Date of Award:
Master of Science (MS)
Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education
Department name when degree awarded
Jay R. Jensen
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:
Johnson, Thomas S., "Stuttering in Utah Fifth Grade Children: An Incidence Study" (1966). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 3177.
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