Manipulating word properties: Targeting vocabulary learning for children with and without speech sound inaccuracies

McDowell & Carroll reported both speech sound accuracy and vocabulary predicted unique variance in phonological awareness in children with speech sound inaccuracies. The authors suggest that children with speech sound inaccuracies may be at risk for later reading difficulties and that intervention should include targeting words that promote change within a child’s phonological system (sublexical) and lexical system .

Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2012, 28, 101-121

About rickyWburk

Ricky W. Burk, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, is a speech-language pathologist who provides in-home therapy for adolescents and adults residing in Tennessee and Mississippi who stutter. His career includes PreK, elementary, middle, and high school practice, undergraduate & graduate faculty appointments, skilled nursing, national & international consultation, private practice, and national & international speaking presentations. He holds the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence, and he is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. He is the ASHA Continuing Education Administrator for the National Association for Speech Fluency.
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