Assessing intonation and prosody in children with atypical language development: the PEPS‐C test and the revised version



Peppé, Sue JE and McCann, Joanne (2003) Assessing intonation and prosody in children with atypical language development: the PEPS‐C test and the revised version. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 17 (4-5). pp. 345-354. ISSN 0269-9206

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Abstract

A procedure for assessing prosody and intonation in children (PEPS‐C: Profiling Elements of Prosodic Systems—Children), suitable for use by clinicians with both children and adults, is described. The procedure includes testing of four communication areas in which intonation/prosody has a crucial role: interaction, affect, boundary (chunking) and focus. Each area has parallel tasks for assessing understanding and expression of the functions and ability to discriminate and articulate the prosodic forms involved. The original and revised forms of the test are compared, with some discussion of procedural considerations. Past and present uses of the test and future applications are considered.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: School of Health Sciences > Clinical Audiology, Speech and Language Research Centre
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2010 11:48
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2014 12:58
URI: http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/1960

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