This video course teaches how to conduct an “Initial Oral Placement Therapy (OPT)
Evaluation” and 4 - month follow-up “Program Plan Update." The course includes
interviews with the referring SLP and parent, with a three-year-old child with the diagnosis of multiple articulation disorder with motor planning problems not severe enough to be diagnosed with Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS).
- interviews with the referring SLP and parent of the client
- initial Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) evaluation with program plan
- four month follow-up evaluation with a program plan update
- Participants will be able to learn to conduct an initial Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) Evaluation for Feeding and Speech.
- Participants will be able to understand how to conduct a Program Plan Update.
- Participants will be able to write a program plan including: Sensory, Oral Phase Feeding, OPT and Speech techniques.
- Participants will be able to use OPT activities in conjunction with traditional speech therapy to improve speech clarity.
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)
Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson, MS, CCC-SLP bio
- Introduction and Interview the parent of the child (10 min)
- Initial Evaluation and writing the Program Plan (103 min)
- Follow up: the Program Plan Update with written Program Plan (37 min)
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- Interdental Productions
Motor Planning with Dysarthria
Lip Rounding & Tongue Mobility
- Early Intervention Down Syndrome