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March 15, 2016

PROMPT© speech therapy with Melinda Schatz



Melinda Bumgardner Schatz MA CCC-SLP is a speech therapist at the Midtown office at Child and Family Development. She is one of a limited number of Charlotte pediatric professionals trained in PROMPT¬©, a technique which is often used with kids with motor speech difficulties. 

What does PROMPT© stand for? Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets

What is PROMPT©? It is a technique that involves manipulating/shaping the oro-motor structures to help produce sound. It provides multi-sensory information (tactile, auditory, visual) to the speech system.

What types of disorders does it treat? PROMPT© can be used with children and adults with varying speech disorders that are developmental or acquired. PROMPT can help people with apraxia, autism spectrum disorder, developmental delays, dysarthria, dysfluency, hearing impairment and phonological difficulties.

How to find more information about PROMPT¬©? Visit their website or email Melinda

Who can administer PROMPT¬©? Speech-Language Pathologists who are ‚Äútrained‚Äù or ‚Äúcertified‚Äù 

Is PROMPT¬© right for your child?  Call 704-332-4834 to schedule a free intake with Melinda