Using complexity as a guideline for careful selection of phonologic targets can support the re-organization of a child’s speech sound system. This 20Q discusses characteristics and components of the child's phonological system and of stimuli that should be considered when selecting targets, and how to apply the complexity approach via practical therapy strategies.
Course created on April 12, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to identify characteristics of children’s phonological acquisition and knowledge that influence target selection.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify key components of phonological target selection with maximal contrasts.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify key strategies for effective phonological intervention.
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A graduate of Case Western Reserve University, Teresa (Terri) Farnham has been practicing speech-language pathology for more than 40 years in a variety of settings, including 20+ years in schools. She is currently in private practice with Clarity for Communication LLC. She has presented around the country on professional issues, speech sound disorders, and augmentative and alternative communication. She is a past President of OSSPEAC, and has also served OSSPEAC as the SLP-At-Large, Conference Chair, and currently as GAC Representative. Terri was the 2018 recipient of the Patricia Lindamood Clinical Leadership Award for her work in phonology therapy.
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