The Effects of Treatment on Consonant Cluster and Weak Syllable Reduction Processes in Misarticulating Children In a multiple baseline across behaviors design, two children with articulation errors were trained to suppress the phonological processes of weak syllable reduction and consonant cluster reduction. Results of this investigation indicated that the treatment was effective in increasing correct responses on target words, and that training generalized to phonetically ... Research Article
Research Article  |   January 01, 1987
The Effects of Treatment on Consonant Cluster and Weak Syllable Reduction Processes in Misarticulating Children
 
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  • Edna Carter Young is Chief of Speech Pathology in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642. Requests for reprints may be sent to her at this address.
    Edna Carter Young is Chief of Speech Pathology in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642. Requests for reprints may be sent to her at this address.×
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Research Article   |   January 01, 1987
The Effects of Treatment on Consonant Cluster and Weak Syllable Reduction Processes in Misarticulating Children
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1987, Vol. 18, 23-33. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1801.23
History: Received October 29, 1984 , Accepted November 13, 1985
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1987, Vol. 18, 23-33. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1801.23
History: Received October 29, 1984; Accepted November 13, 1985

In a multiple baseline across behaviors design, two children with articulation errors were trained to suppress the phonological processes of weak syllable reduction and consonant cluster reduction. Results of this investigation indicated that the treatment was effective in increasing correct responses on target words, and that training generalized to phonetically similar untrained words.

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