publication . Article . 2017

profile of australian preschool children with speech sound disorders at risk for literacy difficulties

McLeod, S.; Crowe, K.; Masso, S.; Baker, E.; McCormack, J.; Wren, Y.; Roulstone, S.; Howland, C.;
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  • Published: 31 Oct 2017 Journal: Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, volume 22, pages 15-33 (issn: 1940-4158, eissn: 1940-4166, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Background: Speech sound disorders are a common communication difficulty in preschool children. Teachers indicate difficulty identifying and supporting these children.\ud \ud Aim: To describe speech and language characteristics of children identified by their parents and/or teachers as having possible communication concerns.\ud \ud Method: 275 Australian 4- to 5-year-old children from 45 preschools whose parents and teachers were concerned about their talking participated in speech-language pathology assessments to examine speech, language, literacy, non-verbal intelligence, oromotor skills and hearing.\ud Results: The majority (71.3%) of children demonstrated l...
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Medical Subject Headings: otorhinolaryngologic diseasesbehavioral disciplines and activities
free text keywords: Statistical analysis, Auditory tests, Literacy, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Psychology, At-risk students, Developmental psychology, Consonant, Psychomotor learning, Phonological awareness, Speech sound disorder, medicine.disease, medicine
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publication . Article . 2017

profile of australian preschool children with speech sound disorders at risk for literacy difficulties

McLeod, S.; Crowe, K.; Masso, S.; Baker, E.; McCormack, J.; Wren, Y.; Roulstone, S.; Howland, C.;