Melanie Kirmess

Associate Professor - Institutt for spesialpedagogikk
Vice Dean, Studies - Faculty of Educational Sciences
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Visiting address Sem Sælandsvei 7
Postal address Postboks 1140 Blindern 0318 OSLO

Academic Interests

  • Language
  • Aphasia

Teaching

 

Publications

  • Kefalianos, Elaina; Guttormsen, Linn Stokke; Hansen, Elisabeth Holm; Hofslundsengen, Hilde Christine; Næss, Kari-Anne Bottegård & Antypas, Konstantinos [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2022). Early Childhood Professionals' Management of Young Children Who Stutter: A Cross-Sectional Study. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. ISSN 1058-0360. 31(2), p. 923–941. doi: 10.1044/2021_AJSLP-21-00148.
  • Hofslundsengen, Hilde Christine; Kirmess, Melanie; Guttormsen, Linn Stokke; Næss, Kari-Anne Bottegård & Kefalianos, Elaina (2021). Systematic review of implementation quality of non-pharmacological stuttering intervention trials for children and adolescents. Journal of Fluency Disorders. ISSN 0094-730X. 71. doi: 10.1016/j.jfludis.2021.105884. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sjøstrand, Åse; Kefalianos, Elaina; Hofslundsengen, Hilde Christine; Guttormsen, Linn Stokke; Kirmess, Melanie & Lervåg, Arne [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2021). Non-pharmacological interventions for stuttering in children six years and younger. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. ISSN 1469-493X. 2021(9), p. 1–63. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD013489.pub2. Full text in Research Archive
  • Dipper, Lucy T.; Franklin, S.; de Aguiar, V.; Baumgaertner, A; Brady, Marian C. & Best, Wendy [Show all 20 contributors for this article] (2021). An Umbrella Review of Aphasia Intervention descriPtion In Research: the AsPIRE project. Aphasiology. ISSN 0268-7038. doi: 10.1080/02687038.2020.1852001. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sønsterud, Hilda; Halvorsen, Margrethe S.; Feragen, Kristin Judith Billaud; Kirmess, Melanie & Ward, David (2020). What works for whom? Multidimensional individualized stuttering therapy (MIST). Journal of Communication Disorders. ISSN 0021-9924. 88:106052, p. 1–20. doi: 10.1016/j.jcomdis.2020.106052. Full text in Research Archive
  • Øra, Hege Prag; Kirmess, Melanie; Brady, Marian C.; Sørli, Hilde & Becker, Frank (2020). Technical Features, Feasibility, and Acceptability of Augmented Telerehabilitation in Post-stroke Aphasia—Experiences From a Randomized Controlled Trial. Frontiers in Neurology. ISSN 1664-2295. 11(671). doi: 10.3389/fneur.2020.00671. Full text in Research Archive
  • Øra, Hege Prag; Kirmess, Melanie; Brady, Marian C.; Partee, Iselin Anne Cecilia; Hognestad, Randi Bjor & Johannessen, Beate Bertheau [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2020). The effect of augmented speech-language therapy delivered by telerehabilitation on post stroke aphasia – a pilot randomized controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation. ISSN 0269-2155. 34(3), p. 369–381. doi: 10.1177/0269215519896616. Full text in Research Archive
  • Rivelsrud, Maribeth Caya; Kirmess, Melanie & Hartelius, Lena (2019). Cultural adaptation and validation of the Norwegian version of the swallowing quality of life questionnaire (SWAL-QOL). Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. ISSN 1477-7525. 17(1), p. 1–11. doi: 10.1186/s12955-019-1248-0. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sønsterud, Hilda; Feragen, Kristin Judith Billaud; Kirmess, Melanie; Halvorsen, Margrethe S. & Ward, David (2019). What do people search for in stuttering therapy: Personal goal-setting as a gold standard? Journal of Communication Disorders. ISSN 0021-9924. p. 1–15. doi: 10.1016/j.jcomdis.2019.105944. Full text in Research Archive
  • Hansen, Silje Merethe; Hjertstedt, Marianne; Kirmess, Melanie; Snekkevik, Hildegun & Stubberud, Jan (2019). Intensiv gruppebehandling for personer med sosiale kommunikasjonsvansker : en pilotstudie . Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 65(2), p. 24–34. Full text in Research Archive
  • Hansen, Silje Merethe; Stubberud, Jan; Hjertstedt, Marianne & Kirmess, Melanie (2019). Intensive and standard group-based treatment for persons with social communication difficulties after an acquired brain injury: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open. ISSN 2044-6055. 9(9). doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029392. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sønsterud, Hilda; Kirmess, Melanie; Howells, Kirsten; Ward, David; Feragen, Kristin Judith Billaud & Halvorsen, Margrethe S. (2019). The working alliance in stuttering treatment: a neglected variable? International journal of language and communication disorders. ISSN 1368-2822. p. 1–14. doi: 10.1111/1460-6984.12465. Full text in Research Archive
  • Nordbø, Bodil; Sønsterud, Hilda & Kirmess, Melanie (2018). Norske normer for OASES-A – et kartleggingsverktøy for voksne som stammer. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 64(3), p. 12–19. Full text in Research Archive
  • Øra, Hege Prag; Kirmess, Melanie; Brady, Marian C.; Winsnes, Ingvild Elisabeth; Hansen, Silje Merethe & Becker, Frank (2018). Telerehabilitation for aphasia - Protocol of a pragmatic, exploratory, pilot randomized controlled trial. Trials. ISSN 1745-6215. 19(208). doi: 10.1186/s13063-018-2588-5. Full text in Research Archive
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2015). Constraint induced språkterapi - en praktisk guide for implementering av metoden i afasirehabilitering i Norge. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 61(1), p. 26–33.
  • Becker, Frank; Kirmess, Melanie; Tornås, Sveinung & Løvstad, Marianne (2014). A description of cognitive rehabilitation at Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital - Balancing comprehensive holistic rehabilitation and retraining of specific functional domains. NeuroRehabilitation (Reading, MA). ISSN 1053-8135. 34(1), p. 87–100. doi: 10.3233/NRE-131015.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2013). Oversatt artikkel: Logopedisk fremtid- allerede i dag. (Originalartikkel: ASHA-leader: The future present, 18.1.2013. Oversatt med tillatelse). Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 59(2), p. 14–22.

