WEBINAR | Speech Clarity in the Down Syndrome Population [February 10 2023]

WEBINAR | Speech Clarity in the Down Syndrome Population [February 10 2023]

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TalkTools® virtual streaming workshops and webinars are recorded. Recorded presentations are available for 2 days after the dates posted and accessible only to learners who purchased a seat for this course.

Date: Friday, February 24, 2023

(1:00PM - 2:30PM Eastern US)

Location: ZOOM

Presenter: Heather Vukelich, MS, CCC-SLP

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TalkTools® virtual streaming workshops and webinars are recorded. Recorded presentations are available for 2 days after the dates posted and accessible only to learners who purchased a seat for this course.

Course Description

Speech development can be challenging for children with Down syndrome, due to various factors including: dysarthria, hypotonia, TOTs, sensory regulation and oral motor development. This webinar will provide techniques and treatment options for speech development when working with clients with Down syndrome.  Orthodontic and airway collaboration will be discussed.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Participants will be able to identify the differences between dysarthria, hypotonia, sensory, TOT’s and Apraxia of speech.
  2. Participants will be able to identify proper avenues to refer patients to outside professionals in support of speech clarity development.
  3. Participants will be able to use sensory-motor activities to facilitate better speech sound placement for target sounds.

Content Disclosure: This presentation will focus on treatment methods related to the use of TalkTools® resources. Other similar treatment approaches will receive limited or no coverage during this lecture.

(pending AOTA approval)

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    Schedule (1:00 PM-2:30 PM Eastern US)

    • 10 minutes: Welcome
    • 10 minutes:Overview of Dysarthria, Hypotonia, TOTs, Apraxia of Speech
    • 5 minutes: Overview of Professional Referrals
    • 40 minutes:Demonstration of Tools/Therapeutic Strategies
    • 5 minutes: Q&A

      Instructor

      Heather Vukelich, MS, CCC-SLP Instructor Bio and Financial Disclosure 

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