Most children and adults who distort the production, form the sound with labored puckered lips and a lowered, relaxed tongue. So just why do they do that? And whats an SLP to do to counteract these characteristics and replace the inaccurate sound with a desirable that generalizes with ease? In this course, you'll discover how to apply practical, little known facts critical not only in analysis, but also to formulating a good and organizing a remediation process that clearly sequences your therapy from capability strategies to carryover completion.
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: In-Depth Analysis of /r/ Production, Palatography, The Distorted “r”, “R” Analysis Questions and Answers|
|60 min:The Therapy Framework, Oral Sensory Analysis, Oral Resting Postures Analysis and Therapy, Activities to Generate Oral Capability for /r/ Production|
|60 min: Production Elicitation for a Back-Up /r/ and a Retroflex /r/, Production Solidification, Production 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. |