Aravind Kumar Namasivayam
Affiliation: University of Toronto
- Relationship between speech motor control and speech intelligibility in children with speech sound disordersAravind Kumar Namasivayam
The Speech and Stuttering Institute, 2 150 Duncan Mill Road, Toronto, Ontario M3B 3M4, Canada
J Commun Disord 46:264-80. 2013..Further, the severity of speech motor planning and sequencing issues may potentially be a limiting factor in connected speech intelligibility and highlights the need to target these issues early and directly in treatment...
- Speech motor skill and stutteringAravind Kumar Namasivayam
The Speech and Stuttering Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
J Mot Behav 43:477-89. 2011..These findings in general provide empirical support for the position that PWS may occupy the low end of the speech motor skill continuum as argued in the Speech Motor Skills approach (Van Lieshout, Hulstijn, & Peters, 2004)...
- Investigating speech motor practice and learning in people who stutterAravind Kumar Namasivayam
Oral Dynamics Laboratory, Department of Speech Language Pathology, University of Toronto, 160 500 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1V7
J Fluency Disord 33:32-51. 2008..These findings are interpreted in support of recent claims about speech motor skill limitations in PWS...
- Bite-block perturbation in people who stutter: immediate compensatory and delayed adaptive processesAravind Kumar Namasivayam
Department of Speech Language Pathology, University of Toronto, Canada
J Commun Disord 41:372-94. 2008..The results also support the position that specific motor control strategies are used by PWS as compared to PNS to compensate for bite-block perturbations under increased speech rate demands...
- Sensory feedback dependence hypothesis in persons who stutterAravind Kumar Namasivayam
Department of Speech Language Pathology, Oral Dynamics Laboratory, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1V7
Hum Mov Sci 28:688-707. 2009..The findings do not provide support for either the feedback dependency or the sensory deficit hypotheses described in the literature to explain movement characteristics found in fluent speech production of PWS...