The interaction of phonetics and phonology in developmental verbal dyspraxia: two case studies.

@article{Velleman1994TheIO,
  title={The interaction of phonetics and phonology in developmental verbal dyspraxia: two case studies.},
  author={Shelley L. Velleman},
  journal={Clinics in communication disorders},
  year={1994},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={
          66-77
        }
}
Approaches to the treatment of developmental verbal dyspraxia based upon current theories about phonological development are explored. The author presents the concept of "bridging"; for example, making the transition from one sound to another or from one word to the next, as a reflection of the child's ability to generate hierarchical linguistic structures. The author suggests that children who have developmental dyspraxia must build phonological systems despite the fact that their ability to… CONTINUE READING