What is it about?
The aim was to evaluate the effectiveness of computer-assisted intervention for children with speech sound disorders (SSD). The trial involved 123 children who were randomly assigned to an intervention or a control group. Children in the intervention group used the computer-based Phoneme Factory Sound Sorter (Wren & Roulstone, 2013) program for 9 weeks. The control group continued in their typical classroom practices. Computer-assisted input-based intervention administered by educators did not result in greater improvement than typical classroom practices.
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Why is it important?
It is important to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions that are used with children with speech sound disorders.
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This page is a summary of: Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating the Effectiveness of Computer-Assisted Intervention Delivered by Educators for Children With Speech Sound Disorders, Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, July 2017, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), DOI: 10.1044/2017_jslhr-s-16-0385.
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