of MSDs faces two potential limitations of generality. more independently planned and accurately produced utterances. For example, : Varying the targets and therapy environment may facilitate transfer. More recently, Hansen, Tremblay, and Elliott (2005) compared part practice and whole practice, for relatively short movements. & Baas, 2006). limited available evidence from speech motor learning, suggests that delayed feedback may also enhance speech, This tutorial reviewed evidence from the motor-learning, literature as well as from the speech treatment literature, regarding various conditions of practice. In addition, space limitations prevent discussion of, several more recently described factors that may be relevant, to treatment for MSDs, such as the effects of an auditory, model before the movement (see Lai, Shea, Bruechert, &, Little, 2002; C. H. Shea, Wulf, Park, & Gaunt, 2001) or, the use of self-controlled feedback (see Chiviacowsky. itate transfer to other movements of the same general class. In R. N. Singer, M. oretical framework and applications for developmental apraxia, ramme and parameterisation accuracy in apraxia of speech and. and the corresponding outcome information (e.g., KR. it is successful. is conditions of practice. In particular, there is, evidence that, for constant practice (in which the exact, a large amount of practice results in poorer retention and/or, variable practice, a large amount of practice produces greater. First, it is unknown whether speech motor control is sensitive to, the same principles of learning as nonspeech motor con-, trol. speculatively addressed in other MSDs (e.g., Schulz, Sulc, To summarize, there is substantial evidence that, and transfer tests in the nonspeech motor domain. Also note that practice schedule is dif-, ferent from practice distribution (see above): both blocked, and random practice may be spaced closer or further apart, of random over blocked practice schedules (for retention, across a wide range of tasks (e.g., Lee & Magill, 1983; Lee, et al., 1985; C. H. Shea, Kohl, & Indermill, 1990; J. The sensory consequences of, the movement (e.g., tactile, proprioceptive, auditory infor-, mation) are evaluated with the recognition schema and, compared against the success of the movement (e.g., lis-, speaker, then a given parameter value must be modified on, It should be noted that several key concepts of Schema, Theory (motor programs, schema-type relations) are also, (e.g., Guenther, 2006; Guenther, Ghosh, & T, Guenther, Hampson, & Johnson, 1998). For example, if it is determine. What appears a straightforward natural progression toward complex motor is clear from animal research (e.g., Nudo, Wise, SiFuentes, & Milliken, 1996) as well as human data. (O’Brien & Williams 2010). better to select fewer targets and practice them numerous times than to select a large number of targets and practice them a few times. pathologists. How do we evaluate if our instruction led to the intended result? Finally, attentional focus, which may be directed by aug-, (internal focus feedback) is generally less effective than feed-, back that directs attention to the effects of the performer. optimal practices for treatment. Critically, the constant-practice group had larger absolute error than the, variable group at retention testing, despite the fact that the, constant group had received twice as many practice trials, of the 2,400-ms target as the variable-practice group. Trial registration incorporate some form of random practice, authors explicitly acknowledging the potential importance of, random practice (Rose & Douglas, 2006; Strand &. Throughout the, tutorial, gaps in current understanding and directions, Before we turn to the principles of motor learning, the, following background section first discusses several impor-. If clients understand that (and how) the treatment, activities are designed to increase communication success, (e.g., by improving speech intelligibility) and reduce the, risk of communication breakdown, they may be more moti-, vated to engage fully in treatment tasks. ticularly applicable to disorders of motor programming (e.g., AOS), though principles of motor learning apply to any, situation in which motor learning must take place. and preprogramming with greater linguistic and cognitive capacity and motoric skill. Giuffrida, C. G., Shea, J. Retent. (Experiment 1) studied feedback, frequency (100% vs. 60%) on the relearning of speech, Note that this distinction between internal and external focus feedback does, not correspond to the distinction between KP and KR. These, results suggest that variable practice benefits speech motor, learning in unimpaired speakers, with respect to absolute, time parameterization, consistent with evidence from non-, Rosenbek et al. It is hypothesized that these principles can be applied to … to motor learning, or what the child brings to the treatment session that enhances In J. Transfer of movement components in a, Clinical management of sensorimotor speech, (2004). Wambaugh, J. L., Martinez, A. L., McNeil, M. R., & Rogers, production treatment for apraxia of speech: Acquisition and. Enhancing the learning of sport skills through external-focus, is not enough: More evidence for the learning benefits of an, of complex motor skill learning as a function of attentional, quency feedback enhances generalized motor program learning. In addition, this information KP feedback may be used. For children with CAS, it is thought that distributed treatment C. H. Shea and Wulf (1999) had participants practice maintaining, their balance on a moving platform and provided visual, feedback about the position of the platform. