Is there an association between age at first words and speech sound disorders among 4- to 5-year-old children? An epidemiological cross-sectional study based on parental reports

Francesco Martines, Pietro Salvago, Sergio Ferrara, Francesco Dispenza, Epifanio Battaglia, Francesco Dispenza

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To investigate the role of the period of emergence of the first words and its interactions with other risk factors in predicting the development of speech sound disorder (SSD) among 4- to 5-year-old children.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)109602-
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Publication statusPublished - 2019


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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