SLP Course Details
Course # 5170
Acquired Apraxia of Speech: Current views on diagnosis and treatment
Cost: This course is included in a $99 CEU Total Access package.
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CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; CASLPA/1.0
Course Learning OutcomesPreview Exam
- After this course, participants will be able to list the criteria for diagnosing apraxia of speech.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe several motor learning principles in treatment for apraxia of speech.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe several treatment approaches and principles for apraxia of speech.
|0-10 Minutes||Apraxia of Speech: Diagnostic criteria|
|10-30 Minutes||Principles of motor learning in treatment for apraxia of speech|
|30-55 Minutes||Treatment approaches for apraxia of speech|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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Edwin Maas, Ph.D.
Edwin Maas, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at the University of Arizona. After receiving his Masters degree in Neurolinguistics from the University of Groningen (Netherlands) and working as a clinical linguist in an outpatient rehabilitation setting, he earned a doctoral degree in Language and Communicative Disorders at San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego. His dissertation focused on the nature of speech motor programming deficits in apraxia of speech. In addition, he has conducted a number of treatment studies for apraxia of speech. After his doctoral studies, he completed postdoctoral training at Boston University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research focuses both on the basic science of speech production and on clinical research relevant to neurogenic and childhood speech and language disorders, including treatment research. His research has been funded by NIH-NIDCD, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation, and the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America. He currently serves on the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences committee on Practice Guidelines for Treatment for Acquired Apraxia of Speech.
Disclosure: This presenter has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
Continuing Education Information
Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit.
Please Note: The CEU exam and course evaluation must be completed within 30 days of course registration.
To participate in the course, complete the CEU exam and earn continuing education credit, you must be a CEU Total Access member.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists
Certified members of the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All CASLPA members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.
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