Chapter 34. Prosodic Impairments

  1. Martin J. Ball Head Past President1,
  2. Dr. Michael R. Perkins Professor founder member Vice-President2,
  3. Dr. Nicole Müller1 and
  4. Sara Howard Senior Lecturer speech-language therapist pathologist President2
  1. Bill Wells professor Chair principal and
  2. Sandra Whiteside Reader

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301007.ch34

The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics

The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics

How to Cite

Wells, B. and Whiteside, S. (2009) Prosodic Impairments, in The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics (eds M. J. Ball, M. R. Perkins, N. Müller and S. Howard), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301007.ch34

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Louisiana, Lafayette, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405135221

Online ISBN: 9781444301007

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Keywords:

  • prosodic impairment;
  • linguistic approach;
  • interactional approach resembling linguistic approach - analysis of spontaneous speech data;
  • psycholinguistic approach;
  • poor performance on PEPS-C Output tasks;
  • prosodic impairments in developmental disorders;
  • specific speech impairments;
  • Acquired apraxia of speech (AOS) - motor deficit left-hemisphere (LH) damage;
  • developmental and acquired disorders of spoken communication – focus for research

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is a Prosodic Impairment?

  • Phonetic Approach

  • Linguistic Approach

  • Interactional Approach

  • Psycholinguistic Approach

  • Prosodic Impairments in Developmental Disorders

  • Prosodic Impairments in Acquired Disorders

  • Future Directions

  • References