Cleft Palate Speech: Assessment and Intervention by Sara Howard, Anette Lohmander

By Sara Howard, Anette Lohmander

The focal point of this e-book is on speech creation and speech processing linked to cleft palate, masking phonetic (perceptual and instrumental), phonological and psycholinguistic views, and together with assurance of implications for literacy and schooling, in addition to cross-linguistic adjustments.

It attracts jointly a gaggle of overseas specialists within the fields of cleft lip and palate and speech technology to supply an updated and in-depth account of the character of speech construction, and the approaches and present facts base of review and intervention for speech linked to cleft palate. the implications of speech problems linked to cleft on intelligibility and communicative participation also are lined.

This ebook will supply a high-quality theoretical beginning and a worthwhile medical source for college students of speech-language pathology, for working towards speech-language pathologists, and for others attracted to speech creation in cleft palate, together with researchers and contributors of multi-disciplinary cleft groups who desire to comprehend extra in regards to the nature of speech problems linked to a cleft palate.

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