This course is designed to help participants apply effective speech therapy techniques for correction of speech sound errors (including lateral lisp and /r/) in children with and without related structural anomalies such as dental malocclusion or velopharyngeal insufficiency. Motor learning and motor memory principles will be discussed as a framework for achieving carryover soon after sound acquisition has occurred.
Course created on September 1, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to use auditory, visual and tactile-kinesthetic cues to enhance the child's awareness of the misarticulated sound versus the correct sound production.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to apply effective speech therapy techniques for typical speech sound errors.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to use motor learning and motor memory principles to achieve carryover soon after acquisition of the appropriate placement.
|5-20 Minutes||Speech sound disorders related to abnormal structure (dental malocclusion and VPI)|
|20-25 Minutes||Enhancing awareness of error versus target phonemes through visual, tactile-kinesthetic, and auditory cues|
|25-35 Minutes||General principles for choosing target phonemes and phonemic context|
|35-75 Minutes||Specific speech therapy techniques for achieving normal placement|
|75-85 Minutes||Motor learning and motor memory principles for carryover|
|85-90 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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Ann W. Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP
Ann W. Kummer, PhD is Senior Director of the Division of Speech-Language Pathology at Cincinnati Children's and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine. She has done hundreds of national and international lectures, particularly regarding clefts and velopharyngeal dysfunction. She’s the author of numerous articles, 22 book chapters, and the text entitled: Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies: The Effects on Speech and Resonance, 3rd Edition (Cengage Learning 2014). Dr. Kummer developed the Simplified Nasometric Assessment Procedures (SNAP) Test-R (2005) for nasometry (PENTAX Medical). She holds a patent on the nasoscope, which is marketed as the Oral & Nasal Listener (Super Duper, Inc.). Dr. Kummer has received numerous honors, including Honors of the Ohio Speech-Language and Hearing Association (OSLHA); the Elwood Chaney Outstanding Clinician Award from OSLHA; and is a Fellow of ASHA.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
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