A Case Study on Vocal Loudness With a Young Adult With Autism Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Delay

  • Amanda Pack, Paola Colozzo, B. May Bernhardt, Bosko Radanov, Riley Rosebush, Stefka H. Marinova-Todd
  • American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, November 2015, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • DOI: 10.1044/2015_ajslp-14-0209

Vocal loudness therapy for an adult with developmental delay

What is it about?

Young adults with developmental delay tend to be overlooked in the speech therapy world and in publications. This paper describes a successful vocal loudness reduction therapy program for such a young adult who was participating in an ongoing group program called "ALL" (Advancing Language and Literacy).


Dr Barbara M Bernhardt
University of British Columbia School of Audiology and Speech Sciences

The paper is the first on outcomes for a communication and literacy enhancement group for young adults with history of developmental delay. ALL = Advancing Language and Literacy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

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The following have contributed to this page: Dr Barbara M Bernhardt and Riley Rosebush