A Clinical Technique Helpful in the Elicitation of /er/ Procedures for the elicitation of /er/ from the vowel /i/ are discussed. Emphasis is placed upon the maintenance of lingual tension throughout the transition from /i/ to /er/, and suggestions for demonstrating this to the child are provided. ... Research Article
Research Article  |   January 01, 1988
A Clinical Technique Helpful in the Elicitation of /er/
 
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  • James M. Wood is a professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Requests for reprints should be sent to him at the following address: Department of Counseling and Special Education, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE 68182.
    James M. Wood is a professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Requests for reprints should be sent to him at the following address: Department of Counseling and Special Education, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE 68182.×
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Research Articles
Research Article   |   January 01, 1988
A Clinical Technique Helpful in the Elicitation of /er/
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1988, Vol. 19, 96-99. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1901.96
History: Received September 29, 1986 , Accepted March 10, 1987
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1988, Vol. 19, 96-99. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1901.96
History: Received September 29, 1986; Accepted March 10, 1987

Procedures for the elicitation of /er/ from the vowel /i/ are discussed. Emphasis is placed upon the maintenance of lingual tension throughout the transition from /i/ to /er/, and suggestions for demonstrating this to the child are provided.

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