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February 1958

The Rehabilitation of Speech.

AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1958;67(2):254. doi:10.1001/archotol.1958.00730010260026

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This is the third edition of the Rehabilitation of Speech, which was first published in 1937. The book is organized into two major parts: Book One, Pathology of Speech and the Rationale of Its Rehabilitation; Book Two, Remedial Principles.

The organization of this book results in the inclusions of several chapters not ordinarily found in textbooks on speech therapy—at least not as subjects to be treated separately. The reference is to chapters entitled Secondary Disorders of Speech, Undesirable Concomitants of Speech, Mongolism, and Remedial Procedures for Children. This reviewer found the classification of speech disorders, on page 269, cumbersome. It will probably not be very helpful to a new student or lay reader.

Perhaps the unique feature of this book, which appears in Chapter VI, is a series of 15 pictures designed to show the actual position of the organs of articulation during the enunciation of various speech sounds. These

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