The Effect of Anticipatory Coarticulation in Conjunction with Augmented Feedback on Production of Final /r/ Words
in People with Speech Sound Disorders

My name is Dawn Moore and I am a Speech-Language Pathologist enrolled in the Clinical Doctorate program at 

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Utah. 


My final project is a Capstone Study and I am investigating the effect of coarticulation and feedback on final /r/ productions. 


All participants MUST reside in North Carolina or Illinois due to licensing requirements 


This study will be done entirely online and therapy 


for /r/ is provided FREE of charge.

To be eligible to participate in this study:


Eight (8) years of age or older.

English as primary language.

Speech disorder affecting /r/.

Passage of a hearing screen within the last six months per parent report and  documentation.

Not currently enrolled in private speech therapy or willing to cease therapy during investigation.

Have consistent Internet access.

Have a computer or tablet to use for the duration of the study.

Must live in North Carolina or Illinois due to state licensing requirements.

Things That Will Make You Not Eligible for This Study


Diagnosis of ADD/ADHD 

Diagnosis of low IQ

Current speech therapy through the local school district with an IEP.

Enlarged tonsils based on observation. 

Diagnosis of tongue-tie that has not been corrected or limited range of motion of the tongue based upon measurements.

Forms

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Informed Consent--For 18 Years of Age and Older

The purpose of this consent form is to give you information you will need to help you decide whether to be in the study or not. Please read the consent form very carefully. You may ask questions about the purpose of the research, what you will be asked to do, the possible risks and benefits, your rights as a volunteer, and anything else about the research or this consent form that is not clear. When all of your questions have been answered, you may decide whether you want to be in the study or not. This process is called ‘informed consent.’ You will receive a copy of this form for your records.



Parent Permission--For Children


The purpose of this parental permission/consent form is to give you information that you will need to help you decide whether to allow your child to be in the study or not.  Before you give your permission for your child to participate, it is important that you read the following information and ask as many questions to understand what your child will be asked to do.  This process is called ‘informed consent.’  I will give you a copy of this form for your records.


Assent


The purpose of this form is for the child to give their assent to participate in the study. Please read the consent form very carefully. The child may ask questions about the purpose of the research, what they will be asked to do, the possible benefits, and anything else about the research or this consent form that is not clear. When all of your child’s questions have been answered, he/she may decide whether they want to be in the study or not. As the parent, you will receive a copy of this form for your records.




For additional information or to volunteer for the study, please email

 

[email protected] 


or call


Dawn Moore: (336) 298-6665