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Dr Karen Croot

PhD Cantab.

Karen Croot

Associate Investigator

Contact Details

email : karen.croot@sydney.edu.au

External Address

School of Psychology
The University of Sydney

Profile

I am a cognitive neuropsychologist specialising in spoken language production and its disorders. My areas of research interest are: the cognitive processes involved in normal speech production, the mechanisms that are impaired in acquired speech and language disorders (especially primary progressive aphasia, apraxia of speech, and foreign accent syndrome), and the rehabilitation and management of acquired speech and language disorders.

Recent External Appointments

  • Visiting Fellowship, Center for Advanced Studies, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany. (2012 - 2013)

Awards

  • Macquarie University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Excellence in Higher Degree Research Award (2015), Croot, K.
  • ACQ Editor’s Prize for the paper of the highest merit published in 2011 in ACQuiring Knowledge in Speech, Language and Hearing (2012), Croot, K., Taylor, C., & Nickels, L. for the paper “Clinical assessment of progressive aphasia.”

Recent Grants Awarded

  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2016) "Treating spelling problems in primary progressive aphasia: Informing theory of impairment and supporting ongoing communication." Nickels, L., Croot, K., Kohnen, S., Krajenbrink, T., Taylor, C., & Savage, G. ($38,772)
  • Allied Health Workplace Learning Grants Program, Sydney Managers of NSW Health Speech Pathology Departments - Adult Subgroup (2016 - 2017) "Comprehensive Assessment and Management of Primary Progressive Aphasia Workshop." Taylor-Rubin, C., & Croot, K. ($4,000)
  • Travel Grant from the German Speech Pathology Association (2015) “CIAT basierte Sprachtherapie bei Patienten mit nicht-flüssiger primär progressive Aphasie.” (500€) Hameister, I., Abel, S., Nickels, L., & Croot, K. ($730)
  • Alzheimer's Australia Hazel Hawke Foundation Grant in Dementia Care (2011) "The right word at the right time: keeping communication going in progressive aphasia." Croot, K., Nickels, L., & Taylor, C. ($25,000)

Media Engagement

Selected Publications

Books

  • Nickels, L.A., & Croot, K. (Eds.). (2015). Clinical Perspectives on Primary Progressive Aphasia. Hove, UK: Psychology Press.
  • Nickels, L.A., & Croot, K. (Eds.). (2009). Progressive Language Impairment: Intervention and Management. Hove, UK: Psychology Press.

Book Chapters

  • Croot, K. (In Press). Primary Progressive Aphasia. In J.S. Damico & M.J. Ball (Eds.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences Thousand Oaks, USA: Sage Publications.
  • Croot, K. (2014). Invited commentary. In Ryalls, J & Miller, N. (Ed.), Foreign accent syndromes: The stories people have to tell. Hove, UK: Psychology Press.
  • Croot, K. (2014). Invited commentary. In N. Miller & A. Lowit (Eds.), Motor speech disorders: A cross-language perspective. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.
  • Croot, K. (2013). Motor speech disorders and models of speech production. In L. Cummings (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Communication Disorders (pp. 501-523). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Croot, K. (2012). Australian focus. Aphasia: When language abilities break down. In M.W. Passer & R.E. Smith (Eds.), Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour (Australian Edition) (pp. 307). Sydney: McGraw Hill.
  • Croot, K. (2012). Language and Thinking (Australian content updates). In M.W. Passer & R.E. Smith (Eds.), Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour (Australian Edition). Sydney: McGraw Hill.
  • Croot, K., Au, C., & Harper, A. (2010). Prosodic structure and tongue twister errors. In C. Fougeron, B. Kuehnert, M. d'Imperio, & N. Vallée (Eds.), Papers in laboratory phonology 10: Variation, phonetic detail and phonological representation (pp. 433-459). Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.
  • Taylor, C., Miles-Kingma, R., Croot, K., & Nickels, L. (2009). Speech pathology services for primary progressive aphasia: Exploring an emerging area of practice. In L. Nickels, & K. Croot (Eds.), Progressive Language Impairments: Intervention and Management. Hove, UK: Psychology Press.

