Tara L Whitehill

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. pmc Effect of LSVT on Lexical Tone in Speakers with Parkinson's Disease
    Tara L Whitehill
    Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Parkinsons Dis 2011:897494. 2011
  2. ncbi Perceptual-phonetic predictors of single-word intelligibility: a study of Cantonese dysarthria
    T L Whitehill
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, China
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 43:1451-65. 2000
  3. doi Studies of Chinese speakers with dysarthria: informing theoretical models
    Tara L Whitehill
    University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Folia Phoniatr Logop 62:92-6. 2010
  4. ncbi Acoustic analysis of vowels following glossectomy
    Tara L Whitehill
    Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Clin Linguist Phon 20:135-40. 2006
  5. ncbi Single-word intelligibility in speakers with repaired cleft palate
    Tara L Whitehill
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PR China
    Clin Linguist Phon 18:341-55. 2004
  6. ncbi Direct magnitude estimation and interval scaling of hypernasality
    Tara L Whitehill
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, 34 Hospital Road 5 F, Hong Kong
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 45:80-8. 2002
  7. ncbi Perception of place of articulation by children with cleft palate and posterior placement
    Tara L Whitehill
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 46:451-61. 2003
  8. ncbi Perceptual characteristics of Cantonese hypokinetic dysarthria
    Tara L Whitehill
    Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Clin Linguist Phon 17:265-71. 2003
  9. ncbi Assessing intelligibility in speakers with cleft palate: a critical review of the literature
    Tara L Whitehill
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences and Specialist Speech Language Pathologist, Cleft Lip and Palate Centre, University of Hong Kong
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 39:50-8. 2002
  10. ncbi Nasalance measures in Cantonese-speaking women
    T L Whitehill
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 38:119-25. 2001

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc Effect of LSVT on Lexical Tone in Speakers with Parkinson's Disease
    Tara L Whitehill
    Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Parkinsons Dis 2011:897494. 2011
    ..These results have theoretical implications for the relationship between tone and intonation and for models of the physiological control of fundamental frequency...
  2. ncbi Perceptual-phonetic predictors of single-word intelligibility: a study of Cantonese dysarthria
    T L Whitehill
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, China
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 43:1451-65. 2000
    ..Principal components analysis derived 4 components, which accounted for 81% of the variance in the 17 contrasts. Physiological explanations and language-specific contributions to speech disorder in this group of speakers are discussed...
  3. doi Studies of Chinese speakers with dysarthria: informing theoretical models
    Tara L Whitehill
    University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Folia Phoniatr Logop 62:92-6. 2010
    ..However, certain differences, which can be attributed to the distinct phonologies of Cantonese and Mandarin, highlight the language-specific aspects of the condition...
  4. ncbi Acoustic analysis of vowels following glossectomy
    Tara L Whitehill
    Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Clin Linguist Phon 20:135-40. 2006
    ..Two acoustic measures, vowel space area and F2 range, had a positive correlation with vowel intelligibility scores. F2 range could serve as a sensitive correlate of vowel intelligibility for speakers with partial glossectomy...
  5. ncbi Single-word intelligibility in speakers with repaired cleft palate
    Tara L Whitehill
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PR China
    Clin Linguist Phon 18:341-55. 2004
    ..Single-word intelligibility could be predicted with 91% accuracy using three phonetic contrasts. The importance of an 'explanatory' intelligibility test, for focusing treatment and monitoring severity, is discussed...
  6. ncbi Direct magnitude estimation and interval scaling of hypernasality
    Tara L Whitehill
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, 34 Hospital Road 5 F, Hong Kong
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 45:80-8. 2002
    ..The results showed a curvilinear relationship between EAI and DME-M and between EAI and DME-WM, suggesting that EAI may not be a valid method for the evaluation of hypernasality; DME is recommended...
  7. ncbi Perception of place of articulation by children with cleft palate and posterior placement
    Tara L Whitehill
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 46:451-61. 2003
    ..These results, which suggest that children with cleft palate and posterior placement have a perceptual deficit, contribute to discussion of the possible etiology of speech deficits in this population...
  8. ncbi Perceptual characteristics of Cantonese hypokinetic dysarthria
    Tara L Whitehill
    Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Clin Linguist Phon 17:265-71. 2003
    ..The perceptual profile of Cantonese hypokinetic dysarthria was largely similar to profiles for English and Japanese speakers; notable differences are discussed. Possible reasons for the relatively high reliability obtained are presented...
  9. ncbi Assessing intelligibility in speakers with cleft palate: a critical review of the literature
    Tara L Whitehill
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences and Specialist Speech Language Pathologist, Cleft Lip and Palate Centre, University of Hong Kong
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 39:50-8. 2002
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  10. ncbi Nasalance measures in Cantonese-speaking women
    T L Whitehill
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 38:119-25. 2001
    ..To establish and evaluate stimulus materials for nasalance measurement in Cantonese speakers, to provide normative data for Cantonese-speaking women, and to evaluate session-to-session reliability of nasalance measures...