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02443857. However, it does, not appear to be more beneficial than simple outcome in-. The clinician should constantly increase the complexity of the motor planning The accuracy and temporal articulatory patterns of PD patients were compared to those of neurologically healthy adults (HS) to assess whether changes occurred as a function of practice in learning a novel speech utterance. variables have garnered little systematic testing in our field, they represent potentially critical variables with respect to, speech motor (re)learning. provided feedback induces an external focus of attention. and feedback variables on speech motor learning. most efficacious manner for the individualized and ever-changing needs of a child. Overall percentages of errors were more consistent between the first and second sampling occasions (separated by 1 day) than between the first and third occasions (separated by 1 week). A treatment approach based on integral stimulation was implemented. Domains where, complexity effects have been replicated, such as syntax, (Thompson et al., 2003) and phonology (Morrisette &, Gierut, 2003), have relatively clear, theoretically defined, metrics of part-whole relationships, derived from linguistic, theory. transfer under different feedback conditions. designed within the framework of memory theory, a highly sophisticated psychological area of study. also enhance learning of absolute timing (i.e., speech rate). A recent framework, for optimizing learning posits that the extent of learning, depends on the amount of information available and inter-, pretable to the learner, which depends on factors such as, functional task difficulty (how difficult a task is for a given, learner), nominal task difficulty (how difficult the task, is, regardless of the learner), and the learner, the learner is challenged, and that learning may be hampered, if the challenge is too great or not great enough. impaired speakers (using the same utterance-duration task). In the limb literature, this effect is observed when different practice conditions are used (e.g., blocked vs. random practice schedules). your lips together in the middle and slowed down and “homework” was very clear), with Purpose: The contextual interference effect is a motor learning phenomenon where conditions that decrease overall learning during practice enhance overall learning with new tasks. These perspectives converge on the speech-motor representation as a multimodal unit that is comprised of auditory, motor, and linguistic information. . learning than a small amount of practice (e.g., Giuffrida, constant practice, the motor-program retrieval operations, may not be fully engaged on each trial, because the motor, program and its parameterization could be kept in a work-, ing memory buffer from trial to trial, resulting in impov-, erished learning (Lee & Magill, 1983, 1985). an isometric force production task in nondisabled subjects. However, we need to place its results into perspective, especially concerning the generalisability, as it remains questionable whether improving reaching constrained within a robotic device will ameliorate daily life reaching tasks. easily to successful running speech using “sh,” particularly for children with CAS. They were randomly assigned to receive ultrasound or surface electromyography (sEMG) as biofeedback when acquiring the Mendelsohn maneuver. control of voicing in apraxia of speech with variable practice. Moving up from the segment: A comment on Aichert and, (1995). Indeed, factors that promote performance during pract, such as constant practice or immediate feedback, may in fact, be detrimental to learning. The role of complexity in learning a novel motor skill has been emphasized within principles of motor learning (Maas et al., 2008;Manes & Robin, 2012) and has been integrated into treatment Strand, 2020) and research protocols for CAS (e.g., Edeal & Gildersleeve-Neumann, 2011;Maas et al., 2019) and other SSDs (e.g., Hitchcock & McAllister Byun, 2015;Preston et al., 2014). All children demonstrated greater speech motor variability and longer duration as movement demands increased within the framework of motoric complexity. Similarly, variable practice is likely to enhance transfer. In S. E. Nadeau, L. J. Gonzalez-Rothi, &. somatosensory) aspects of the movement or on external, but task-relevant, aspects of the movement (e.g., golf club, movement). Begin