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Speech Patterns of Velopharyngeal Dysfunction

  • M. Leon Skolnick
  • Ellen R. Cohn

Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to acquaint the non-speech-language pathologist with speech characteristics that are symptomatic of velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI). Our intent is not to furnish the reader with an all-encompassing description of “cleft palate speech” but to broadly define issues and terms.

Keywords

Cleft Palate Speech Pattern Nasal Airway Cleave Palate Speech Task 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Leon Skolnick
    • 1
  • Ellen R. Cohn
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Department of CommunicationsUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

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