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LINGUIST List 23.2938

Thu Jul 05 2012

Confs: Phonetics, Phonology, Psycholing, Neuroling, Language Acquisition/UK

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 04-Jul-2012
From: Vesna Stojanovik <v.stojanovikreading.ac.uk>
Subject: Prosody in Typical and Atypical Populations
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Prosody in Typical and Atypical Populations

Date: 03-Sep-2012 - 04-Sep-2012
Location: Reading, United Kingdom
Contact: Vesna Stojanovik
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.reading.ac.uk/ptap-conference.aspx

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Phonetics; Phonology; Psycholinguistics

Meeting Description:

Prosody in Typical and Atypical Populations
3-4 September 2012
University of Reading, UK

The aim of this workshop is to bring together researchers and speech and language therapists to share thoughts, ideas, and research findings on issues related to the acquisition of prosody and prosody disorders in children and adults.

Prosody in Typical and Atypical Populations - Programme

3 September (Monday)

9-9:30
Registration

9:30-9:40
Welcome, Opening remarks

9:40-10:10
Marie Klopfenstein
Prosodic features and speech naturalness in individuals with Hypokinetic Dysarthria

10:10-10:40
Christina Samuelsson
Prosodic aspects of Elderspeak in Swedish Geriatric institutions

10:40-11:10
Elisa Pellegrino, Valeria Caruso and Anna de Meo
Other voices: Prosodic discriminative features of foreign and impaired speech

11:10-11:30
Coffee/tea break

11:30-12:00
Jasmin Pfeifer, Silke Hamann, Matz Exter and Marion Krause-Burmester
An experimental study on the influence of congenital amusia on intonation perception

12:00-12:30
Io Salmons and Anna Gavarro
The perception of intonation patterns in Broca's aphasia

12:30-14:00
Lunch

14:00-14:30
Marisa Filipe, Selene Vicente and Sonia Frota
Prosody in European Portuguese: Normal development and prosody impairments in autism

14:30-15:00
Noemi Hahn and Jesse Snedeker
High-functioning children with autism flexibly use prosody to parse syntactic ambiguity

15:00-15:30
Laurence White and Victoria Jones
Interpretation of localised lengthening cues to word boundaries is mediated by listeners' levels of autistic traits

15:30-15:50
Coffee/tea break

15:50-16:20
Melissa Redford,Vsevolod Kapatsinski and Jolynn Cornell-Fabiano
The contribution of atypical prosody to lay perceptions of disorder

4 September (Tuesday)

9:15-9:40
Registration

9:40-10:10
Vesna Stojanovik and Jane Setter
Do children with Williams and Down's syndrome use prosodic cues in language processing?

10:10-10:40
Emily Mason-Apps, Vesna Stojanovik, Carmel Houston-Price and Sue Buckley
Speech segmentation as a predictor of language acquisition in infants with Down's syndrome and in typically developing infants

10:40-11:10
Bill Wells and Julie Anstey
Prosodies of turn-design and the achievement of intersubjectivity

11:10-11:30
Coffee/tea break

11:30-12:00
Ulrike Domahs, Karin Lohmann, Nicole Moritz and Christina Kauschke
The acquisition of prosodic constraints on derivational morphology in typically developing children and children with SLI

12:00-12:30
Christina Kauschke and Ulrike Domahs
Prosodic templates of inflected words - An area of difficulty for German-speaking children with SLI

12:30-14:00
Lunch

13:00-14:00
Poster session

14:00-15:00
Plenary - Prof Patricia Hargrove

15:30-16:00
Noemi Hahn and Jesse Snedeker
The development of prosody to resolve temporary syntactic closure ambiguity

15:50-16:20
Kenichi Kadooka
An acoustic analysis of telling jokes in different situations

16:20-16:30
Closing remarks



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