Speech in Individuals With Down Syndrome This article reviews the development of articulation and phonology in young children with Down syndrome. After summarizing factors that impact the development of speech, the authors review assessment and intervention of speech sound disorders in this population. ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2009
Speech in Individuals With Down Syndrome
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Susan Fawcett
    Down Syndrome Research FoundationBurnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jenea Peralego
    Down Syndrome Research FoundationBurnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Article Information
Speech, Voice & Prosodic Disorders / Special Populations / Genetic & Congenital Disorders / Speech, Voice & Prosody / Articles
Article   |   October 01, 2009
Speech in Individuals With Down Syndrome
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, October 2009, Vol. 16, 109-116. doi:10.1044/lle16.3.109
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, October 2009, Vol. 16, 109-116. doi:10.1044/lle16.3.109
Abstract

This article reviews the development of articulation and phonology in young children with Down syndrome. After summarizing factors that impact the development of speech, the authors review assessment and intervention of speech sound disorders in this population.

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