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Event Name

Making a Difference: Best Treatment Practices for Preschool and School-Aged Children with Motor Speech Disorders
Course/Workshop
Intended Audience: Professionals
Provided by: The Speech and Stuttering Institute

Date and Time

Wed Oct 19, 2016 (This event is over)
8:30 - 4:30pm

Location

3 Park Home Ave., Toronto, ON, M2N 6L3

Event Description

Workshop - Making a Difference: Best Treatment Practices for Preschool and School-Aged Children with Motor Speech Disorders
Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm Breakfast and registration starting at 8:00 am
Location: Novotel Toronto North York, Gibson Ballroom
Address: 3 Park Home Avenue, Toronto, ON

The Speech & Stuttering Institute is a leader in motor speech disorders in children. As part of our mandate in providing education and training for professionals we are offering a workshop led by Debra Goshulak:
Making a Difference: Best Treatment Practices for Preschool and School-Aged Children with Motor Speech Disorders
on: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at: Novotel Toronto North York, Gibson Ballroom, 3 Park Home Ave., Toronto, ON M2N 6L3
Register by Tuesday, October 11, 2016
 $210
 $185 for Groups of 4 or more from the same agency
 $185 early bird registration by September 16, 2016
 $150 current students (ID required)
Fees include comprehensive handouts; breakfast, refreshments, and lunch (please contact us for specific dietary needs).
This full day workshop will present a motor based approach for the assessment and treatment of children’s motor speech disorders. The focus will be on the development of effective and meaningful goals, vocabulary selection, therapy techniques, session and activity planning and involving parents.
The purpose of the workshop is to provide speech-language pathologists and communication health assistants with practical treatment ideas for children with motor speech disorders. Many of the ideas are also applicable to therapy for children with other types of speech sound disorders.
Learning Objectives:
By the conclusion of this workshop, participants will understand:
1. the differences between dysarthria, childhood apraxia of speech and other speech sound disorders
2. how assessment information is used to develop goals and goal progressions
3. how to select target vocabulary based on goals
4. cueing strategies to improve speech production accuracy
5. how to use motor learning principles in therapy
6. how to use books to target goals and set a theme for therapy sessions
7. how to develop roles for caregivers so they can support home practice

More information and registration can be found on our website here:
https://www.speechandstuttering.com/category/continuing-education-workshop/

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