Authors: Blache SE, Parsons CL, Humphreys JM
Title: A Minimal-Word-Pair Model for Teaching the Linguistic Significance of Distinctive Feature Properties
Source: Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders 1981 46(3): 291-296
Year: 1981
Research Design: Case Series

A word level behavioral routine for the remediation of distinctive feature errors was developed and taught to seven children (5 to 6 years old) with moderate to severe nonorganic phonological disabilities. A one-group pretest-posttest design established that the number and severity of the sound substitutions decreased with training.

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