each session with prepractice, in which to address and review the following: feedback should only relate to the correctness of a response. This paper reviews commonly accepted principles of motor learning and applies these principles to occupational therapy treatment. (ASHA, 2007a, p. 2): Inconsistent errors on consonants and vowels in repeated productions of syllables 2. Specific examples of how occupational therapists can use motor learning principles in treatment are given. ing speech rate improves intelligibility for a given client, then one could select several target speech rates for a given, utterance and elicit different target speech rates in random, order. movement. from impairment of the motor system (Darley, Aronson, & Brown, 1975; Duffy, 2005). Integral stimulation was originally applied to acquired apraxia of speech ment has been shown to enhance learning even further (e.g.. Guadagnoli & Kohl, 2001; Swinnen et al., 1990). systems and effectors in speech production than in isolation. After each, are temporarily available in short-term memory and are, used to update or create two different schemas, namely, the recall schema and the recognition schema. 1. Further, research is necessary to determine which princi-, ples apply to speech motor (re)learning in im-, disorders, conditions of practice, conditions. Accuracy of executing the Mendelsohn maneuver was measured immediately (Post-training percentage accuracy) and one week post-training (Retention percentage accuracy). A generalized motor program, (GMP) is an abstract movement pattern that specifies relative, timing and relative force of muscle contractions, whereas, the absolute timing and force (and perhaps the specific, effectors or muscles to be used in the movement). Thus, even though the client in the example pri-, marily devoices voiced sounds, inclusion of voiceless, to avoid substitution of voiced consonants for voiceless, In addition to selecting treatment targets, it is also im-, portant to select items that will not be treated directly but that, can be used to assess transfer. The benefits of reduced fre-, quency feedback on GMP learning do not follow from Schema, Lai & Shea, 1998; C. H. Shea, Lai, et al., 2001). Method: Thirty young adults with typical speech and hearing participated in a motor learning study using a cross-over design. Diagnostic grouping did not mediate performance on this task. One way to conceptualize this difference is to consider the change … and Hearing Sciences at Portland State University in Portland, Ore. She has treated The application of the Motor Learning Principles to teach keyboarding skills in children with CP might facilitate permanent process of change to produce a specific motor task. To understand how motor learning lication across individuals, disorders, target behaviors, contexts. critical to address the effects on learning. in a treatment session and underscoring that stimuli be designed for practice in functional Conclusion feedback frequency, and the timing of feedback. (2003). However, generalization accuracy would increase compared to practice with nonwords containing similar phonemes. The distinction between performance during acquisition. Therefore, the basal ganglia appear to play a role in the skilled acquisition of novel speech motor patterns. However, some research suggests that, the benefits of variable practice differ across populations, and tasks, and may interact with other principles of. To encourage learning, clinicians are encouraged to consider the amount of feedback C. H. Shea et al. Although integral stimulation was loosely built on the above hierarchy, its treatment working when attention can be maximized, helping the child focus on treatment tasks, However, such move-, ments require much more extensive coordination across. that practicing several responses within a block (i.e., practice) allows for a greater elaboration of the, and differences between the various responses, resulting in a, more detailed and accurate representation of each respon, The benefits of random practice may be reduced by, factors that increase task difficulty (e.g., inexperience of, the learner, greater task complexity), perhaps due to a cog-, nitive overload (Wulf & Shea, 2002). but not to movements that require a different GMP. is more like a complex gymnastics routine, in which many movements must be produced Interlimb coordination: Learning and, (2007). They found no differences between, conditions during acquisition, but at retention both, uals showed poorer maintenance of blocked practice tar-, to improve. As noted in the, previous section, a brief retention and transfer test can be, administered at the beginning of each treatment session in, order to track learning. Jim lives at home with his partner, Shirley, and together they have two children, Brad and Violet. treatment targets involve GMPs or parameters. Background Wulf et al. Again, this, is an empirical question, and in the absence of evidence to, the contrary, principles of motor learning in intact motor, systems can provide a framework for our treatment, Supportive evidence from the physical therapy literature, suggests that principles of motor learning enhance treatment. has been confirmed for a variety of tasks (e.g., Lee, Magi, 1990, for a review). . learning after stroke: What is the evidence? presented in separate blocks may produce greater learning, at least early in practice. of CAS in controlled research designs (Strand & Debertine, 2000; Strand, Stoeckel, movement on the environment (external focus feedback). 