Repetition of Final Consonants in the Speech of a Young Child This study of final-consonant repetitions in the speech of a young child supports the notion that some speech disfluencies may result from parental attempts to accelerate phonological development. An analysis of twelve ½-hr long observations of the subject's speech during a 1-year period is presented. The presence, decrease, and subsequent ... Reports
Reports  |   May 01, 1987
Repetition of Final Consonants in the Speech of a Young Child
 
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Reports   |   May 01, 1987
Repetition of Final Consonants in the Speech of a Young Child
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1987, Vol. 52, 174-178. doi:10.1044/jshd.5202.174
History: Received September 3, 1986 , Accepted October 20, 1986
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1987, Vol. 52, 174-178. doi:10.1044/jshd.5202.174
History: Received September 3, 1986; Accepted October 20, 1986

This study of final-consonant repetitions in the speech of a young child supports the notion that some speech disfluencies may result from parental attempts to accelerate phonological development. An analysis of twelve ½-hr long observations of the subject's speech during a 1-year period is presented. The presence, decrease, and subsequent disappearance of the final-consonant repetitions that resembled stuttering behavior are discussed in terms of environmental factors.

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