Perspectives, SIG 5, Vol. 1, Part 2, 2016
This set includes papers addressing evaluation of Spanish-speaking children and early intervention approaches for children with a cleft palate. A literature review illustrating the current state of diagnosis and management of the submucous cleft palate is also included. Special considerations in the language and phonology of bilingual children that may influence evaluation of velopharyngeal dysfunction are discussed. Treatment approaches for early intervention in children with craniofacial conditions are reviewed. Current controversies in how teams identify and treat patients with a submucous cleft palate are described in detail.
You will be able
- identify three special considerations for evaluating Spanish-speaking children with cleft palate
- identify appropriate intervention approaches, goals and methods for service delivery in early intervention
- identify three types of evaluation that may be used to diagnose a submucous cleft palate
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