The fluency assessments showed that the child demonstrated moderate stuttering for preschool stage children, with a score of 23 on the SSI protocol (11), and a speech rate lower than expected for six-year-old children, according to the ABFW test (12).
Moreover, on the ABFW phonology test (12), the child showed phonological simplifications such as fricative plosivation, velar posteriorization and anteriorization, palatal anteriorization, and simplification of liquid phonemes that are atypical for his age.
From the methodological perspective, it was noted that the evaluation of expressive language, carried out using the ABFW
, is sensitive to changes in phonological awareness, detected by the Phonological Awareness Test, and in phonological working memory, verified with the joint use of the memory evaluation composed of the digit tests of the WISC III and BCPR.
A aplicacao do teste de vocabulario ABFW e das escalas foi realizada pelos fonoaudiologos integrantes da equipe de implante coclear da instituicao onde o estudo foi realizado, que tinham contato direto com as criancas e as familias.
A Figura 3 mostra a distribuicao dos escore obtidos no ABFW, quando as criancas foram agrupadas pela idade cronologica, sendo que aquelas com idade superior a 6 anos de idade foram as que apresentaram as pontuaces mais baixas.
As previously mentioned, for the selection of the participants the ABFW
language test (Andrade et al.
The PCC index was calculated from the application of ABFW, a Children's Language Test in the areas of phonology, vocabulary, fluency and pragmatics, which includes figures and protocol for annotating the child's responses at the time of evaluation.
The Percentage of Correct Consonant Index was calculated by the number of correct consonants of the speech sample obtained from the three ABFW tests.
teste de linguagem infantil nas areas de fonologia, vocabulario, fluEncia e pragmatica.
A Tabela 2 compara o desempenho do GC com o GE no ABFW nas categorias designacao verbal usual (DVU), nao designacao (ND) e processo de substituicao (PS), por meio do Teste "t" Student.
ABFW - Teste de linguagem infantil: nas areas de fonologia, vocabulario, fluencia e pragmatica.
Ja a Prova de Vocabulario do ABFW
consiste em figuras coloridas, apresentadas individualmente e engloba substantivos pertencentes a categorias semanticas basicas.