Factorial Temperament Structure in Stuttering, Voice-Disordered, and Typically Developing Children
- 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...
- 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...
- Genetic aspects of early childhood stuttering. Ambrose, Nicoline Grinag; Yairi, Ehud // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Aug93, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p701
Quantifies the frequency of stuttering in relatives of pre-school-age children who stutter and who were first seen close to the onset of the disorder. Proportion of probands with a positive family history; Examination of familial incidence of stuttering; Segregation analyses.
- Temporal dynamics of repetitions during the early stage of childhood stuttering: An acoustic study. Nierman, Rebecca; Yairi, Ehud // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Oct94, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p1067
Discusses an acoustic study on temporal dynamics of repetitions during the early stage of childhood stuttering. Comparison of the duration characteristics of single-syllable whole-word repetitions and part-word repetitions; Identification of displaced episodes; Overall tendency for repetitions...
- The stuttering child: A guide. // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal;Spring90, Issue 54, p9
Focuses on child stuttering, a fluency irregularity that children experience in early speech development. Factors which cause stuttering in children; Benefits of positive verbal responses; Tips on how to encourage fluent speech development; Effect of ignoring stuttering in children.
- Language production abilities of children whose stuttering persisted or recovered. Watkins, Ruth V.; Yairi, Ehud // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr1997, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p385
Evaluates the language production capabilities of young children whose stuttering persisted or recovered. Language proficiency; Indices of production obtained from spontaneous language samples; Suggestion that examination of individual patterns of performance is necessary in clarifying the...
- Stuttering. Pellman, Harry // Pediatrics for Parents;1997, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p4
Provides information about the speech disorder affecting children referred to as stuttering. Ways of speech impairment; Predisposing factors; Highest incidence of disfluency in preschool age children; Tips to help parents take care of children with disfluency.
- Help with stuttering: What parents can do. // Reading Today;Aug/Sep96, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p17
Offers nationwide referral list of speech-language pathologists who specialized in stuttering as well as brochure entitled `If You Think Your Child Is Stuttering,' from the Stuttering Foundation.
- Temperamental Characteristics of Young Children Who Stutter. Anderson, Julie D.; Pellowski, Mark W.; Conture, Edward G.; Kelly, Ellen M. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Oct2003, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p1221
The purpose of this investigation was to assess the temperamental characteristics of children who do (CWS) and do not (CWNS) stutter using a norm-referenced parent-report questionnaire. Participants were 31 CWS and 31 CWNS Between the ages of 3;0 (years;months) and 5;4 (CWS: mean age = 48.03...