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Business Name: Lisa Klein Speech

Montana Ave
Santa Monica, California 90403

Phone Number: (917) 592-4509

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Describe treatment approach used: 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 attention
2. 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 correctly
4. 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.

Describe parent/caregiver involvement: They are encouraged to attend every session. They are active during the sessions. They are provided with words/syllable shapes to target at home.

Describe your past and current involvement in the Apraxia community​?​ - Attended National conferences
- Graduated CASANA's Intensive Training Apraxia bootcamp
- Run an Apraxia support/network group in southern California

Do you provide consultation/collaboration with other professionals (for example, ​​attending IEP meetings, co treating, etc.) Yes

Age range​ treated?​ 1 years to 15 years

Hours of operation: Monday 8:45-5
Tuesday 9:30-5:30
Wednesday 9-5
Thursday 9:30-4

Locations where​ treatment ​is ​provided? Office/Clinic

Insurance accepted? No