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Pennington, Lindsay; Miller, Nick – Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 2007
Little is known about the effects of listener characteristics or listening conditions on intelligibility scores. This study compared intelligibility scores of dysarthric speech achieved under a standard listening condition with those obtained in non-standard conditions and investigated the effect of listener age, gender and familiarity with…
Descriptors: Familiarity, Speech Impairments, Age Differences, Gender Differences
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Pennington, Lindsay; Miller, Nick; Robson, Sheila; Steen, Nick – Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 2010
Aim: To investigate whether speech therapy using a speech systems approach to controlling breath support, phonation, and speech rate can increase the speech intelligibility of children with dysarthria and cerebral palsy (CP). Method: Sixteen children with dysarthria and CP participated in a modified time series design. Group characteristics were…
Descriptors: Cerebral Palsy, Systems Approach, Assistive Technology, Speech Therapy
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Pennington, Lindsay; Thomson, Kirsty; James, Peter; Martin, Laura; McNally, Richard – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2009
Purpose: To investigate whether It Takes Two to Talk--The Hanen Program for Parents of Preschool Children With Cerebral Palsy is associated with change in interaction between children who have motor disorders and their parents. Method: Eleven children aged 19-36 months who had nonprogressive motor disorders that affected their communication, and…
Descriptors: Cerebral Palsy, Physical Disabilities, Preschool Children, Mothers
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Pennington, Lindsay; James, Peter; McNally, Richard; Pay, Helen; McConachie, Helen – Journal of Communication Disorders, 2009
The study of communication and its disorders often involves coding several behaviors and examining the proportions with which individual behaviors are produced within data sets. Problems are encountered when studying multiple behaviors between data sets, because of the interdependence of the proportions: as one coded behavior increases, at least…
Descriptors: Communication Research, Communication Disorders, Biomedicine, Statistical Analysis
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Pennington, Lindsay; Smallman, Claire; Farrier, Faith – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2006
Children with cerebral palsy often have speech, language and communication difficulties that affect their access to social and educational activities. Speech and language therapy to improve the intelligibility of the speech of children with cerebral palsy has long been advocated, but there is a dearth of research investigating therapy…
Descriptors: Cerebral Palsy, Children, Adolescents, Speech Therapy
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Pennington, Lindsay; Goldbart, Juliet; Marshall, Julie – International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 2004
Background: Research has shown that children with cerebral palsy have difficulties acquiring communication skills and that conversation with familiar partners follows restricted patterns, which are characterized by high levels of partner control and children's responsivity. Speech and language therapy often includes training for conversational…
Descriptors: Children, Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Communication, Program Effectiveness