Speech and Language Disorders in Children
by Sara Rosenbaum, Patti Simon (eds)
Publisher: National Academies Press 2016
Number of pages: 305
This volume provides an overview of the current status of the diagnosis and treatment of speech and language disorders and levels of impairment in the U.S. population under age 18. This study identifies past and current trends in the prevalence and persistence of speech disorders and language disorders for the general U.S. population under age 18 and compares those trends to trends in the SSI childhood disability population.
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