Communication Disorders Quarterly

Scholarly journal containing articles on communication disorders in children, including speech, hearing, language, and learning disabilities.

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 1, Fall

Addressing Literacy: Effective Methods for Reading Instruction
As speech-language pathologists work more directly and in concert with educators to address reading problems in school-age children with language-based learning disabilities (LLD), knowledge of current methods in reading instruction will become critical....
From the Editor
Three thoughts as you consider this issue of Communication Disorders Quarterly: 1. literacy and classroom-based instruction, 2. what you can contribute, and 3. continuing education rewards. First, look at the contents of this issue and...
Helping One Deaf Student Develop Content Literacy Skills: An Action Research Report
The development of reading skills is regarded as the highest priority area in contemporary education. Yet for many students who are deaf or hard of hearing, this is the academic area of greatest difficulty. Adding to this problem is the current demand...
Phonological Awareness in Spanish: A Tutorial for Speech-Language Pathologists
In the United States, more than 2 million children in Grades pre-K through 6 speak Spanish as their primary language. Approximately 50% of these students receive academic instruction in Spanish. This tutorial provides research-based recommendations...
Sound-Field Amplification: Preliminary Information regarding Special Education Referrals
In this clinical exchange, the authors discuss acoustic accessibility and sound-field amplification in general education classrooms. They bridge theory to practice by presenting preliminary information from two different school systems demonstrating...