In this course, Jill Tate presents a variety of therapeutic tools for treating /r/ (and other difficult-to-treat sounds) including: The Smart Palate Palatometer, tongue targets poster (palatography), auditory amplification tool, cheek-lip retractor, Speech Racer App, VowelViz App and a variety of practical methods designed to facilitate /r/ and R-blends in isolation, syllables, words, sentences, stories and conversation/generalization. This course contains lecture, demonstrations, videos, photographs, and handouts.
Describe tongue -to-palate contact during sound production in isolation and during movement sequences with the use of the Smart Palate Palatometer by Complete Speech.
Demonstrate a /r/ in isolation by using a variety of stimulation techniques.
Assess whether to treat the many movement sequences that occur with /r/ and r-blends.
Decide whether to introduce a new app or other tool to facilitate and habilitate...not devastate your client when treating /r/.
CEU Credits: .2
25 minutes: Introduction and my family speech tree
25 minutes: Introduction of the Smart Palate by Complete Speech
60 minutes: Methods for facilitating /r/ in isolation and then important steps to take when addressing /r/ sequenced with vowels and consonants. Steps of articulation therapy including: isolation, syllable, words, sentences, stories and conversation/generalization.
10 minutes: Questions and answers or demonstrations.
Disclosure Statement for Jill Tate: Financial: Jill Tate is a speaker for Video Continuing Education and receives royalties. Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.