The Effectiveness of Group and Individual Therapy Articulation therapy was administered to 240 children by 17 speech clinicians working in a suburban school system. Articulation testing was completed both before and after an eight and one-half months' treatment period. Group therapy was found to be as effective as individual therapy, regardless of the severity of speech defectiveness ... Research Article
Research Article  |   June 01, 1966
The Effectiveness of Group and Individual Therapy
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Ronald K. Sommers
    Montgomery County Schools, Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Morton H. Schaeffer
    Montgomery County Schools, Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Robert H. Leiss
    Montgomery County Schools, Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Adele J. Gerber
    Montgomery County Schools, Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Mary Ann Bray
    Montgomery County Schools, Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Dolores Fundrella
    Montgomery County Schools, Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Janice K. Olson
    Montgomery County Schools, Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Elizabeth R. Tomkins
    Montgomery County Schools, Norristown, Pennsylvania
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Research Articles
Research Article   |   June 01, 1966
The Effectiveness of Group and Individual Therapy
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, June 1966, Vol. 9, 219-225. doi:10.1044/jshr.0902.219
History: Received October 18, 1965
 
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, June 1966, Vol. 9, 219-225. doi:10.1044/jshr.0902.219
History: Received October 18, 1965

Articulation therapy was administered to 240 children by 17 speech clinicians working in a suburban school system. Articulation testing was completed both before and after an eight and one-half months' treatment period. Group therapy was found to be as effective as individual therapy, regardless of the severity of speech defectiveness or grade levels of the children.

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