The ASLTIP Conference 2017 is very promising!
Tracey Delio will present 3 sessions about PROMPT at the ASLTIP Conference, on March 25th 2017.
What is PROMPT?
PROMPT, an acronym for PROMPTS for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets, is a multidimensional approach to speech production disorders has come to embrace not only the well-known physical-sensory aspects of motor performance, but also its cognitive-linguistic and social-emotional aspects. PROMPT is about integrating all domains and systems towards positive communication outcome. It may be used (with varying intensity and focus) with all speech production disorders from approximately 6 months of age onward. To achieve the best outcome with PROMPT it should not be thought of or used mainly to facilitate oral-motor skills, produce individual sounds/phonemes or as an articulation program but rather as a program to develop motor skill in the development of language for interaction.
Why do you need to use PROMPT?
Almost every clinician will have a caseload that will include a child or adult with a speech production disorder. The delays or disorders may range from stuttering, language formulation, syntax, motor control or planning, phonological or “rule based” learning disorders, auditory processing and production disorders, general cognitive or global delays. Whatever the reason, PROMPT may be used to facilitate production, revise or change production or to integrate motor production with cognitive-linguistic function. PROMPT training will also give each clinician a more organized way to assess all domains and organize this information for the most effective, functional treatment program.
What are the 9 key components of PROMPT?
Click here to watch a video explaining 9 Key Components of PROMPT: www.youtube.com/watch
To have more information about the conference itself, visit the conference page here, and don’t miss our Early Bird Discounts, available until December 31st 2016!
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