Speech-Language-Hearing Health Disparities in Young Children Communication disorders are among the most prevalent disabilities in young children. This research examined the effectiveness of a consultative model for providing speech, language, and hearing health services to preschool children in a rural Appalachian community. Outcomes from this project may be useful in other disadvantaged or underserved communities. ... Article
Article  |   December 01, 2008
Speech-Language-Hearing Health Disparities in Young Children
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Patricia A. Chase
    Department of Communicative Disorders, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
  • Teresa L. Boggs
    Department of Communicative Disorders, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
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Hearing & Speech Perception / Hearing Disorders / School-Based Settings / Language Disorders / Articles
Article   |   December 01, 2008
Speech-Language-Hearing Health Disparities in Young Children
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, December 2008, Vol. 9, 151-154. doi:10.1044/sbi9.4.151
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, December 2008, Vol. 9, 151-154. doi:10.1044/sbi9.4.151
Abstract

Communication disorders are among the most prevalent disabilities in young children. This research examined the effectiveness of a consultative model for providing speech, language, and hearing health services to preschool children in a rural Appalachian community. Outcomes from this project may be useful in other disadvantaged or underserved communities.

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