The Distribution of Phonated Intervals in the Speech of Individuals Who Stutter
- Speech Effort Measurement and Stuttering: Investigating the Chorus Reading Effect. Ingham, Roger J.; Warner, Allison; Byrd, Anne; Cotton, John // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2006, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p660
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate chorus reading's (CR's) effect on speech effort during oral reading by adult stuttering speakers and control participants. The effect of a speech effort measurement highlighting strategy was also investigated. Method: Twelve persistent...
- Self-Assessment of Dysphonia. Gardner, Kristen // ASHA Leader;06/12/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p16
Describes a tool developed for the assessment of the impact of dysphonia on the quality of life. Contents of the evaluation tool; Findings of a clinical trial on the evaluation tool.
- A Voice On Pause ... ALEXANDER, CHARLES // Between the Lines (10807551);3/28/2013, Issue 2113, p9
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of losing his voice.
- Acoustic Variations in Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia as a Function of Speech Task. Sapienza, Christine M.; Walton, Suzanne; Murry, Thomas // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Feb1999, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p127
Identifies, through acoustic analysis, abnormal phonatory events associated with Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia (ADSD). Methods; Results; Discussion.
- Personality Traits and Psychological Factors in Voice Pathology: A Foundation for Future Research. Roy, Nelson; Bless, Diane M. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2000, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p737
It has been argued that personality, emotions, and psychological problems contribute to or are primary causes of voice disorders and that voice disorders in turn create psychological problems and personality effects. This article (a) briefly reviews the literature surrounding the role of...
- The Significance of First Language Development in Five to Nine Year Old Children for Second and Foreign Language Learning. // Applied Linguistics;Dec2008, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p717
In this article, the language learning experiences and development of a child (the authors daughter) between the ages of five and nine are drawn on to argue that we should re-focus our comparison of first and second language acquisition away from early L1 acquisition to the early...
- ANÃLISE PERCEPTIVO-AUDITIVA E ACÃšSTICA DA VOZ DE INDIVÃDUOS GAGOS. Carrasco, Eliane Regina; Oliveira, Gisele; Behlau, Mara // Revista CEFAC;2010, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p925
Purpose: this study aims to assess vocal deviation in individuals with developmental stuttering. Methods: 23 adults, 9 females and 14 males, with different degrees of stuttering (Yowa Severity Scale) mean age: 31.2 years, ranging from 23 to 45, took part in the study. Perceptual auditory...
- A Review of Evidence for the Covert Repair Hypothesis of Stuttering. Brocklehurst, Paul H. // Contemporary Issues in Communication Science & Disorders;Spring2008, Vol. 35, p25
This review examines evidence relating to the main postulates of A. Postma and H. Kolk's (1993) covert repair hypothesis: (a) That, in people who stutter, an abnormally slow rate of phonological encoding results in the incorporation of large numbers of phonological errors into the speech plans...
- The Prevalence of Stuttering, Voice, and Speech-Sound Disorders in Primary School Students in Australia. McKinnon, David H.; McLeod, Sharynne; Reilly, Sheena // Language, Speech & Hearing Services in Schools;Jan2007, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p5
Purpose: The aims of this study were threefold: to report teachers' estimates of the prevalence of speech disorders specifically, stuttering, voice, and speech-sound disorders); to consider correspondence between the prevalence of speech disorders and gender, grade level, and socioeconomic...