The disfluent speech of bilingual spanish-english children: considerations for differential diagnosis of stuttering.

@article{Byrd2015TheDS,
  title={The disfluent speech of bilingual spanish-english children: considerations for differential diagnosis of stuttering.},
  author={Courtney T. Byrd and Lisa Bedore and Daniel Ramos},
  journal={Language, speech, and hearing services in schools},
  year={2015},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={30-43}
}
PURPOSE The primary purpose of this study was to describe the frequency and types of speech disfluencies that are produced by bilingual Spanish-English (SE) speaking children who do not stutter. The secondary purpose was to determine whether their disfluent speech is mediated by language dominance and/or language produced. METHOD Spanish and English narratives (a retell and a tell in each language) were elicited and analyzed relative to the frequency and types of speech disfluencies produced… CONTINUE READING
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