Prologue: combining research and reason to make treatment decisions.

@article{Kamhi2006PrologueCR,
  title={Prologue: combining research and reason to make treatment decisions.},
  author={Alan G. Kamhi},
  journal={Language, speech, and hearing services in schools},
  year={2006},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={
          255-6
        }
}
  • A. Kamhi
  • Published 1 October 2006
  • Psychology
  • Language, speech, and hearing services in schools
T he seeds of this clinical forum were sown at the 2003 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Annual Convention when I went to Marc Fey and Laura Justice’s session on evidence-based practice (EBP) in the schools (Fey & Justice, 2003). After Fey discussed the different levels of research evidence, Justice talked about the science and craft of making clinical decisions. She defined craft as a theoretically and goal-oriented body of knowledge that is achieved through trial and error… 

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Prologue: combining research and reason to make treatment decisions.

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This clinical forum contains articles by Ray Kent, Ann Tyler, Teresa Ukrainetz, and Marc Fey about the principles of EBP and how this research could be combined with reason to decide which treatment approach to use with clients who have fluency, phonological, and literacy problems.

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