Speech Development Guide for Children with Hearing Loss

Plural Publishing
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For clinicians and speech therapists, This handy resource on speech development for children with hearing loss contains diagrams and descriptions, which blend pictures, words and sentences together; worksheets; lesson plans; sensory cues and aids for shaping speech; syllable drills; progress and final report forms; guidelines for parents; and a list of suggested reading to follow up on related subjects. This is a time-proven curriculum, which has resulted in a high rate of speech improvement in children with hearing loss. 
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Frederick S. Berg is a Professor Emeritus of the Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education at Utah State University. He has been an oral teacher of the deaf, a public school speech therapist, a hearing clinician, a college teacher, and a program coordinator, developer, and evaluator. He trained as an electronic technician at the Naval Research Laboratory, as a teacher of the deaf at Central Institute for the Deaf, and as a speech pathologist and audiologist at Southern Illinois University, where he received his Ph.D. He has played a major role in developing educational audiology courses and establishing the field of Educational Audiology, specializing in speech, listening, room acoustics, and FM technologies. He is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, a member of the Educational Audiology Association, and has been a member of the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology, the National Sound and Communication Association, and the National Cued Speech Association. A recipient of numerous grants from the U.S. Department of Education, Dr. Berg has developed extensive curricular and instructional products, including books, videotapes, scientific exhibits, courses, home study materials, and speech technology for the Vocal Scope. While serving as a humanitarian missionary at the Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped in India, he taught educational audiology, Cued Speech, helped young deaf children develop speech, and he and his wife developed speech books in English and Telugu.

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Publisher
Plural Publishing
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Published on
Feb 1, 2008
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Pages
167
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ISBN
9781597568791
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Audiology & Speech Pathology
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* Extensive assessment resources and a process analysis approach for analyzing communicative performance and interpreting assessment results
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* Diagrams, charts, illustrations, summary tables, a substantial glossary, a detailed index, and rich up-to-date references
* Key terms in bold within the chapter and listed in a glossary

Disclaimer: Please note that ancillary content (such as documents, audio, and video, etc.) may not be included as published in the original print version of this book. 

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