Click on the link below to view the poster “Multisyllabic words in Spanish-speaking children with protracted phonological development” presented at CASLPA 2013 (the national conference for the Canadian Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists).

Title: Multisyllabic words in Spanish-speaking children with protracted phonological development

Authors: C. Schretlen1, B. May Bernhardt1, D. Perez3, C. Ávila2, E. Mendoza2, G. Carballo2, D. Fresneda2, J. P. Stemberger(1U. of British Columbia, 2U. of Granada, 3U. of Valparaíso, Chile)

Abstract: Canadian speech-language pathologists (SLPs) need to assess Spanish-speaking children’s phonology. Multisyllabic words were studied in 59 Granada Spanish-speaking preschoolers with typical (TD) and protracted phonological development (PPD). Mismatches in number of syllables, stress pattern and word structure vary by age, group and word length. The data may serve as a guide to evaluation of multisyllabic words in Spanish-speaking children.


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