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Hodson’s Cycles Approach

Enhancing and Evaluating Phonological and Metaphonological Skills of Children with Highly Unintelligible Speech - Online

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Hodson’s Cycles Approach

Enhancing and Evaluating Phonological and Metaphonological Skills of Children with Highly Unintelligible Speech - Online

What is this course?

Join us for two consecutive afternoons of engagement and exploration as you enhance your knowledge of Hodson’s Cycles Approach.

With a focus on children with severely impaired phonological systems, you will learn techniques for expediating intelligibility gains, learn about selection of optional target patterns, and how treatment is structured within therapy sessions.

Case examples and exercises will be provided to exemplify evidence-based practices.

Start date Monday 8 November 2021

Further date/s Tuesday 9th November 2021

Time 1:30pm – 5:00pm (UK time)

Location Online

Fee £99 (Card Payment)-£120 (If invoice or quote required)

Discounts available

Student and SaLT returners to work £50

Course presenter: Lesley C. Magnus

PhD, CCC-SLP, S-LP(C)

A certified speech-language pathologist in both Canada and the USA. She is a professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Minot State University, North Dakota. Dr. Magnus presently teaches graduate classes in applied phonology, cleft lip and palate, and assessment in speech-language pathology, as well as supervising in the University communication disorders clinic. Her professional interests and work research lie in the areas of phonology, clefting, and language disorders in children where she has directed numerous student thesis research projects. After 15 years of clinical work in pediatric speech language pathology, Dr. Magnus computed her Doctor of Philosophy in Communications Disorders and Sciences at Wichita State University under the guidance of Dr. Barbara Hodson and Dr. Carol Westby. Her doctoral dissertation study focused on phonological aspects of speech of children born with clefting anomalies.

Dr. Magnus regularly presents at local, state/provincial, and national forums. She has been faculty advisor for the Minot Chapter of NSSLHA, as well as past president of the Saskatchewan Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists. She received her Bachelor of Science in Education and Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Minot State University.

Course presenter: Raul Prezas

PhD, CCC-SLP

Professor in the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences at Nova Southeastern University. He has several years of clinical experience as a speech-language pathologist in the university, public school, and home health settings; particularly working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations and their families. In collaboration with his doctoral mentor, Dr. Barbara Hodson, Dr. Prezas adapted the Cycles Approach for bilingual populations, particularly Spanish-English Speakers. His interests include speech disorders, phonological development, bilingual/multicultural assessment and treatment, working with children with highly unintelligible speech, phonological treatment models/outcomes, school-based issues, working with underrepresented students, and epistemological beliefs. In addition to publications in several journals, including the American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, Dr. Prezas has written book chapters and articles related to interest areas, including monolingual and bilingual phonological acquisition, selective mutism, autism, fluency disorders, and culturally and linguistically diverse children.

Why attend this course?

  • You would like an overview of what the Cycles Approach is, and who it is suitable for.
  • You wish to understand the underlying concepts for intervention
  • You want to understand what a cycle is and how to identify optimal primary target patterns
  • You want information about how to select appropriate tasks and structure therapy sessions
  • You would like to work through case examples and other exercises to build confidence in target setting.

 

Who is this course for?

This course is for qualified speech and language therapists and speech and language therapy students.

Course topics

 

Day 1:

Part A:

  • History, principles and applicability Hodson’s Cycles Approach
  • Understanding what a cycle is, and what a pattern is.
  • Identification of optimal primary target patterns
Day 2:

Part B:

  • Case examples
  • Optimal primary target setting exercises
  • Design and delivery of Therapy

 

Booking

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