The so called ‘simple’ frontal lisp isn’t always simple, and neither is the lateral, that’s for sure. Sometimes they’re quite challenging. In this extensive three-hour course therapy is emphasized, from beginning to end, including carryover for both the frontal and lateral sibilants. In some cases, there are accompanying factors that make complete remediation difficult. We’ll cover techniques for cases that have abnormal oral resting postures, or excessively large tonsils, or even an anterior open bite. You’ll learn to analyze these oral obstructers, and more, and how to do compensation therapy to work with them and around them.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Char Boshart is a speech-language pathologist, author, seminar presenter, and president and co-founder of Speech Dynamics, Inc. She graduated with her Master’s degree from Western Michigan University under the extraordinary tutelage of Dr. Charles Van Riper, the “father” of articulation therapy during the final years of his illustrious career. Char began her career in the public schools in the early 70’s with a caseload of over 110 children. Since then, she has worked many years in the public schools, developed and ran her own private practice, and, for seven years was an Assistant Professor and Department Chair of the Speech Pathology and Audiology Department at Loma Linda University in southern California. Her interest in creating effective therapy techniques has evolved into the development of several practical articulation publications, videos (articulation and language), and articles.
This course is offered for 0.30 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional Area)
|60 min: “S” production analysis, the desirable oral resting position, analysis and therapy.|
|60 min: "S" therapy sequence|
|60 min: Oral capability tasks and carryover|
|Financial||Char Boshart is a speaker for SpeechTherapyPD.com and receive royalty payments. She also owns and operates Speech Dynamics. |
|Nonfinancial||No relevant non-financial relationship exists. |