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Commun Sci Disord. 2003;8(3): 149-170.
The Effects of Training Program Using Distinctive Features Approach on the Articulation Accuracy of Cleft Palate Children
Nam In Kwon` , Dong Il Seok` , and Hye Jung Shin`
Copyright ©2003 The Korean Academy of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
권남인(Nam In Kwon)| 석동일(Dong Il Seok)| 신혜정(Hye Jung Shin)
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The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of training program using distinctive features approach on the articulation accuracy of cleft palate children. Three subjects participated in this study. They were free from emotional, behaviotal, intellectual, and visual deficiencies. Each subject was scheduled for a 45-minute session, four times a week. Subject A received 37 sessions; subject B, 39 sessions; and subject C, 37 sessions of training program using distinctive features approach. The researcher and two speech pathologists participated in the pre- and post-evaluations. The reliability between the three evaluators was 85%. The results of the study were as follows. First, the results of articulation training program using distinctive features approach was effective on the improvement of articulation accuracy of target phonemes with [±strident], [±continuant], and [±delayed release] features and also on the phonemes which were not included in the treatment. Second, it was found that the training was effective in the improvement of nasalance.
Keywords: 변별자질접근법 | 구개파열 아동 | 조음치료 | distinctive approach | cleft palate children | articulation disorders
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