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There are many different types of substitution that can be made in typically developing speech. We will consider seven of these in this subsection: fronting backing stopping denasalization frication gliding labialization NEXT>> Fronting

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Effective Writing

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Am I making myself clear? A proposed set of rules and conventions for improving writing style for academic and professional reports. Stylistic Rules RULE Rule NOT applied Rule applied 1. Use definite, specific, concrete language. Billy could not talk properly. Billy’s speech sound system appears disordered, as evidenced by the persistence of syllable-initial velar fronting […]

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Consonant Harmony

CONSONANT HARMONY Definition: A target consonant assumes the place of articulation of a trigger consonant across an intervening vowel. Comment: Consonant harmony takes place in CVC syllables where the two consonants are different. One of the consonants triggers the other to assume its place of articulation. This results in a CVC syllable in which the two consonants are now the […]

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Human Communication 101 is a series of introductory texts providing high quality information on selected aspects of human communication, with particular emphasis on speech, language and communication needs.

The Causes of Stuttering

The causes of stuttering are unknown but neurological development, parental reaction, trauma and a predisposition to stuttering have all been suggested.