Perceptual characteristics of consonant production by apraxic speakers.

  title={Perceptual characteristics of consonant production by apraxic speakers.},
  author={Katharine H Odell and Malcom R McNeil and John C. Rosenbek and Lawrence Hunter},
  journal={The Journal of speech and hearing disorders},
  volume={55 2},
Single-word repetitions by 4 brain-damaged adults with apraxia of speech (AOS) but without concomitant aphasia were transcribed using a standard narrow phonetic transcription system. Analysis of consonant productions yielded a profile of AOS slightly different from the traditionally accepted one. Among the results was the atypical finding that consonant distortions exceeded all other error types including sound substitutions. In addition, errors predominated in the medial position of words, and… CONTINUE READING

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