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  • Kirmess, Melanie; Hofslundsengen, Hilde Christine; Guttormsen, Linn Stokke; Hansen, Elisabeth Holm & Næss, Kari-Anne Bottegaard (2021). Do early childhood professionals in Norway distinguish between stuttering and normal dysfluencies.
  • Kirmess, Melanie & Nordeide, Trude Beseth (2021). MA-thesis about stuttering guidelines (Blog post).
  • Kirmess, Melanie; Lagerberg, Tove; Samson, Ineke & McAllister, Anita (2020). A warm welcome to our Swedish collaborators (Blog post).
  • Berdal, Stig; Døli, Hedda Ruth; Hide, Øydis; Hvistendahl, Anne Katherine; Haaland-Johansen, Line & Kirmess, Melanie [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2020). DIAS – Diagnostisk verktøy for taleapraksi. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 66(4), p. 17–23. Full text in Research Archive
  • Øra, Hege Prag; Kirmess, Melanie & Becker, Frank (2020). Språktrening rett hjem - intensiv språktrening via videokonferanse. Afasiposten. ISSN 0803-2467. p. 12–14.
  • Kirmess, Melanie; Vanebo H., Kristin & Becker, Frank (2020). 10 års jubileum for Sunnaas intensive språkgrupper «SunCIST». Afasiposten. ISSN 0803-2467. p. 12–14.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2020). Hjelp – jeg kan ikke snakke!
  • Sjøstrand, Åse; Kefalianos, Elaina; Hofslundsengen, Hilde Christine; Guttormsen, Linn Stokke; Kirmess, Melanie & Lervåg, Arne [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2019). Non-pharmacological interventions for stuttering in children aged between birth and six years. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. ISSN 1469-493X. 2019:CD013489(11), p. 1–36. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD013489.
  • Kirmess, Melanie & Sjøstrand, Åse (2019). The Cochrane Protocol is published! (Blog post).
  • Hansen, Silje Merethe; Kirmess, Melanie & Stubberud, Jan (2019). Group Based Treatment for Persons With Social Communication Disorder: Participant Evaluation Post-treatment.
  • Våge, Kristine & Kirmess, Melanie (2019). “Twice as good?” - The outcome of participating twice in an intensive group treatment for aphasia .
  • Tinbod, Unn; Löfkvist, Ulrika; Thijn Sverdrup, Anne-Cathrine & Kirmess, Melanie (2019). New ways of measuring every day communication - The application of LENA™ to persons with aphasia.
  • Kirmess, Melanie; Hvistendahl, Anne-Kathrine; Kjølberg, Eli Anne; Koot, Karin; Hide, Øydis & Døli, Hedda [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2019). ”Sopp-kopp-topp” – Experience from the validation of the Norwegian version of the Diagnostic Instrument for Apraxia of Speech (DIAS).
  • Sjøstrand, Åse; Kefalianos, Elaina; Hofslundsengen, Hilde Christine; Guttormsen, Linn Stokke; Kirmess, Melanie & Lervåg, Arne [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2019). Protocol: Non-pharmacological interventions for stuttering in children aged between birth and six years. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. ISSN 1469-493X. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sønsterud, Hilda; Kirmess, Melanie; Feragen, Kristin Judith Billaud; Ward, David & Halvorsen, Margrethe S. (2018). Minding the body in speecy: Individualized therapy for adults who stutter.
  • Sønsterud, Hilda; Howells, Kirsten; Halvorsen, Margrethe S.; Feragen, Kristin Judith Billaud; Ward, David & Kirmess, Melanie (2018). The importance of the working alliance in stuttering therapy: Client perceptions.
  • Sønsterud, Hilda; Kirmess, Melanie; Halvorsen, Margrethe S.; Feragen, Kristin Judith Billaud & Ward, David (2018). Individualized therapy for adults who stutter: An evaluation on speech and avoidance behaviour.
  • Hansen, Silje Merethe; Stubberud, Jan & Kirmess, Melanie (2018). Group Based Treatment for Persons With Social Communication Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial Protocol.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2018). Intervju med logoped Elaina Kefalianos, University of Melbourne. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 64(3), p. 30–31.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2017). "Jeg har hatt det inspirerende og gøy!" Intervju med Anne-Lise Rygvold. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 63(3), p. 48–51.
