Nonspeech Oral Motor Exercises (NSOME): Not Effective For Changing Speech Sound Productions

Track: Major

Session Number: 4274
Date: Sat, Mar 3rd, 2018
Time: 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Description:

Nonspeech oral motor exercises (NSOMEs) are frequently used by speech-language pathologists to remediate speech sound production problems in children but this is a decidedly questionable therapeutic technique. This presentation will address the logic, theory, and evidence against using NSOMEs to change speech sound production problems in children

Session Type: Traditional

Session Type: Traditional