This is Part 2 of a two-part series. Speech-language pathologists see children with a variety of communication disorders, often with co-morbid issues such as sensory processing disorder (SPD) and regulatory challenges. The impact of SPD and regulatory difficulties on speech/language skills is discussed, and strategies that support each sensory system in order to coregulate with children during therapy are provided.
Part 1: Course 10285
- After this course, participants will be able to list 5 impacts of sensory processing disorder on language skills.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 5 impacts of sensory processing disorder on speech skills.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 3 interventions within the SLP's scope of practice to regulate clients and support speech and language improvement.
|5-30 Minutes||Speech/language skills impacted by sensory processing disorders:|
|30-55 Minutes||Intervention strategies|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Joleen R. Fernald
PhD CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Joleen R. Fernald, PhD, CCC-SLP was awarded Board Specialty Recognition in Child Language from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Dr. Jo follows Greenspan and Wieder’s model, DIRFloortime® when working with children and families. She is the author of the "Comprehensive Guide to Selective Mutism" and has a special interest in the social-emotional development of young children and its impact on their speech and language skills. She co-founded a private school called REConnections Education Center in the Tampa Bay area of Florida which supports children with various individual differences.
Lyn trained as an occupational therapist in Oxford, England. Her love has always been working with children and throughout her long career she specialized in autism, epilepsy and abused children. She also trained as a play therapist with the Institute of Dramatherapy in the UK and was a founding member and first chairperson of the British Association of Play Therapists. She is co-owner of Play For Real Therapy Services with her husband, Peter, and is certified in sensory integration. Play For Real provides high quality therapy for children and their families using a client centered and evidence-based approach.
Lyn Bennett - Financial: Lyn Bennett was paid an honorarium for this presentation. Lyn is co-owner of Play For Real Therapy Services with her husband, Peter. Nonfinancial: Lyn is certified in sensory integration.
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