Developmental Changes in the Effects of Utterance Length and Complexity on Speech Movement Variability
- Movement Difficulty and Learning Disabled Children. Kerr, Robert; Hughes, Kathy // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly;Jan1987, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p72
Results of recent research have implicated information processing deficits in explaining the poor academic performance of learning disabled children. However, the motor difficulties of these children have not been extensively studied from a processing framework, yet cognitive skills are inherent...
- Speed of Processing, Working Memory, and Language Impairment in Children. Leonard, Laurence B.; Weismer, Susan Ellis; Miller, Carol A.; Francis, David J.; Tomblin, J. Bruce; Kail, Robert V. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr2007, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p408
Purpose: Children with language impairment (LI) often perform below the level of typically developing peers on measures of both processing speed and working memory. This study examined the relationship between these 2 types of measures and attempted to determine whether such measures can account...
- Role of Visual Speech in Phonological Processing by Children With Hearing Loss. Jerger, Susan; Tye-Murray, Nancy; Abdi, Hervé // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr2009, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p412
Purpose: This research assessed the influence of visual speech on phonological processing by children with hearing loss (HL). Method: Children with HL and children with normal hearing (NH) named pictures while attempting to ignore auditory or audiovisual speech distractors whose onsets relative...
- Verbal and Spatial Information Processing Constraints in Children With Specific Language Impairment. Hoffman, LaVae M.; Gillam, Ronald B. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Feb2004, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p114
A dual-processing paradigm was used to investigate information processing limitations underlying specific language impairment (SLI). School-age children with and without SLI were asked to recall verbal and spatial stimuli in situations that varied the number of tasks that were required and the...
- Mandibular Motor Control During the Early Development of Speech and Nonspeech Behaviors. Steeve, Roger W.; Moore, Christopher A. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec2009, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p1530
Purpose: The mandible is often portrayed as a primary structure of early babble production, but empiricists still need to specify (a) how mandibular motor control and kinematics vary among different types of multisyllabic babble, (b) whether chewing or law oscillation relies on a coordinative...
- Brief Report: Information Processing Speed is Intact in Autism but not Correlated with Measured Intelligence. Wallace, Gregory L.; Anderson, Mike; Happé, Francesca // Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders;May2009, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p809
Speed of information processing, as measured by inspection time (IT), is a robust predictor of intellectual functioning. However, among individuals with autism and low IQ scores, IT has been reported to be discrepantly fast, and equal to that of high IQ typically developing children (Scheuffgen...
- Importance of Pre-Educational and Post-Educational Language Tests and Effect of Training on the Diagnosis of Auditory Processing Disorders (APDs) in Children. Muluk, Nuray Bayar; Yalcinkaya, Fulya // Journal of International Advanced Otology;2011, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p386
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- INTERFACING COMPUTERIZED BIOMECHANICAL ANALYSIS IN MONITORING THE MOTOR DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN. Jackson, Shelia L.; Healey, John // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Dec2000 Part 1, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p999
Investigates the effectiveness of using kinematic analysis to monitor the motor development of children on three fundamental movement patterns. Significance of timing of the peak linear velocities of the upper body; Conclusion that changes in timing were evidence of improvements in coordination.
- The Reach-to-Grasp Movement: A New Look at an Old Problem? Weir, Patricia L. // Motor Control;Jul1999, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p312
Determines the components of reach-to-grasp movement. Development of prehension control model; Determination of distal anatomical marking; Effects of object properties on kinematics.