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Development of speech sounds and syllable structure of words in Zulu-speaking children
This study investigated development of speech sounds and syllable structure of words in 18 Zulu-speaking children between the ages of 3.0 and 6.2. A 100-word spontaneous conversational sample wasExpand
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Idiosyncratic sound systems of the South African Bantu languages: Research and clinical implications for speech-language pathologists and audiologists.
A brief overview of the idiosyncratic features of the sound systems of two South African Bantu languages and the potential implications for clinical practice and research. Expand
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The voice use reduction program.
The purpose of this article is to describe a structured behavior modification approach to the reduction of voice use by clients with voice disorders. The Voice Use Reduction (VUR) Program isExpand
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What can speech production errors tell us about cross-linguistic processing in bilingual aphasia? Evidence from four English/Afrikaans bilingual individuals with aphasia
Introduction The aim of this study is contribute to clinical practice of bilinguals around the globe, as well as to add to our understanding of bilingual aphasia processing, by analysingExpand
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[Voice problems in some groups of professional users of voice: implications for prevention].
The primary prevention of communication problems is a growing part of the professional responsibility of the speech-language therapist. Functional voice hyperfunction, which often occurs inExpand
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Vocal effectiveness of speech-language pathology students: Before and after voice use during service delivery
Background As a professional voice user, it is imperative that a speech-language pathologist's (SLP) vocal effectiveness remain consistent throughout the day. Many factors may contribute to reducedExpand
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Quality of life after total glosso-laryngectomy.
The article explores the quality of life of two participants who had undergone total glosso-laryngectomy as treatment for advanced tongue base cancer. Semi-structured interviews were conducted andExpand
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Model-Driven Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Positive Effects of the Speech Motor Learning Approach.
Purpose The aim of the study was to propose the speech motor learning approach (Van der Merwe, 2011) as a treatment for childhood apraxia of speech and to determine if it will effect positive changeExpand
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Temporal parameters of speech production in bilingual speakers with apraxic or phonemic paraphasic errors
Background: The four‐level framework of speech production (Van der Merwe, 1997) suggests that language of production of a bilingual speaker can be viewed as a contextual factor increasing theExpand
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Changes in the body-weights and subscapular skinfold thicknesses of members of an Antarctic expedition.
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