Effects of speech stimuli and dysarthria severity on intelligibility scores and listener confidence ratings for speakers with cerebral palsy.

@article{Hustad2007EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of speech stimuli and dysarthria severity on intelligibility scores and listener confidence ratings for speakers with cerebral palsy.},
  author={Katherine C Hustad},
  journal={Folia phoniatrica et logopaedica : official organ of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={59 6},
  pages={306-17}
}
This study examined differences among transcription intelligibility scores and listener confidence ratings for three different types of speech stimuli--single words, unrelated sentences, and sentences forming a narrative--all produced by speakers with dysarthria. Twelve speakers with dysarthria of varying severity secondary to cerebral palsy and 144 listeners participated in this study. Results showed that both intelligibility scores and confidence ratings were differentially affected by both… CONTINUE READING

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