Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders, Vol 7, No 1 (2016)

Video Recording as a Tool for Assessing Children’s Everyday Use of Features Targeted in Phonological Intervention

Christina Samuelsson, Inger Lundeborg, Charlotta Plejert
Issued Date: 21 Jun 2016


The last decades, speech and language pathology services have been subject to changes, and there has been a growing demand for intervention activities to be effective and evidence-based. The aim of the present study was to investigate if and how video recording can be used to assess the use of features targeted in phonological intervention, in everyday talk by children with LI. Three five-year-old girls with phonological problems participated in the study, and data consist of video recordings of intervention sessions and of interaction at home. Three different paths of development were identified: Some targeted speech sounds are displayed in everyday interaction; Targeted speech sound is present in intervention-like activity; No displays of targeted sounds. The results of the present study clearly demonstrate that the use of video recordings, transcriptions and analysis of interaction outside of the clinical setting contribute important information that may guide planning, goal-setting and evaluation of intervention.

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DOI: 10.1558/jircd.v6i2.25725


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