Arguments Against the Aggressive Pursuit of Voice Therapy for Children This polemic states the case against indiscriminate speech intervention, focusing on apparent voice problems in general and voice therapy with children in particular. School speech clinicians with conservative selection practices are urged to resist unwise expansions of their caseloads. Our profession will experience no loss of self-worth by admitting that ... Clinical Forum
Clinical Forum  |   January 01, 1989
Arguments Against the Aggressive Pursuit of Voice Therapy for Children
 
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  • Eric K. Sander is a professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing, Cleveland (Ohio) State University, Cleveland, OH 44115. Requests for reprints may be sent to him at this address.
    Eric K. Sander is a professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing, Cleveland (Ohio) State University, Cleveland, OH 44115. Requests for reprints may be sent to him at this address.×
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Clinical Forum
Clinical Forum   |   January 01, 1989
Arguments Against the Aggressive Pursuit of Voice Therapy for Children
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1989, Vol. 20, 94-101. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2001.94
History: Received March 5, 1987 , Accepted August 6, 1987
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1989, Vol. 20, 94-101. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2001.94
History: Received March 5, 1987; Accepted August 6, 1987

This polemic states the case against indiscriminate speech intervention, focusing on apparent voice problems in general and voice therapy with children in particular. School speech clinicians with conservative selection practices are urged to resist unwise expansions of their caseloads. Our profession will experience no loss of self-worth by admitting that it is best to do nothing on many occasions.

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