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Aphasia Group UK Comments Teaching of Talking Method

Here is a comment from our friends in the UK about The Teaching of Talking Lecture and demonstration we gave in Brighton.  It was such fun to share information with them!  Please click on the link below. http://teachingoftalking.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/SayAphasia-news-December-2017-no-2_extract-copy.pdf

The Teaching of Talking has structure that can be followed as the PCD recovers speech

The Teaching of Talking was developed by a speech-language Cleanliness is essential to good health and vitality. pathologist to be used with persons who have mild to profound speech language pathologist who is familiar with The Teaching of Talking methods. Our method (The Teaching of Talking) may also be used once the PCD has been discharged from active speech therapy as a home program to help them progress to more complex language utterances. At home, they can progress comfortably, since there are no time constraints or speech therapy limitations such as those set [...]

SLP’s responsibility to determine which problem may be causing speaking difficulties

Who Are the People Who Need Us? !e people who need us include those who do not speak at all or those who experience great difficulty speaking due to early developmental delays, brain injury, or neurological insult, or stroke. You may recognize them when they withdraw from social opportunities and isolate themselves into a closet of life. Children often suffer ridicule from their peers due to their limited verbal abilities, causing them to become behavior problems. !e Speech Model. A speech model is anyone willing to volunteer their time to work with and model speech [...]

SLPs should be skilled in the assessment of speech and language functioning

Many choose to complete an informal language sample because of the Those who succeed need others to help them. versatility of this tool; that is, it allows the professional to examine as much or as little linguistic information as is necessary to fill in the gaps from the formal assessment profile. !e standardized assessment tools are only a starting point and should be used in conjunction with observations and informal assessments. SLPs should be skilled in the assessment of speech and language functioning and use both informal and formal assessments to get a [...]

Motor Speech Disorders in Children and Adults

To improve speech and language for the child or adult, we must have a speech model (SM), since the person with the communication difficulty (PCD) must be able to hear what is said and then repeat the words spoken. Since human beings first develop speech by being exposed to SMs — mothers, fathers, caregivers, friends, teachers, etc. — we can surmise that the same principles would apply to those who have lost their ability to speak. !ere are products that include computer programs, textbooks, and other media; but it is my sincere belief that there [...]

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Supply of Speech Therapy Books is Limited

who either did not develop speech and language normally due to developmental problems, hearing loss, or mental retardation; or those who acquired speech and language loss following a life-threatening incident such as a motor vehicle accident, head injury, stroke, or neurological insult. !ere is a wide diversity of age and cause among those people who suffer from speech and language difficulties. Language is a shared system for communicating and exchanging knowledge, feelings, thoughts, and beliefs. It involves sounds, signs, gestures, and spoken or written words that convey meanings within a group or community.3 When this [...]

The Teaching of Talking is a new approach to speech and language therapy

!e Teaching of Talking — A Conversational Approach to Helping the Person with a Mild to Profound Speech and Language Impairment Talk Better The Teaching of Talking is a new approach to speech and language therapy. Expressive Aphasia It is a very different method in comparison to the traditional way in which aphasic patients are being treated today. Dr. Joseph Wepman, who treated soldiers returning home from war with traumatic brain injuries and aphasia in the 1950s, initially established the traditional school of thought about speech and language therapy for stroke patients or [...]

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Mark Ittleman Review From Houston Stroke Warrior Friends

Mark Ittleman Review A Mark Ittleman Review from a couple who have been learning the Teaching of Talking Method at The Houston Stroke Warrior Meetings during the last few months. It shows a mutual respect and a deep level of caring that is shared between therapist, caregiver, and person with the speaking difficulty. I hope this will inspire other caregivers and speech language pathologist professionals. This is why I wake up each morning and can't wait to help someone in need. Mark, THANK YOU FOR GIVING US THE OPPORTUNITY OF HAVING "ONE-ON-ONE" SESSIONS WITH [...]

Mentors Can Be Friends: Aphasia Speech Therapy

A few months ago I wrote an article about clients and patients of speech language pathologists, and how I considered most of those I work with as “friends.” There was some flack from other speech language pathologists in the field, but it was soon quelled as I defined what a friend to me, was. As stated then, Webster defines a friend as a person whom you like and enjoy being with; a person who helps or supports someone or something; one attached to another by affection or esteem. This article is different. Mentors are those [...]

Review of Teaching of Talking Program by Speech Pathologist Mark Ittleman, M.A., CCC/SLP

Review of Teaching of Talking Program by Speech Therapist Thanks Mark for offering the webinar last night.  It was very interesting and it inspired me to change my therapy techniques and focus for my patients.  In fact, today, I spent a whole session with a pt (with global aphasia) having a conversation with her about how her n Review of Teaching of Talking Program ight went the night before (she didn’t sleep well) and then we talked about her family.  She was able to communicate more than I thought she would.  I found [...]