Open Access Presidential Scholars Thesis
Specific language impairment in children; Speech perception in children;
Recently, researchers have studied the ability of children with specific language impairment to produce various prosodic cues, including contrastive stress (Ellis Weismer, 1992). However, there is a lack of information about the abilities of such children to comprehend this information. The purpose of the present study is to examine the capabilities of children with specific language impairment to comprehend contrastive stress in a variety of sentences.
Date of Award
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Presidential Scholar Designation
A paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the designation Presidential Scholar
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©1994 Nicole M. VanCleave
VanCleave, Nicole M., "The ability of children with specific language impairment to comprehend contrastive stress in sentences" (1994). Presidential Scholars Theses (1990 – 2006). 149.