Crash Course in Speech Sound Disorders

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Will Grundy Speech-Language-Hearing Association
a Recognized Area Group of the
Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Crash Course in Speech Sound Disorders
Presented by: Amy Graham, M.A. CCC-SLP

When: Friday April 22, 2022.

Where: Online via zoom webinar WGSLHA will provide the link for the presenter to access zoom webinar on the week of the presentation.

Activity Description: The presentation focused on evidence-based informed assessment and interventions for pediatric speech sound disorders. It addressed how interventions for motor-based vs. phonological-based deficits differ, how multi-sensory cueing can improve elicitation, and stated different strategies for sound generalization.

8:00-8:30 Registration and Introduction of Amy Graham
8:30-10:00 Differential Diagnosis of Speech Sound Disorders & Questions (90 minutes)
10:15-11:45 Phonological Approaches & Questions (90 minutes)
11:45-12:15 Lunch (on your own) and Business Meeting
12:15-1:45 Interventions for articulation disorders & Questions (90 minutes)
1:45-3:15 Interventions for motor speech disorders, Questions & Wrap Up (90 minutes)

Learning Objectives:
Participants will:
1. Identify key components of a thorough SSD assessment necessary for differential diagnosis
2. Describe reasons to choose or not choose various interventions given the nature of the child’s specific SSD
3. Discuss elicitation techniques for target phonemes and strategies for generalization

Financial: Amy Graham will receive an honorarium for the presentation.
Nonfinancial: Amy Graham does not have a relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.