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Course # 5242
ARtIC Lab™ Intervention Approach to Articulation Concerns - Update

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Disclosure: This course is presented in cooperation with SuperDuper.

CEUs/Hours Offered: AG Bell - LSLS/1.0 Domain 3, Domain 8, CE-SPC-13-065; ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Course Abstract

During this presentation, the use of ARtIC Lab™ as an evidence-based research model for providing focused intervention for students who struggle with articulation will be discussed. The district requirements for RTI and the role of the SLP will be reviewed as foundation to using the program. Implementation of ARtIC Lab™ will be presented, followed by an update on “lessons learned” after several years of implementation.
Disclosure: This course focuses primarily on the ARtIC lab intervention approach, not on similar or related articulation approaches.

This course was recorded on January 17, 2012


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Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to identify the role of the SLP in an RTI model.
  • After this course, participants will be able to identify the requirements of a school district for RTI.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe which students are appropriate for RTI verses those who need to be referred for special education evaluation.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction and Overview of RTI
10-40 Minutes ARtIC Lab: Review of the Lab, Including evidence-based research
40-55 Minutes Lessons learned since implementation
55-60 Minutes Q & A

Average Rating

(239 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Displaying 100 most recent comments out of 239 reviews

Review by: Member on September 21, 2015
Excellent explanations
Review by: Kathleen on September 15, 2015
The information was presented in an orderly manner and covered many details regarding supporting research for the methods involved with the Artic Lab.
Review by: Member on September 4, 2015
I had heard about ARtIC Lab but didn't know much about it. It was nice to be able to learn more about it and how it can be implemented in the school setting.
Review by: Ryan on September 3, 2015
The material and the activities presented were realistic to performing in a typical school environment for RTI services.
Review by: Member on August 15, 2015
Practical solution to prevalent issue.
Review by: Meghan on August 14, 2015
Specific, useful information
Review by: Ann on August 13, 2015
This course was good because it helped me to understand how ARtlC Lab implement treatments for individual needs by monitoring and targeting interventions.Especially in the role of the SLP.
Review by: Member on August 12, 2015
Interesting and gave the research to back it up.
Review by: Member on August 5, 2015
It provided good information of RTI and how ArticLab could be implemented in school districts.
Review by: Member on August 4, 2015
Treatment strategies to use with RTI students, suggestions for who these strategies apply to best.
Review by: Member on August 4, 2015
Research-supported information
Review by: Marie on July 25, 2015
Pertinent information that can be immediately implemented.
Review by: Martha on July 24, 2015
Very practical! Good solutions for RTI and for evidence based practice.
Review by: Teresa on July 19, 2015
Information about rti
Review by: Stephanie on July 15, 2015
Information is very pertinent to children in general educatgion
Review by: Michelle on July 6, 2015
i like the details of the articlab and how it works, i am very interested in this topic
Review by: Holly on June 26, 2015
Useful information was provided.
Review by: Anne on June 25, 2015
Practical information about how to implement an effective articulation RtI program
Review by: Virginia on June 22, 2015
Once the sound could be assessed, the information was easily received.
Review by: Libby on May 26, 2015
Review by: Michelle on May 21, 2015
Good description of the program.
Review by: Betsy on May 15, 2015
good overview of the program
Review by: Karen on May 7, 2015
I have a better understanding of the RTI model now and can use it more effectively.
Review by: Nya on April 28, 2015
The course was very informative. The information presented was clear and seems like it could be easily implemented into my therapy/RtI sessions.
Review by: Kathleen on April 23, 2015
I was interested in learning more about this program and how it works.
Review by: Shauna on April 17, 2015
Clearly presented
Review by: Sheryl on April 17, 2015
The material was only slightly familiar to me prior to the course.
Review by: Shonia on April 13, 2015
The details in how to apply the program were very specific and managable.
Review by: Elisa on April 12, 2015
Very explicit, many examples
Review by: Monica on April 9, 2015
