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The Source® for Childhood Apraxia of Speech Robin Strode Downing and Catherine E. Chamberlain Evaluates and treats childhood apraxia of speech using principles of motor learning with an emphasis on speech movements and syllable shapes. Combines practical experience with current research to evaluate and differentially diagnose; treatment based on its unique characteristics; develop basic communication—learning skills such as joint attention and interaction, turn-taking, imitation, on-task behavior, and increasing vocalizations and verbalizations;
progress through eight levels of intervention to develop intelligible speech
incorporate prosody and language goals into every level of therapy; and
provide effective multi-sensory cues. An eight-level hierarchy of speech tasks emphasizes speech movements and sound sequences based on principles of motor learning. Activity pages (also on CD) provides extra helps specific therapy techniques outlined step-by-step with visual helps, informal evaluation tools, reproducible lesson pages and pictures, tracking chart, pictures and directions for consonant hand signals, techniques to facilitate correct consonant sound production, and ideas for making fun practice materials.
183-page book, online access to additional reproducible pages