  • Sønsterud, Hilda; Kirmess, Melanie; Halvorsen, Margrethe S.; Feragen, Kristin Judith Billaud & Ward, David (2017). Individualized stuttering therapy for adults - what works for whom?
  • Sønsterud, Hilda; Halvorsen, Margrethe S.; Feragen, Kristin Judith Billaud; Ward, David & Kirmess, Melanie (2017). What do people search for in stuttering therapy -personal goal-setting as a gold standard? Aim.
  • Sønsterud, Hilda; Howells, Kirsten; Halvorsen, Margrethe S.; Feragen, Kristin Judith Billaud; Ward, David & Kirmess, Melanie (2017). The working alliance in stuttering therapy: A neglected variable?
  • Feiken, Judith & Kirmess, Melanie (2017). Foreign Accent Syndrome (FAS) - A type of kinetic Apraxia of Speech (AOS).
  • Winsnes, Ingvild Elisabeth; Øra, Hege Prag; Kirmess, Melanie & Becker, Frank (2017). Aphasia telerehabilitation - A digital enterprise (experience from the SLT intervention).
  • Øra, Hege Prag; Kirmess, Melanie; Bergersen, Hilde; Winsnes, Ingvild Elisabeth; Erlenkamp, Sonja & Myklebost, Marthe Brurok [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2017). Evidence-based aphasia rehabilitation guidelines - Multidisciplinary implementation through an E-learning program.
  • Aven, Synne L.; Sortland, Ida Gaarder; Hansen, Silje M. & Kirmess, Melanie (2017). How did you like to participate in the SunCIST program - and was it useful?
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2017). Challenges and examples from measuring treatment outcome following constraint induced language therapy and relating types of aphasia intervention.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2017). Evidensbasert praksis, PICO-spørsmål, kjernespørsmål - Hvordan påvirker dette din logopediske hverdag?
  • Øra, Hege Prag; Kirmess, Melanie; Brady, Marian C.; Winsnes, Ingvild Elisabeth & Becker, Frank (2016). Aphasia telerehabilitation early post stroke.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2016). SunCIST i et brukerperspektiv - Evaluering og tilrettelegging.
  • Kirmess, Melanie; Røste, Ingvild & Karlsen, Jannicke (2016). Redaktøren har ordet. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 62(2), p. 3–3.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2016). Redaktøren har ordet: Logopediens dag fokuserer på verbal dyspraksi. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 62(1), p. 3–3.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2016). Sunnaas intensive afasiprogram(SunCIST) i et langtidsperspektiv.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2015). Praktiske vurderinger rundt afasigrupper basert på constraint induced språkterapi.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2015). Sunnaas intensive afasitreningsprogram (SunCIST).
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2015). Constraint induced språkterapi (CIST) - et gruppetilbud for intensiv afasirehabilitering.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2015). Nettressurser for støttet samtale for afasirammede. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 61(4), p. 38–40.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2015). Revisjon av Nasjonal retningslinje for behandling og rehabilitering av hjerneslag. Referat fra møte i referansegruppen. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 61(4), p. 36–37.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2015). Redaktøren har ordet. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 61(4), p. 3–3.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2015). Kildebruk. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 61(3), p. 3–3.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2015). Skattekisten: Intervju med Liv Stabell Kulø. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 61(2), p. 20–22.
  • Kirmess, Melanie; Røste, Ingvild & Vøyne, Jannicke (2015). Referat: Norsk logopedlagets vinterkurs. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 61(2), p. 10–14.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2015). Redaktøren har ordet. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 61(2), p. 3–3.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2015). Disputas Marianne Klem. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 61(1), p. 44–45.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2015). Kompetanse og veiledning. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 61(1), p. 3–3.
