Aspects of Speech Sound Disorders
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This course includes five recorded sessions from the 2016 online conference “Improving Intelligibility in Children With Speech Sound Disorders.” These sessions provide SLPs with new strategies to promptly treat children with unintelligible speech and describe a range of evidence-based treatment techniques to get to the heart of speech sound disorders quickly. Practitioners will be able to confidently make decisions about treatment planning, implementation, and modification.
The five sessions in this course are:
- Perspectives on Improving Intelligibility in Children With Speech Sound Disorders, by Ray D. Kent
- Expediting Intelligibility Gains in Children, by Barbara Williams Hodson
- Contrastive Approaches to Phonological Intervention: Minimal Pairs and Multiple Oppositions, by Elise Baker
- Assessment for Childhood Apraxia of Speech, by Ruth Stoeckel
- Measuring Intelligibility With Different Listeners: The Intelligibility in Context Scale, by Sharynne McLeod
You will be able to:
- describe issues related to intelligibility in children with speech sound disorders
- identify phonological deviations
- decide between minimal pairs and multiple oppositions therapies for a particular child with a speech sound disorder
- interpret observations made during assessment to arrive at a differential diagnosis of childhood apraxia of speech
- administer and score the Intelligibility in Context Scale
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