Multilingual aspects of speech sound disorders in children

Sharynne McLeod (Editor), Brian A. Goldstein (Editor)

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Abstract

Multilingual Aspects of Speech Sound Disorders in Children explores both multilingual and multicultural aspects of children with speech sound disorders. The 30 chapters have been written by 44 authors from 16 different countries about 112 languages and dialects. The book is designed to translate research into clinical practice. It is divided into three sections: (1) Foundations, (2) Multilingual speech acquisition, (3) Speech-language pathology practice. An introductory chapter discusses cross-linguistic and multilingual aspects of speech sound disorders in children. Subsequent chapters address speech sound acquisition, how the disorder manifests in different languages, cultural contexts, and speakers, and addresses diagnosis, assessment and intervention. The research chapters synthesize available research across a wide range of languages. A unique feature of this book are the chapters that translate research into clinical practice. These chapters provide real-life vignettes for specific geographical or linguistic contexts.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBristol, UK
PublisherMultilingual Matters
Number of pages289
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9781847695147
ISBN (Print)9781847695123
Publication statusPublished - 20 Feb 2012

Grant Number

  • FT0990588

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