Quantifying Speech Rhythm Abnormalities in the Dysarthrias
- A Nonword Repetition Task for Speakers With Misarticulations: The Syllable Repetition Task (SRT). Shriberg, Lawrence D.; Lohmeier, Heather L.; Campbell, Thomas F.; Dollaghan, Christine A.; Green, Jordan R.; Moore, Christopher A. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Oct2009, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p1189
Purpose: Conceptual and methodological confounds occur when non(sense) word repetition tasks are administered to speakers who do not have the target speech sounds in their phonetic inventories or who habitually misarticulate targeted speech sounds. In this article, the authors (a) describe a...
- Speech Improvement in the Kindergarten. Emerick, Lonnie // Education;May1964, Vol. 84 Issue 9, p565
This article reports the results of an investigation of a speech improvement program on kindergarten children in the U.S. The results of this investigation support the efficacy of speech improvement at the kindergarten level. As few as twenty-six speech improvement lessons produced a significant...
- Dysarthric Sentence Intelligibility: Contribution of Iconic Gestures and Message Predictiveness. Garcia, Jane Mertz; Dagenais, Paul A. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec1998, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p1282
Focuses on a study which examines changes in the sentence intelligibility scores of speakers with dysarthria in association with different signal-independent factors. Evaluation of iconic gestures in speaking; Methodology; Results of the study.
- PROCESSOS DE APAGAMENTO NA FALA DE SUJEITOS COM DISPRAXIA VERBAL. Rechia, Inaê Costa; de Souza, Ana Paula Ramos; Mezzommo, Carolina Lisboa // Revista CEFAC;2010, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p1
Purpose: to analyze the role of linguistic factors in the process of syllabic, consonantic and vocalic erasing on the speech of subjects with Verbal Dyspraxia. Methods: phonologic analyses of seven subjects (2:6-4:2), with Verbal Dyspraxia diagnostic hypothesis. Results: tonicity, word extension...
- iotacism. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1230
A definition of the term "iotacism" which refers to an abnormal speech pattern marked by the constant substitution of an eÂ¯ sound (Greek iota) for other vowels is presented.
- An Approach on Vowel Recognition Using Glottal Features. Emerich, Simina // Carpathian Journal of Electronic & Computer Engineering;2010, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p17
In this paper we investigate the effectiveness of using glottal features for vowel classification. The flow waveforms obtained from speech signals by inverse filtering were parametrized. For each analyzed signal a fixed dimension feature vector is obtained. The models were trained and tested...
- A STUDY OF GENERAL AMERICAN VOWEL SOUNDS AS SPOKEN BY NATIVE JAPANESE SPEAKERS. Kawashima, Takehide // Communication;Jul72, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p1
Presents a study of general American vowel sounds spoken by native Japanese speakers. Assessment of errors in the articulation of twelve General American vowel sounds; Analysis of the articulation defects of American vowel sounds within words; Sections of articulation test.
- Suprasegmental Characteristics of Speech Produced during Simultaneous Communication by Inexperienced Signers. Whitehead, Robert L.; Metz, Dale E.; Girardi, Erin; Irwin, Jacqueline; Krigsman, Amanda; Swanson, Christina; MacKenzie, Douglas; Schiavetti, Nicholas // Journal of Deaf Studies & Deaf Education;Summer2009, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p362
This study investigated suprasegmental variables of syllable stress and intonation contours in contextual speech produced during simultaneous communication (SC) by inexperienced signers. Ten hearing inexperienced sign language users were recorded under SC and speech-alone (SA) conditions...
- GRADE 2 Reading Skills Practice Test. // Scholastic News -- Edition 2;Jan2008, Vol. 64 Issue 4, Special section p1
A quiz about consonants and vowels is presented.