This course discusses systematic, effective ways to reduce speech sound errors within a Response to Intervention (RtI) framework. It provides strategies for deciding whether, and at what level, to enroll a child in speech treatment, and for supporting phonologic learning and monitoring progress in the general education setting. A successful three-tiered model of intervention at the elementary school level is also presented.
Course created on October 21, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe a framework for planning for three tiers of intervention for speech sound errors.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify which level of intervention is appropriate for students with differing speech sound errors.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to implement a screening/progress monitoring tool to keep students placed in the appropriate tier of intervention.
|5-10 Minutes||Severity continuum for SSD|
|10-15 Minutes||Screening and referral practices|
|15-25 Minutes||Crowe and McLeod speech sound acquisition research|
|25-35 Minutes||Tier 1 intervention|
|35-45 Minutes||Tier 2 intervention|
|45-55 Minutes||Tier 3 intervention|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Teresa 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 United States on professional issues, speech sound disorders, and augmentative and alternative communication. She was the 2018 recipient of the Patricia C. Lindamood Clinical Leadership Award.
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