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- 2Canada, Alberta
- 2Canada, Alberta, Edmonton
- 2Cererbral palsy
- 4Edmonton Social Planning Council
- 4Pollock, Karen
- 4Volden, Joanne
- 3Adams, Kim
- 3Schneider, Phyllis
- 2Charest, Monique
- 21Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of
- 20Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of/Speech Pathology and Audiology
- 6Edmonton Social Planning Council (ESPC)
- 6Edmonton Social Planning Council (ESPC)/Children, Youth and Family (Edmonton Social Planning Council)
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Special project application to United Way Children and Poverty Project.
A new provincial report on Child and Family poverty released today by the Edmonton Social Planning Council (ESPC) reveals that 77,595 children are living in families below Statistics Canadas Low Income Cut Off (LICO). This means one in ten children in Alberta live below the poverty line.
This study described the expressive language characteristics of 12 children with dysarthria and cerebral palsy based on analysis of 50-utterance spontaneous speech samples. Children were between four and 12 years old and had receptive and expressive language ages of at least three years. ...
Measures of speech sound accuracy (e.g., percent consonants correct or PCC) and direct measures of intelligibility (e.g., percent words identified correctly) are used to determine the severity of a child’s speech disorder. However, the relationship between these measures has not been reported...
Purpose: This study examined the effects of the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT®LOUD) on the speech intelligibility of children with cerebral palsy (CP) and children with Down syndrome (DS). Method: Naïve listeners were recruited to decode the pre- and post-treatment recorded single-word...