Assessing Communication in Cleft and Craniofacial Disorders: A Process Model for the Practitioner Persons with cleft and craniofacial anomalies represent a complex heterogeneous population. Like their medical presentations, their communication impairments can be diverse in nature and severity, tine result of various causative factors. During the assessment, it is incumbent upon tine clinician to relate these factors to their effects on speech ... Article
Article  |   December 01, 2004
Assessing Communication in Cleft and Craniofacial Disorders: A Process Model for the Practitioner
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  • Linda Vallino-Napoli
    Nemours Biomedical Research, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE
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Article   |   December 01, 2004
Assessing Communication in Cleft and Craniofacial Disorders: A Process Model for the Practitioner
SIG 5 Perspectives on Speech Science and Orofacial Disorders, December 2004, Vol. 14, 9-16. doi:10.1044/ssod14.2.9
SIG 5 Perspectives on Speech Science and Orofacial Disorders, December 2004, Vol. 14, 9-16. doi:10.1044/ssod14.2.9
Acknowledgments
The author wishes to thank Dennis Ruscello for reviewing this manuscript during its preparation and for the examples used in the section on interpretation. The comments made by Lynn Marty Grames regarding the information presented are also appreciated.
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