diagnosis, diagnostic, etc.)

   stutter* or fluency

   “speech disorder”

   dysphagia or swallowing

   “memory loss”

   family or caregiver

   “social stories”

   class* or school

   “intellectual disabilities”


Search Example
Search example in Communication & Mass Media Complete Database