Presenter: Ana Paula Mumy, SLPD, CCC-SLP
This course outlines how to utilize parents in order to increase weekly therapy time in an effort to decrease the overall time children spend in speech therapy before articulation goals are met and carryover is evident.
Highlighted are simple home activities for parents to use when working on articulation, plus 3 things parents should know so they can facilitate the proper articulation of sounds at home. Includes website links and other resources which contain good sources for therapy materials.
Course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs – 2 Contact Hours.
Course Overview – Run Time: 2:07:21
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The content of this online CE course does not focus exclusively on any specific proprietary product or service. Presenter financial and non-financial disclosures may be found in the Presenter & Disclosures area.
Video PowerPoint presentation with author narration & downloadable handout. Stop and re-start the course at any point. Learners retain access to course content after completion for ongoing reference and review.
"Straight-forward and practical content that can be used with both my clinic clients and students across settings. Love that the course offered links to resources for quick accessibility." S.Z. (Feb. 2024)
"The breakdown of strategies and resources to implement a home program was beneficial. I liked the flow and guidance on how to start a home program and how to incorporate parents throughout the program." S.C. (Feb. 2024)
"I liked that I could do the course at my own pace." K.T. (Dec. 2023)
"All of the wonderful online resources for articulation therapy were beneficial. I love how well presenter explained the therapy process she uses for articulation, how to involve parents without overwhelming them, and all of the online resources that are available." A.C. (Nov. 2023)
"I found the additional resources and webpages valuable to offer to parents and to check out additional resources for myself. I appreciated the advocacy section to be able to bridge conversations about children that may not otherwise qualify and the article to refer back to as documentation to deliver to a team." E.M. (Nov. 2023)
"The resources for activities for therapy and home practice will be most helpful. The presenter gave lots of great ideas for ways to target articulation from syllable level to conversation." R.P. (Oct. 2023)
"I liked the tips for getting parent buy-in. Thank you for all of the resources!" C.O. (Oct. 2023)
"The part geared to younger children was beneficial as I work with preschoolers." K.U. (Oct. 2023)
"I liked the techniques and organization for parents. Good resources." T.R. (Oct. 2023)
"Practical and easy to follow course. Beneficial information on what principles are important to teach parents about sound development." K.H. (Jun. 2023)
"The resources provided for home activities were beneficial. I liked the resources at the end." H.V. (May 2023)
"I liked the parent coaching techniques and parent resources." M.A. (Apr. 2023)
"I liked the homework ideas for teaching parents and working with parents in the home." E.O. (Mar. 2023)
"All of the information was excellent." S.G. (Mar. 2023)
"Great resources." S.W. (Mar. 2023)
"I liked the home program speech practice log. I will definitely use this with my parents." S.F. (Dec. 2022)
"I liked her discussion on the various techniques and hierarchy of speech therapy. I particularly liked all the speech resources and websites she recommended in this presentation. Those will be handy during my daily practice with my kids and parents." S.F. (Dec. 2022)
"I liked the resources provided. And the presentation of what is important for parents to know: developmental normative data, structures." M.B. (Dec. 2022)
"Practical and thought-provoking course. The available resources were very comprehensive and helpful at all levels. The discussion on advocacy was excellent and eye-opening for future issues as this aspect of our services is being rejected. Her pace of teaching was great. The visuals were clear and helpful." A.H. (Nov. 2022)
"I liked the resources of activities to give parents for homework and for education. Course content and examples were good." A.L. (Oct. 2022)
"Good ideas for home practice. All of it was very informative." M.B. (Oct. 2022)
"The suggestions were excellent. I liked the suggestions for various websites for printable pictures to implement a home carryover program. I liked that the presentation was divided into different sections." R.J. (Aug. 2022)
"All the resources she provided will be very helpful." A.K. (Aug. 2022)
"The course format was excellent." A.F. (Jun. 2022)
"I liked that it was presented in an organized manner, was easy to follow, and the numerous resources given." R.C. (Apr. 2022)
"The discussion about not intimidating parents, providing parents with tools and techniques, and encouraging parents to participate in the therapy process was very good." R.C. (Apr. 2022)
"I liked the therapy approaches – the course was very informative." P.C. (Mar. 2022)
"I liked the links to all the resources." V.K. (Mar. 2022)
"This course was well organized and I liked that there were so many resources shared." J.A. (Feb. 2022)
"Excellent presentation with a wealth of information. Good examples from the presenter's own experience to clarify her points." M.D. (Feb. 2022)
"Training parents that there is a hierarchy and that they need to know "the what" and "the how" in order to help with a home program." J.A. (Feb. 2022)
"The resources as well as the review for parent training were helpful. I liked the practical suggestions." K.W. (Jan. 2022)
