A Preliminary Examination of Phonological Encoding in Young Children Who Stutter

This study investigated the phonological encoding abilities of five- and six-year old children who stutter. Results suggest that young children who stutter have subtle, yet robust, linguistic differences in certain aspects of phonological encoding that may contribute to an unstable language planning system in young children who stutter.

Pelczarski, Kristin M. & Yaruss, J. Scott. (2013). A Preliminary Examination of Phonological Encoding in Young Children Who Stutter. Journal of Fluency Disorders. doi.org/10.1016/j.jfludis.2013.10.003

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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