Eliciting Sounds: Techniques and Strategies for Clinicians, 2nd Edition

  • Wayne A. Secord Ohio State University
  • Suzanne E. Boyce University of Cincinnati
  • JoAnn S. Donohue Ohio State University
  • Robert A. Fox Ohio State University
  • Richard E. Shine East Carolina University
  • ISBN-10: 1401897258  |  ISBN-13: 9781401897253
  • 192 Pages
  • © 2007 | Published
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Most speech-language pathologists will, at one time or another, experience the frustration that often accompanies attempts to elicit new speech sound behaviors in their clients. This is especially true when a client does not have a target sound in his or her response repertoire. Eliciting Sounds: Techniques and Strategies for Clinicians is a quick, easy-to-use compendium of techniques for immediately evoking any phoneme targeted for remediation. This new edition of the classic resource continues to provide the most clinically relevant information in a compact, accessible format. No clinical speech-language pathologist should be without Eliciting Sounds.

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Features and Benefits

  • Introductory chapter provides background information, a summary of commonly used methods for eliciting sounds, and a clear overview of the book�s purpose and organization
  • Extensive information on consonant sounds, including: place/manner/voicing features for each consonant sound; specific descriptions of how each consonant phoneme is produced; common errors encountered by clinicians; practical and easy-to-use phonetic placement techniques; a summary of specific moto-kinesthetic stimulations for each consonant; a practical and varied list of sound approximation techniques
  • Offers an overview of the articulatory characteristics of vowels and diphthongs, including: common errors; strategies for production; descriptions of production; and a summary of moto-kinesthetic stimulations

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Consonant Sounds. Stops, Fricatives, Affricates, Nasals, Glides, and Liquids
Chapter 3 Vowel Sounds: Monophthongs
Chapter 4 Vowel Sounds: Diphthongs
Chapter 5 Pre-and-Post-Vocalic /r/
Appendix A Procedures for Assessing Speech-Sound Stimulability
Appendix B Quick Screens of Articulation Consistency
Appendix C An Elicitation Strategy for Clients Who Lisp

What's New

  • Brand new diagrams of mouth positions for each of the phonemes are included to illustrate sound production.
  • The most extensive and thorough chapter ever on the many variations of /r/, including both prevocalic /r/ (consonant /r/) and postvocalic /r/ (vowel /r/) - 30 pages of coverage describing the science to practice issues that relate specifically to these problematic sounds
  • Three new appendices cover speech sound stimulability, Quick Screens of articulation consistency, and strategies for treating lisping behaviors.
  • The appendices provide first-of-its-kind, practical support strategies that appear nowhere else. They are effective supplemental tools that will help all clinicians save time and help children reach their goals better than ever before.
  • Over 50 new diagrams of tongue positions for each phoneme along with other illustrations that show characteristics of speech sound production.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Wayne A. Secord

Wayne A. Secord, Ph.D., was recently appointed by the University of Central Florida as the College of Health and Public Affairs Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Communicative Disorders. He is also currently the Director of the National Center for Speech-Language-Pathology in Schools (NCSLPs) in Cincinnati, OH. The NCSLPs is a joint project of the University of Cincinnati (UC) and Miami University (MU). It is supported by a Project of National Significance Grant from the US Department of Education. Dr. Secord served as the Coordinator of School Speech-Language Pathology at The Ohio State University (OSU) from 1989 to 1995 and Chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northern Arizona University (NAU) from 1995 to 2000. He is a Fellow of the Ohio Speech & Hearing Association (OSHA) and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), and has received awards for outstanding service or clinical achievement from UC, OSU, OSHA, the ASHA Foundation, and the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Western New York (SHAWNY). He has authored or co-authored numerous articles, books, tests and intervention programs on assessment and treatment of speech and language disorders, and served as the Editor of Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, a major ASHA journal, from 1992 to 1998. A former school speech-language pathologist, Dr. Secord is a frequent conference presenter and a nationally recognized expert on clinical and educational assessment and the delivery of school-based services for children with special needs.