Speech, Vocabulary, and the Education of Children Using Cochlear Implants: Oral or Total Communication?
- The Influence of Argument-Structure Complexity on the Use of Auxiliary Verbs by Children With SLI. Grela, Bernard G.; Leonard, Laurence B. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Oct2000, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p1115
Presents a study which investigated the influence of argument-structure complexity on the omission of auxiliary be verbs in a group of children with specific language impairment. Review on related literature; Methodology of the study; Discussion of the results of the study.
- Development and phonetic differentiation of speech movement patterns. Goffman, Lisa; Smith, Anne // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception & Performan;Jun99, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p649
Examines the hypothesis that speech production units are less distinctive in young children. Use of generalized movement templates as a base for mature templates; Analysis of shape and stability of single close-open speech movements of the lower lips of children.
- Glossary of Early Childhood Terms. // Teaching Young Children;Dec2011/Jan2012, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p5
The article focuses on oral language, which involves both listening and speaking, and refers to the understanding and use of vocabulary among preschool children.
- A Prospective Longitudinal Study of Phonological Development in Late Talkers. Williams, A. Lynn; Elbert, Mary // Language, Speech & Hearing Services in Schools;Apr2003, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p138
Purpose: This study involved prospective longitudinal data on 5 late talkers to provide information about the course of phonological development in order to identify possible predictors of delayed versus deviant development. Method: Five children (3 boys, 2 girls) were identified as late talkers...
- The reliability of morphological analyses in language samples. Tommerdahl, Jodi; Kilpatrick, Cynthia D // Language Testing;Jan2014, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p3
It is currently unclear to what extent a spontaneous language sample of a given number of utterances is representative of a childâ€™s ability in morphology and syntax. This lack of information about the regularity of childrenâ€™s linguistic productions and the reliability of...
- Speech Production in 12-Month-Old Children With and Without Hearing Loss. McGowan, Richard S.; Nittrouer, Susan; Chenausky, Karen // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Aug2008, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p879
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to compare speech production at 12 months of age for children with hearing loss (HL) who were identified and received intervention before 6 months of age with those of children with normal hearing (NH). Method: The speech production of 10 children with NH...
- DIAGNOSTIKA RANÃ‰ SLOVNÃ ZÃSOBY RODIÄŒOVSKÃMI DOTAZNÃKY: PÅ˜EHLED A PILOTNÃ STUDIE. Votavová, Klára; Smolík, Filip // Ceskoslovenska Psychologie;Jun2010, Issue 3, p301
The development of the lexicon and its structure is an essential indicator of the level of language acquisition and cognitive development. This paper summarizes the basic methods used in the research on lexical development, namely the analysis of spontaneous speech production, experimental...
- A STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF READERS' THEATER ON SECOND AND THIRD GRADE SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS' FLUENCY GROWTH. Corcoran, Carol A. // Reading Improvement;Summer2005, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p105
The article summarizes a readers' theater program that was effective in improving student interest in reading, confidence in reading, and overall fluency in number of words read correctly per minute. Assessing the fluency level of a reader is critical, but so is the availability of programs that...
- Working With the Child Who Has Delayed Speech. Greenspan, Stanley I. // Early Childhood Today;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p22
Discusses factors to consider in working with a child who has communication difficulties. Causes of speech delay in children; Factors to consider regarding the relation of motor and sensory systems with articulation difficulties; Suggestions for teachers and parents in dealing with...