Periodicals

  • Croot, K., Lalas, G., Biedermann, B., Rastle, K., Jones, K., & Cholin, J. (In Press). Syllable frequency effects in immediate but not delayed syllable naming in English. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. doi:10.1080/23273798.2017.1284340
  • Hameister, I., Nickels, L., Abel, S., & Croot, K. (2017). "Do you have mowing the lawn”: Improvements in word retrieval and grammar following constraint induced language therapy in primary progressive aphasia. Aphasiology, 31(3), 308-331. doi:10.1080/02687038.2016.1197558
  • Taylor-Rubin, C., Croot, K., Power, E., Savage, S.A., Hodges, J.R., & Togher, L. (In Press). Communication behaviors associated with successful conversation in semantic variant primary progressive aphasia. International Psychogeriatrics. doi:10.1017/S1041610217000813
  • Heitkamp, N., Schumacher, R., Croot, K., de Langen, E.G., Monsch, A.U., Baumann, T., & Danek, A. (2016). A longitudinal linguistic analysis of written text production in a case of semantic variant primary progressive aphasia. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 39, 26-37. doi:10.1016/j.jneuroling.2015.12.002
  • Jones, K., & Croot, K. (2016). The effect of blocked, random and mixed practice schedules on speech motor learning of tongue twisters in unimpaired speakers. Motor Control, 20(4), 350-379. doi:10.1123/mc.2013-0102
  • Roche, L., MacCann, C., & Croot, K. (2016). Predictive factors for the uptake of coping strategies by spousal dementia caregivers: A systematic review. Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders, 30(1), 80-91. doi:10.1097/WAD.0000000000000105
  • Croot, K., Taylor, C., Abel, S., Jones, K., Krein, L., Hameister, I., Ruggero, L., & Nickels, L. (2015). Measuring gains in connected speech following treatment for word retrieval: A study with two participants with primary progressive aphasia. Aphasiology, 29(11), 1265-1288. doi:10.1080/02687038.2014.975181
  • Roche, L., Croot, K., MacCann, C., Cramer, B., & Diehl-Schmid, J. (2015). The role of coping strategies in psychological outcomes for frontotemporal dementia caregivers. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 28(3), 218-228. doi:10.1177/0891988715588830
  • Nickels, L., & Croot, K. (2014). Understanding and living with primary progressive aphasia: Current progress and challenges for the future. Aphasiology, 28(8-9), 885-899. doi:10.1080/02687038.2014.933521
  • Raiser, T., Croot, K., Nickels, L., Taylor, C., & Danek, A. (2014). Telemedicine in primary progressive aphasia. Fachzeitschrift aphasie und verwandte gebiete (Aphasia and related fields), 3, 37-40.
  • Taylor, C., Croot, K., Power, E., Savage, S., Hodges, J.R., & Togher, L. (2014). Trouble and repair during conversations of people with primary progressive aphasia. Aphasiology, 28(8-9), 1069-1091. doi://10.1080/02687038.2014.930411
  • Croot, K., Ballard, K., Leyton, C., & Hodges, J.R. (2012). Apraxia of speech and phonological errors in the diagnosis of nonfluent/agrammatic and logopenic variants of primary progressive aphasia. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 55(5), S1563-S1572. doi:10.1044/1092-4388(2012/11-0323)
