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New developments in the management of speech and language disorders
  1. CELIA M HARDING (c.harding{at}
  1. CITY UNIVERSITY, United Kingdom
    1. Sara Gourlay (s.gourlay{at}
    1. City University, United Kingdom


      This Leading Article summarizes the principle areas that speech and language therapists focus on within the sphere of paediatrics. It attempts to give an overview of childhood speech and language difficulties, and the theoretical rationales underpinning interventions. The management aspects relate to the types of approaches that speech and language therapists would consider.

      • clinical management
      • communication disorders
      • dysphagia
      • language delay
      • speech delay

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