The disfluent speech of a Spanish–English bilingual child who stutters

This study provides a detailed description of the disfluent speech behaviors produced by a 6;1-year-old bilingual Spanish–English speaking female. The authors suggest stuttering specific as well as language specific contributors to the fluency breakdowns that characterize the speech output of a bilingual Spanish English child who stutters.

Taliancich-Klinger, Casey L., Byrd, Courtney T., and Bedore, Lisa M. (2013). The disfluent speech of a Spanish–English bilingual child who stutters. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics. doi:10.3109/02699206.2013.813076

About rickyWburk

Ricky W. Burk, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, is a speech-language pathologist who provides in-home therapy for adolescents and adults residing in Tennessee and Mississippi who stutter. His career includes PreK, elementary, middle, and high school practice, undergraduate & graduate faculty appointments, skilled nursing, national & international consultation, private practice, and national & international speaking presentations. He holds the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence, and he is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. He is the ASHA Continuing Education Administrator for the National Association for Speech Fluency.
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