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Allard, Emily R.; Williams, Dale F. – Journal of Communication Disorders, 2008
Using semantic differential scales with nine trait pairs, 445 adults rated five audio-taped speech samples, one depicting an individual without a disorder and four portraying communication disorders. Statistical analyses indicated that the no disorder sample was rated higher with respect to the trait of employability than were the articulation,…
Descriptors: Articulation (Speech), Stereotypes, Semantics, Language Impairments
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Williams, Dale F.; Dietrich, Susan – Journal of Communication Disorders, 1996
College students (n=465) rated 5 descriptions: 1 portraying an individual without a disorder and 4 depicting various communicative disorders. The descriptions with no disorder and with a language disorder were rated significantly lower in ambition than those depicting stuttering, voice, or articulation disorders. Geographical location and age of…
Descriptors: Articulation Impairments, Aspiration, Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities