A hypothesis-testing approach to treatment of a child with an idiosyncratic (morpho)phonological system.

@article{Fey1986AHA,
  title={A hypothesis-testing approach to treatment of a child with an idiosyncratic (morpho)phonological system.},
  author={Marc E. Fey and C H Stalker},
  journal={The Journal of speech and hearing disorders},
  year={1986},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={324-36}
}
Evaluation of a 6-year-old language-impaired girl's phonological and morphophonological systems revealed several idiosyncratic characteristics. Three hypotheses regarding the nature of this child's impairment were developed and then tested by monitoring the child's progress in therapy. The results of the intervention program supported all three hypotheses in principle. It is concluded that phonologically impaired children must learn to communicate facing articulatory and linguistic constraints… CONTINUE READING