Statistical Learning: How it Relates to Speech-Language Pathology Purpose The purpose of this special issue is to introduce speech-language pathologists to the topic of statistical learning and how this is relevant to their practice. In the following articles, the concept of statistical learning will be explained, and readers will find (a) research studies showing how children with special ... Introduction
Introduction  |   August 14, 2018
Statistical Learning: How it Relates to Speech-Language Pathology
 
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  • Mary Alt
    Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson
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  • Editor-in-Chief: Shelley Gray
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Special Issue: How Statistical Learning Relates to Speech-Language Pathology / Introduction
Introduction   |   August 14, 2018
Statistical Learning: How it Relates to Speech-Language Pathology
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, August 2018, Vol. 49, 631-633. doi:10.1044/2018_LSHSS-STLT1-18-0040
History: Received March 7, 2018 , Revised March 14, 2018 , Accepted March 16, 2018
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, August 2018, Vol. 49, 631-633. doi:10.1044/2018_LSHSS-STLT1-18-0040
History: Received March 7, 2018; Revised March 14, 2018; Accepted March 16, 2018

Purpose The purpose of this special issue is to introduce speech-language pathologists to the topic of statistical learning and how this is relevant to their practice. In the following articles, the concept of statistical learning will be explained, and readers will find (a) research studies showing how children with special needs can use statistical learning to learn language; (b) tutorials that show why statistical learning is meaningful for special populations; and (c) tutorials that show how statistical learning is involved in language, reading, and spelling.

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