phonological disorder


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phonological disorder

[fō·nə·loj′i·k]
a communication disorder of unknown cause, characterized by failure to use age- and dialect-appropriate sounds in speaking, with errors in the selection, production, or articulation of sounds. The most common errors are omissions, substitutions, and distortions of speech sounds.

phonological disorder

A disorder in which the individual does not use speech sounds that are appropriate for age and dialect. The disorder may involve production, use, organization, or omission of sounds.
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Chapter Eight, "Language and Dialectal Variations," presents critical information about serving a multicultural society and focuses on the influence of other languages and dialects on phonological disorders.
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The topics will include first language loss from theory to clinical practice, implementing effective and efficient educational bilingual intervention plans, evidence for treating phonological disorders in bilingual children, managing cultural and linguistic differences in evaluation, and coping with the changing world -- implications for speech and hearing service providers.
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