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The Late Eight

Ken M. Bleile
eISBN-13: 9781944883041

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The Late Eight, Third Edition,provides clinical resources to help clinicians, students, and academics evaluate and treat late-acquired sounds. The text is an ideal resource for anyone working with individuals whose speech contains errors affecting [θ], [ð], [s], [z], [l], [r], [?], or [t?]. Additionally, vocalic [r] is included because it often serves as a step to reaching consonantal [r].

The third edition keeps (and slightly modifies) the clinical resources while expanding the toolkit to include new essential clinical concepts, including evidence-based practice, Spanish-influenced English, the curriculum, and a new treatment model. In addition, the third edition replaces the CD of previous editions with an expanded and flexible interactive companion website.

New to the Third Edition

4 new chapters: Chapter 1: A Late 8 Update, Chapter 2: Using Evidence to Guide Clinical Practice, Chapter 3: The Late 8 en español, Chapter 4: Speech Sound Disorders, Literacy, and Curriculum
Contributing authors provide their expertise

24 different demonstrations of place, manner, and voicing;
more than 70 phonetic placement and shaping techniques;
35 language awareness and speech activities;
more than 4,000 words divided by phonetic and word environments; and
more than 2,200 minimal pairs.

As in previous editions, resources for each late-acquired sound include:

technical and nontechnical definitions;
age of acquisition;
common errors;
key phonetic environments;
useful metaphors;
touch cues;
initial screening tests;
stimulability tests;
demonstrations of place, manner, and voicing;
phonetic placement and shaping techniques;
speech exercises: language awareness and speech activities;
lists of words divided by phonetic and word environments; and
minimal pairs.

ISBNs 9781944883034, 9781944883041
Language English
Website https://www.pluralpublishing.com/publications/the-late-eight