Date of Award:

5-1966

Document Type:

Thesis

Degree Name:

Master of Science (MS)

Department:

Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education

Department name when degree awarded

Audiology-Speech Pathology

Committee Chair(s)

Jay R. Jensen

Committee

Jay R. Jensen

Committee

Samuel C. Fletcher

Committee

Ray Neville

Committee

Donald Sisson

Abstract

Children afflicted with speech disorders represent the largest single group of exceptional children. The numbers of speech defectives reach between 2 and 2 1/2 million or about 5% of the population (Johnson et a l., 1956). Newman (1961) has disputed this claim and has stressed the difference to be made between speech differences and handicapping conditions:

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