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Copyright/Proprietary Rights Notice 

Unless otherwise noted, the publisher, which is the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), holds the copyright on all materials published in its Perspectives publications, whether in print or electronic form, both as a compilation and as individual articles. All Perspectives content is subject to "fair use" provisions of U.S. or applicable international copyright laws (see http://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap1.html).

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