Phonological Complexity Approach - Clusters Flashcards & Activities

Phonological Complexity Approach - Clusters Flashcards & Activities
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Do you want to spend less time in therapy by making faster progress?

The phonological complexity approach is guided by language laws and sound features. Research has shown that treating complex, later-developing sounds/structures will result in the child learning both treated and untreated sounds/structures (Gierut, 2007). This leads to a significant increase in overall intelligibility with less time spent in therapy.

This product contains flashcards and activities for 3 element clusters and 2 element clusters with a sonority difference of 3 to help facilitate phonetic system wide changes.

Prior to purchasing this product, please research the phonological complexity approach for correct implementation.

Gierut, J.A. & Champion, A.H. (2001). Syllable onsets II: Three-element clusters in phonological treatment. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 44, 886 -904

Gierut, J.A. (2007). Phonological complexity and language learnability. American Journal of Speech- Language Pathology, 16, 6 – 17.

Gierut, J. (2001). Complexity in phonological treatment: Clinical factors. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 32, 229-241.

Please conduct a thorough assessment and follow the phonemic laws to choose the appropriate therapy target(s).

Phonological Complexity Approach covers 10 different clusters including:

3-Element Clusters:
1. /SKR/ - 10 Flashcards
2. /STR/ - 10 Flashcards
3, /SPR/ - 10 Flashcards
4. /SPL/ - 9 Flashcards
5. /SKW/ - 10 Flashcards

2- Element Clusters with sonority distance of 3:
1. /THR/ - 10 Flashcards
2. /SHR/ - 10 Flashcards
3. /FL/ - 10 Flashcards
4. /FR/ - 10 Flashcards
5. /SL/ - 10 Flashcards

These cards will be most useful for children whose targets are /s/CC and CC that will facilitate system wide changes!

A total of 99 different cluster cards are included! Black & White line drawing versions are also included.

This product also contains worksheets for the 5 /s/CC. The worksheets were made in both colored and black and white, so they can be sent home for additional practice.

This product contains:
1. 99 Cluster Flashcards
2. 10 Cluster Organizational Cards
3. 5 /s/CC worksheets/activities

Just print out, laminate, and cut!

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