r-l-s-th-f: Challenges and Solutions

Speech Language pathologists face the challenges of eliciting /r/, /l/, /s/,/th/, /f/. Why are these sounds so difficult to articulate for many kiddos? This course reviews each of these sounds from an oral-motor perspectiveand provides clear, proven techniques to readily apply in therapy sessions. Participants will be provided resource materials to add to their OPT toolbox.

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One-on-One Mentorship
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About the Course

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What you get
  • ONLINE ONLY - online access to lecture videos, course workbook, certificate, and ASHA CEUs/AOTA CEUs
  • ONLINE + SUPPLIES - online access to lecture videos, course workbook, certificate, and ASHA CEUs/AOTA CEUs, plus course supplies and textbook as applicable per the course
  • ONLINE + SUPPLIES + DVD - includes everything above plus a DVD of the course to add to your resource library
  • GROUP RATE - special discount applies to a group of 5 learners and includes access to online course for 5 learners, 5 set of supplies and textbooks (as applicable per the course) and 1 course DVD

Users have 1 year to complete their courses from the date of purchase.

NOTE: Certain courses do not include supplies, textbooks or manuals.

Course Description

Speech Language pathologists face the challenges of eliciting /r/, /l/, /s/,/th/, /f/. Why are these sounds so difficult to articulate for many kiddos? This course reviews each of these sounds from an oral-motor perspectiveand provides clear, proven techniques to readily apply in therapy sessions. Participants will be provided resource materials to add to their OPT toolbox.

Learning Outcomes

Upon course completion, participants will be able to:
1. Readily identify articulation issues associated with /r/, /l/, /s/, /th/, /f/
2. Apply 3 techniques to correct articulation issues with these sounds
3. Communicate carryover strategies to parents and the client's therapy team for long-term success

Content Disclosure: This presentation will focus on treatment methods related to the use of TalkTools® OPT resources. Other similar treatment approaches will receive limited or no coverage during this lecture.

Timed Agenda
  • 15 minutes Motor Skills and Muscle Develop in a Sequence
  • 10 minutes How is /r/ sound made?
  • 10 minutes How is /l/ sound made?
  • 10 minutes How is /s/ sound made?
  • 10 minutes How is /th/ sound made?
  • 10 minutes How is /f/ sound made?
  • 20 minutes /f/ sound
  • verbal cues
  • tactile breakdown
  • using tools to facilitate placement
  • using tools to facilitate sound
  • 20 minutes /th/ sound
  • verbal cues
  • tactile breakdown
  • using tools to facilitate placement
  • using tools to facilitate sound
  • 20 minutes /l/ sound
  • verbal cues
  • tactile breakdown
  • using tools to facilitate placement
  • using tools to facilitate sound
  • 20 minutes /s/ sound
  • verbal cues
  • tactile breakdown
  • using tools to facilitate placement
  • using tools to facilitate sound
  • 20 minutes /r/ sound
  • verbal cues
  • tactile breakdown
  • using tools to facilitate placement
  • using tools to facilitate sound
  • 15 minutes Bringing it all together
Instructor

Renee Roy-Hill

Learning Options
  • Online ONLY for 1 learner -- ACCESS TO ONLINE COURSE (downloadable workbook, forms and charts)
  • Online + SUPPLIES for 1 learner --  ACCESS TO ONLINE COURSE, plus the following supplies:
  • 2-toothies
  • 1-mirror w/ case
  • 2-tongue depressors
  • 1-bubble tube + bubble straw
  • other recommended supplies (not included): cheerios, pennies
  • Group Rate for 5 learners
  • ACCESS TO ONLINE COURSE for 5 learners
  • 5 sets of SUPPLIES listed above
Recommended Tools
  • Sensi (recommended tips: jaw tips, soft pointer tip)
  • Throat Scope
  • Tongue Tip Elevation Tool
  • Apraxia Kit
  • OPT-S Kit
  • Bubble Kit

Course Content

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