From Assessment to Progress Monitoring: A Guide To Helping Learners With Limited Speech Intelligibility




From Assessment to Progress Monitoring: A Guide To Helping Learners With Limited Speech Intelligibility

Presented by: Liz Willis CCC/SLP/ BCBA

LIz is a pediatric speech-language pathologist and behavior analyst in Morris County, NJ. She received her degrees from Penn State University in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Liz is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed to practice speech in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Liza has worked with children with a wide range of needs and has extensive experience in working with children with autism and other complex communication needs. In her work with children with autism, Liz was exposed to the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). She witnessed firsthand the effectiveness of ABA with her clients, which led her to pursue certification to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

In addition to utilizing ABA principles in her direct service, Liz provides consultation and training to school teams. She also enjoys working closely with parents and families to promote generalization and maximize progress for the children with whom she works.

Presenter Financial Disclosure: Liz Willis is owner of Communication and Behavior Solutions. Liz will be paid a percentage from the sales of this webinar. Presenter Non-financial Disclosure: Liz is the founder of the website and blog Communication and Behavior Solutions.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

Course Description: : This course offers a systematic approach to vocal programming for learners with decreased speech intelligibility. It will focus on learners with vocal imitation skills who are demonstrating some functional communication, but need to improve their speech skills. The course covers assessment, treatment, target selection and progress monitoring.

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Learner Outcomes

  • Participants will be able to identify 4 steps in the vocal programming process
  • Participants will be able to perform an intelligibility assessment
  • Participants will be able to identify the 4 steps in the echoic protocol
  • Participants will be able to write an individualized, measurable and functional vocal programming goal

Course Agenda

0-5 minutes Introduction and review of objectives

5-25 minutes Assessment

25-35 minutes Treatment Selection

35-45 minutes Target Selection

45-55 minutes Progress Monitoring

55-60 minutes Review and Key Point Review

To meet all of the requirements you must fill out the required fields on the registration form, watch the webinar and answer the questions included on the quiz.

ACE CEUs: When you have finished the course, email Rose at with the title ACE CE as the email title. In the body of the email list your name as you want it placed on the certificate, the course taken and your BACB certification number. You will receive your certificate within 48 hours of sending the email. 

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