Accent Modification Resource I agree with Patricia Cecil-Reed that accent modification truly is “the number-one best-kept secret” for speech-language pathologists, as mentioned in Judy Kuster’s “Internet” column in the April 27 issue. I am embarking on a second career in this field and I have found it to be very challenging and rewarding. ... Inbox
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Accent Modification Resource
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  • Vicki Hopgood, Rolla, Mo.
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Accent Modification Resource
The ASHA Leader, June 2010, Vol. 15, 2-38. doi:10.1044/leader.IN3.15072010.38
The ASHA Leader, June 2010, Vol. 15, 2-38. doi:10.1044/leader.IN3.15072010.38
I agree with Patricia Cecil-Reed that accent modification truly is “the number-one best-kept secret” for speech-language pathologists, as mentioned in Judy Kuster’s “Internet” column in the April 27 issue. I am embarking on a second career in this field and I have found it to be very challenging and rewarding. However, the article did not mention the excellent evaluation instrument by Lorna Sikorski, Proficiency in Oral English Communication (POEC). My clients expect a detailed analysis of their speech and a specific plan of instruction. This evaluation delivers the information needed to get started.
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