Practical Therapeutic Intervention For Children With Motor Speech Disorders

Practical Therapeutic Intervention in Children With Motor Speech Disorders
Molloy College, through the cooperation of the Speech-Language Pathology Program, and the Office of Continuing Education, is pleased to present: Practical Therapeutic Intervention in Children With Motor Speech Disorders. The program will be held on Friday, November 2, 2012 from 8:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., in the Hays Theatre in the Wilbur Arts Center at Molloy's Rockville Centre campus.

This full-day program will provide an overview of what to look for in children with motor speech issues. Learning outcomes will include:
- Participants will demonstrate understanding of the overall presentation of children with motor speech disorders (tone, posture, midline control).
- Participants will understand and describe how resource al-location affects treatment
- Participants will describe how to determine if they as therapists are taxing too many systems.
- Participants will demonstrate an understanding of why sensory input is important and how to incorporate sensory based activities into functional sessions.

About the Presenters

Tracey Delio, M.A.CCC/SLP has been providing speech and language services to toddlers, preschoolers and school age children on Long Island for the last 15 years. She holds a Master's Degree from Hofstra University and is also a Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped with a dual major in English. Past experiences include providing school based therapy to Middle and High School students with speech impairments and learning disabilities. Tracey has worked extensively with other professionals on interdisciplinary teams which has broadened her knowledge base on a variety of disabilities. Her areas of special interest include motor speech disorders, sensory integration disorders, early language development and PDD/ Autism Spectrum Disorders. She has worked side by side with ABA teams to facilitate speech and language development in the Autistic population. Tracey is a Certified PROMPT Instructor and teaches workshops in various locations throughout the United States.

Jennifer Shapiro, M.A. CCC-SLP, PROMPT Instructor, is an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist currently in private practice in Plainview, New York. She received her master's degree from Adelphi University and has clinical experience in various settings including the public school system and the New York State Early Intervention Program. Jennifer began her PROMPT technique training in 2002 and is PROMPT certified. She was invited to PROMPT instructor training and has been a PROMPT Instructor since 2008. In addition to training speech pathologists in the PROMPT technique, Jennifer has been a guest lecturer at Molloy College. She acts as an expert consultant and team member on ABA teams. Jennifer currently services children ages two through ten years who exhibit a variety of developmental delays and disorders. She specializes in treatment of children on the Autism Spectrum , those with motor speech dysfunction such as Apraxia and with sensory integration dysfunction.

Program Brochure
To receive a conference brochure please click here or call 516-678-5000 ext. 6483 or email:

The program will be held in the Hays Theatre on the first floor of the Wilbur Arts Center at Molloy's Rockville Centre campus located at 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY 11571. Click here for directions to the campus and a campus map.

This program is offered for .5 ASHA CEUs. (Intermediate level; Professional Area).

Speech-Language Pathology Department
Molloy's Speech-Language Pathology Department continues to offer a comprehensive undergraduate program in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology and will offer an M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology beginning in September 2011. Additionally, our Speech, Language and Hearing Center has moved off campus to a larger facility and continues to serve the community by providing an array of evaluation and treatment services.

For information on any of our programs please contact the following:
- The Molloy College Speech-Language Pathology Department @ 516-678-5000 ext. 6868
- The Molloy College Speech, Language and Hearing Center @516-442-1211

Online registration is available by scrolling to the bottom of the page and clicking "Enroll Yourself". You may also phone in your registration by calling 516-678-5000 ext. 6206 with your MasterCard, Visa or purchase order information. To register in person, by fax or mail, please click here and then follow the directions.

Course Number: SLP 6000 Section A
Tuition Rates:

Early Registration, until 9/7/12: $90
Regular Registration, 9/8 - 10/5/12: $100
Late registration, after 10/5 or at the door: $110
Molloy Students: $10 (must register by 10/5)
Non-Molloy Students (provide copy of student ID): $50 (must register by 10/5)
Molloy Alumni: 10% discount

Refund Policy:
A full refund will be granted as long as you contact us one week prior to the program. However, substitutions can be made until the day of the program at no charge.

If you should have any questions regarding the conference, please contact Louis J. Cino at: 516-678-5000 ext. 6357 or by email at:   

Code: 12FSPL6000A
Dates:January 25, 2013
Meets:F from 8:15 AM to 3:00 PM, 1 session
Location:Rockville Centre Campus Public Sq 290A
Instructor:Instructor Information
Fee: $110.00  Fee Breakdown

Sorry, this course is inactive. Please contact our office to see if it will be reinstated, or if alternative classes are available.

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