Longitudinal studies of disfluencies in two-year-old children.

  title={Longitudinal studies of disfluencies in two-year-old children.},
  author={Ehud Yairi},
  journal={Journal of speech and hearing research},
  volume={25 1},
  • Ehud Yairi
  • Published 1982 in Journal of speech and hearing research
Spontaneous speech samples of 500 words were recorded three times at 4-month intervals from 33 normally speaking children. A fourth speech sample was recorded from the 13 youngest children in the group after an additional 4-month interval (one year after the beginning of the study). There were indications in the data that the peak number of speech disfluencies occurred at the later part of age 2 or at the beginning of age 3. Results also showed that there was a continuous reduction in… CONTINUE READING

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