• Introduction to PROMPT: Technique

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.

Introduction to PROMPT: Technique

This 3 day intensive workshop focuses on teaching the technique of PROMPT. The training is hands-on tactile-kinesthetic input and emphasizes the need to integrate this into a holistic therapy approach. Please note that due to the hands-on training workshop attendees cannot have long fingernails when taking the workshop. Should you have any limitations in using your hands to apply PROMPTs to a training partner, or receiving PROMPTs on your face from a training partner, please contact admin@promptinstitute.com for potential accommodations.

The workshop runs from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Learner Objectives:

At the conclusion of the Introduction to PROMPT: Technique workshop, participants will be able to:

-Describe the philosophy of PROMPT and it's application principles.

-Apply different levels of PROMPTing (Parameter, Syllable, Complex, Surface) as appropriate to the selected cases.

-Analyze speech motor subsystems using the Systems Analysis Observation and Motor Speech Hierarchy.

-Design interactive therapy activities that utilize all of the above

Trainer: Elizabeth Kuegeler Wolters

Investment: 750? until June 30, 2018. 800? until September 03, 2018

Payment terms is allowed

Licensed Speech Therapist

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