This course is focused on the treatment of children with speech sound disorders that involve varying degrees of motor planning/programming deficits (i.e., CAS). Specific techniques will be described and modeled, and service delivery options that maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of treatment outcomes will be discussed.
Course created on October 27, 2014
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the causes of speech sound disorders in children, and explain the continuum of motor planning/programming deficits that may contribute to a speech sound disorder.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain use of Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC) as a treatment approach for severe motor planning/programming deficits.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the use of integrated phonological and motor approaches for the treatment of speech sound disorders.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to incorporate the principles of motor learning to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of treatment for children with speech sound disorders.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction and overview of speech sound disorders in children|
|10-20 Minutes||Review of treatment studies for childhood apraxia of speech (CAS)|
|20-60 Minutes||Case-based demonstration of treatment approaches|
|60-70 Minutes||Discussion of evidence-based treatment options for older children and adolescents with residual CAS deficits|
|70-85 Minutes||Discussion of service delivery models and the incorporation of the principles of motor learning into treatment in the medical, school, or private clinic setting.|
|85-90 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
Kimberly Allyn Farinella, PhD, CCC-SLP
Kimberly A. Farinella, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a Clinical Associate Professor and Clinic Director at Northern Arizona University, and has a research appointment at the University of Arizona. She completed her post-doctoral fellowship in the Division of Speech Pathology, Department of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic and her doctoral training at the University of Arizona. Her research interests include speech motor control, speech disorders of neurogenic origin, and the systematic study of the principles of motor learning in the treatment of children with severe speech sound impairments.
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