DOI: 10.1177/10556656231217645 ISSN: 1055-6656

Standardization of Videorecorded Speech Samples for Children with Cleft Palate: Methods to Facilitate High-Quality Speech Outcomes Data Collection

Adriane L. Baylis, Caitlin E. Cummings, Kari M. Lien, Thomas J. Sitzman, Richard E. Kirschner, Kathy L. Chapman,
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Oral Surgery


Collection of high-quality videorecorded speech samples is essential for speech outcomes research.


Cleft palate team SLPs were trained to collect standard videorecorded speech samples in the clinic setting across 20 sites in North America. Standard training and equipment was provided.

What We Did That is New

Quality management procedures were developed and utilized to verify video quality and protocol adherence. Over 97% of speech samples collected by trained SLPs met defined quality standards.

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