"I liked all of the great ideas for therapy activities that you could provide to parents for establishing a speech home program for their child. I loved all the resources that were provided." J.H. (Dec. 2021)
"Functional application; useful information." B.B. (Dec. 2021)
"Ideas to help parents feel more involved with their child's therapy." J.M. (Dec. 2021)
"I enjoyed all of the resources provided in this course. It was practical information that can be easily implemented into a therapy setting." H.S. (Dec. 2021)
"I liked the available resources – easy to follow format." B.W. (Nov. 2021)
"Websites to access materials to give to families. Examples for quickly providing information to parents." S.C. (Sept. 2021)
"Practical suggestions for a variety of age levels. I liked the syllable practice and online resources." A.M. (Sept. 2021)
"Different ideas of ways to practice skills in a more natural way at home besides through worksheets. Great links to websites/resources were provided." B.J. (Aug. 2021)
"I liked that it was clear and concise and offered extremely user-friendly activities." L.W. (Jun. 2021)
“I found the links to resources and explanations about case studies to be helpful.” E.J. (Apr. 2021)
“This course was a good general refresher for parent training programs. It also provided free online printable resources.” S.B. (Mar. 2021)
“I enjoyed her discussion regarding how to use the various web sites presented. The course was also presented clearly, and resources were included for all areas noted.” R.H. (Mar. 2021)
"I liked the handouts, the resources, and presentation." B.K. (Feb. 2021)
"I like that this course affirmed what I already practice and the discussion regarding advocating for services." A.F. (Jan. 2021)
"The presenter was informative and provided wonderful resources that can be easily accessed and used in therapy. She was concise and informative, so the information shared was applicable." A.G. (Jan. 2021)
Ana Paula G. Mumy, SLPD, CCC-SLP, is a trilingual speech-language pathologist and a clinical assistant professor in the field of speech-language pathology. She has extensive experience working with individuals with communication disorders, particularly bilingual children. She has authored numerous courses, webinars, articles as well as intervention materials and guides for diverse populations. Her specialized interests include articulation disorders, stuttering, language-literacy, and bilingualism. Many of her resources for SLPs, educators, and parents can be found on her personal website The Speech Stop (www.thespeechstop.com). Ana Paula is the author of GROW! ¡CREZCA! Language Building Storybooks.
Financial — Ana Paula Mumy is a presenter of online CE courses sponsored by Northern Speech Services; receives royalties.
Financial — Ana Paula Mumy is the author of treatment materials, including the GROW! ¡CREZCA! Language Building Storybooks, published by Northern Speech Services; receives royalties.
Nonfinancial — Ana Paula Mumy has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclosure.
This program is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional Area).
ASHA CEUs: NSS online courses are registered with ASHA and are offered for ASHA CEUs. The number of ASHA CEUs is noted above. Note that 0.1 ASHA CEU = 1 contact hour = equals 1 CEE.
ASHA CE Registry: During the enrollment process, if you select to receive ASHA credit for this course and if you provide your ASHA number, NSS will automatically submit your CEU information to the ASHA CE Registry after successful course completion (80% on post test). This submission happens once per month, during the first week of the month. For example, if you complete your course on November 7th, NSS will submit all November online course CEUs to ASHA during the first week of December. When ASHA inputs the information into their database, they will mark the course as completed on the last day of the month in which it was completed, so November 30th using this example. The certificate of completion available for you to print immediately, however, will reflect the actual completion date, November 7th in this example. Due to ASHA processing procedures please allow 2-3 weeks, from the submission date, for the course to appear on your ASHA transcript.
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Licensing Boards: Most state licensing boards DO accept CEUs earned online (usually classified as home-study credits). Some state boards do, however, place a limit to the number of credits that can be earned via home study/online courses. For the most current information, we suggest that you contact your licensing board or agency to verify acceptance policies and/or any credit limits related to home-study courses prior to registering for this course.
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ASHA CE Registry Submission:
During the enrollment process, if you select to receive ASHA credit for this course and if you provide your ASHA number, NSS will automatically submit your CEU information to the ASHA CE Registry after successful course completion (80% on post test). This submission happens once per month, during the first week of the month. For example, if you complete your course on November 7th, NSS will submit all November online course CEUs to ASHA during the first week of December. When ASHA inputs the information into their database, they will mark the course as completed on the last day of the month in which it was completed, so November 30th using this example. The certificate of completion available for you to print immediately, however, will reflect the actual completion date, November 7th in this example. Due to ASHA processing procedures please allow 2-3 weeks, from the submission date, for the course to appear on your ASHA transcript.
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