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Variabilities in Children’s Speech Perhaps not so Concerning

14th June, 2021

[Source:  Medical X-Press]

Variations in children’s speech has traditionally been attributed to developmental delays. Recent work suggests the reasons for variability are not so clear, and an immediate call for treatment may need to be reconsidered.

During the 180th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, held virtually June 8-10, Margaret Cychosz, from the University of Maryland, discussed the need to better understand these variations. Her presentation, “Reconsidering variability in child  production,” took place Tuesday, June 8, at 11:35 a.m. Eastern U.S.

Cychosz said  measured by  applications are particularly unreliable, since these often depend on databases of adult speech, which is very different from child speech.

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