Assessing speech perception in children with language difficulties: effects of background noise and phonetic contrast.

Abstract

Deficits in speech perception are reported for some children with language impairments. This deficit is more marked when listening against background noise. This study investigated the speech perception skills of young children with and without language difficulties. A speech discrimination task, using non-word minimal pairs in an XAB paradigm, was… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/17549507.2011.616602

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