  • Croot, K., Taylor, C., & Nickels, L. (2011). What's the evidence? Treatment of progressive aphasia. ACQuiring Knowledge in Speech Language and Hearing, 13(1), 38-41.
  • Nickels, L., Taylor, C., & Croot, K. (2011). Clinical assessment of progressive aphasia. ACQuiring Knowledge in Speech, Language and Communication, 13(2), 73-78.
  • Croot, K., & Nickels, L. (2009). Impairments and activity/participation directed interventions in progressive language impairment: Clinical and theoretical issues. Aphasiology, 23, 125-160.
  • Nickels, L. & Croot, K. (2009). Progressive Language Impairments: Intervention and Management. [Editorial] Aphasiology, 23, 123-124.
  • Taylor, C., Miles-Kingma, R., Croot, K. & Nickels, L. (2009). Speech pathology services for primary progressive aphasia: Exploring an emerging area of practice. Aphasiology, 23, 161-174.
  • Rastle, K., Croot, K., Harrington, J., & Coltheart, M. (2005). Characterizing the motor execution stage of speech production: Consonantal effects on delayed naming latency and onset duration. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 31(5), 1083-1095.
  • Croot, K. (2002). Diagnosis of AOS: Definition and criteria. In N.Helm-Estabrooks, Ratner, N. B (Editors in Chief), & M. R. McNeil (Guest Ed.). Apraxia of Speech: From concept to clinic. Special Issue of, Seminars in Speech and Language, 23(4), 267-279.
  • Baker, E., Croot, K., McLeod, S., & Paul, R. (2001). Psycholinguistic models of speech development and their application to clinical practice. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 44, 685-702.
  • Croot, K. (2001). Integrating the investigation of apraxic, aphasic and articulatory disorders in speech production: A move toward sound theory. Commentary on Varley and Whiteside. Aphasiology, 15, 20-24.
  • Harasty, J.A., Halliday, G.M., Xuereb, J., Croot, K., Bennet, H., & Hodges, J.R. (2001). Cortical degeneration associated with phonological and semantic language impairments in AD. Neurology, 56, 944-950.
  • Croot, K. (2000). Primary progressive aphasia: A tutorial. Acquiring Knowledge in Speech, Language and Hearing, 2, 90-92.
  • Croot, K., Hodges, J.R., Xuereb, J., & Patterson, K. (2000). Phonological and articulatory impairment in Alzheimer's disease: A case series. Brain and Language, 75, 277-309.
  • Croot, K. (1999). An acoustic analysis of articulatory impairment in a case of Non-fluent Progressive Aphasia. Brain and Language, 69, 352-355.
  • Croot, K., Hodges, J.R., & Patterson, K. (1999). Evidence for impaired sentance comprehension in early Alzheimer's disease. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 5, 393-404.
  • Croot, K., Patterson, K., & Hodges, J.R. (1999). Familial progressive aphasia: Insights into the nature and deterioration of single word processing. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 16, 705-747.
  • Croot, K., Patterson, K., & Hodges, J.R. (1998). Single word production in Non-fluent Progressive Aphasia. Brain and Language, 61, 226-273.