  11. ncbi Effect of intensive voice treatment on tone-language speakers with Parkinson's disease
    Tara L Whitehill
    University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PR China
    Clin Linguist Phon 21:919-25. 2007
    ..The lack of improvement in lexical tones may support previous claims of a dissociation in fundamental frequency control for intonation and lexical tone production...
  12. ncbi Acoustic correlates of hypernasality
    Alice S Y Lee
    Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Clin Linguist Phon 17:259-64. 2003
    ..This study showed that one-third-octave analysis has high intrajudge reliability and is applicable to the speech of adults with hypernasality due to different etiologies...
  13. ncbi Acoustic and perceptual analysis of the sibilant sound /s/ before and after orthognathic surgery
    Alice S Y Lee
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 60:364-72; discussion 372-3. 2002
    ..In this study, acoustic analysis was used to supplement perceptual judgment of presurgical and postsurgical productions of /s/...
  14. doi The perception of intonation questions and statements in Cantonese
    Joan K Y Ma
    Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, 34 Hospital Road, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    J Acoust Soc Am 129:1012-23. 2011
    ..Average F0 of carriers (global F0 cue) was also found to be a reliable secondary cue. These findings suggest that the use of F0 cues for the perception of intonation question in tonal languages is likely to be language-specific...
  15. doi Effects of Class III malocclusion on young male adults' vocal tract development: a pilot study
    Steve An Xue
    Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 69:845-52. 2011
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  16. ncbi The effect of cranio-maxillofacial osteotomies and distraction osteogenesis on speech and velopharyngeal status: a critical review
    Nattharee Chanchareonsook
    University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 43:477-87. 2006
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  17. doi Influence of analogy instruction for pitch variation on perceptual ratings of other speech parameters
    Andy C Y Tse
    The University of Hong Kong, SAR, PR China
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 56:906-12. 2013
    ..explicit instructions on speech naturalness, loudness, and rate...
  18. doi The use of analogy in speech motor performance
    Andy C Y Tse
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, PR China
    Int J Speech Lang Pathol 14:84-90. 2012
    ..It was concluded that analogy instructions may be a useful tool in speech rehabilitation...
  19. ncbi The impact of cerebral palsy on the intelligibility of pitch-based linguistic contrasts
    Valter Ciocca
    Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, 5 F, Prince Philip Dental Hospital, 34 Hospital Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Physiol Anthropol Appl Human Sci 23:283-7. 2004
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  20. ncbi Effect of intonation on cantonese lexical tones
    Joan K Y Ma
    Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, 5 F 34 Hospital Road, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:3978-87. 2006
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  21. ncbi Analogy instruction and speech performance under psychological stress
    Andy C Y Tse
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Electronic address
    J Voice 28:196-202. 2014
    ..Analogy instructions may therefore benefit speech motor performance and might provide a useful clinical tool for treatment of speech-disordered populations. ..
  22. ncbi Are hearing and middle ear statuses at risk in Chinese patients undergoing orthognathic surgery?
    L L N Wong
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 27:480-4. 2002
    ..Subjective complaints of aural symptoms may not be accompanied by measured loss...
  23. doi Maxillary distraction versus orthognathic surgery in cleft lip and palate patients: effects on speech and velopharyngeal function
    H D P Chua
    Discipline of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 39:633-40. 2010
    ..It was concluded that DO has no advantage over CO for the purpose of preventing velopharyngeal incompetence and speech disturbance in moderate cleft maxillary advancement...
  24. ncbi Chinese attitudes toward cleft lip and palate: effects of personal contact
    R K K Chan
    Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 43:731-9. 2006
    ....
  25. ncbi Consonant intelligibility and tongue motility in patients with partial glossectomy
    Tim Bressmann
    Graduate Department of Speech Language Pathology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:298-303. 2004
    ..The primary determinants for good speech outcome after glossectomy are not well established. This study evaluated the effect of tongue motility, type of reconstruction, and affected muscles on speech intelligibility...
  26. doi Universal parameters for reporting speech outcomes in individuals with cleft palate
    Gunilla Henningsson
    Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 45:1-17. 2008
    ....
  27. ncbi Speech outcome and velopharyngeal function in cleft palate: comparison of Le Fort I maxillary osteotomy and distraction osteogenesis--early results
    Nattharee Chanchareonsook
    University of Hong Kong
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 44:23-32. 2007
    ..To compare speech outcome and velopharyngeal (VP) status of subjects with repaired cleft palate who underwent either conventional Le Fort I osteotomy or maxillary distraction osteogenesis to correct maxillary hypoplasia...