Motor Speech | Timed Agenda

Part 1
Morning Session 8:30 AM - 12:00PM 
  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • Review of information from Self-Study Pre-requisite
  • BREAK 15 min
  • Define a Sensory-Motor Approach to Speech Clarity for the 4 Domain Evaluation Process
  • Framework of when to use a motor based approach within Motor Learning Theories
  • Dual Diagnosis

LUNCH 12:00PM -- 1:00PM 

Afternoon Session 1:00PM - 4:00PM

  • Muscle-Motor connection for speech sounds
  • Strategies for bridging OPT/Myo to Speech
  • BREAK 15 min
  • Techniques for beginning with pre-verbal or pre-imitation to teach vocalizing on command
  • Case Examples
  • Therapist Q&A

Part 2

Morning Session: 8:30AM - 12:00PM
  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • Define Goals of Therapy for Motor Speech Disorders
  • BREAK 15 min
  • Review of key points to assess in a Motor Speech Assessment with a focus on developing a treatment plan
  • Therapy Considerations and Dual Diagnosis:                                                             a. CAS with OMD/Dysarthria
  • Speech from a systems perspective

LUNCH 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Afternoon Session: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Techniques to teach phonation and vocalization on command
  • Using Tools to facilitate phonetic shaping
  • OPT treatment: When and Why- Dual Diagnosis
  • BREAK 15 min
  • OPT in speech practice- using tools and hand cues to facilitate speech movement
  • Considerations for clients who are not yet imitating
  • Q&A