Temporal speech characteristics of individuals with multiple sclerosis and ataxic dysarthria: 'scanning speech' revisited.

@article{Hartelius2000TemporalSC,
  title={Temporal speech characteristics of individuals with multiple sclerosis and ataxic dysarthria: 'scanning speech' revisited.},
  author={Lena Hartelius and Bj{\"o}rn Runmarker and Ove Andersen and Lennart Nord},
  journal={Folia phoniatrica et logopaedica : official organ of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics},
  year={2000},
  volume={52 5},
  pages={
          228-38
        }
}
'Scanning speech' has been used as a description of a prominent characteristic of the dysarthria of multiple sclerosis (MS) as well as of ataxic dysarthria in general. It is thought to be measurable as equalized syllable durations. There are seemingly contradictory prosodic-temporal characteristics of ataxic dysarthria: perceptually characterised as prosodic excess as well as phonatory-prosodic insufficiency and acoustic characteristics including signs of isochrony as well as variability. This… CONTINUE READING

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