This is Part 1 of a two-part series. The dreaded /r/ phoneme is one of the most difficult phonemes to teach and generalize. This course will provide information on the unique articulatory requirements for production of /r/, adverse effects of poor production, client motivation, goal writing, how to effectively measure progress and dismissal considerations. (Part 2: Course 8027)
Course created on May 8, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to explain why anatomical structures and development contribute to the complexity of /r/ production.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the impact of poor /r/ production on the SLP's caseload and the student's academic performance.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three factors of motivation and strategies for improvement.
|0-5 Minutes||Review of structures and developmental expectations|
|5-10 Minutes||Discuss impact on caseload and academic performance as well as dismissal consideration|
|10-55 Minutes||Creating an effective treatment plan, goal writing, measuring progress and improving motivation|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Angie Neal, MS, CCC-SLP
Angie Neal is a school-based speech-langauge pathologist from Greenville, SC. She earned her Certificate of Clinical Competence after obtaining her Master's Degree from San Francisco State University. Mrs. Neal has worked in inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation settings with both children and adults. She completed ASHA's Leadership Development Program for School-based SLPs in 2013 and presented at ASHA on the topic of social communication in the school setting at the national convention held in Philadelphia, PA in 2016. She presents throughout the United States on topics related to social communication, language and literacy and effective school-based therapy. Mrs. Neal is the author of The Pirate Who Couldn't Say Arrr (Tate Publishing), Spelling that Makes Sense (TPT) and Simply Social at School (Super Duper Publications).
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