Oral Placement to Speech - Transitioning Muscle Memory Into Speech Sound Production

Oral Placement to Speech - Transitioning Muscle Memory Into Speech Sound Production

This course helps clinicians transition cues into words and implements a comprehensive tactile approach to therapy through the use of the Oral Placement to Speech Kit.

Course Description

This course helps therapists transition Oral Placement skills into speech sound production by transitioning muscle movements into word drills.

Early developing phonemes m, b, p, w, h, k, g, t, d, and n and the prerequisite skills needed for each sound via Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) are outlined.

This course helps clinicians transition those cues into words and implements a comprehensive tactile approach to therapy through the use of the Oral Placement to Speech Kit.

A therapy session demonstration is provided for viewers to model.

Learning Outcomes
  • Define the term “Oral Placement Therapy”
  • Identify at least one structural concern that may impact speech production
  • List 3 Oral Placement Therapy tools
  • Understand the three stages of the Phonetic Placement Approach

    The "OPT to Speech" course is an interactive, hands-on presentation. When taking this course as a self-study it is encouraged that you follow along with all of the activities.

    Instructor

    Robyn Merkel-Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP bio

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        Included when you choose
        PLUS CARD SET 

        OPT to Speech Articulation Card Set

        Recommended Textbook

        "OPT for SPeech Clarity & Feeding"

        Group Rate Includes

        Online access & CEUs for 5 users, and 1 Card Set. 

        0.2 CEUs per participant

        Run time is 2 hours.

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