Minimal pair approaches to phonological remediation.

  title={Minimal pair approaches to phonological remediation.},
  author={Jessica A. Barlow and Judith A. Gierut},
  journal={Seminars in speech and language},
  volume={23 1},
This article considers linguistic approaches to phonological remediation that emphasize the role of the phoneme in language. We discuss the structure and function of the phoneme by outlining procedures for determining contrastive properties of sound systems through evaluation of minimal word pairs. We then illustrate how these may be applied to a case study of a child with phonological delay. The relative effectiveness of treatment approaches that facilitate phonemic acquisition by contrasting… CONTINUE READING

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