Sampa Bestavasvili

Sampa Bestavasvili

I am a senior undergraduate student at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) and I study English Language and Literature. I teach English as a foreign langauge and I am a volunteer translator at TED. The field of Linguistics and more specifically Psycho- and Neurolinguistics have drawn my attention during my studies. When language is examined from different scientific perspectives, namely cognitive, social and neural, the evidence that arises sheds light on significant and hidden spots in the uncharted territories of psychology, sociology and neurology.


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Speech Production Within Down Syndrome

Speech Production Within Down Syndrome


Abstract Speech production is the crux of human communication both in typically and atypically developing populations. Individuals with Down Syndrome (DS) show many speech production deficits, which prevent them from achieving effective communication. This paper seeks to describe the major factors that affect speech in DS by reviewing current me...