ERIC Number: ED308656
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Articulation Training Program for Parents and Paraprofessionals.
Hartmann, Barbara; And Others
This manual offers a flexible and practical intervention program for preschoolers and school-aged children who have developmental articulation disorders; phonological disorders; or intelligibility disorders due to suprasegmental problems such as a rapid rate of speech, generally imprecise production, or low speaking volume. The program emphasizes training volunteers and parents to provide more intensive treatment for children. The manual includes the following chapters: "Research and Background,""Establishing a Positive Therapeutic Relationship,""Improving the Teaching Strategies of Aides,""Establishing and Promoting a Paraprofessional-Instructed Program,""Evaluating the Interaction of the Aide and Child,""Using the Lincoln Interactive Profile,""Initial Training Session for Parents and Aides,""The Articulation Program,""Outline of an Initial Session,""Outline of a Typical Weekly or Bimonthly Session,""Special Comments about the Lessons,""Adapting the Articulation Program for Phonological Disorders,""Adapting the Articulation Program for Intelligibility Disorders,""List of Games," and "Motivational Activities." Reproducible materials include: sample letter to parents, sample announcement for a newspaper, Lincoln Interactive Profile, lesson plan for articulation, home practice sheet and chart, clinician's progress graph, lesson plan for phonological approach, lessons for improving intelligibility, etc. (JDD)
Descriptors: Articulation Impairments, Articulation (Speech), Elementary Secondary Education, Games, Intervention, Motivation, Parent Education, Phonology, Preschool Education, Program Development, Speech Therapy, Volunteer Training
Communication Skill Builders, 3830 E. Bellevue, P.O. Box 42050, Tucson, AZ 85733 ($16.95, Catalog No. 7534).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Parents
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