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R Solutions: From Capability to Carryover

3.0 Hours

Course Description

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.

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

Identify critical components of the back-up 'r' and retroflex 'r'.
Analyse the process of the distorted /R/.
List sausal factors and how to therapeutically compensate for them.
Demonstrate the new /r/ 'stim' techniques.
Identify the sequence specific capability tasks that leads to the desirable /r/--even for the tough cases.
Identify the steps to effectively solidify the new /r/ production and achieve generalization.
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 0.30 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional Area)

Course Timeline
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
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

Purchase this course for $69.99