Variability in fricative production of young people with Down's syndrome: an EPG analysis

Claire Timmins, William Hardcastle, Sara Wood, Joanne McCann, Jennifer Wishart

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Abstract

Speech production in Down's syndrome is highly variable, with particular problems arising from complex articulations such as fricatives. In this paper, EPG analysis is used to study the variation in the production of the fricatives /s/ and /sh/ in 6
young people with Down’s syndrome. The variability of these productions is compared with information from the Robbins and Klee Oral/Speech Motor Control Protocol.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 16th international congress of ICPhS
EditorsJ Trouvain, W Barry
Place of PublicationSaarbrücken
Pages1981-1984
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 6 Aug 2007

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Timmins, C., Hardcastle, W., Wood, S., McCann, J., & Wishart, J. (2007). Variability in fricative production of young people with Down's syndrome: an EPG analysis. In J. Trouvain, & W. Barry (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th international congress of ICPhS (pp. 1981-1984).