Published Abstracts

  • Croot, K., Raiser, T., Taylor-Rubin, C., Ruggero, L., Ackl, N., Wlasich, E., Stenglein-Krapf, G., Rominger, A.,Danek, A., & Nickels, L. (In Press). Long-term treatment of lexical retrieval in Primary Progressive Aphasia [Abstract]. Science of Aphasia Conference (SoA 2017), Université de Genève, Switzerland.
  • Krajenbrink, T., Croot, K., Taylor, C., & Nickels, L. (2016). Exploring spoken and written word retrieval treatment in primary progressive aphasia [Abstract]. Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie, 21(Suppl. 1), 74-76. [Link]
  • Krajenbrink, T., Croot, K., Taylor, C., & Nickels, L.A. (2016). Treatment of spoken and written word retrieval in primary progressive aphasia [Abstract]. Frontiers in Psychology Conference Abstract: 54th Annual Academy of Aphasia Meeting. doi:10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2016.68.00071
  • Taylor, C., Croot, K., Nickels, L., & Brennan, N. (2015). The War Memorial Hospital Primary Progressive Aphasia and Related Disorders Clinic: From emerging area of practice to tertiary referral clinic [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Dementia Care.
  • Raiser, T., Croot, K., Nickels, L., Taylor, C., Ackl, N., Wlasich, E., Stenglein-Krapf, G., Rominger, A., & Danek, A. (2014). Naming treatment in three cases of primary progressive aphasia [Abstract]. American Journal Neurodegenerative Disease, 3(1-375, Suppl. 1), 297.
  • Roche, L., Croot, K., MacCann, C., Kaizik, C., O'Connor, C. McKinnon, C., Piguet, O., Hodges, J., & Mioshi, E. (2014). Coping strategies but not satisfaction predict PPA caregiver psychological wellbeing [Abstract]. American Journal Neurodegenerative Disease, 3(1-375, Suppl. 1), 312.
  • Taylor, C., Croot, K., Power, E., Savage, S., Hodges, J., & Togher, L. (2014). Clinical application of understanding conversation in primary progressive aphasia [Abstract]. American Journal Neurodegenerative Disease, 3(1-375, Suppl. 1), 303.
  • Zugman, C., O'Connor, C., McKinnon, C., Kaizik, C., Roche, L., Croot, K., Piguet, O., Hodges, J., Novelli, M., & Mioshi, E. (2014). Differences in carer burden are not associated with use of coping styles in FTD [Abstract]. American Journal Neurodegenerative Disease, 3(1-375, Suppl. 1), 306.
  • Croot, K., Palethorpe, S., Stephenson, L., Tree, J., & Deacon, B. (2006). Production of unstressed vowels in foreign accent syndrome: An index of atypical coarticulation or atypical articulatory tension? [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 58(Suppl. 1), 5.
  • Lim, L.L., Croot, K., Palethorpe, S. & Coltheart, M. (2005). The effect of multiple productions on the single word production of people with acquired speech sound production difficulties: An analysis of two cases [Abstract]. Brain and Language, 95, 200-201.
  • Croot, K., Palethorpe, S., & Crofts, B. (2002). Effects of speech elicitation task on phonological and phonetic processing in three people with impaired speech sound production [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 54, 51.
  • Croot, K., & Rastle, K. (2001). Apraxia of speech: Theoretical and clinical considerations in diagnosis [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology.
  • Kessler, T., Croot, K., & Togher, L. (2001). Strategies to facilitate communication with a person with Dementia of the Alzheimer Type [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 2001 Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, Melbourne, 20-23 May.
  • Rastle, K., Harrington, J., & Croot, K. (2001). Effects of initial phoneme on naming latency: Where do they come from? [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology.

