2018 Editor's Award for the Article of Highest Merit
Have you ever wondered how much is enough? Treatment intensity is an important component of clinical treatment but we have minimal guidance on how much is enough. Read this article to find out how much input children with developmental language disorder need to learn new words.
There are multiple ways to teach speech sounds to children who have speech sound disorders. One counter-intuitive approach is to teach sounds that are difficult. Research shows that this approach is effective but few speech-language pathologists use it because they aren't familiar with it. Read this tutorial to learn how to do it.
There is controversy surrounding the role of developmental norms in determining who qualifies for speech sound treatment in schools. Revisiting the original normative studies and thinking about what normative data tell us and don’t tell us helps us understand how to effectively use developmental norms in clinical decision-making.