Treating Phonological Disorders in Children: Metaphon - Theory to Practice / Edition 2

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This book provides a practical guide to the use of Metaphon therapy, the principled approach to phonological therapy, which takes full account of theories of learning and the linguistic nature of phonological disorder in children. The authors explore clearly the theoretical back-ground to Metaphon and translate it into clinical practice.

For this second edition the book has been extensively revised and expanded to take account of current research and literature on phonological disorder and linguistic awareness and advances in the development of Metaphon.

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A practical guide to the use of Metaphon therapy, a principled approach to phonological therapy that takes account of theories of learning and the linguistic nature of phonological disorder in children. The second edition is extensively revised and expanded from the 1991 first to incorporate the subsequent research and literature on Metaphon and the fields it draws on. Distributed in the US by Singular. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781897635957
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/17/1995
  • Series: Exc Business And Economy (Whurr) Series, #4
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 222
  • Product dimensions: 6.16 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Introduction.

Chapter 2 Current Knowledge of Phonological Disorder.

Chapter 3 Linguistic Assessment of Phonological Disorder and Metaphone.

Chapter 4 Theoretical Basis: Metalinguistic Ability.

Chapter 5 Theoretical Basis: Language and Learning.

Chapter 6 Metaphon Therapy Phases.

Chapter 7 Metaphon Therapy: Practice.

Chapter 8 Does Metaphon Therapy Work?

Chapter 9 Wider Applications of Metaphon.

Chapter 10 Conclusions.



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