Prof. Jeannie van der Linde

Position

Head of Department: Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology 

Head: Speech-Language Pathology

Senior Lecturer

 

Academic Qualifications

2004 - B. Communication Pathology, University of Pretoria.

2008 - M. Communication Pathology, University of Pretoria.

2015 - D. Phil (Communication Pathology), University of Pretoria.

 

Academic and Professional Membership

Member - The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH)

Member - South African Society of Laryngology 

Member - Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) 

Research Committee Member - South African Speech-Language and Hearing Association (SASLHA)

 

Research Interests

Developmental Screening in Primary Health Care

Voice Disorders 

Stuttering Disorders 

Community Engagement and Development

Early Identification of Developmental Delays

mHealth Developmental Screening

 

Current Subjects

Voice Disorders; Language and Language Learning Disorders; The Role of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists in the Primary Health Care context

 

Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Papers:

  1. van der Linde, J., Kritzinger, A., & Redelinghuys, A. (2009). The identification process in early communication intervention (ECI) by primary health care personnel in Ditsobotla sub-district. The South African journal of communication disorders56, 48-59.

  2. van der Linde, J., & Kritzinger, A. (2013). Perceptions of rural primary healthcare personnel about expansion of early communication intervention. African Journal of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine5(1), 553-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/phcfm.v5i1.553

  3. Lundie, M., Erasmus, Z., Zsilavecz, U., & van der Linde, J. (2014). Compilation of a preliminary checklist for the differential diagnosis of neurogenic stuttering. South African Journal of Communication Disorders61(1), 10-pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajcd.v61i1.64
  4. van der Linde, J., Swanepoel, D. W., Glascoe, F. P., Louw, E. M., & Vinck, B. (2015). Developmental screening in South Africa: comparing the national developmental checklist to a standardized tool. African health sciences15(1), 188-96. http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v15i1.25
  5. van Biljon, S., Nolte, B., van der Linde, J., Zsilavecz, U., & Naude, E. (2015). Performance of EAL learners on a non-South African Articulation Test (GFTA-2). Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies33(2), 129-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/16073614.2015.1047388
  6. Couch, S., Zieba, D., van der Linde, J., & Van der Merwe, A. (2015). Vocal effectiveness of speech-language pathology students: Before and after voice use during service delivery. South African Journal of Communication Disorders62(1), 1-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/SAJCD.V62I1.95
  7. van der Linde, J., Swanepoel, D. W., Glascoe, F. P., Louw, E. M., Hugo, J. F., & Vinck, B. (2015). Risks associated with communication delays in infants from underserved South African communities. African Journal of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine7(1), 1-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/PHCFM.V7I1.841
  8. Mosca, R., Kritzinger, A., & van der Linde, J. (2015). Language and communication development in preschool children with visual impairment: A systematic review. South African Journal of Communication Disorders62(1), 1-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajcd.v62i1.119
  9. van der Linde, J., Hanekom, L., Lemmer, T., Schoeman, K., Vinck, B., & Glascoe, F. P. (2016). Early detection of communication delays with the PEDS tools in at-risk South African infants. African Journal of Disability5(1), 1-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/ajod.v5i1.223. 
  10. van der Linde, J., Swanepoel, D. W., Sommerville, J., Glascoe, F., Vinck, B. H. M. E., & Louw, E. M. (2016). Prevalence and nature of communication delays in a South African primary healthcare context. South African Journal of Child Health10(1), 87-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/sajch.2016.v10i1.1121. 
  11. Claassen, D., Pieterse, J., van der Linde, J., Kruger, E., & Vinck, B. (2016). Risks for communication delays and disorders in infants in an urban primary healthcare clinic. South African Journal of Child Health10(1), 25-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/sajch.2016.v106i1.944. 
  12. Knight, K., Ducasse, S., Coetzee, A., van der Linde, J., & Louw, A. (2016). The effect of age of cochlear implantation on vocal characteristics in children. South African Journal of Communication Disorders63(1), 1-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajcd.v63i1.142. 
  13. Maleka, B. K., van der Linde, J., Glascoe, F. P., & Swanepoel, D. W. (2016). Developmental Screening—Evaluation of an m-Health Version of the Parents Evaluation Developmental Status Tools. Telemedicine and e-Health22(12), 1013-8. https://doi.org/10.1089/tmj.2016.0007. 
  14. Fyvie, L., Anderson, J., Kruger, C. J., Roux, M. L., & Linde, J. V. D. (2016). The outcome of a developmental screening tool (PEDS) in English and Northern Sotho: A comparative study. Language Matters47(3), 415-26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10228195.2016.1196718.  
  15. van der Merwe, M., Cilliers, M., Maré, C., van der Linde, J., & le Roux, M. (2017). Evaluation of a Zulu translation of the Parents' Evaluation of Developmental Status. African Journal of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine9(1), 1-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/phcfm.v9i1.1365. 
  16. Botha, A., Ras, E., Abdoola, S., & van der Linde, J. (2017). Dysphonia in adults with developmental stuttering: A descriptive study. South African Journal of Communication Disorders64(1), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.4102/sajcd.v64i1.347. 
  17. van Wyk, L., Cloete, M., Hattingh, D., van der Linde, J., & Geertsema, S. (2017). The effect of hydration on the voice quality of future professional vocal performers. Journal of Voice31(1), 111-e29. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvoice.2016.01.002. 
  18. Morrish, T., Nesbitt, A., le Roux, M., Zsilavecz, U., & van der Linde, J. (2017). Sounds affecting the moments of stuttering in multilingualism: A case study. Communication Disorders Quarterly38(3), 154-60. https://doi.org/10.1177/1525740116658008. 
  19. Schoeman, J. C., & van der Linde, J. (2017). Developmental screening: Predictors of follow-up adherence in primary health care. African Health Sciences17(1), 52-61. https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.8. 
  20. Fourie, K., Richardson, M., van der Linde, J., Abdoola, S., & Mosca, R. (2017). The reported incidence and nature of voice disorders in the private healthcare context of Gauteng. Journal of Voice, 31(6), 774.e23-e28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvoice.2017.02.013. 
  21. Alves, M., Pillay, B., Kruger, E., van Lierde, K. & van der Linde, J. (in press). The effect of hydration on voice quality in adults: A systematic review. Journal of Voice
  22. Jones, G., van der Merwe, A., van der Linde, J. & le Roux, M. (in press). Development of a Setswana tonal minimal pair word list as research tool. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies. 
  23. van der Merwe, M. N., Mosca, R., Swanepoel, D. W., Glascoe, F. P., & van der Linde, J. (2018). Early detection of developmental delays in vulnerable children by community care workers using an mHealth tool. Early Child Development and Care, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004430.2018.1480481
  24. Moodley, D-T., Swanepoel, C., Abdoola, S., Van Lierde, K., & van der Linde, J.  (in press). Vocal characteristics of school-aged children with and without attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Voice.  
  25. Maleka, B.K., van der Linde, J., Swanepoel, DCD., & Glascoe, F.P. (submitted). Prioritized surveillance of young at-risk children: an evaluation of the PEDS tools referral criteria. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.
  26. Erasmus, S., Kritzinger, A., & van der Linde, J. (in press). Onset of intervention for learners in autism-specific government-funded schools in South Africa. Early Child Development and Care. 
  27. Erasmus, S., Kritzinger, A., & van der Linde, J. (submitted). Families raising children attending autism-specific government-funded schools in South Africa. Child: Care, Health and Development.

 

Contact details:

Room 3-14

Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Communication Pathology Building

Tel:  (012) 420 2948

Email: [email protected]

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