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Infant Feeding, Non-nutritive Sucking and Speech Development

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03315416
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : October 20, 2017
Last Update Posted : April 24, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Samanth Burr, Solent NHS Trust

Brief Summary:
This study will look at whether there is a relationship between how babies are fed, whether they suck a dummy/hand and how they develop speech.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Speech Disorders in Children Other: Speech Sound Assessment

Detailed Description:

Background:

In the UK every year around 48,000 children aged 2-5 years are referred to NHS Speech & Language Therapy (SLT) services with difficulties using the right sounds in their talking. This is known as speech sound disorders (SSD). This is the largest population seen by Speech and Language Therapists and costs the NHS about £24 million per year.

Children with SSD are more at risk of mental health problems and difficulties making relationships with those around them. They are also more likely to struggle with learning at school and be involved with the criminal justice system at some point in their early lives. When a baby is born parents make different choices about feeding their baby. Some breastfeed, some bottle-feed and some use a mixture of both. Some babies also like to have a dummy, while others suck their hand and some don't suck anything. Some studies have found that breastfeeding is linked to better language and learning in later childhood, while others have found that dummy sucking has the opposite effect.

However, the effect that different types of feeding have on speech development has not been looked at in as much detail.


Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 135 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Other
Official Title: The Effect of Different Feeding Methods and Non-nutritive Sucking Behaviours on Child Speech Development
Actual Study Start Date : November 1, 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 31, 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : May 31, 2021

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
NHS Sample
Children diagnosed with speech sound disorder aged 2-5 years
Other: Speech Sound Assessment
Formal standardised speech sound assessment typically used as part of standard NHS care by Speech and language Therapists
Other Name: Diagnostic Evaluation of Articulation and Phonology (DEAP)




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of Consonants Correct (PCC) on a single word naming test. [ Time Frame: Outcome will be determined from data gained from the participants through assessment on a single clinic visit following recruitment. ]
    PCC is a speech sound articulation test used to measure the number of correct consonant sounds produced compared to the number of consonant sounds attempted.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Presence of developmental and non-developmental error patterns in speech. [ Time Frame: Outcome will be determined from data gained from the participants through assessment on a single clinic visit following recruitment. ]
    There are a variety of sound changes (error patterns) that feature in typical speech sound development. There are also patterns that are characteristic of atypical speech sound development. The speech samples gained from using the Diagnostic Evaluation of Articulation and Phonology (DEAP) speech assessment will be analysed by a qualified Speech and Language Therapist to identify atypical speech errors. These will then be quantified for use in the statistical analysis.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   24 Months to 66 Months   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Children aged 2;0-5;6 on current speech and language therapy clinical caseloads in Hampshire (Solent NHS Trust) who have a diagnosis of speech sound disorder.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children aged 2;0-5;6 on current speech and language therapy clinical caseloads in Hampshire (Solent NHS Trust) who have a diagnosis of speech sound disorder.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Genetic Disorder (including Downs Syndrome and other identified syndromes) Other congenital anomaly (e.g Cerebral Palsy, Global Developmental Delay) Diagnosed Learning Disability Permanent Hearing Loss (Sensorineural) Cleft lip and/or palate and/or submucous cleft palate Premature birth (before 37 completed weeks gestation) English as second or additional language

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03315416


Contacts
Contact: Samantha L Burr 07721 211 928 Sam.Burr@uwe.ac.uk

Locations
United Kingdom
Solent NHS Trust Recruiting
Southampton, United Kingdom, SO19 8BR
Contact: Samantha L Burr, MSc    07721 211 928    Sam.Burr@uwe.ac.uk   
Principal Investigator: Samantha L Burr, MSc         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Samanth Burr
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Samantha L Burr Solent NHS Trust
Study Director: Toity Deave, Dr University of the West of England

Responsible Party: Samanth Burr, Clinical Academic Speech and Language Therapist, Solent NHS Trust
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03315416     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ICA-CDRF-2016-02-053
First Posted: October 20, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 24, 2018
Last Verified: April 2018

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Keywords provided by Samanth Burr, Solent NHS Trust:
Speech Disorder
Breast Feeding
Infant Feeding
Bottle Feeding
Speech Development
Speech Sound Development
Speech Sound Disorder
Non-nutritive Sucking

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Speech Disorders
Language Disorders
Communication Disorders
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms