Interventions for speech sound disorders in children

A. Lynn Williams (Editor), Sharynne McLeod (Editor), Rebecca J. McCauley (Editor)

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With detailed discussion and invaluable video footage of 23 treatment interventions for speech sound disorders (SSDs) in children, this textbook and DVD set should be part of every speech-language pathologist's professional preparation. Focusing on children with functional or motor-based speech disorders from early childhood through the early elementary period, this textbook gives preservice SLPs critical analyses of a complete spectrum of evidence-based phonological and articulatory interventions.This textbook fully prepares SLPs for practice with* a vivid inside look at intervention techniques in action through high-quality DVD clips* large and varied collection of intervention approaches with widespread use across ages, severity levels, and populations* proven interventions focused on sound production accuracy, systemwide restructuring, perceptual training, and overall speech intelligibility (see sidebar)* clear explanations of the evidence behind the approaches so SLPs can evaluate them accurately* contributions by well-known experts in SSDs from across the US, Canada, Australia, and the UKAn essential core text for pre-service SLPs-and an important professional resource for practicing SLPs, early interventionists, and special educators-this book will help readers make the best intervention decisions for children with speech sound disorders.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBaltimore, MD
PublisherPaul H. Brookes Publishing
Number of pages644
ISBN (Print)9781598570182
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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