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A SENSORY-MOTOR APPROACH TO APRAXIA OF SPEECH & RELATED MOTOR SPEECH DISORDERS – TIMED AGENDA

ONE DAY COURSE

8:30AM - 12:00PM (15 MIN. BREAK AT 10:45)
  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • Identify Current Definitions and Knowledge of Apraxia of Speech in Children
    • Apraxia, Dyspraxia, Motor Planning
  • Discuss Treatment as Integrated Program for Apraxia of Speech in Children & Possible Diagnosis Scenarios
    • Sensory Deficits
    • Motor Planning Deficits
    • Dysarthria
  • Therapist’s Responsibility in Assessment and Treatment
    • Assess Sensory, Feeding, Oral Placement and Motor Planning Skills
12:00PM - 1:00PM: LUNCH
1:00PM - 4:00PM
  • Discuss Importance of Phonation as Prerequisite to Speech Sound Imitation
  • Oral Placement Components of Motor Speech Program
  • Tools/Techniques to Transition from Oral Movement to Speech Production
  • Hierarchy of Speech: From Non-Vocal to Imitation to Communication
  • "Before and After" Videos

TWO DAY COURSE

DAY 1
8:30AM - 12:00PM (15 MIN. BREAK AT 10:45)
  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • Identify Current Definitions and Knowledge of Apraxia of Speech in Children
    • Apraxia, Dyspraxia, Motor Planning
  • Discuss differences in presentation for each diagnosis
12:00PM - 1:00PM: LUNCH
1:00PM - 4:00PM (15 MIN. BREAK AT 2:15)
  • Discuss Treatment as Integrated Program for Apraxia of Speech in Children & Possible Diagnosis Scenarios
    • Sensory Deficits
    • Motor Planning Deficits
    • Dysarthria
  • Therapist’s Responsibility in Assessment and Treatment
    • Assess Sensory, Feeding, Oral Placement and Motor Planning Skills
DAY 2
8:30AM - 12:00PM (15 MIN. BREAK AT 10:45)
  • Discuss Importance of Phonation as Prerequisite to Speech Sound Imitation
    • Learn Various Methods to Teaching Phonation
  • Oral Placement Components of Motor Speech Program
  • Tools/Techniques to Transition from Oral Movement to Speech Production
    • Group Practice Using Tools and Tactile Kinesthetic Hand Cues
12:00PM - 1:00PM: LUNCH
1:00PM - 4:00PM (15 MIN. BREAK AT 2:15)
  • Hierarchy of Speech: From Non-Vocal to Imitation to Communication
    • Group Practice
  • Sound to Syllable Words
    • Group Practice
  • "Before and After" Videos & Case Examples
  • Participant Case Discussion