5 Minute Kids™ is a program for delivering services to students with speech sound disorders by scheduling short, individual drill sessions. This program requires little planning for the professional and minimal time out of the classroom for the student.
Twenty 5-Minute Speech Therapy Activities You Can Do at Home. I often get asked how long and how often families should practice speech and language skills at home. I recently posted an article on my own site on this very topic. My professional opinion on this matter is based on what I have seen work the best with my own clients from my clinic.
Speech-language pathologist Carrie Clark explores how long a speech session should be at home or in speech therapy. Plus, Carrie discusses the merits of the 5-minute speech session model and how it is helping some SLPs reduce the number of minutes each child is seen while shortening the amount of total time they are in speech therapy.
The 5-minute individual session allows the child to practice speech sounds at least 50 to 100 times, in comparison to twenty to thirty times in traditional group speech therapy. The success of this program was measured by determining the average number of months enrolled in speech therapy.
2 The Five Minute Kids™ program was based on an average of seven 5 minute sessions per month (IEP written as five to nine, 5 minute sessions monthly) Documents Research article: An Alternative Service Delivery Model for Speech Sound Disorders
When I read about the 5 Minute Kids therapy approach I was skeptical on how it would work in my school. I started small at the beginning of the school year 2 years ago with just three students. After contacting their parents to amend the IEPs, we started therapy three times per week for approximately 7 minutes each session.
5 Minute Speech Therapy | 5minutespeechtherapy.com provides quick ideas and content to assist Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) with speech/language therapy ideas.
There are pros and cons to giving a 5-minute presentation. One good thing is the length. Long presentations can easily become boring, and you have a much better chance of keeping your audience engaged from beginning to end than with a 5-minute speech. List of Topics for a 5-Minute Speech or Presentation Choosing a topic is extremely Read More
5-Minute Therapy: An Alternative Service Delivery Model for Speech Sound Disorders Susan M. Sexton North Branch Area Schools North Branch, Michigan Linda Eve Seth Harrisville, West Virginia INTRODUCTION The roles and responsibilities of the school speech pathologist are continually evolving over time.
5 Minute Kids is an evidence based articulation program. Evidence Based… it is like music to my ears. Their study showed that students time in speech therapy for articulation is almost cut in half when using the method this program has established.