all information was new to me, organized and interesting
Review by: Nancy on March 11, 2015
Great practical info on RTI for artic.
Review by: Felix on March 3, 2015
the explanation of the RTI process
Review by: hazell on February 22, 2015
The presenter provided a clear explanation of the RTI model and role of the SLP as well as the benefits of utilizing the ARtiC Lab intervention approach.
Review by: Kristie on February 16, 2015
My district currently has Artic Lab and it hasn't been used to the best of my knowledge, I am/ was very interested in learning about the program and integrating it into my therapy sessions. This presentation was an excellent boost to my ability to properly use/utilize Artic Lab and I will be discussing this with our RTI team.
Review by: Laurie on February 9, 2015
I can apply it today
Review by: Erin on February 9, 2015
Great overall information with good examples
Review by: Robin on January 11, 2015
Well organized, steps thoroughly presented for each part of program making it easy to replicate
Review by: Syeda on December 30, 2014
Good for SLPs in the schools
Review by: Deborah on December 26, 2014
Good review of process and specifics to look for when setting up and participating in RtI programing.
Review by: Jennifer on December 22, 2014
Clear explanation regarding Tiers of Intervention support and how speech/language concerns fit into RtI model; excellent and clear handout.
Review by: Meredith on December 19, 2014
Good review of RTI and how to provide intervention.
Review by: Jennifer on December 8, 2014
The presenter gave a good explanation on how an ARTIC LAB can be used for an RTI model.
Review by: Marion on December 4, 2014
It gave good ideas for using different stations for articulation improvement. Explanation of how ARTIC LAB can be used for RTI model.
Review by: JoAnn on December 3, 2014
I liked the way Ms. Wiechmann, presented the Artic lab materials. She was concise and the presentation flowed well.
Review by: Alissa on November 1, 2014
It touched on a lot of things the SLPs in our district talk about and answered some questions.
Review by: Sarah on October 28, 2014
Good info and handouts
Review by: Lela on October 23, 2014
Review by: Angela on September 21, 2014
Application of stations
Review by: Stephanie on September 18, 2014
Very organized and easy to follow.
Review by: Grace on September 8, 2014
Organization. It went step by step through the program with examples and explanations.
Review by: Judy on August 28, 2014
The sequenced approach, the research based ability to use the ArticLab as an RTI intervention model before referral to SPED, the confirmation of varied approaches/cycled through with articulation through research.
Review by: Maryann on August 28, 2014
Well organized. Thorough info, without too much detail.
Review by: Linda on August 19, 2014
gave some good ideas
Review by: Raelynne on August 14, 2014
I would like to have a link to the references. Also, Language Lab doesn't exist. I find that this is an expensive product for RtI kids and then was discouraged when the speaker seemed rather negative about using the program with children with IEPs. I need items to be more functional.
Review by: Janet on June 6, 2014
Concept of stations involving movement
Review by: Karen on June 6, 2014
specific information
Review by: Holly on June 6, 2014
This course gave a different spin on articulation therapy.
Review by: Erin on April 28, 2014
Information that can be applied immediately
Review by: Sarah on April 21, 2014
I feel that it was good information and it was presented in a simple manner.
Review by: Mary on April 21, 2014
Showed exactly how to use Artic Lab
Review by: Holly on March 20, 2014
Straight forward and applicable!
Review by: Tracy on February 13, 2014
Information was concise and thorough!
Review by: Melanie on January 3, 2014
Would like to have had more information regarding implementation of ArticLab.
Review by: Pamela on December 29, 2013
Great overview for SLPs that may not know much about an RTI model or whose district doesn't implement this model. The ARtic Lab stations and activities can also be used in articulation therapy with the regular IEP caseload.
Review by: Kristine on December 18, 2013
The information was well presented.
Review by: Wren on December 10, 2013
Information was clearly presented which facilitated understanding. Research was incorporated to support material presented.
Review by: Elizabeth on December 3, 2013
The information was organized and clear.
Review by: Angela on November 17, 2013
I liked learning about the Motor Learning Theory
Review by: Lauren on November 10, 2013
RTI framework info
Review by: Caryn on June 23, 2013
This course was very clear- provided good information with support from research.
Review by: Kellie on May 16, 2013
organized and thorough
Review by: Robyn on May 3, 2013
