presented by Lynn Williams
Financial: Lynn Williams receives an honorarium from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Lynn Williams has no non-financial interests or relationships with MedBridge.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Lynn Williams, PhD, CCC-SLP
Speech-language pathologist Dr. Lynn Williams is a clinical scientist with interests in models of assessment and intervention of communication disorders in children, and translational research and implementation science. Dr. Williams’ research focus is primarily with children with speech sound disorders, with corollaries of this research interest that address emergent literacy skills for children living in…Read full bio
In this chapter Dr. Williams will introduce and classify Sound Speech Disorders (SSD) and discuss the importance of time management and the difference of traditional and phonological approaches within SLP training. She will also review the importance of the critical age hypothesis for remediation of speech.
2. Assessment and Analysis
In chapter two, Dr. Williams will show you how to evaluate basic speech assessments for the characterization of phonological disorders through multiple perspectives. She will also discuss Systemic Phonological Analysis of Child Speech (SPACS) and help you determine the relationship between function and communication disorders.
3. Case Study
Dr. Williams will analyze a Place-Voice-Manner assessment on a case example patient and teach you the significance of Phenome Collapse and how it is measured. She will also analyze a Place-Voice-Manner assessment on a case example patient and demonstrate the significance of Phenome Collapse and how it is measured.
4. Question and Answer Session
Dr. Williams and Julie Dunlap from the University of Washington further discuss the information presented in the course and discuss how to go beyond the basic speech analysis in your practice.