Effects of Repeated Practice and Practice Plus Pacing Control on Sound Production Accuracy in Acquired Apraxia of Speech

Wambaugh, Julie and Nessler, Christina and Cameron, Rosalea and Mauszycki, Shannon (2010) Effects of Repeated Practice and Practice Plus Pacing Control on Sound Production Accuracy in Acquired Apraxia of Speech. [Clinical Aphasiology Paper]

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Abstract

Rate control or pacing treatments for AOS have been reported to result in increased accuracy of sound productions without instructions concerning articulation. A combined multiple baseline and ABCA design was used to examine the effects of repeated practice alone and repeated practice plus rate/pacing control on consonant production accuracy in five speakers with moderate AOS and aphasia. All speakers demonstrated improvements in articulatory accuracy with repeated practice alone. Rate/pacing treatment was not necessary in some cases because high levels of performance were achieved with repeated practice alone. When applied, rate/pacing treatment resulted in additional gains.

Item Type: Clinical Aphasiology Paper
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Depositing User: Cheryl Brown
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2010
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2016 12:54
Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference > Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2010 : 40th : Isle of Palms, SC : May 23-27, 2010)
URI: http://eprints-prod-05.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/2101

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