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Ruggero, L., Nickels, L., Taylor-Rubin, C., & Croot, K. (2017, May). Lived experiences of primary progressive aphasia [ePoster]. Poster session presented at the Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, Sydney.
  • Taylor-Rubin, C. & Croot, K. (2017, May). Primary Progressive Aphasia Workshop. Invited presentation given at the NSW Ministry of Health's Health Education and Training Institute professional development workshop for speech pathologists, Royal Rehab, Sydney.
  • Taylor-Rubin, C., Croot, K., & Nickels, L. (2017, May). Carer perceptions of adherence to word retrieval treatment in primary progressive aphasia [ePoster]. Poster session presented at the Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, Sydney.
  • Krajenbrink, T., Croot, K., Rubin, C., & Nickels, L. (2016, October). Treatment of spoken and written word retrieval in primary progressive aphasia. Poster session presented at the 54th Annual Academy of Aphasia Meeting, Llandudno, UK.
  • Krajenbrink, T., Croot, K., Rubin, C., & Nickels, L. (2016, October). Woordvindingstherapie bij primair progressieve afasie. Poster session presented at the AfasieNet Afasieconferentie, Zeist, The Netherlands.
  • Rubin, C., Croot, K., Nickels, L., & Brennan, N. (2016, October). The War Memorial Hospital Primary Progressive Aphasia and Related Disorders Clinic: From emerging area of clinical practice to tertiary referral clinic. Paper presented at the Aphasiology Symposium of Australia, Flinders University, Adelaide.
  • Rubin, C., Nickels, L., & Croot, K. (2016, October). Why stop? Exploring factors that contribute to adherence to word retrieval treatment in primary progressive aphasia. Paper presented at the Aphasiology Symposium of Australia, Flinders University, Adelaide.
  • Ruggero, L., Nickels, L., Croot, K., & Rubin, C. (2016, October). Case studies in primary progressive aphasia: Quality of life. Paper presented at the Aphasiology Symposium of Australia, Flinders University, Adelaide.
  • Krajenbrink, T., Croot, K., Rubin, C., & Nickels, L. (2016, September). Exploring spoken and written word retrieval treatment in primary progressive aphasia. Paper presented at the 17th Science of Aphasia Conference, Venice, Italy.
  • Rubin, C., & Croot, K. (2016, September). Educational Workshop: Assessment and management of Progressive Aphasia in the Frontotemporal Dementias. Invited symposium conducted at the 10th International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementia, Munich, Germany.
  • Krajenbrink, T., Croot, K., Taylor, C., & Nickels, L. (2016, August). Exploring spoken and written word retrieval treatment in primary progressive aphasia. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Croot, K. (2016, May). Living with aphasia. Invited paper presented at the Aphasia NSW Annual Conference, Sydney.
  • Hameister, I., Abel, S., Nickels, L., & Croot, K. (2015, November). Constraint Induced Aphasia Therapy in the Non-fluent variant of primary progressive aphasia. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Taylor, C, Croot, K., Nickels, L. & Brennan, N. (2015, October). The War Memorial Hospital Primary Progressive Aphasia and Related Disorders Clinic: From emerging area of practice to tertiary referral clinic. Paper presented at the Asia-Pacific FTD & MND (APFM) Meeting, The University of Sydney, Sydney.
  • Taylor, C., Croot, K., Nickels, L. & Brennan, N. (2015, September). The War Memorial Hospital Primary Progressive Aphasia and Related Disorders Clinic: From emerging area of clinical practice to tertiary referral clinic. Poster session presented at the National Dementia Research and Knowledge Translation Forum 2015, Sydney.
  • Croot, K., Taylor, C., Abel, S., Ruggero, L., Raiser, T., Savage, S., Hodges, J.R. & Nickels, L. (2015, July). Lexical retrieval treatment for functionally-relevant vocabulary in primary progressive aphasia: Investigating generalisation to a structured interview. Poster session presented at the 12th Conference of the Neuropsychological Special Interest Group of the World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation, Daydream Island.
  • Taylor, C., Croot, K., Power, E., Savage, S., Hodges, J.R. & Togher, L. (2015, July). Aspects of natural conversation in Primary Progressive Aphasia. Poster session presented at the INS/ASSBI 5th Pacific Rim Conference, Sydney.
  • Hameister, I., Abel, S., Nickels, L. & Croot, K. (2015, February). Constraint induced aphasia therapy in the non-fluent variant of Primary Progressive Aphasia. Poster session presented at the 33rd European Workshop on Cognitive Neuropsychology, Bressanone, Italy.
