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Sound Production Treatment: Clinical Application

presented by Julie Wambaugh, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA

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Financial: Julie Wambaugh receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.

Non-Financial: Julie Wambaugh has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.

Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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This course provides the learner with the knowledge and skills to implement Sound Production Treatment (SPT), which is a treatment for acquired apraxia of speech. The course begins by introducing the participant to sound production treatment, including it's basic tenants and roots in the research literature. The participant will then be instructed in the production of stimuli for treatment and assessment purposes within sound production treatment, and how to administer the sound production treatment hierarchy.

Meet Your Instructor

Julie Wambaugh, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA

Julie Wambaugh, Ph.D., CCC/SLP is Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Utah and is a Research Career Scientist at the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System. Dr. Wambaugh teaches graduate courses in Aphasia and Motor Speech Disorders. Her research is focused on the development of theoretically-motivated and…

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Chapters & Learning Objectives

1. What is Sound Production Treatment?

The first chapter of this course will explain the basic tenants of sound production treatment within the AOS treatment guidelines.

2. Does SPT work?

Does sound production treatment work? This chapter will review research literature to establish the effectiveness of SPT for different patient populations and etiologies.

3. Development of Stimuli for Treatment and Assessment

In this chapter, participants will be given the opportunity to design stimuli for both assessment and treatment of AOS within the sound production treatment framework.

4. Administering the SPT Hierarchy

In the final chapter of this course, the participant will receive instruction on planning a typical SPT treatment session utilizing the SPT hierarchy and SPT treatment and probe forms.

5. Question and Answer

Dr. Wambaugh sits down with a practicing SLP to discuss concepts covered during the course.

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