Perception of place of articulation by children with cleft palate and posterior placement.

  title={Perception of place of articulation by children with cleft palate and posterior placement.},
  author={Tara L. Whitehill and Alexander L. Francis and Christine K Y Ching},
  journal={Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR},
  volume={46 2},
The aim of this study was to determine if children with repaired cleft palate who demonstrate posterior placement of alveolar targets (e.g., /t(h)/ --> [k(h)]), known as Group P, differ from children with cleft palate without such an error pattern (Group NP) and from normally developing children without cleft palate (Group N) in the perception of /t(h)/ and /k(h)/. Ten age-matched children in each of these three groups identified 8 synthetic stimuli along an acoustic continuum ranging from /t(h… CONTINUE READING

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