The Need for Aggressive Pursuit of Healthy Childhood Voices In this paper we argue for the aggressive management of voice disorders. Aggressive management includes early identification, prevention, and treatment of voice disorders. The argument for aggressive management is supported by current incidence trends, laryngologists' expectations, and the benefits of prevention programs. ... Clinical Forum
Clinical Forum  |   January 01, 1989
The Need for Aggressive Pursuit of Healthy Childhood Voices
 
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  • Joel C. Kahane is an associate professor and Robert Mayo is a doctoral student in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, Memphis State University, 807 Jefferson Ave., Memphis, TN 38105.
    Joel C. Kahane is an associate professor and Robert Mayo is a doctoral student in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, Memphis State University, 807 Jefferson Ave., Memphis, TN 38105.×
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Clinical Forum
Clinical Forum   |   January 01, 1989
The Need for Aggressive Pursuit of Healthy Childhood Voices
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1989, Vol. 20, 102-107. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2001.102
History: Received February 10, 1988 , Accepted June 20, 1988
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1989, Vol. 20, 102-107. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2001.102
History: Received February 10, 1988; Accepted June 20, 1988

In this paper we argue for the aggressive management of voice disorders. Aggressive management includes early identification, prevention, and treatment of voice disorders. The argument for aggressive management is supported by current incidence trends, laryngologists' expectations, and the benefits of prevention programs.

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