13 Jan Lisa Klein
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Credentials: M.S., CCC-SLP; Recognized by Apraxia Kids™ for Advanced Training and Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Hours of Operation: Monday 8:45-5Tuesday 9:30-5:30Wednesday 9-5Thursday 9:30-4Friday-closed
Treatment locations: Office/Clinic
Santa Monica, California 90403
Phone: (917) 592-4509
Overall Treatment Approach:
Multi-Sensory Input: Use of PROMPT to facilitate motor-kinesthetic awareness, along with visual and auditory clues. David Hammer-sound metaphors providing sound “names” ( “popping” for /p/).1. Establish motivation and attention2. Establish accurate production of targets through mass/blocked practice 3. Provide feedback, gradually fade cues over time . Any spontaneous productions are immediately reinforced providing words on what was done correctly4. Slowing down speech rate and using greater vocal inflection when presenting core vocabulary words. 5. Co-articulation is important with children with apraxia. Parents are educated and attend as many sessions as possible. They are educated regarding strategies when working at home, slowing rate, “watch me” as frequently as possible is important can continue to practice complete movements. Parents are sent home with words/syllable shapes to target.
Percent of CAS cases: 30
They are encouraged to attend every session. They are active during the sessions. They are provided with words/syllable shapes to target at home.
- Attended National conferences- Graduated Apraxia Kids Intensive Training Apraxia bootcamp- Run an Apraxia support/network group in southern California
Professional consultation/collaboration: Yes
Min Age Treated: 1
Max Age Treated:
Insurance Accepted: No