Pediatric Speech Intelligibility Test
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The Pediatric Speech Intelligibility (PSI) test is a closed-set test composed of 20 monosyllabic words and a 10-sentence procedure. The monosyllabic word lists consist of simple nouns like “bear” and “fork.” The sentences consist of two formats. In the first format, the sentences are composed of a noun phrase, verb-ing, and a noun phrase and are preceded by the carrier phrase “show me.” An example of a sentence in the first format is “Show me a rabbit painting an egg.” In the second format, the sentences are composed of a noun phrase, auxiliary verb-ing, and a noun phrase. An example of a sentence in the second format is “A rabbit is painting an egg” (Jerger, Lewis, Hawkins, & Jerger, 1980; Northern & Downs, 2002). The child is instructed to point to one of the five pictures corresponding to the sentence or word that is heard (Jerger, Jerger, & Lewis, 1981). The PSI test can be administered in quiet, as well as in the presence of a competin ...
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- Pediatric Speech Intelligibility Test
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- Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders
- pp 2150-2151
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- 1. Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology Yale University School of Medicine, Chief, Child Psychiatry Children's Hospital at Yale-New Haven Child Study Center
- Dr. Jennifer McCullagh (11151)
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- 11151. Department of Communication Disorders, Southern Connecticut State University, 501 Crescent Street, 06515, New Haven, CT, USA
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