ORAL PLACEMENT TO SPEECH: TRANSITIONING MUSCLE MEMORY INTO SPEECH SOUND PRODUCTION - Timed Agenda

8:30am - 12:00pm (15 min break at 10:30am)
  • Oral Placement To Speech: Introduction
    • What is an Oral Placement Disorder?
    • What is Oral Placement Therapy (OPT)?
    • The 3 steps of the Phonetic Placement Approach by Van Riper
    • Examples of OPT
    • Evidence Based Practice
  • Structural Concerns
  • School Based Considerations
    • The Common Core
    • Individualized Education Plans
    • Goals and Objectives
    • Logistics of Sanitation and Health Safety
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 4:00pm (15 min break at 2:30pm)
  • A Three-Part Treatment Approach with Video Examples
    • Sensory-Motor
    • Feeding
    • OPT: Jaw-Lips-Tongue
    • Transitioning OPT to Speech
  • Hands-On Practicum: Sensory Massage, Straw, Bite Block, Horn
  • OPT-S
    • Jaw Heights: Easy, Moderate, Difficult
    • Word Choices
    • Generating Drills
  • Data Collection and Management