9-year-olds still not adult-like in aspects of speech production. and speakers with AOS (Austermann Hula et al., in press). Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 42, Beilock, S. L., Bertenthal, B. I., McCoy, A. M., & Carr, (2004). Method For this reason, treatment Task, instructions should not be too lengthy or complex (espec, clinician may be useful at this stage, so that the client can, see and hear how the target behaviors look and sound. 1. As noted in the, Background section above, the nature of speech motor, programs remains a subject of debate, and it is likely that, motor programs vary depending on the extent of practice. With re-, Practice amount refers to the amount of time spent prac-, ticing movements. This distinc-, tion between practice performance and retention/transfer, does not imply that learning processes do not occur during, practice. and then be encouraged to attempt /s/ in “I see,” then “I see Emma,” then “I see Emma It is, intuitively appealing to split a complex movement into its, component parts during practice so that the learner, concentrate on a single aspect of the skill. schema may lead to poor error detection (Kent & Rosenbek. Although many speech treatment programs, . (Strand & Skinder, 1999; Strand & Debertine, 2000; Strand, Stoeckel, & Baas, 2006). Conclusion treatment, in which target-goal utterances are interspersed with non-target words Even-, tually, full randomization of all targets, which presumably, approximates real-world communication, can be expected. with early success so that his or her trust in you and treatment grows. Christina Gildersleeve-Neumann, is an assistant professor in the Department of Speech tant caveats and concepts related to motor learning, lines a theoretical framework that has generated much of, the motor-learning research, and relates this framework to, speech motor control and MSDs. Evidence has begun to emerge suggesting that, . , & Prinz, 1998; Wulf, McNevin, & Shea, 2001). The child produces stimuli in less-directed situations with clinician encouragement, retention and transfer tests (e.g., Hodges & Franks, 2001; 2007; Wulf & Prinz, 2001, for reviews). target sound is repeated in a string of utterances (e.g., /k/ targeted in cow, cookie, Adams & Page, 2000), and, fundamental frequency. in a certain order, than like a repetitive movement such as walking, riding a bike, Shea, C. H., Kohl, R. M., & Indermill, C. Shea, C. H., Lai, Q., Black, C., & Park, J. H. practice sessions across days benefits the learning of motor. Ways to maximize precursors include motivating the child, This finding has been interpreted in terms of, 1984; Schmidt, 1991). lacking. In M. R. recommendations: A response to Rvachew and Nowak (2001). Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. Transfer to other words of functional relevance can be assessed intermittently over the. Jim completed community college and, has been manager of a small auto body shop for 20 years. knowledge of performance resulting in greater learning. Research For instance, practice with a sound First, pract, refers to the number of different movements practiced, (one for constant, multiple for variable), whereas practice, schedule requires multiple movement targets that can be, practiced in blocked or random order. In-treatment performance may be the focus Finally, random practice appears to facilitate learn-, ing of functional movement sequences in hemipares, lowing unilateral stroke (Hanlon, 1996), as compared to, C. H. Shea and Wulf (2005) noted that practice schedule, effects are not predicted by Schema Theory and discussed, two alternative explanations: the reconstruction hypoth, and the elaboration hypothesis. Indeed, outpatient treatments, are typically provided two times a week in sessions lasting, from 30 to 60 min. ASHA identifies three features that differentiate CAS from other speech sound disorders For example, if the goal is to reduce speech rate in, order to improve intelligibility, one could set a specific goal, Understanding the task is important for learning. models of motor programming (e.g., Klapp, 1995; Sakai, Hikosaka, & Nakamura, 2004; see Rhodes, Bullock, Verwey, The notion that motor learning establishes relations, among various sources of information allows for several, predictions. The Population Intervention Comparison Outcome process was used to investigate the clinical question. For children with CAS, this may result in ad hoc interventions resulting in slower progress. production of adequate stress patterns in disyllabic words. Schmidt, 1972). and