Advisor

Robert L. Casteel

Date of Award

1987

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech with Emphasis in Speech Pathology

Department

Speech Communication

Physical Description

1 online resource (84 p.)

Subjects

Verbal ability in children

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to compare the frequency of occurrence of specific discontinuities in 30 to 36 month old normal female children to normal 54 to 60 month old female children. Specifically. the discontinuities were categorized as follows: part word repetitions. whole word repetitions. and false starts. The discontinuities were observed while the child spontaneously interacted with an investigator in a clinical room.

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