This book is dedicated to the proposition that "the ability to communicate with fellow human beings by means of articulate language is an inalienable right." Any deprivation of this right leads to a distortion of the personality and an interference with the normal economic and social development of the individual. This affects not only the individual, but, as it is impossible to separate the individual from the group, the latter must suffer as well. Consequently it is of utmost importance to devise a method of treatment by which those suffering from any of the various defects of speech may be restored to their inalienable right. The authors have kept this purpose in mind while preparing this manual for a psychophysiologic treatment of speech defects.
In most cases of speech defects the prognosis is good, provided the proper approach is made in each case. In general, such an approach should consist
Correction of Defective Speech: A Complete Manual of Psycho-Physiological Technique for the Treatment and Correction of the Defects of Speech. Arch NeurPsych. 1933;29(6):1385–1386. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1933.02240120208021
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