Development of a two-stage procedure for the automatic recognition of dysfluencies in the
- 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.
- Ambiguity and Algorithms in Diagnosing Early Stuttering: Comments on Ambrose and Yairi (1999). Onslow, Mark; Packman, Ann // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2001, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p593
Comments on an article on the diagnosis of stuttering in children. Issues on subject selection; Issues on the weighting procedure used to measure stuttering-like disorders; Failure to distinguish between stuttering and speech disorders.
- Perspectives on Stuttering: Response to Onslow & Packman (2001). Ambrose, Nicoline Grinager; Yairi, Ehud // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2001, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p595
Addresses criticisms on a study on the diagnosis of stuttering in children. Issues on subject selection; Questions on the weighting procedure used in measuring stuttering-like disorders; Failure to differentiate stuttering and speech disorders.
- Characteristics of Speech Disfluency and Stuttering Behaviors in 3- and 4-Year-Old Children. Pellowski, Mark W.; Conture, Edward G. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Feb2002, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p20
The purpose of this investigation was to quantitatively and qualitatively characterize speech disfluencies exhibited by 3- and 4-year-old children who do (CWS, N = 36) and do not (CWNS, N = 36) stutter. Five measures of speech disfluency (e.g., percentage of total, other, and stuttering-like...
- Survey Reveals Parents' Reaction to Children Who Stutter. // ASHA Leader;5/27/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p27
Reports on findings of a survey of adults conducted by the Stuttering Foundation in conjunction with Wirthlin Worldwide, which showed the importance of educating parents of young children about stuttering. Benefits of early detection and intervention on children; Percentage of respondents who...
- Speaking Slowly: Effects of Four Self-Guided Training Approaches on Adults' Speech Rate and Naturalness. Logan, Kenneth J.; Roberts, Rosalyn R.; Pretto, Aneesha P.; Morey, Megan J. // American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology;May2002, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p163
Speech-language pathologists often ask parents of children who stutter to reduce their conversational pace when talking with their children. Little is known, however, about how best to help parents accomplish this task. Two experiments were conducted to examine this issue. In Experiment 1, adult...
- The Tudor Study: Data and Ethics. Ambrose, Nicoline Grinager; Yairi, Ehud // American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology;May2002, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p190
Recent exposure of an experiment (the Tudor Study) conducted in 1939 at the University of Iowa with the aim of studying the effect of verbal labeling on the frequency of disfluency in children who stutter and in normally fluent children has raised strong reactions both from the general public...
- Early Childhood Stuttering I: Persistency and Recovery Rates. Yairi, Ehud; Ambrose, Nicoline Grinager // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Oct1999, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p1097
Presents information on a study which investigates the pathognomonic course of stuttering in early childhood with special reference to the occurrence of persistent and spontaneously recovered forms of the disorder. Criteria for determining persistency and recovery; Methodology of the study;...
- Stuttering induced by theophylline. Rosenfield, David B.; McCarthy, Michael // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Dec1994, Vol. 73 Issue 12, p914
Analyzes the results of an experiment that evaluated fluent asthmatic children who developed stuttering following administration of theophylline. Percentage of adults and children suffering from developmental stutterers (DS); Causes of acquired stuttering (AS); Case studies of children with...