Training Aides to Screen Children for Speech and Language Problems This report deals with an effort to begin the process of effectively identifying children in rural areas with speech and language problems using existing school personnel. A two-day competency-based workshop for the purpose of training aides to conduct a large-scale screening of speech and language problems in elementary-school-age children is ... Research Article
Research Article  |   October 01, 1976
Training Aides to Screen Children for Speech and Language Problems
 
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  • Marisue Pickering is an instructor, Speech and Hearing Center, Department of Speech, North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine 04473. William R. Dopheide is professor, Department of Speech, University of Maine, Orono, Maine.
    Marisue Pickering is an instructor, Speech and Hearing Center, Department of Speech, North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine 04473. William R. Dopheide is professor, Department of Speech, University of Maine, Orono, Maine.×
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Research Article   |   October 01, 1976
Training Aides to Screen Children for Speech and Language Problems
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, October 1976, Vol. 7, 236-241. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.0704.236
History: Received May 16, 1975 , Accepted November 17, 1975
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, October 1976, Vol. 7, 236-241. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.0704.236
History: Received May 16, 1975; Accepted November 17, 1975

This report deals with an effort to begin the process of effectively identifying children in rural areas with speech and language problems using existing school personnel. A two-day competency-based workshop for the purpose of training aides to conduct a large-scale screening of speech and language problems in elementary-school-age children is described. Training strategies, implementation, and evaluation procedures are discussed.

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