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Using OPT (Oral Placement Therapy) for Clients with the Diagnosis of a Muscle-Based Speech Clarity D

March 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Presenter Bio

eventSara Rosenfeld-Johnson is an internationally known speaker on the subject of Oral Placement Therapy (OPT). She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of muscle-based disorders as related to speech clarity and feeding issues. In 1995, Sara founded TalkTools® as a speakers bureau and source for Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) and therapy tools. She has held seminars throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Europe, Australia, Africa, Latin America and Asia. Over the past 40 years, she has worked in public schools, hospitals, private practice and child development programs. Ms. Rosenfeld-Johnson is the author of Oral Placement Therapy for Speech Clarity and FeedingAssessment and Treatment of the JawOPT for /s/ and /z/A Therapist’s Guide to Rehabilitative Feeding and Speech Techniques for Teens and AdultsThe HOMEWORK Book, the Drooling Remediation Program, and many other educational materials.



This presentation will discuss the importance of a prescribed therapeutic “oral preparatory phase” feeding program used in conjunction with addressing speech development for individuals of all ages with the diagnosis of a muscle-based speech clarity disorder. In addition, it will include OPT (Oral Placement Therapy) activities to address the needs of both children and adults to improve speech clarity.

Practical, step-by-step therapy techniques will be taught to address each of these areas: sensory, feeding, OPT and speech.

This course will also include an interactive, hands-on learning activity.

Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson will then perform a live evaluation with a child who fits the criteria for a muscle-based speech disorder. The class participants will then work together with Sara to develop goals and design a comprehensive program plan.


Qualified participants include (but may not be limited to):

  • Speech and Language Pathologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Board Certified Behavior Analysts
  • Nurses
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Parents


To participate in Event Contect:

Continua Kids
1002, Block C, Sushant Lok 1, Gurgaon, Haryana 122002

Email : info@continuakids.com       https://continuakids.com

Phone: +91-8800980055,0124-4000055


March 10, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Continua Kids
C 1002 Sushant Lok 1
Gurgaon, Haryana 122002 India
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