  • Kirmess, Melanie; Heiberg, Ellen; Kjeldaas, Hege; Krohn, Silje & Wennberg, Ulrika (2015). The long term outcome of the SunCIST program.
  • Erlenkamp, Sonja; Kirmess, Melanie; Bergersen, Hilde; Audestad, Solveig & Becker, Frank (2015). Promoting evidence-based aphasia rehabilitation – guidelines at Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2014). Bokanmeldelse: Klinisk forskningsmetode for logopeder og audiopedagoger. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 60(2), p. 44–45.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2014). Bokanmeldelse: Evidensbasert praksis i logopedi. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 60(2), p. 42–43.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2014). Logopedisk tips 1 "Støttet samtale". Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 60(4), p. 42–42.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2014). Disputas Jannicke Karlsen. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 60(4), p. 40–41.
  • Kirmess, Melanie & Hansen, Silje Merethe (2014). Referat: Afasidagene 13. og 14. november 2014. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 60(4), p. 36–38.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2014). Logopeden – hvem er du og hvor vil du? Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 60(4), p. 3–3.
  • Kirmess, Melanie; Vøyne, Jannicke & Røste, Ingvild (2014). Referat: Norsk logopedlagets etterutdanningskurs og landsmøte 2014. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 60(3), p. 32–37.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2014). Høsttakk. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 60(3), p. 3–3.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2014). Språktrening døgnet rundt. Kommunikasjon og rehabilitering i hverdagen.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2014). Constraint induced language therapy for aphasia rehabilitation. The SunCIST program.
  • Kirmess, Melanie; Nordli, Heidi & Becker, Frank (2014). ”Kan man være for god for deltakelse på CIST?” – Erfaringer fra Sunnaas intensive afasitilbud (SunCIST) for godt fungerende afasirammede.
  • Kirmess, Melanie & Becker, Frank (2013). From Word Level Training to Social Conversation – Experience from an Intensive Group Program for Persons with Mild to Moderate Aphasia. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. ISSN 1877-0428. 94, p. 267–268.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2013). Melanie Kirmess, Postdoktor og fagsjef for spesialpedagoger, Sunnaas Sykehus HF i samtale med forfatter Margareta Lindholm. Afasiposten. ISSN 0803-2467. 24(2), p. 9–11.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2013). Referat: Academy of Aphasia, Luzern, Sveits. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 59(4), p. 44–45.
  • Kirmess, Melanie; Hansen, Silje Merethe & Nordli, Heidi (2013). Referat: Afasidagene 2013. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 59(4), p. 39–41.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2013). Flerspråklighet på dagsorden. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 59(4), p. 3–3.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2013). Referat: Norsk dysfaginettverk. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 59(3), p. 32–33.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2013). Teori og praksis. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 59(3), p. 3–3.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2013). Bokanmeldelse: Kan man elske sin nærmeste som forandrer seg totalt etter en hjerneskade+. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 59(2), p. 56–57.
  • Kirmess, Melanie; Røste, Ingvild & Vøyne, Jannicke (2013). Referat: Norsk logopedlagets vinterkurs7.-9.mars 2013. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 59(2), p. 34–38.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2013). Samtale med Margareta Lindholm. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 59(2), p. 49–53.
  • Kirmess, Melanie (2013). Kurs og faglig oppdatering. Norsk tidsskrift for logopedi. ISSN 0332-7256. 59(2), p. 3–3.

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