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R Remediation Therapy

1.0 Hours

Course Description

This course presents an abbreviated, but thorough highly effective, sequential strategies on treating /r/ cases. It covers the three important components of /r/:  the placement, tension, and the resonance chamber. It includes analyze, how to establish an oral capability baser to stimulate a good /r/ (back-up or retroflex), and how to solidify new productions and generate conversational carryover.  It primarily focuses on the cognitively aware second grade child through elementary and older.

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By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

Describe understanding of the two /r/ production styles.
Effectively assess the differences and characteristics of a distorted /r/.
Perform at least 10 capability-based therapy techniques.
Implement solidification methods to successfully establish the /r/ motor pattern.
Perform at least 5 generalization techniques to finalize treatment.
About Presenters

Char Boshart


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.

Additional Information

This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEU (Intermediate Level, Professional Area)

Course Timeline
Course Timeline
15 min: Section I:  About Production & Analysis - Production Elements, The Back-Up /r/, The Retroflex /r/, and Two Motoric Styles to Move into the /r/ Position
45 min: Section II:  R Therapy - How to Lay the Groundwork, Oral Capability Tasks, Evoking a Good /r/,  “R” Solidification Techniques and “R” Carryover Strategies
Course Disclosure
The content of this course is based on the research and experience of the presenter. You are responsible to do your own research to determine if the information and skills taught are appropriate for your clients/students/patients.
Disclosure Statement for Char Boshart
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.

Char Boshart


Included In:
Audio Basic Professional

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