This course will discuss the rationale and strategies for teaching production of /s/ and /r/ for upper elementary school-age children and older. Errors on these two sounds are considered residual when production continues to be inaccurate beyond the developmental age of acquisition.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to determine when intervention is warranted for /s/ and /r/ production.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain why assessing accurate resting tongue position is necessary to determine an effective plan of therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three strategies for teaching /s/ production and three strategies for teaching /r/ production.
|5-10 Minutes||Normal development and assessing whether intervention is warranted|
|10-20 Minutes||Oral Mechanism and Myofunctional Evaluation|
|20-25 Minutes||Differentiating lisps and strategies for /s/ production|
|25-35 Minutes||Case study for lingual protrusion lisp|
|35-50 Minutes||Case study for lateral emission lisp|
|50-55 Minutes||Rationale for teaching /r/ placement|
|55-70 Minutes||Case Study #1for /r/|
|70-75 Minutes||Teaching and assessing /r/ simultaneously while reading|
|75-90 Minutes||Case study #2 for /r/|
|90-95 Minutes||Visual feedback for /r/|
|95-110 Minutes||Advanced case study for /r/|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Lynn Berk, MA, CCC-SLP
Lynn Berk received her B.A. in Social Sciences from The Ohio State University and her M.A. in Speech Pathology from Cleveland State University. She has worked as a speech-language pathologist in the schools and in long term care settings. She has developed and published two remedial programs; Testing and Remediating Auditory Processing for preschool and elementary students and R and L Stories Galore, a remedial articulation program. Lynn’s areas of interest include phonemic awareness, phonology and articulation, auditory and language processing and reading and literacy. Currently, Lynn is a clinical instructor at Kent State University providing accent reduction therapy for international students and articulation therapy for school-age children.
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