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  • R S Kamen
  • 1990
The child who is tube fed during the first two years of life is at risk for impaired development of normal oral-motor patterns and coordination during feeding. In order to ensure as smooth a transition to oral feeding as possible, it is necessary to provide the tube-fed child with a framework of normal oral sensitization from which he can develop the level(More)
This study investigated the effects of long-term tracheostomy on the development of speech. Eight children who underwent tracheotomy during the prelingual period were compared to matched controls on selected spectral parameters of the speech acoustic signal and standard measures of oral-motor, phonologic, and articulatory proficiency. Analysis of formant(More)
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