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Articulation and the Effect on Prosody in Children with Apraxia of Speech

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Articulation and the Effect on Prosody in Children with Apraxia of Speech

[Source] Apraxia-KIDS

By: Amy Meredith, Ph.D., CCC-SLP


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Prosody generally refers to intonation, stress pattern, loudness variations, pausing, and rhythm. We express prosody by varying pitch, loudness, and duration. A person who does not vary any of these parameters will sound robotic. We frequently come across characteristics of childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) as including robotic speech or some other element of disordered prosody. What may account for this observation?

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