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Course: #5461

Using Montessori Methods in Your Practice

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1 Hour  

This course will provide SLPs with functional knowledge on using Montessori-based concepts during treatment sessions with adult clients. An overview of Montessori-based programming, as well as key principles for implementing it during treatment, and activity ideas to reach common goals will be shared.

Unlimited CEU Access - $99/year


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Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to describe Montessori-based programming.
  • After this course, participants will be able to provide 3 examples of key programming principles of Montessori programming.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe 2 Montessori-based activities that can be used in the treatment setting.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe 2 recommendations an SLP can give to facility settings and/or home caregivers to utilize Montessori concepts with their residents/family members.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introductions/Overview of Montessori Programming
10-25 Minutes Overview of Key Montessori Principles
25-35 Minutes Implementing Montessori in Facility and Group Settings
35-55 Minutes Treatment Activities for Goals using Montessori Methods
55-55 Minutes Conclusion; Questions/Answers

Course Presenters

megan malone

Megan Malone, M.A., CCC-SLP

Megan Malone is a speech-language pathologist working for Gentiva Health Services and Kent State University. She previously worked for 9 years as a senior research associate and lead trainer at Myers Research Institute, in Cleveland, OH where she oversaw federally/privately funded grants focused on implementing interventions with older adults with dementia. She has spoken numerous times at the annual conventions of the American Speech and Hearing Association, Gerontological Society of America, American Society on Aging, and the Alzheimer’s Association, along with several state speech and hearing conventions. She has published articles in the Journal of Communication Disorders, Alzheimer’s Care Quarterly, The Gerontologist, and Dementia. 


jennifer loehr

Jennifer Loehr, M.A., CCC-SLP

Jenny Loehr is a speech-language pathologist employed by Encompass Home Health Services in Austin Texas.  Her focus of practice in the past twenty years has been adult/geriatric neurology with an emphasis on dementia programming.  Jenny has spoken locally and nationally on the topic of dementia care at numerous conferences including the Texas Speech and Hearing Association, American Speech and Hearing Association and the National Association of Home Health and Hospice conference.  She is currently working on developing and implementing a home health specialty program designed to meet the individual and unique needs of dementia patients living at home and in assisted living facilities.


Presenter Disclosure: These presenters have no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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