This is Part 4 of a four-part series. This course describes five maxims of evidence-based practice for speech sound disorders. Specifically, it discusses how to create optimally effective therapy sessions by incorporating multimodal cueing, errorless scaffolding, complex treatment targets, distributed learning, and activity-based intervention within the context of movement activities.
Part 1: Course 9922, Part 2: Course 9929, Part 3: Course 9933
Course created on November 30, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to identify effective therapy strategies for SSD that optimize preschoolers’ level of engagement and performance.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to promote accurate production of speech sounds via multimodal cues based on placement, manner, and voice.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to increase and decrease scaffolding to provide a level of support that both encourages and challenges communication development.
|5-15 Minutes||Research Review: Multifaceted intervention|
|15-25 Minutes||Multimodal Cueing|
|25-35 Minutes||Dynamic Scaffolding|
|35-45 Minutes||Challenging Targets with Distributed Learning|
|45-55 Minutes||Activity-Based Intervention|
|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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AG Bell - Listening and Spoken Language Credential
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