The Efficacy of the Core Vocabulary Intervention in a Child with AIDS with Speech Disorder: A case report

Document Type : Case Report


1 MSc Student of Speech and Language Pathology.MSc Student of Speech and Language Pathology, Medical University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran.

2 PhD of Successional Children.Department of Speech Therapy, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Medical University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran.

3 PhD of Speech Therapy. Department of Speech Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran, Iran.


Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a human immune system infectious disease، which can involve speech، language and cognition areas in children. According to limited researches in this area، the present case study, investigates the effect of the core vocabulary approach in a 5 years old child with AIDS. The speech assessments before and after in the child with AIDS showed that decreased score of inconsistency from 75 to 25% and this difference showed that the increased consistency in the subject.


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