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Electropalatography In The Assessment And Treatment Of Speech Difficulties In Children With Down Syndrome - featured February 4, 2011

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Electropalatography In The Assessment And Treatment Of Speech Difficulties In Children With Down Syndrome

This article can be found on Down Syndrome Online. Down Syndrome Online offers comprehensive information about Down syndrome, including articles, books and scientific papers.

Abstract - Many children with Down syndrome experience significant speech difficulties which in turn affects their speech intelligibility. This paper describes how electropalatography, a computer-based technique which uses visual feedback to alter speech production, is being used at Queen Margaret University, to assess and treat speech difficulties in a group of children and young people with Down syndrome. Encouraging results from a single case are reported.

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