Goal: Eliminate Post-Vocalic Devoicing

Sample Goal:

Student will eliminate the process of post-vocalic devoicing by spontaneously producing voiced consonants at the ends of words in sentences with at least 80% accuracy.

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Therapy Phases:

  1. Auditory Discrimination: Student will receptively identify the difference between two minimal pair words where the words sound the same except that one word ends with a voiced sound and the other word ends with its voiceless cognate (example: bag and back) with at least 80% accuracy.
  2.  Production in Single Words: Student will produce single words that end with voiced consonants with at least 80% accuracy.
  3. Production in Phrases: Student will produce voiced final consonants in 2-3 word phrases with at least 80% accuracy.
  4. Production in Sentences: Student will produce voiced final consonants in sentences with at least 80% accuracy.

What’s Next?

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