Thomas A Crowe

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Parenteral attitudes toward and knowledge of stuttering were studied in 50 parents of stutterers and 50 parents of nonstutterers following the development of the Parenteral Attitudes Toward Stuttering (PATS) Inventory and the Alabama Stuttering Knowledge (ASK) Test. Results indicated that the parents of nonstutterers displayed more desirable attitudes(More)
The incidence of hearing disorders in 34 State Penitentiary prison inmates all with a previous history of drug abuse were investigated. Subjects were evaluated using routine pure-tone air conduction audiometry, immittance measures, and short-latency auditory brain stem responses. Of the 34 inmates, 20 (58.8%) demonstrated normal bilateral peripheral hearing(More)
Speech and hearing screening was conducted with 136 inmates incarcerated at the Mississippi State Penitentiary. The prevalences found for articulation and for fluency disorders were comparable to prevalence figures reported for the general population, whereas the prevalence figures for voice and hearing disorders among the sample group were appreciably(More)
The relationship between oral and written language skills was explored in this study involving 97 participants enrolled in an adult literacy program. Pragmatic language skills were assessed in videotaped conversational dyads which were later analyzed for level of conversational assertiveness and responsiveness and for the status of basic interactional(More)
35 adults diagnosed with schizophrenia provided samples of narrative and conversational discourse and completed a criterion-referenced test of pragmatic language ability. There was a significant relationship between performance on pragmatic language tasks and perceived over-all functioning of schizophrenic subjects as measured by psychological assessment.(More)
This article describes a clinical framework that may be used with African American children who stutter and their families. It includes discussion of the clinical importance of culture-based factors such as myths, oral presentation styles, narrative discourse styles, and cognitive learning styles, as well as rules for interaction and turn-taking. These(More)
Nine linguistic features unique to Black English were examined in the speech of 87 Black and 77 White inmates of a Mississippi prison population. The purpose of the study was to determine whether Black inmates could be distinguished from White inmates by their use of the present progressive, final stops, distributive be, remote aspect been, noun plurals,(More)