Articulation and Phonological Disorders: Speech Sound Disorders in Children / Edition 7

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A classic in the field, Articulation and Phonological Disorders: Speech Sound Disorders in Children, 7e, presents the most up-to-date perspectives on the nature, assessment, and treatment of speech sound disorders. A must-have reference, this classic book delivers exceptional coverage of clinical literature and focuses on speech disorders of unknown causes. Offering a range of perspectives, it covers the normal aspects of speech sound articulation, normal speech sound acquisition, the classification of and factors related to the presence of phonological disorders, the assessment and remediation of speech sound disorders, and phonology as it relates to language and dialectal variations. This edition features twelve manageable chapters, including a new chapter on the classification of speech sound disorders, an expanded discussion of childhood apraxia of speech, additional coverage of evidence-based practices, and a look at both motor-based and linguistically-based treatment approaches.

Covers normal aspects of articulation, early & later phonological development, assessment procedures.

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Editorial Reviews

This edition (last, 1993) presents a comprehensive review of information important to the study of clinical phonology, including an introduction to normal aspects of articulation and phonological development, phonological disorders, assessment and remediation of phonological disorders, instrumentation available for acoustical analyses, and phonology as it relates to language and dialectal variations. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132612630
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 8/21/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 135,225
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. John Bernthal is professor emeritus of Special Education and Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln. He has been a speech-language pathologist for over forty years, including employment in the public schools, at several universities, and professor and department chair for over thirty years. He conducted research, taught and published in the area of speech sounds disorders. He is a past president of the American Speech Language Hearing Association, an ASHA Fellow, and recipient of Honors of the Association.

Dr. Nicholas Bankson is a professor emeritus at James Madison University. He has had a forty year career as a speech-language pathologist, including employment in the public schools, serving as the state supervisor of school programs in Kansas, plus twenty-seven years as a department chair in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Boston University and James Madison University. His scholarly efforts have focused on speech sound disorders and the assessment of language disorders in children. He is an ASHA Fellow, and a recipient ASHA’s Honors of the Association award.

Dr. Peter Flipsen Jr., is a professor of Speech-Language Pathology at Idaho State University. He has more than twenty years of experience in the field as a clinician, teacher, and researcher. He teaches courses in phonetics and speech sound disorders in children and has published more than twenty peer-reviewed journal articles in the field. His research has focused on the classification of speech sound disorders, measurement of intelligibility of speech, and speech and language development in children with cochlear implants.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Study of Speech Sound Disorders

By Nicholas W. Bankson, John E. Bernthal, and Peter Flipsen Jr.

2. Normal Aspects of Articulation

By Ray Kent

Structure of Language

Fundamentals of Articulatory Phonetics

Coarticulation: Interactions among Sounds in Context

Aerodynamic Considerations in Speech Production

Acoustic Considerations of Speech

Sensory Information in Speech Production

Summary of Levels of Organization of Speech

Concluding Note on Implications for Speech Acquisition

Questions for Chapter 2

3. Speech Sound Acquisition

By Sharynne McLeod

Relevance of Understanding Typical Speech Sound Acquisition for SLPs

Models of Speech Acquisition

How Speech Acquisition Data Are Obtained

Overall Sequence of Speech Sound Acquisition

Phase 1: Laying the Foundations for Speech

Phase 2: Transitioning from Words to Speech

Phase 3: The Growth of the Inventory

Phase 4: Mastery of Speech and Literacy

Conclusion: Understanding and Applying Typical Speech Acquisition

Questions for Chapter 3

4. Classification and Comorbidity in Speech Sound Disorders

By Peter Flipsen Jr., John E. Bernthal, and Nicholas W. Bankson

Organically-Based Speech Sound Disorders

Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Speech Sound Disorders of Unknown Origin

Summary of Classification



Questions for Chapter 4

5. Factors Related to Speech Sound Disorders

By Peter Flipsen Jr., Nicholas W. Bankson, and John E. Bernthal

Structure and Function of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism

Motor Abilities

Cognitive-Linguistic Factors

Psychosocial Factors


Questions for Chapter 5

6. Phonological Assessment Procedures

By Nicholas W. Bankson, John E. Bernthal, and Peter Flipsen Jr.

Speech Sound Sampling

Screening for Speech Sound Disorders

Comprehensive Speech Sound Assessment: The Assessment Battery

Related Assessment Procedures

Questions for Chapter 6

7. Determining the Need for Intervention and Target Selection

By John E. Bernthal, Nicholas W. Bankson, and Peter Flipsen Jr.

Case Selection

Target Speech Sound Selection

Other Factors to Consider in Case Selection: Intervention Decisions

Computer Assisted Phonological Analysis

Case Study

Questions for Chapter 7

8. Remediation Procedures

By Nicholas W. Bankson, John E. Bernthal, and Peter Flipsen Jr.

Basic Considerations

Making Progress in Therapy: Measuring Clinical Change

Facilitation of Generalization

Questions for Chapter 8

9. Motor-Based Treatment Approaches

By Peter Flipsen Jr., John E. Bernthal, and Nicholas W. Bankson

Approaches to Intervention

The Published Evidence

Treatment Continuum

Motor Learning Principles

Teaching Sounds

Beyond Teaching Sounds

Remediation Guidelines for Motor Approaches

Core Vocabulary Approach

The Use of Non-Speech Oral-Motor Activities

Intervention for Children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Case Study Revisited: Motor Perspective

Questions for Chapter 9

10. Linguistically-Based Treatment Approaches

By Peter Flipsen Jr., Nicholas W. Bankson, and John E. Bernthal

Minimal Pair Contrast Therapy

Cycles Approach

Broader-Based Language Approaches

Remediation Guidelines for Linguistically-Based Approaches

Case Study Revisited: Linguistic Perspective

Questions for Chapter 10

11. Language and Dialectal Variations

By Brian Goldstein and Aquiles Iglesias


Characteristics of American English Dialects

Phonology in Speakers of Language Varieties Other than English

Phonological Development in Bilingual Children

Assessment Considerations for Children from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations

Intervention for Speech Sound Disorders in Children from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations


Questions for Chapter 11

12. Phonological Awareness: Description, Assessment, and Intervention

By Laura M. Justice, Gail T. Gillon, Brigid C. McNeill, and C. Melanie Schuele

What is Phonological Awareness?

Phonological Awareness as Literacy Development

The Development of Phonological Awareness

Phonological Awareness Development and Reading

Phonological Awareness and Speech Sound Disorders

The Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist



Phonological Awareness Experiences for Preschool Children at Preschool and at Home

Questions for Chapter 12


Appendix A

Appendix B

Author Index

Subject Index

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