OPT: Assessment and Program Plan Development [China] - event Talk-Tools

OPT: Assessment and Program Plan Development [China]

Join Louisa this April for for TalkTools' Assessment and Program Plan Development -- in conjunction with our international partner, Hong Kong Progress Speech!

Date: April 22-23, 2018

Location: Shenzhen, China

Presenter: Louisa Wong, B.Sc., CY

Course Description

Learn how to perform a comprehensive evaluation for clients with sensory, feeding and/or speech disorders following the principles of Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson’s hierarchical approach to oral-motor assessment and treatment using the techniques learned in “A Three Part Treatment Plan to Oral Placement Therapy.”

This class will lead you, step-by-step, through the assessment process used with clients of varying ages and skill levels who evidence oral placement deficits. Participants will observe via videos, two complete assessment sessions and follow up treatment with clients from infancy to adult, and will learn how to identify oral-motor deficits that effect speech production.

LEVEL TRAINING: This course is part of TalkTools exclusive LEVEL TRAINING PROGRAM. If you have completed our foundational courses -- 3-Part Treatment Plan for OPT and Feeding Therapy: A Sensory Motor Approach (live workshop or online), together with this course, you will qualify as a LEVEL 2 INTERMEDIATE TalkTools Therapist!

Learning Outcomes
  • Identify oral placement, sensory, feeding and/or speech deficits in a variety of clients and diagnoses
  • Assess oral placement functioning of the jaw, lips, and tongue
  • Design a step-by-step program plan based on the client’s oral-motor feeding and speech evaluation results
  • Apply oral placement strategies, when appropriate, with infant, preschool, and school-aged children as a part of comprehensive speech and language therapy intervention
Workshop Details

International Partner:  Hong Kong Progress Speech (including logistics and registrations)

Instructor Bio: Louisa Wong, B.Sc., CY has more than 20 years of experience specializing in working with young children with language learning disorders and difficulties. She has her BSc. Speech & Hearing Sciences degree from the University of Hong Kong and is a member of the Hong Kong Speech Therapists' Association . . . more