This volume of twenty-two chapters is a series of essays concerning the various phases of corrective speech training organized for professionals and others interested in remedial measures.
Emil Froeschels, a leader in speech and voice therapy, organized the volume and contributed three of its chapters. Two other chapters are written by physicians. These five chapters deal with the anatomy, physiology and pathology involved in speech and in speech defects. They also describe surgical measures to correct congenital and traumatic lesions. The remaining seventeen chapters are written by sixteen professional speech and voice teachers, trainers and correctionists. The volume is not concerned with training the normal voice but with remedying marked defects.
Considerable space is devoted to aphasia, aphonia, dysphonia and related subjects, with full discussion of their neurogenic background. In line with this, considerable space is devoted to the development and training of the residual ability to hear certain tones