An experimental study of verbal and non-verbal intelligence scores of children with articulation disorders as compared with normally speaking children

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Jimmi Murray Hodgin (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Lawrence Vanella

Abstract: A review of studies dealing with the general intelligence level of children with speech defects and the comparison of their verbal and nonverbal intelligence scores has been presented. Evidence that articulatory defective children perform inferiorly to normally speaking children in the areas of language ability, grammatical complexity, vocabulary development and oral and silent reading has also been cited. The purpose of this study was to compare the verbal intelligence scores of children with functional articulation disorders with verbal Intelligence scores of a matched group of children with normal speech. It was hypothesized that, when matched with normally speaking children on sex, chronological age, and nonverbal intelligence scores, children with functional articulation disorders would achieve significantly lower scores on verbal intelligence tests.

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Language: English
Date: 1967
Speech disorders in children
Verbal ability in children
Articulation disorders in children
Intelligence levels

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