The journal "Logopedia Silesiana", in accordance with the principle of supporting a universal and unrestricted exchange of knowledge, is published in an open access format under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International - CC BY-SA 4.0 license since 2018 (more). There is no charge for publication in the journal.

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