This is Part 1 of a two-part series that will provide SLPs with a solid understanding of why /r/ is a complex phoneme to master, and how to achieve successful remediation. This session will discuss anatomical contributions to /r/’s complexity, its impact on academic performance, and factors that affect therapy outcomes. Differences between non-speech oromotor exercises (NSOME) and skill training for /r/ therapy will also be discussed.
Course created on December 3, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to describe why anatomical structure 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 caseload and students' academic performance.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the differences between NSOME and skill training, as related to /r/ therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at list three factors that impact successful remediation of /r/.
|5-10 Minutes||Summary of structures|
|10-20 Minutes||Developmental norms|
|20-40 Minutes||NSOME vs. skill training|
|40-45 Minutes||Impact on educational performance|
|45-55 Minutes||Research on the connection between speech-language and reading|
|65-85 Minutes||Creating a clear path for progress|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Angie Neal is the SLP Contact for the South Carolina State Department of Education and an adjunct instructor for the University of South Carolina. She is also a frequent presenter on the topics of language and literacy, pragmatics and /r/ across the US and via online professional development.
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