"I Can't Talk Anymore; My Mouth Doesn't Want To." The Development and Clinical Applications of Modal Auxiliaries This paper focuses on the modal auxiliary system in English. The syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic functions of modals are described. Developmental data are presented as well as assessment and intervention guidelines. ... Research Article
Research Article  |   January 01, 1987
"I Can't Talk Anymore; My Mouth Doesn't Want To." The Development and Clinical Applications of Modal Auxiliaries
 
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  • Lynn S. Bliss is in the Department of Speech Communication and Journalism, Wayne State University, 525 Manoogian Hall, Detroit, MI 48202. Requests for reprints may be sent to her at this address.
    Lynn S. Bliss is in the Department of Speech Communication and Journalism, Wayne State University, 525 Manoogian Hall, Detroit, MI 48202. Requests for reprints may be sent to her at this address.×
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Research Article   |   January 01, 1987
"I Can't Talk Anymore; My Mouth Doesn't Want To." The Development and Clinical Applications of Modal Auxiliaries
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1987, Vol. 18, 72-79. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1801.72
History: Received May 28, 1985 , Accepted October 23, 1985
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1987, Vol. 18, 72-79. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1801.72
History: Received May 28, 1985; Accepted October 23, 1985

This paper focuses on the modal auxiliary system in English. The syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic functions of modals are described. Developmental data are presented as well as assessment and intervention guidelines.

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