Speech Therapy in the Life Skills Classroom

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Aligning speech and language goals to the curriculum and utilizing age-appropriate content can be challenging when working with children with profound disabilities and/or multiple disabilities. We will discuss the development and use of curriculum-based units for children with multiple disabilities created to bridge the gap between communication levels and academic materials.

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Speech Therapy in the Life Skills Classroom

  1. 1. Speech Therapy in the Life Skills  Classroom Down  syndrome Other Health  Impairment Autism Speech  Impairment Intellectual  Disability
  2. 2. Disclosure Statement:   Patricia Villarreal, CCC-SLP and Anna Ubels, CCC- SLP, employed by Bilinguistics, Inc. Disclosure: Financial — Salaried by Bilinguistics, Inc. Nonfinancial — None
  3. 3. What is a Life Skills Classroom?
  4. 4. This is a challenge…
  5. 5. Do you need Continuing Education or want  to listen to this course live? Click here to visit  the online courses.
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  7. 7. • Individualized programs always relate to  school work • Materials for treatment are taken from or are  directly related to content from classes.  ASHA Guidelines
  8. 8. Service Delivery Models: Merging into the classroom • SLP direct (pull‐out) • Classroom‐based  indirect • Classroom‐based  direct
  9. 9. Life Skills Challenging and  Rewarding
  10. 10. Elementary School Curriculum
  11. 11. All of the documents and charts in this presentation  can be downloaded from our Free Resource Library. Click here to visit the Resource Library
  12. 12. Resources
  13. 13. Routines in Therapy
  14. 14. “If a child cannot learn in the way we teach…we must teach in a way the child can learn.” -Dr. O. Ivar Lovaas (UCLA)
  15. 15. Gathering Information 
  16. 16. Modify?  How???
  17. 17. Physical Modifications
  18. 18. Linguistic Modifications
  19. 19. Therapy Routine • Question of the Day (Greeting) • Surprise Bag (Vocabulary) • Song • Stories (2) • Questions • Craft • Recipe • Game
  20. 20. Question of the Day
  21. 21. Surprise Bag
  22. 22. Song
  23. 23. Stories
  24. 24. Click here to download this chart as a pdf.
  25. 25. WH Questions • Who  • What  • Where • When • Why
  26. 26. Click to visit www.bilinguistics.com
  27. 27. Difference or Disorder?  Understanding Speech and Language  Patterns in Culturally and Linguistically  Diverse Students Rapidly identify speech‐language  patterns related to second language  acquisition to  distinguish difference from disorder.

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