Accented Speech and Accent Addition Training As the scope of practice in speech-language pathology continues to rapidly expand (ASHA, 2001), accent addition has become an increasingly popular employment opportunity for clinicians. Accented speech comprises both speech sound productions and prosodic characteristics that may differ from speakers’ native languages (Edwards & Strattman, 1996a). As a result ... Article
Article  |   July 01, 2006
Accented Speech and Accent Addition Training
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  • Angela N. Burda Riess
    Department of Communicative Disorders, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614–0356
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Cultural & Linguistic Diversity / Older Adults & Aging / Speech, Voice & Prosody / Articles
Article   |   July 01, 2006
Accented Speech and Accent Addition Training
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, July 2006, Vol. 11, 7-12. doi:10.1044/gero11.1.7
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, July 2006, Vol. 11, 7-12. doi:10.1044/gero11.1.7
Acknowledgments
The author would like to thank former and current speech-language pathology graduate students for their assistance with this article: Kelli Buckner, Lindsey Clark, Marcy Franke, Keena Griffin, Molly Johnson, Kate Keyzers, Charice Palmer-Flory, and Sarah Schneider. The author also thanks Carlin Hageman and Paige Keithly for their helpful comments on this article.
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