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Cleft Palate and Speech.

Cleft Palate and Speech. For the speech therapist and the medical practitioner this book is a concise summary of the relation of speech treatment and its results to the palatal defect and its surgical correction. The first three chapters present a brief review of the anatomy of the regions involved and a short review of cleft palate surgery. Chapter 4 outlines development of speech, both in normal and in cleft palate children. The concluding sections give very detailed information on how the author valuates speech defects and what exercises and corrective measures are used to train or retrain the child to speak normally. Such lucid descriptions are refreshing to the reader accustomed to having specific therapy veiled in semisecrecy. This book should continue to be a valuable short reference both for the speech therapist and cleft palate surgeon and a well organized source of information for the practitioner on the relation of speech and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American journal of diseases of children American Medical Association

Cleft Palate and Speech.

American journal of diseases of children , Volume 85 (3) – Mar 1, 1953

Cleft Palate and Speech.

Abstract


For the speech therapist and the medical practitioner this book is a concise summary of the relation of speech treatment and its results to the palatal defect and its surgical correction.
The first three chapters present a brief review of the anatomy of the regions involved and a short review of cleft palate surgery. Chapter 4 outlines development of speech, both in normal and in cleft palate children.
The concluding sections give very detailed information on how the...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1953 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0096-8994
eISSN
1538-3628
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1953.02050070402014
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Abstract

For the speech therapist and the medical practitioner this book is a concise summary of the relation of speech treatment and its results to the palatal defect and its surgical correction. The first three chapters present a brief review of the anatomy of the regions involved and a short review of cleft palate surgery. Chapter 4 outlines development of speech, both in normal and in cleft palate children. The concluding sections give very detailed information on how the author valuates speech defects and what exercises and corrective measures are used to train or retrain the child to speak normally. Such lucid descriptions are refreshing to the reader accustomed to having specific therapy veiled in semisecrecy. This book should continue to be a valuable short reference both for the speech therapist and cleft palate surgeon and a well organized source of information for the practitioner on the relation of speech and

Journal

American journal of diseases of childrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 1, 1953

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