Differential Diagnosis of Phonological Disorders

Dodd, B., Holm, A., Crosbie, S. and McCormack, P. (2005). Differential Diagnosis of Phonological Disorders. In Barbara Dodd (Ed.), Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Children with Speech Disorder 2nd ed. ed. (pp. 44-70) London: Whurr.


Author Dodd, B.
Holm, A.
Crosbie, S.
McCormack, P.
Title of chapter Differential Diagnosis of Phonological Disorders
Title of book Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Children with Speech Disorder
Place of Publication London
Publisher Whurr
Publication Year 2005
Sub-type Other
Year available 2005
Edition 2nd ed.
ISBN 1861564821
978-1861564825
Editor Barbara Dodd
Chapter number 3
Start page 44
End page 70
Total pages 27
Total chapters 17
Language eng
Subjects 170204 Linguistic Processes (incl. Speech Production and Comprehension)
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Abstract/Summary Book summary: Paediatric speech and language therapists are challenged by diminished resources and increasingly complex caseloads. The new edition addresses their concerns. Norms for speech development are given, differentiating between the emergence of the ability to produce speech sounds (articulation) and typical developmental error patterns (phonology). The incidence of speech disorders is described for one UK service providing crucial information for service management. The efficacy of service provision is evaluated to show that differential diagnosis and treatment is effective for children with disordered speech. Exploration of that data provides implications for prioritising case loads. The relationship between speech and language disorders is examined in the context of clinical decisions about what to target in therapy.
Q-Index Code BX

 
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