IPA focuses on speech output, phoneme awareness, and letter-sound knowledge to increase phonological awareness skills.
This is appropriate for children who are 4-7 years old with speech-language impairment. It is also appropriate for children with SSD and at-risk for literacy difficulties.
When choosing target words ensure that you are targeting consistent error patterns.
Use about 10 words containing target error pattern or target sound.
Sessions focus on letter-sound knowledge, phoneme identity, phoneme segmentation and blending, and phoneme manipulation with letter tiles.
Download Integrated Phonological Awareness Training [https://res.cloudinary.com/speechdatabase/image/upload/v1692991809/IPA_2_436b8e21f1.pdf?updated_at=2023-08-25T19:30:10.433Z] (here)
17 to 20 hours of intervention total. Most often it is spread over 2 therapy sessions of 45 to 60 minutes in length.
McNeill, B.C. & Gillon, G.T. (2021). Integrated Phonological Awareness Intervention. In A.L. Williams, S. McLeod, & R. J. McCauley (Eds.) Interventions for Speech Sound Disorders in Children (2nd ed., pp. 111-140). essay, Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co. .