February 25, 2015

Sound Start Study commences the final year of data collection

2015 is the final year of data collection for the Sound Start Study, funded by an Australian Research Council Discovery Grant. Most of the team were able to meet in Sydney on Wednesday 25th February to plan for the final year of data collection, data analysis, and papers and presentations we will write.
In 2014 there were 584 4- to 5-year-old children who were participants in stage 1 (total of 853 for 2013 + 2014). It is a big project, and we are looking forward to finding out the results of our randomized controlled trial regarding whether Phoneme Factory Sound Sorter is an effective first-phase intervention for preschoolers with speech sound disorders.
Sound Start Study team: Elise Baker, Sarah Masso, Sharynne McLeod, Kate Crowe, Charlotte Howland (Jane McCormack, Yvonne Wren, Sue Roulstone)