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

Advisor/Chair:

Jay R. Jensen

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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