It described the Arctic Lab concepts clearly, plus how to implement the concepts and why they are important.
Review by: Linda on March 27, 2013
This course provided great RTI information.
Review by: Petrina on December 21, 2012
I apprieciate how specific this course was to addressing the role of the SLP in the RTI process. It clearly outlined how the SLP should work with the classroom teacher in identification of children.
Review by: Jessica on December 3, 2012
clear and concise
Review by: Analee on November 6, 2012
information was presented in a clear and concise manner.
Review by: Jasmine on July 25, 2012
Organized and detailed presentation. Will be easy to present to our district's RTI team.
Review by: Kara on July 18, 2012
Presentation well organized and understandable.
Review by: Jeanne on June 22, 2012
Practical ideas.
Review by: Jessica on June 4, 2012
The information was relevant and interesting. The speaker spoke clearly and brought to the listeners attention the importance of not only knowing, but reviewing their districts adapted evaluation process and what the role of the SLP is in the process. It is something many of us should know already, but it is always helpful to be reminded of it's importance.
Review by: Miroslava Christine on June 1, 2012
Handouts and presentor's explainations were excellent.
Review by: Debbie on May 24, 2012
presenter was clear and specific.
Review by: Donna on April 26, 2012
The presenter was very clear and passionate about his subject.
Review by: Reyna on March 28, 2012
That she briefly covered known material to perhaps refresh our memory a bit.
Review by: Maria on March 27, 2012
Very appropriate to my present needs
Review by: Jerica on March 5, 2012
It was a good overall review of the RTI process
Review by: Amy on February 29, 2012
I can use this info tomorrow..that is what makes for an excellent course.
Review by: Sara on February 27, 2012
Good RTI information and good research base
Review by: Ashley on February 22, 2012
Easy to follow and kept my attention.
Review by: Arely on February 20, 2012
I work at an outpatient rehab and had never heard of RTI before; thanks to this course I am now familiar with it and will be able to answer questions if parent's ever have any.
Review by: Judith Ellen on February 10, 2012
Artic Lab has never been described for me previously.
Review by: Leticia on February 8, 2012
new way of targeting articulation problems
Review by: margaret on February 6, 2012
Review by: Maricela on February 4, 2012
Information to help set up an artic lab outside of school setting
Review by: Leslie on January 31, 2012
Very useful material was well - presented. This course motivated me to do more online research. My only problem with this course was that the title led me to believe more time would be spent on the bilingual provision of services.
Review by: coretta on January 31, 2012
I would love to implement this Artic Lab at my school, well presented!
Review by: Kelly on January 30, 2012
The presenter was clear and concise and she used the power point effectively.
Review by: Laura on January 25, 2012
Very informative.
Review by: Heather on January 21, 2012
Very logical and a solution to an ongoing problem.

Course Information

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Course Presenter

joann wiechmann

JoAnn Wiechmann, M.A., CCC-SLP

JoAnn Wiechmann, M.A., CCC-SLP is a licensed/certified speech-language pathologist. She has served, 17 years, as a campus speech-language pathologist in several districts in Texas and Oklahoma.  For the past six years, she has served as the supervisor of speech-language pathology services, in Pasadena ISD (Texas), managing over 50 speech-language pathol­ogy positions. In addition to research and development of ARtIC Lab™, she has spent the most recent years researching and developing interventions for narrative language. 

Disclosure: This presenter is the co-author of the ARtIC lab program and is a paid consultant for SuperDuper, which publishes and sells that program.

Continuing Education Information

CEUs/Hours Offered: AG Bell - LSLS/1.0 Domain 3, Domain 8, CE-SPC-13-065; ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit, where applicable.

Please Note: The exam and course evaluation must be completed within 30 days of course registration.

To participate in the course, complete the exam, and earn continuing education credit (where applicable), you must be a CEU Total Access member.

AG Bell - Listening and Spoken Language Credential

This course is offered for 1 hour(s) of CE Credit from the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language. For an explanation of content areas, please view pdf listing all 9 "domains."

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)

Kansas Dept of Health & Environment

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.

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