ORAL PLACEMENT THERAPY - Level 2 Certification



Help Them Shine is Organising OPT Level 1 and OPT Level 2 certification by TalkTools®, USA in association with CADRRE The Autism school and Prayatna- Center for child Development.

Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) uses a hierarchical approach focussing on motor movement
activities used to improve phonation, resonation, and speech clarity and feeding skills.
Combined with a tactile-sensory approach, OPT provides a comprehensive solution to a
variety of speech and feeding issues.

OPT: Assessment & Program Plan Development- OPT Level 2 (15th - 16th May, 2019)

Learn how to perform a comprehensive evaluation for clients with sensory, feeding and/or speech
disorders following the principles of Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson’s hierarchical approach to oral-motor
assessment and treatment using the techniques learned in “A Three Part Treatment Plan to Oral
Placement Therapy.” This class will lead you, step-by-step, through the assessment process used
with clients of varying ages and skill levels who evidence oral placement deficits.

Learning Outcomes

- Identify oral placement, sensory, feeding and/or speech deficits in a variety of clients
and diagnoses
- Assess oral placement functioning of the jaw, lips, and tongue
- Design a step-by-step program plan based on the client’s oral-motor feeding and speech
evaluation results
- Apply oral placement strategies, when appropriate, with infant, preschool, and
school-aged children as a part of comprehensive speech and language therapy intervention


About the Speaker

Colette Ellis, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, BCS-S is a speech-language pathologist with over 38 years of clinical experience, holding Board Certification in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders, and is a member of the TalkTools® speakers bureau. Colette specializes in the evaluation and treatment of feeding, swallowing, voice, neurogenic, cognitive and oral placement disorders (OPT) of all ages. Colette has specialized training in speech/oral sensory-motor/feeding therapy, aphasia, apraxia, aqua therapy, Beckman techniques, MBSImP, video-stroboscopy, and fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES).

NOTE: The payment can also be made by Direct Online Transfers / Cash / Cheque deposit to our account as per details below:

Account Name : Help Them Shine

Bank : Axis Bank Ltd

Account # : 913020018762669

IFSC Code : UTIB0000022

Bank Address: B2-B3, Sector-16, NOIDA-201301

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Venue : Trivandrum, Kerala

Availability: In Stock

registration :

registration group registration- group of 3 or more: for each level / participant ,individual registration - early bird (till 28th feb, 2019),individual registration - post 28th february, 2019,group registration- group of 3 or more: for both levels / participant,individual registration - both levels

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