  • Croot, K. (2014, November). Modified constraint-induced aphasia therapy for two people with non-fluent primary progressive aphasia. Presentation given at the Primary Progressive Aphasia Symposium: A research update, War Memorial Hospital, Sydney.
  • Taylor, C., Croot, K., Power, E., Savage, S., Hodges, J.R. & Togher, L. (2014, November). Looking for trouble: Conversation behaviours in Primary Progressive Aphasia. Paper presented at the Biennial Higher Degree Research Conference - Imag!ne U - Creating the Future, Sydney.
  • Taylor, C., Croot, K., Power, E., Savage, S., Hodges, J.R. & Togher, L. (2014, November). Looking for trouble: Conversation breakdown in Primary Progressive Aphasia. Paper presented at the Primary Progressive Aphasia Research Symposium, Sydney.
  • Taylor, C.,Croot, K., Power, E., Savage, S., Hodges, J.R. & Togher, L. (2014, October). Clinical application of understanding conversation in primary progressive aphasia. Poster session presented at the 10th International Frontotemporal Dementia Conference, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Biedermann, B., Croot, K., Cholin, J., & Nickels, L. (2014, July). Revisiting the homophone advantage effect in aphasia. Poster session presented at the 13th International Workshop on Language Production, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Cholin, J., Dell, G., Croot, K., Biedermann, B., & Schwartz, M. (2014, July). A dual-route in phonetic encoding? Effects of syllable frequency in apraxia of speech. Poster session presented at the 13th International Workshop on Language Production, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Croot, K. (2014, July). Clinical management pathways for primary progressive aphasia. Paper presented at the Psycholinguistics/Clinical Linguistics Research Seminar, University of Bielefeld, Germany.
  • Lalas, G., Croot, K., Biedermann, B., Rastle, K., & Cholin, J. (2014, July). Syllable frequency effects in immediate but not delayed syllable naming in English. Poster session presented at the 13th International Workshop on Language Production, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Taylor, C., Croot, K., Power, E., Savage, S., Hodges, J.R. & Togher, L. (2014, June). Conversation in Primary Progressive Aphasia. Poster session presented at the 16th International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Taylor, C., Croot, K., Power, E., Savage, S., Hodges, J.R. & Togher, L. (2014, March). Trouble and repair in conversation in Primary Progressive Aphasia. Paper presented at the Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, Sydney.
  • Croot, K. (2013, November). Articulatory planning and its disorders. Keynote paper presented at the 7th Australian Cognitive Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuropsychiatry Research Forum (ACNCN), Sydney.
  • Croot, K. (2013, January). The whole picture is the whole person: Clinical management pathways for primary progressive aphasia. Invited colloquium at the Centre for Advanced Studies, Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Germany.
  • Croot, K. (2013, January). Primary progressive aphasia: Diagnosis in the clinic. Invited colloquium at the Neurology Polyclinic, Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Germany.
  • Croot, K. (2013, January). Clinical management pathways for primary progressive aphasia. Invited presentation given at the Psycholinguistics/Clinical Linguistics Research Seminar, University of Bielefeld, Germany.
  • Croot, K., Taylor, C., Nickels, L., Abel, S., Ruggero, L., Savage, S., & Hodges, J.R. (2013, January). Facilitating retrieval of functionally relevant vocabulary in primary progressive aphasia. Poster session presented at the European Workshop on Cognitive Neuropsychology, Bressanone, Italy.
  • Beirne, M.B., & Croot, K. (2012, December). Phonological encoding and the prosodic phrase: Evidence from speech errors. Poster session presented at the 14th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, Sydney.
  • Croot, K. (2012, December). Primary progressive aphasia. Invited colloquium at the Montagskolloquium, Clinic for Neuropsychology, Klinikum Bogenhausen, City Hospital Munich, Munich, Germany.
  • Jones, K., & Croot, K. (2012, December). The effects of practice schedule on speech motor learning. Poster session presented at the 14th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, Sydney.
