The Speech and Stuttering Institute offers training workshops to professionals throughout the year.
Our next workshop will be:
Making a Difference: Best Treatment Practices for Preschool and School-Aged Children with Motor Speech Disorders
Presented by Debra Goshulak, M.H. Sc. Reg. CASLPO
Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (Breakfast and registration starting at 8:00 am)
Location: The Speech and Stuttering Institute, 150 Duncan Mill Road, Suite 2, Toronto ON
Cost: $210 for Early Bird registration by Friday, October 13, 2017, $240 after that date
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.
The morning session will focus on:
- understanding differences between various speech disorders
- understanding how assessment information is used to develop goals and goal progressions
- developing target vocabulary
The afternoon session has a therapy focus and covers:
- cueing strategies
- using motor learning principles
- session planning
- tried and true as well as new therapy activities
- caregiver roles and home practice activities
Some photos of past training workshops.