Are you struggling with /r/ therapy?
Do you wish they had taught more about /r/ remediation in grad school?
Learn to correct /r/ in even the most difficult clients with this unique blend of traditional articulation therapy practices and oral-motor techniques to stimulate better tongue control for /r/. Discover for yourself why SLPs are raving about Pam Marshalla’s techniques.
“You taught me things about ‘R’ that I never knew or imagined. Armed with this book, I now feel competent to tackle that difficult sound that so many SLP’s dread to conquer!”
Successful R Therapy teaches how the jaw, lips, and tongue work for correct R production. Learn to understand the difference between the Consonantal R and the Vocalic R, and between a Tip R and a Back R. This book teaches you how to train even the most difficult R clients. You’ll learn how to establish a “Cornerstone R” (the first R sound your student can produce consistently) and then move quickly to words, sentences, and conversational speech.
Successful R Therapy was used as a textbook at the University of Kentucky in 2007 for the class Phonological Development and Disorders (CD 661). The book was also a suggested resource for Neurological Speech Disorders II (CD 678). This book is currently being used as supplemental reading material in college and university courses on articulation.
“This book in now my “bible” for R therapy. I highly recommend it to anyone struggling with fixing this difficult sound! I am able to move these students through therapy more quickly resulting in a lower caseload overall.”
- The Incredible R — Basic facts about a most difficult phoneme
- Understanding the Problem — The Misarticulations of R
- Assessing the Details — A deep view of R misarticulation
- Achieving the Impossible — Real work with real people
- Listening and Learning — The essential work of auditory stimulation
- Seeing It Clearly — Visual input makes the world concrete
- Positioning the Tongue for a Tip R — Methods to teach the grand sweep
- Positioning the Tongue for a Back R — How to attain a nearly impossible position
- Locking in on the Cornerstone R — Assure success with a solid foundation
- Building the Transition Repertoire — Word inventories of careful construction
- Adapting to New Sensations — Tactile and proprioceptive sensation and new phoneme acceptance
- Capturing the Client’s Attention — How to engage, inspire, and motivate participation and carryover
- Assuring Persistent Success — Final Words of Advice on Successful R Therapy
- Appendix A: Functional Zones of the Tongue
- Appendix B: Sample Evaluation Report
- Appendix C: Sample Letter to Physician
“This book has so much in-depth information! It is really the go-to for any child in need of R remediation. I highly recommend it to any SLP or parent that is fresh out of ideas!”
Successful R Therapy is:
- 240 pages
- Appropriate for SLPs and SLP students
- For clients two years of age and older