learning, namely Schema Theory (Schmidt, 1975, 2003; Schmidt & Lee, 2005), is presented below. (1996). Neural substrates for the effects of rehabilitative train-. (1973). Adams and. Slowing down the rate of speech is particularly important with CAS, because children with CAS for more than 10 years and currently is conducting small-scale efficacy Too much detail during practice may be distracting. of these principles, allows goals to be targeted at the appropriate level and in the As a consequence, they may fail to develop adequat, detection and correction mechanisms (recognition schema), that would allow them to perform effectively when the, Although these findings have been replicated in other, studies (e.g., Nicholson & Schmidt, 1991), feedback fre-, quency appears to interact with other factors such as prac-, Dunham & Mueller, 1993; Lai & Shea, 1998; Wishart &, Lee, 1997; Wulf, Lee, & Schmidt, 1994). Such findings are positive, but distributed practice might, have enhanced outcomes even more. In addition, DTTC is a motor-based approach, meaning it is designed to improve the brain’s ability to plan and program motor movements for speech which most experts believe is the underlying cause of CAS. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 38, (1972). different phonetic contexts; Austermann Hula et al., in press; Ballard et al., 2007; Wambaugh et al., 1998, 1999), none, of these studies compared variable- and constant-practice, conditions. Treatment of severe childhood apraxia of speech: A treatment efficacy study. Methods: Adult listeners, who were unfamiliar with children with CAS, listened to recordings of children with CAS producing single words, and typed what they heard the child say. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 71. study, on constant vs. variable practice, discussed in the previous. The potential application of these principles to speech motor learning is then discussed by reviewing relevant literature on treatment of speech disorders. Compared to IF or no instruction, an EF attention has superior results on jump landing performance [ 7 ], with an improved transfer to sport [ 55 ]. The treatment uses nonwords to help children build and store accurate motor plans and programs using principles of motor learning. Principle of Practice • practicing the motor skill correctly is essential for learning to take place. Finally, incorrect movements may also, provide learning opportunities and allow for development, of more precise error detection and correction mecha, An incorrect movement produces the same types of infor-, mation as correct movements, and thus can be used to update, Within a Schema Theory perspective, speech produc-, tion involves GMP and parameter development that encom-. time in the context of a picture naming task, practice early in practice and moving to random practice, once criterion is reached, using delayed feedback, reduced, feedback frequency, and without modeling (done during, be advisable to present the monosyllabic words, iambic, disyllabic words, and trochaic disyllabic words in separa, blocks (within which targets are randomized); as improve-, ment occurs, all targets may be randomized, and the. As a result, he has a mild, speech, according to the consensus criteria for AOS (Wambaugh, Duffy, McNeil, Robin, & Rogers, 2006). Purpose Other, theories of motor control and learning exist (e.g., dynamical. In addition, the recall schema will need to be, updated (e.g., to increase loudness and reduce hypoarticu-, lation), which may benefit from practice conditions, In sum, we hypothesize that principles of motor learning, extend to impaired speech motor systems. CV patterns in individuals with acquired apraxia of speech: Speech and oral motor learning in individuals with cerebellar. schema encodes the relations among the initial conditions. Janelle, C. M., Barba, D. A., Frehlich, S. G., Tennant, L. K., tiveness through videotape replay and a self-controlled learning. Motor learning is determined during the retention phase. Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) is a speech disorder that many generalist speech-language pathologists feel underqualified to treat. In, addition, because the motor-skill-learning literature typically, distinguishes between prepractice and practice, we briefly, discuss prepractice before discussing practice conditions in, Prepractice considerations are largely independent of the, specific training program that is employed. to move from conditions that maximize performance to those that enhance learning as trast, when error estimations are not specifically required, learners might be more indirectly encouraged to engage in. Newell, K. M., Carlton, M. J., & Antoniou, A. interaction of criterion and feedback information in learning a, Newell, K. M., Carlton, M. J., Fisher, A. T, (1989). Recent work provides, preliminary support for the benefits of reduced feedback, frequency in intact speakers (Steinhauer & Grayhack, 2000). Hearing and believing: Some limits to the. 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