*NEW* Teaching Vocalization on Command



Course Description

This course helped participants focus on practical strategies to develop initial vocalizations for clients who are not imitating speech sounds as a prerequisite to shaping speech. Instruction included reasons a child may not be vocalizing in therapy, and specific techniques to use, including behavioral, tactile or pre-linguistic techniques.

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Course Objectives

Upon course completion, participants will be able to:
1. Identify the various reasons a child may not be vocalizing.
2. Identify 5 techniques to advance vocalization on command.
3. Complete a parent-friendly home program based on therapeutic results.


This program is offered for 0.3 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional Area). • 0.3 AOTA CEUs • 3 Instructional Hours (see TalkTools ASHA CEU Policy and Process for more information)

Content Disclosure: This presentation will focus on treatment methods related to the use of TalkTools® OPT resources. Other similar treatment approaches will receive limited or no coverage during this lecture.

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Timed Agenda
  • 10 minutes: Why can’t my client imitate speech sounds
  • 10 minutes: Why do therapists rely on imitation intherapy?
  • 15 minutes: Imitation 101
  • 15 minutes: Motor Imitation
  • 30 minutes: Phonation on Command
  • 10 minutes: Differentiating Speech Practice from Language Practice
  • 60 minutes
    • Applying Therapies
    • Oral Placement Therapy
    • Reciprocal Imitation Training
    • Apraxia Program
    • Applied Behavior Techniques
  • 30 minutes: Oral Motor Trials


Learning Options
  • Online ONLY for 1 learner -- ACCESS TO ONLINE COURSE (downloadable workbook, forms and charts)
  • Online + SUPPLIES for 1 learner --  ACCESS TO ONLINE COURSE, plus the following supplies:
  • Group Rate for 5 learners
    • ACCESS TO ONLINE COURSE for 5 learners
    • 5 sets of SUPPLIES listed above


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