Speech Sound Disorders in Children: Articulation & Phonological Disorders

Speech Sound Disorders in Children: Articulation & Phonological Disorders

Speech Sound Disorders in Children: Articulation & Phonological Disorders


by John E. Bernthal, Nicholas W. Bankson, Peter Flipsen

For forty years, this textbook has been the gold-standard resource for providing speech-language pathologists with a strong foundation of knowledge on speech sound disorders. Previously published as Articulation and Phonological Disorders, this core text is now in its ninth edition, fully updated and expanded to meet the needs of today’s clinicians as they work with children of all ages.

A cornerstone of every SLP’s professional preparation, the new edition of this book offers the most up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of contemporary clinical literature and the best available treatments for speech sound disorders. With a focus on evidence-based practice, the expert authors and contributors present essential information and guidelines on a broad range of topics, from the basics of typical speech production to recommended practices for assessment and intervention. Updates include new and expanded chapters on timely topics, new instructor materials and student-friendly features, and helpful guidance for clinicians serving an increasingly diverse population.

With this authoritative synthesis of research and practice, the next generation of SLPs will have the broad and deep knowledge they need to understand speech sound disorders and provide children with the best possible supports and interventions.


  • All chapters fully updated with the latest research and recommended practices
  • New chapter on treatment of childhood apraxia and speech sound disorders in older children
  • Expanded guidance on evidence-based practices and treatment basics
  • More on motor-based approaches to treatment
  • Extended discussion of language variation and dialect
  • New chapter on accent modification
  • New student-friendly features such as learning objectives and clinical vignettes to demonstrate treatment practices

SELECTED TOPICS COVERED: fundamentals of typical speech production and acquisition • specific factors associated with speech sound disorders, including motor abilities, cognitive-linguistic factors, and psychosocial factors • classification and comorbidity in speech sound disorders • assessment and data collection procedures • using assessment data to make sound decisions about intervention • using evidence-based practices in treatment • motor-based treatment approaches • linguistically based treatment approaches • treatment of childhood apraxia of speech • phonological awareness development and intervention • assessment and intervention considerations for children from culturally and linguistically diverse populations • accent modification for second language learners

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