This is Part 2 of a four-part series. This course focuses on selecting optimal treatment targets for pediatric speech sound disorders. It discusses dynamic stimulability assessment, selection of complex targets and linguistic contexts in order to target multiple phonological processes, and goal writing. Video clips and case studies are presented.
Part 1: Course 9922, Part 3: Course 9933, Part 4: Course 9934
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to dynamically assess stimulability through multimodally cueing consonant clusters.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to address multiple phonological processes efficiently through complex target selection.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify measurable and actionable goals based on graduated levels of scaffolding and/or achievement of developmental milestones.
|5-10 Minutes||Multimodal stimulability testing|
|10-20 Minutes||Identifying phonological processes and distortion errors|
|20-30 Minutes||Complex target selection|
|30-40 Minutes||Linguistic context|
|40-45 Minutes||Goal writing|
|45-55 Minutes||Developmental sequence (Response to Intervention-RtI)|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Kelly Vess is the author of “Speech Sound Disorders: Comprehensive Evaluation and Treatment” (2021, Thieme), which has over 120 best practice assessment and therapy video clips. She is a full-time pediatric SLP, off-campus clinical supervisor, and researcher with 19 years of experience.
Kelly researches best practices in assessment and intervention at the preschool level, which she presents annually at ASHA’s national conferences. This research is freely available on ResearchGate.
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