Children recovered from stuttering without formal treatment: Perceptual assessment of speech
- Phonotactic Probability Effects in Children Who Stutter. Anderson, Julie D.; Byrd, Courtney T. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Aug2008, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p851
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of phonotactic probability, which is the frequency of different sound segments and segment sequences, on the overall fluency with which words are produced by preschool children who stutter (CWS) as well as to determine whether it...
- Young infant's retention of information about bisyllabic utterances. Jusczyk, Peter W.; Jusczyk, Ann Marie // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception & Performan;Aug95, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p822
Examines 2- to 3-month-olds' representations of bisyllables by familiarizing them with sets of bisyllables that either did or did not share a common consonant-vowel (CV) syllable. Structure of infant's representation of speech sound; Syllables as important units in infant's representation of...
- Use of the long vs short form of the Speech Sounds... Gray, Robert M.; Livingston, Ronald B. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Apr96, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p475
Presents a study on the Speech Sounds Perception Test (SSPT) in a school-age population. Decisions discussed regarding the use of the long and short form; Information on the Speech Sounds Perception Test produced by W.C. Halstead in 1947; Previous studies conducted; Characteristics of...
- Assessing consonant cluster production under imitative and more spontaneous conditions. Powell, Thomas W. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Jun97 Part 2, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p1134
Presents a study in which six children's production of word-initial consonant clusters was assessed before and after using imitative or spontaneous sampling conditions. Documentation of gains and accuracy under both sampling conditions; Similar findings yielded from the two procedures.
- Trochaic templates use in early words and phrases. McGregor, Karla K.; Johnson, Amy C. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec1997, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p1220
Explores children's application of trochaic template not only to single words but to phrases as well. Functions of the trochaic template; Analysis of both spontaneous and elicited weak syllable productions and omission; Comparison of weak syllable productions in the phonological phrase types;...
- Grammatical Morphology and Perception of Synthetic and Natural Speech in Children With Specific Language Impairments. Evans, Julia L.; Viele, Kert; Kass, Robert E.; Tang, Feng // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2002, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p494
Studies investigating the relationship between the use of inflectional morphology and speech-perception abilities in children with SLI traditionally have employed synthetic speech stimuli. The purpose of this study was to replicate the findings reported in Leonard, McGregor, and Allen (1992)...
- Discriminability and perceptual weighting of some acoustic cues to speech perception by 3-year-olds. Nittrouer, Susan // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Apr96, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p278
Studies the factors affecting speech perception in children. Difference between the speech signal processing strategies of children and adults; Possible developmental shift in the perceptual weighting of acoustic parameters.
- Does speech emerge from earlier appearing oral motor behaviors? Moore, Christopher A.; Ruark, Jacki L. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Oct96, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p1034
Quantifies the coordinative organization of mandibular muscles in children during speech and nonspeech behaviors. Speech development in toddlers; Motor control.
- The effect of visual distractions on speech perception in children. Keetay, Victoria // Volta Review;Spring96, Vol. 98 Issue 2, p43
Focuses on the effect of visual distractions on speech perception in children. Integration of all children into general education classrooms; Concerns raised by parents; What research conducted on adults and adolescents revealed; Comparisons between adults with hearing impairments and normal...