Slow speech rate effects on stuttering preschoolers with disordered phonology

The author reported this study of the differential effects of clinicians’ slow speech rate model on three- and four-year-old children’s articulation rate and fluency corroborated findings that stuttering children who rate-entrained, even by about two to three phones per second, tended to improve fluency.

LaSalle LR (2014) Slow Speech Rate Effects on Stuttering Preschoolers with Disordered Phonology. Communication Disorders, Deaf Studies, and Hearing Aids, 2: 105. doi: 10.4172/jcdsha.1000105

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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