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The Superpowers of the Sensory System - TalkTools
SENSORY INTERVENTION TECHNIQUES FOR SLPS (SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS) - The term "Sensory Differences" has recently been added to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, 5th Editions (DSM-5) as a characteristic of Autism Spectrum Disorders. However, as Speech and Language Pathologists, we see many individuals with different diagnoses that exhibit sensory differences which affect how they perform in therapy, in school or in their home setting.
Transitioning Muscle Memory into Speech Sound Production - TalkTools
ORAL PLACEMENT TO SPEECH: TRANSITIONING MUSCLE MEMORY INTO SPEECH SOUND PRODUCTION - This course teaches that Oral Placement Therapy is an extension of Van Riper’s “Phonetic Placement Approach.” Many school –aged children cannot respond to traditional articulation therapy methods which rely on auditory and placement cues without tactile intervention.
Prevention of Feeding, Speech & Mouth Development Problems - TalkTools
PREVENTION OF FEEDING, SPEECH AND MOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROBLEMS (BIRTH TO AGE 2) - learn how to keep babies and young children (birth to age 2-years) on track to prevent or reduce life-long feeding, speech, and mouth development problems.
Best Practices in Pediatric Feeding, Motor Speech & Mouth Development
BEST PRACTICE IN PEDIATRIC FEEDING, MOTOR SPEECH AND DEVELOPMENT/FUNCTION - Early intervention and pediatric treatments are changing. There are not enough resources to serve the numerous children with feeding, speech/communication, and mouth function problems (e.g., those with prematurity, autism, Down Syndrome, cerebral palsy, other congenital disorders, etc.).
Pediatric/Adult Dysphagia: What's Your "Swallowology"?
RETHINKING DYSPHAGIA: EQUIPPING THE CLINICIAN'S TOOLBOX - This course, one in the dysphagia education series, is designed to teach the clinician how to begin to understand the complexities of dysphagia and teach clinical evaluation techniques and learn the basics for performing a swallow instrumentation study.
Taking Your Client with ASD from Non-Vocal to Verbal
A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO TEACHING SPEECH TO NON-VOCAL INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM - Developing functional speech in non-verbal clients with Autism can be one of the biggest challenges for Speech Pathologists as well as Behavior Analysts when those clients do not respond to traditional verbal modeling approaches. Working with those clients who present with challenging behaviors can be difficult as well.
TalkTools® OPT: Assessment and and Program Plan Development™
ORAL PLACEMENT THERAPY: ASSESSMENT & PROGRAM PLAN DEVELOPMENT - Learn how to perform a comprehensive evaluation for clients with sensory, feeding and/or speech disorders following the principles of Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson’s hierarchical approach to oral-motor assessment and treatment using the techniques learned in “A Three Part Treatment Plan to Oral Placement Therapy.”