Portland State University. Department of Speech Communication
Robert L. Casteel
Date of Award
Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech with Emphasis in Speech Pathology
1 online resource (84 p.)
Verbal ability in children
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.
Arnold-Cockburn, Shelley Louise, "Discontinuities in normal 30 to 36 month old and 54 to 60 month old female children" (1987). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 3659.