Cleft Lip/Palate and the PROMPT method

Expiry Date
: 01/04/2024
CPD Units
: 3.00 Points
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This article looks at the use of PROMPT therapy in children with Cleft lip or palate and finds PROMPT to be effective in improving speech production.

Keywords: Cleft Lip. Cleft Palate, PROMPT

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Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this article to look at the traditional approaches to treating speech production disorders with cleft lip and/or palate, as well as investigating whether PROMPT is an effective therapy for this population.

Editor's comments:
This article demonstrates that the PROMPT method can be used effectively to improve speech intelligibility with children with cleft lip and/or palate. Frequent sessions and longer session lengths are important.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. Cleft lip and/or palate 
  2. Causes of speech difficulties
  3. Speech difficulties that present with Cleft lip and/or palate
  4. The different types of articulation errors 
  5. Traditional treatment methods to treat articulation difficulties
  6. PROMPT methods 
  7. PROMPT and cleft lip and/or palate
  8. The Motor Speech Hierarchy
  9. Improvements noted in child with cleft lip and/or palate, using the PROMPT method.

                Instructions for this Module

                • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz that follows;
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                • The pass grade is 70%;
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