motor speech disorders

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Review: Speech Perception ± Speech is immutable: Speech can undergo a variety of significant distortions and still be understood. (e.g. filtering, clipping, time-reversing, reverberation). ± Interrupted speech: One exception is speech with time-segments replaced by quiet; simulates loudness recruitment. ± Speech has structure: The speech articulators impose lawful structure or pattern on the speech signal which allows us to segregate speech from background noise. ± The McGurk effect: Lip-reading aids in the understanding of speech. ± Categorical perception: We exaggerate acoustic differences to aid in the perception of speech sound categories (e.g. ba vs. da). ± Speech understanding in noise most common complaint; limited benefit of amplification; audiogram not good predictor. Motor Speech Disorders Neurological disorders that result in difficulty with the physical production of speech. z When a person is unable to produce speech sounds correctly or fluently then he or she has a speech disorder . Difficulties pronouncing sounds, articulation disorders, and stuttering are examples of speech disorders. z When a person has trouble understanding others or sharing thoughts, ideas, and feelings completely then he or she has a language disorder . Motor Speech Disorders
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