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ERIC Number: ED012989
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
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CLEFT PALATE. FOUNDATIONS OF SPEECH PATHOLOGY SERIES.
RUTHERFORD, DAVID; WESTLAKE, HAROLD
DESIGNED TO PROVIDE AN ESSENTIAL CORE OF INFORMATION, THIS BOOK TREATS NORMAL AND ABNORMAL DEVELOPMENT, STRUCTURE, AND FUNCTION OF THE LIPS AND PALATE AND THEIR RELATIONSHIPS TO CLEFT LIP AND CLEFT PALATE SPEECH. PROBLEMS OF PERSONAL AND SOCIAL ADJUSTMENT, HEARING, AND SPEECH IN CLEFT LIP OR CLEFT PALATE INDIVIDUALS ARE DISCUSSED. NASAL RESONANCE AND NASALITY ARE OUTLINED IN TERMS OF THE VOCAL TRACT, ACOUSTIC CUES FOR NASALITY, AND VARIABLES AFFECTING THE SEVERITY OF NASALITY. PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT AND THE FUNCTION OF THE PALATE IS INCLUDED. MEDICAL TREATMENT RANGES FROM REPAIR OF THE CLEFT, THROUGH REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF THE TEETH, USE OF A SPEECH APPLIANCE, AND PLASTIC SURGERY FOR FACIAL APPEARANCE. REVIEW OF VOICE QUALITY, ARTICULATION, AND ORAL STRUCTURE IN THE SPEECH AND HEARING EVALUATION IS DESCRIBED. EACH CHAPTER CONTAINS SOURCES OF ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. INCLUDED IS A 244-ITEM BIBLIOGRAPHY. THIS DOCUMENT WAS PUBLISHED BY PRENTICE HALL, INC., ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NEW JERSEY. $4.95. (RS)
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