A Remediation Sequence to Improve Speech Intelligibility for Students With Down Syndrome This paper describes an approach to remediation of speech intelligibility for students with Down syndrome. Proposed is a series of intervention techniques organized using a developmental framework. This sequence emphasizes procedures that address deficits in the processing of sequential information and also includes some procedures that focus on reduced hearing ... Research Article
Research Article  |   July 01, 1990
A Remediation Sequence to Improve Speech Intelligibility for Students With Down Syndrome
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Edie Swift, M.A.
    Department of Communication Disorders, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1975 Willow Drive, Madison, WI 53706
  • Peggy Rosin
    Department of Communication Disorders, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1975 Willow Drive, Madison, WI 53706
  • Requests for reprints may be sent to Edie Swift, M.A., Department of Communication Disorders, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1975 Willow Drive, Madison, WI 53706.
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Speech, Voice & Prosodic Disorders / Special Populations / Genetic & Congenital Disorders / Speech, Voice & Prosody / Research Articles
Research Article   |   July 01, 1990
A Remediation Sequence to Improve Speech Intelligibility for Students With Down Syndrome
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, July 1990, Vol. 21, 140-146. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2103.140
History: Received June 1, 1989 , Accepted December 21, 1989
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, July 1990, Vol. 21, 140-146. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2103.140
History: Received June 1, 1989; Accepted December 21, 1989

This paper describes an approach to remediation of speech intelligibility for students with Down syndrome. Proposed is a series of intervention techniques organized using a developmental framework. This sequence emphasizes procedures that address deficits in the processing of sequential information and also includes some procedures that focus on reduced hearing acuity and limited oral-motor control.

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