  • Nickels, L., Taylor, C., Croot, K., Abel, S., Ruggero, L., Savage, S. & Hodges, J. (2012, October). Investigating the effectiveness of a home programme for maintaining word retrieval ability in primary progressive aphasia. Poster session presented at the International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference, Melbourne.
  • Taylor, C., Croot, K., & Nickels, L. (2012, July). Primary progressive aphasia. Invited symposium conducted at the Aged Care Psychiatry In Service Meeting, Prince Of Wales Hospital, Sydney.
  • Taylor, C.A., Croot, K.P., & Nickels, L. (2012, July). Taking first steps: Towards a speech pathology management pathway for primary progressive aphasia. Invited symposium conducted at the NSW ACI Allied Health Clinical Innovation and Research Forum in Aged Health, Sydney.
  • Croot, K., Taylor, C. Nickels, L., Abel, S., Ruggero, L., Contini, E. , Savage, S., & Hodges, J.R. (2011, September). The right word at the right time: word retrieval treatment in progressive aphasia. Paper presented at the British Aphasiology Society Biennial International Conference, Reading, England.
  • Croot, K., Taylor, C., Nickels, L., Abel, S., Ruggero, L., Contini, E., Savage, S., & Hodges, J.R (2011, September). Word retrieval treatment for functionally relevant vocabulary in progressive aphasia. Paper presented at the 26th Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft fuer Neuropsychologie, Aachen, Germany.
  • Nickels, L., Taylor, C., Croot, K., Abel, S., Ruggero, L., Contini, E., Savage, S. & Hodges, J. (2011, September). Can retrieval of functionally relevant vocabulary be improved in progressive aphasia? Paper presented at the 12th International Science of Aphasia Conference, Barcelona.
  • Croot, K., Ballard, K., & Hodges, J.R. (2011, June). Apraxic versus phonological errors in primary progressive aphasia. Apraxia of speech: Mechanisms and symptoms. Symposium conducted at the Satellite meeting to the 6th International Conference on Speech Motor Control., Groningen.
  • Croot, K.P., & Taylor, C. (2011, June). Update on progressive aphasia. Invited presentation given at the NSW Speech Pathology Adult Neurogenic Communication Interest Group, Sydney.
  • Abel, S., Taylor, C., Nickels, L., Ruggero L., Savage, S., Hodges, J.R., & Croot, K. (2011, May). Therapy of word retrieval deficits for patients with progressive language impairments. Poster session presented at the Alzheimer's Australia 14th national conference, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Croot, K. (2011, May). Prosodic structure and tongue-twister errors. Presentation given at the Macarthur Auditory Research Centre (MARCS), University of Western Sydney, Sydney.
  • Croot, K., Palethorpe, S., Tree, J., Rastle, K., Yen, L., Deacon, B., Brunsdon, R., & Bakker, K. (2010, January). What we can learn about speech motor control from Foreign Accent Syndrome? Paper presented at the European Workshop on Cognitive Neuropsychology, Bressanone, Italy.
  • Croot, K., Palethorpe, S., & McDonald, B. (2009, January). Task effects on phonological and articulatory processing in word production. Presentation given at the European Workshop on Cognitive Psychology, Bressanone.
  • Croot, K., & Nickels, L. (2008, September). Interventions in semantic dementia and progressive aphasia: Clinical and theoretical issues. Paper presented at the Aphasiology Symposium of Australia, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Croot, K., Palethorpe, S., Stephenson, L., Tree, J., & Deacon, B. (2006, December). Production of unstressed vowels in foreign accent syndrome: An index of atypical coarticulation or atypical articulatory tension? Paper presented at the 15th Australian Language and Speech Conference, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Croot, K., Palethorpe, S., Tree, J., Rastle, K., Stephenson, L., Deacon, B., Brunsdon, R., & Bakker, K. (2006, June). What is the nature of the motor speech disorder in foreign accent syndrome? Paper presented at the International Conference on Speech Motor Control, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
  • Croot, K., Palethorpe, S., Tree, J., Rastle, K.,Stepehnson, L., Deacon, B., Brunsdon, R., & Bakker, K. (2006, June). What is the nature of the motor speech disorder in foreign accent syndrome? Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Speech Motor Control, Nijmegen, Holland.
  • Lim, L. L., Croot, K. Palethorpe, S. & Coltheart, M. (2005, October). The effect of multiple productions on the single word production of people with acquired speech sound production difficulties: An analysis of two cases. Poster session presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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