Letters to the Editor
- Disfluency clusters of children who stutter: Relation of stutterings to self-repairs. LaSalle, Lisa R.; Conture, Edward G. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Oct95, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p965
Accounts for the frequency, type and possible origins of speech disfluency clusters in the spontaneous speech of three to six-year old children who do and do not stutter. Covert Repair Hypothesis (CRH) of stuttering; Number and nature of speech disfluencies and errors; Speculations to the...
- Effect of utterance length and meaningfulness on the speech initiation times of children who... Maske-Cash, Wendy S.; Curlee, Richard F. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Feb95, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p18
Determines the effect of utterance length and meaningfulness of the speech initiation times of stuttering and non-stuttering children. Analysis of short meaningful, long meaningful and long nonce utterances of children; Different responses in utterance length among nonstuttering,...
- F2 transitions during sound/syllable repetitions of children who stutter and predictions of... Yaruss, J. Scott; Couture, Edward G. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Oct93, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p883
Examines the relationships between second formant (F2) transitions during sound/syllable repetitions (SSR) of young children who stutter and their predicted chronicity of stuttering. Selection of subjects; Analysis of SSR for differences in F2 transitions; Occurrences of abnormal F2...
- The Young Child's Awareness of Stuttering-Like Disfluency. Ezrati-Vinacour, Ruth; Platzky, Rozanne; Yairi, Ehud // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr2001, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p368
Examines the development of awareness of stuttering-like disfluency in normally fluent preschool and first grade children. Discrimination and self-identification task scores; Effect of disfluency category; Evaluation of stuttering.
- Normative Disfluency Data for Early Childhood Stuttering. Ambrose, Nicotine Grinager; Yairi, Ehud // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Aug1999, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p895
Although the past 50 years of research on early childhood stuttering and normal disfluency have produced vital information on the general features of disfluent speech behavior of young children, an adequate normative reference for early stuttering does not exist. The purpose of this report is to...
- Self-modeling as an intervention for stuttering. Bray, Melissa A.; Kehle, Thomas J. // School Psychology Review;1998, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p587
Discusses the strategy of self-modelling as an intervention for stuttering in school-age children. Viewing of two five-minute videos of themselves speaking fluently on several occasions for a period of six weeks; Reduction of percentage of stuttered words; Improvement of speech rate;...
- Orofacial muscle activity of children who stutter: A preliminary study. Kelly, Ellen M.; Smith, Anne // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Oct95, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p1025
Presents the results of a preliminary investigation on the relations between stuttering development and the maturation of speech motor processes. Recording of the electromyographic (EMG) activity; Speech motor behaviors of children who stutter; Duration and severity of stuttering.
- Children recovered from stuttering without formal treatment: Perceptual assessment of speech... Finn, Patrick; Ingham, Roger J. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Aug1997, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p867
Examines the speech perceptual differences in children who have recovered from stuttering without formal treatment from the children who never stuttered. Effect of discrimination or identification on speech perception in children; Measurement of speech naturalness; Factors responsible for...
- Development of a two-stage procedure for the automatic recognition of dysfluencies in the... Howell, Peter; Sackin, Stevie // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Oct1997, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p1073
Presents a program which aims to develop automatic recognition procedures to locate and assess stuttering behavior in children. Classification of speech in two stages; Assessments by human judges; Word boundary placement; Repetition; Prolongation; Word categorization; Duration of fluency categories.