Presenter: Ana Paula Mumy, SLPD, CCC-SLP
– J.S., prior course participant
This online course focuses on how to maximize articulation therapy through creative drill activities that yield a high number of repetitions per session. It also covers how to implement shorter and more frequent therapy sessions for faster results.
Participants will learn various practical therapy ideas and activities for sound practice that promote quicker carryover of learned skills. Effective activities that can be implemented easily and immediately are shared with a focus on high-intensity, high-repetition drill practice that is motivating and yields timely results in the remediation of articulation disorders.
Course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs – 1.5 Contact Hours.
Course Overview – Run Time: 1:36:02
– A.H., prior course participant
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.
"All of it was beneficial. The course was very organized, clear and informative." S.G. (Mar. 2023)
"I liked the treatment ideas and examples provided." B.V. (Feb. 2023)
"I really enjoyed the therapy suggestions. My littlest kiddos will love the "Can" music." C.L. (Jan. 2023)
"The materials and ideas to target a high number of repetitions were helpful." M.G. (Jan. 2023)
"Course was organized well and provided a lot of ideas. I enjoyed the section where presenter gives lots of new ideas of how to use toys to get a lot of repetitions." J.A. (Dec. 2022)
"I liked the mix of theory and practice. And the third section: Articulation in the Schools." D.D. (Dec. 2022)
"Liked it all - good therapy ideas." M.S. (Dec. 2022)
"Specifics about therapy. Liked the examples of materials you could use." A.R. (Dec. 2022)
"Practical examples of techniques that I can immediately apply to my therapy sessions." J.S. (Nov. 2022)
"Relevant to my clinical practice in the school setting. The presenter demonstrated a large variety of ways to apply high repetitions in an engaging manner for students." J.S. (Nov. 2022)
"Course had useful, practical information that I can use immediately in my therapy. I found the extensive list of activities that encourage a high level of repetition to be practical, useful information." L.R. (Nov. 2022)
"I liked the various ways to use toys/activities by getting high repetition targets and that I could go at my own pace." J.W. (Nov. 2022)
"All the tips for intervention were good. Ana Paula's voice is melodic." R.J. (Oct. 2022)
"I liked the idea of using various toys in different ways to achieve more repetition of sounds and especially getting more reps in less time as teachers don't want children to miss academics. I liked the ideas on how to elicit sounds from children, especially singing and using music." C.H. (Oct. 2022)
"Good ideas for activities. Practical suggestions." J.A. (Oct. 2022)
"Content on adverse effect was very useful." J.C. (Oct. 2022)
"The activities suggested were terrific." N.S. (Oct. 2022)
"Starting with syllable repetition, rather than real words - I liked suggestions for materials and activities that will elicit high repetitions of target sounds." A.C. (Oct. 2022)
"Very practical information that can be used right away." C.T. (Oct. 2022)
"I liked the ideas of toys to use in short sessions." H.K. (Sept. 2022)
"Lots of ideas to use in my therapy sessions right away." C.P. (Sept. 2022)
"The articulation drills and specificities were good." C.D. (July 2022)
"Learning how articulation treatment sessions and practice methods can be streamlined. I liked the practical treatment ideas." S.R. (July 2022)
"I enjoyed the entire presentation, specifically the activities suggested while performing high-intensity repetition. Also the practicality, that the strategies are realistic, and the discussion about IDEA not citing academic failure as a basis for special education." T.D. (June 2022)
"Concrete examples of articulation therapy materials. Liked the examples of materials, toys, games to use to increase the number of trials." J.T. (June 2022)
"I liked the colored chip idea as a form of non-intrusive cueing, the Can of Cans idea, and the singing activity. I will use all of these ideas going forward in my practice. Many kids like to get up out of their seats, so I also liked how you highlighted movement and music too as these can facilitate a successful amount of trials." C.A. (June 2022)
"Detailed description of various therapy activities. Straightforward explanation of evidence-based interventions." E.M. (June 2022)
"Wow, what a wonderful course! I learned so much useful information and easy ways to improve my therapy. I work in a private practice for pediatrics and most of my therapy is articulation remediation. Some of my kiddos are struggling with their target sounds and I have a hard time getting in enough practice in a 30 minute session once or twice a week. These ideas, like the abacus, xylophone, and puzzles or peg boards, are simple enough to do but SO creative! I love it! A new way to use common toys I already have but will change the way I do therapy in a big way." A.H. (May 2022)
"The ideas offered were numerous and this was a great refresher of the options available to me." M.B. (May 2022)
"The availability to take it at any time was nice." M.B. (May 2022)
"Learning that short sessions and more frequent are better. It was very practical and something I can use everyday." K.D. (May 2022)
"Presenter gave wonderful games and therapy ideas that I had never tried." S.B. (May 2022)
"I liked the high repetition drill activity ideas – practical strategies provided." A.P. (Mar. 2022)
"I love the idea of a Therapy Hour. I liked all the material ideas to help implement artic lessons." C.B. (Mar. 2022)
"I liked the communication lab – lots of therapy ideas." S.J. (Feb. 2022)
"Activity tips and reminder of how to achieve successful acquisition of sounds. Course was easy to follow." M.R. (Dec. 2021)
"Examples of activities and rationale for short, frequent sessions. Examples of frequency/durations." V.W. (Dec. 2021)
"Specific game suggestions and stressing the importance of high repetition." E.F. (Dec. 2021)
"Specific therapeutic techniques for drill – lots of good, practical ideas." K.C. (Dec. 2021)
"Very clear & concise information and easy to follow and understand. I liked the explanation of how to use all of the different therapy materials to address HIHR articulation therapy." J.H. (Dec. 2021)
"I loved the pictures of all the objects and toys that can be used for all of this therapy. This was so helpful to make sure that I knew exactly what she was talking about." M.K. (Nov. 2021)
"It covered a variety of topics for artic therapy for children. The information regarding intensive drills and short sessions for certain phases of therapy was good for my daily practice." V.G. (Nov. 2021)
"I liked the examples of the manipulatives and lists to utilize in therapy, as well as explanations of how to use them – detailed explanations and examples." M.P. (Nov. 2021)
"I loved all the ideas for activities." E.E. (Oct. 2021)
"It was presented clearly in a logical way with very good examples. The presenter was excellent." L.R. (Sept. 2021)
"There was interesting ideas for treatment sessions." R.K. (Sept. 2021)
"I enjoyed the review of how to achieve more drill that is enjoyed by speech students." S.H. (July 2021)
"The discussion on qualifying for speech therapy services in the schools is beneficial for my daily practice. The course was presented in very clear, easy to understand and implement way." B.M. (June 2021)
"I LOVED ALL OF THE RESOURCES!!" P.M. (May 2021)
“This course provided good descriptions of how to work inter-professionally, advocating for our clients, and targeting multiple domains while focusing on articulation.” M.T. (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 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional Area).
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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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