An Overview of Prosody and Its Role in Normal and Disordered Child Language This tutorial presents an overview of prosody and its application to specific language impairment. First, prosody is defined as both a phonological and acoustic phenomenon. Prosody is further explored through a review of research concerning perception and production of prosody in the normally developing child and in the child with ... Tutorial
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An Overview of Prosody and Its Role in Normal and Disordered Child Language
 
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Tutorial   |   May 1998
An Overview of Prosody and Its Role in Normal and Disordered Child Language
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, May 1998, Vol. 7, 38-48. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0702.38
History: Received August 12, 1997 , Accepted January 21, 1998
 
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, May 1998, Vol. 7, 38-48. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0702.38
History: Received August 12, 1997; Accepted January 21, 1998

This tutorial presents an overview of prosody and its application to specific language impairment. First, prosody is defined as both a phonological and acoustic phenomenon. Prosody is further explored through a review of research concerning perception and production of prosody in the normally developing child and in the child with specific language impairment. The tutorial concludes with a discussion of clinical implications and directions for future research.

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