ERIC Number: EJ415020
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Performance of Working Class African-American Children on Three Tests of Articulation.
Cole, Patricia A.; Taylor, Orlando L.
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, v21 n3 p171-76 Jul 1990
Ten African-American children, aged five to six, who speak Black English Vernacular were administered three standard English articulation tests. Results showed that a failure to take the issue of dialect variation into account substantially increased the likelihood of misdiagnosing normally speaking African-American children as having articulation disorders. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
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