Speech acquisition and participation in society

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Participation in society is a right for both children and adults. Having a speech impairment may impact on participation in society in the following domains: educational, occupational, social, behavioral, health, and quality of life. he extent of impact of the impairment is influenced by personal and environmental factors. The Mosaic approach and the SPAA-C are two techniques to allow children, their families, teachers, speech-language pathologists, and others in their world to discuss their activity and participation in society and to consequently form strategies to enable full and effective participation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe International guide to speech acquisition
EditorsSharynne McLeod
Place of PublicationClifton Park, NY
PublisherThomson Delmar Learning
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9781418053604
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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