Speech Rate Deficits in Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease: A Review of the Literature (Tutorial) (Report)

Speech Rate Deficits in Individuals with Parkinson's Disease: A Review of the Literature (Tutorial) (Report)

This article reviews the published evidence base related to speech rate deficits exhibited by dysarthric speakers with Parkinson’s disease. Following a brief review of Parkinson’s disease and hypokinetic dysarthria, results of an extensive literature review are presented. Studies reviewed assessed speech rate characteristics of speakers with hypokinetic dysarthria during speaking tasks such as diadochokinesis, sentence reading, sentence imitation, reading passages, and spontaneous speech.

Speech Rate Deficits in Individuals with Parkinson's Disease: A Review of the Literature (Tutorial) (Report)

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