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Therapy for the Child with Cleft Palate or Velopharyngeal Dysfunction

Course: #6734 Level: Intermediate1 Hour 64 Reviews

(This is the 3rd course in a 4-part series, SSD in Children with Cleft Palate and/or VPD.) This course will focus on speech therapy techniques for the child with articulation disorder related to cleft palate or velopharyngeal dysfunction. Practical therapy techniques that can be adapted for children aged 2 through the teen years are included.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify articulation distortions that can and should be treated with therapy.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify articulation distortions that cannot be treated with speech therapy.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe therapeutic pedagogy with which therapy should begin.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe therapy techniques which can be used to teach consonants.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe a step-wise approach to habituation of the newly-taught consonants.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction, early intervention overview
5-15 Minutes Review of articulation categories
15-40 Minutes Review of therapy techniques and therapy progression
40-55 Minutes Case examples
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

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