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Treating Speech And Language Difficulties With PROMPT Therapy

  • Does your child need to use repetition to make needs known?
  • Do others have trouble understanding your child’s speech?
  • Does your child have difficulty with articulation and making speech sounds?

PROMPT is a specialized technique, utilized by expertly trained speech and language pathologists to enhance speech production.

What is PROMPT therapy?
PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets) is a program designed to help individuals with varying speech difficulties produce sounds so they can articulate properly and interact verbally with others.

What makes PROMPT special?prompt
PROMPT uses physical cues to a child’s jaw, tongue, and lips (articulators) to manually guide them through a specific sound, word, phrase or sentence.  A speech and language pathologist may say to a child, “Let me show you how it feels,” so a child actually feels how his muscles should move. Continue reading