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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Hence this paper aims at verifying whether the covert contrast phenomenon is present in the speech production of children diagnosed with a phonological disorder, seeking to answer the following questions:
If children with mild to moderate phonological disorders are at risk for phonological awareness deficits, school personnel should, at the very least, closely monitor the reading development of children who exhibit such disorders.
A literature search revealed no studies of the target words used in the treatment of nasals in onset position, probably because their production is rarely affected by phonological disorders, except in very severe cases [29].
These results also suggest that practitioners should consider the position of stress in words when working with children, as this may enhance progress in the treatment of children with phonological disorders.
Studies have also shown the effectiveness of the combination of different strategies for stimulating phonological awareness and target sound production on the treatment of phonological disorder [35,36].
Metaphonological skills of children with phonological disorders before and after phonological and metaphonological intervention.
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.
Bowen, a speech-language pathologist in Australia, outlines the classification, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of articulation disorders, phonological disorders, and childhood apraxia of speech, with a focus on evidence-based practice.
Fresno) present a textbook on articulation and phonological disorders in children.
Finally, this review will present evidence from imaging studies that different neurobiological risk factors characterize readers with listening comprehension and phonological disorders (Eckert & Leonard, 2000; Leonard et al.
The title was previously Assessment and Treatment of Articulation and Phonological Disorders in Children and has been changed to reflect the current trend in the profession to use the term ospeech sound disorderso to include articulation and phonological disorders.