WEBINAR | Launching an OPT Program in Your Practice: Focus on Clients with Down Syndrome -  Talk-Tools

WEBINAR | Launching an OPT Program in Your Practice: Focus on Clients with Down Syndrome

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Date: February 21, 2019

Location: Webinar (1:30PM-3:30PM EST)

Presenter: Heather Vukelich, MS, CCC-SLP

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Course Description

Looking for an interactive overview of how to begin an OPT program with your clients with Down syndrome? Need an OPT refresher? TalkTools Instructor Heather Vukelich, will be helping you identify speech and feeding challenges, demonstrating OPT hierarchies, and speaking about collaboration with other professionals.  

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  1. Identify areas to target in therapy
  2. Apply two of the TalkTools OPT hierarchies in a therapy setting
  3. Identify feeding and speech challenges
  4. Identify other professionals to collaborate with in therapy
Webinar Details
ASHA CEUs: 0.2  (see TalkTools ASHA CEU Policy and Process for more information)
Schedule (01:30PM - 03:30PM EST)
  • 01:30PM  01:40PM    Introduction and Background
  • 01:40PM  02:00PM    Characteristics of DS /Common Goals
  • 02:00PM  02:30PM    Therapy Demonstration
  • 02:30PM  02:40PM    Break
  • 02:40PM  03:20PM    Therapy Demonstration  
  • 03:20PM  03:30PM     Wrap up/Q&A

Viewing Options

LIVE BROADCAST (access to recorded broadcast included)
  • PURCHASE your seat (for both LIVE and RECORDED broadcasts)
  • REGISTER -- approximately 1-3 days prior to webinar, you will receive an email with webinar registration details
  • VIEW webinar on the scheduled date/time
  • SUBMIT course survey (provided in post-webinar email) -- survey must be submitted within 30 days of LIVE BROADCAST DATE to receive ASHA CEUs
RECORDED BROADCAST - AVAILABLE FOR 30 DAYS AFTER LIVE WEBINAR DATE
  • PURCHASE your seat (for both LIVE and RECORDED broadcasts)
  • ACCESS TO RECORDED BROADCAST -- everyone who purchases a seat for a webinar will be provided a link to the recorded broadcast via email 1-3 days after LIVE BROADCAST DATE. Access to recording will be available for 30 days after LIVE BROADCAST DATE.
  • VIEW webinar within the 30-day access schedule
  • SUBMIT course survey (provided in email with recorded broadcast) -- survey must be submitted within 30 days of LIVE  BROADCAST DATE to receive ASHA CEUs
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    Presenter Bio
    Heather Vukelich, MS, CCC-SLP is a LEVEL 4 ACCOMPLISHED TalkTools instructor and owner of Happy Kids Therapy in Danville, California. Heather’s business is located inside the Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area where she focuses on Oral Placement, feeding and speech therapy for people of all ages. Heather’s specialty is working with people with Down Syndrome which includes in-depth knowledge and resources regarding: diet, communication programs, sign language, education, orthodontics and facial development, physical and sensory needs as well as behavioral strategies. Heather attended graduate school at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. Heather has spoken at the National Down Syndrome Congress, as well as for Down syndrome groups across California including DSCBA, SVDSN, TBODS, and Club 21.