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Course # 5170
Acquired Apraxia of Speech: Current views on diagnosis and treatment

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CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0


Course Abstract

In this course, we will first review current consensus criteria for acquired apraxia of speech. Next, we will discuss various current treatment approaches and their evidence, as well as some general principles that are likely to facilitate speech motor learning in apraxia of speech.
Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

This course was recorded on November 22, 2011

Handouts

Handouts are available for this course. You must be signed in and registered for this event to access them.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • 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.

Time-ordered Agenda

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

Average Rating

(252 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Review by: Member on July 9, 2014
The presenter described the criteria for diagnosis of speech and talked about the 2006 ANCDS treatment guidelines for apraxia of speech
Review by: Member on July 8, 2014
practical application in my practice
Review by: Member on June 19, 2014
This course was practical and interesting it will apply to my daily work.
Review by: Member on June 15, 2014
Good basis to look for further information on AOS; helped my improve understanding and I expect my treatment as well for pts with this disorder.
Review by: Member on May 21, 2014
It was concise and practical.
Review by: Member on May 17, 2014
Great course on a much-needed topic!
Review by: Member on March 25, 2014
ANCDS guidelines ratings of intervention techniques
Review by: Member on March 14, 2014
information presented
Review by: Member on March 8, 2014
Information nicely outlined.
Review by: Member on February 7, 2014
Clear and concise presentation with evidence-based treatment methods.
Review by: Member on February 5, 2014
As mentioned in the course, there is limited research on this topic, it's nice to have a bit of consolidation of the current research
Review by: Member on February 5, 2014
Just very simply and clearly presented. Cited data but did not overwhelm. Provided enough appropriate examples to make clinical ideas "real"
Review by: Member on January 29, 2014
Impressive Presenter! Excellent course content!
Review by: Member on December 29, 2013
Nice to be up to date on this disorder. Finally some recognition and agreement for Acquired apraxia
Review by: Member on December 29, 2013
content
Review by: Member on December 23, 2013
Great information for differential diagnosis, treatment approaches.
Review by: Member on December 14, 2013
Good organization of materials presented in a very clear manner w/ easily understood treatment ramifications/ suggestions
Review by: Member on December 11, 2013
Evidence based but also made relevant to clinical setting
Review by: Member on November 20, 2013
functional information and straightforward
Review by: Member on November 6, 2013
Content relevant to my practice and good summary of treament techniques.
Review by: Member on October 26, 2013
An excellent overview of all aspects of acquired aphasia in a one hour presentation. Gave me a foundation for further learning.
Review by: Member on October 4, 2013
Followed handout and didn't confuse extraneous information with it.
Review by: Member on October 2, 2013
Excellent update of effective treatments and metrics
Review by: Member on September 27, 2013
His examples of the primary characteristics of CAS helped me better understand the disorder.
Review by: Member on September 24, 2013
info
Review by: Member on September 20, 2013
the information
Review by: Member on September 14, 2013
Good info. Organized well. Practical info. Like how presenter summarized at bottom of slides to get straight to the point.
Review by: Member on September 9, 2013
To the point with good examples
Review by: Member on August 10, 2013
excellent facts on verbal apraxia!!!!
Review by: Member on August 4, 2013
I appreciate the focus on therapy strategies.
Review by: Member on July 31, 2013
easy to use in tx
Review by: Member on July 22, 2013
Poorly organized. Felt like just reading of study abstracts and results. Too much research, not enough practice. Administrator talking over Edwin.
Review by: Member on June 1, 2013
Appreciated the focus on treatment guidelines and functional application in tx sessions
Review by: Member on May 31, 2013
Good treatment ideas.
Review by: Member on May 28, 2013
Presenter was knowledgeable and organized.
Review by: Member on February 25, 2013
evidence-based
Review by: Member on January 17, 2013
Concise and well organized information with repetition of key points.
Review by: Member on January 10, 2013
Good up to date research and information
Review by: Member on December 28, 2012
The information was clearly presented, and the examples were effective in illustrating the concepts.
Review by: Member on December 3, 2012
the presentation was outlined in a clear, concise manner. It was easy to follow.
Review by: Member on November 14, 2012
Good overview of acquired apraxia and motor learning
Review by: Member on November 9, 2012
The way the presenter was able to give examples and detailed information he provided that I will take into consideration when working with patient with AOS. One of my favorite courses I have taken from speechpath.com.
Review by: Member on November 7, 2012
Good diagnostic iinformation
Review by: Member on November 3, 2012
speaker was at times difficult to follow
Review by: Member on August 15, 2012
I enjoyed learning about the treament approaches and clear explanations of apraxia vs conduction aphasia
Review by: Member on August 2, 2012
Very clear and understandable.
Review by: Member on July 26, 2012
Good presentation that covered specific evidence-based therapy techiniques that I can apply right away.
Review by: Member on July 15, 2012
Organized information and good examples.
Review by: Member on July 4, 2012
The course was outlined well and his explanations were clear and concise allowing for easy learning of material. He did a great job explaining/reviewing principles of motor learning.
Review by: Member on June 20, 2012
covered information in a logical way. good to hear someon talking rather than just reading information - facilitates learning.
Review by: Member on March 27, 2012
well-organized material, interesting learing about the current research and literature regarding the diagnosis and treatment of AOS
Review by: Member on March 25, 2012
Course was well organized and presenter was thorough. It would have been nice to have more information regarding specifics on therapy,.
Review by: Member on March 15, 2012
The presenter has a strong background in the research and is comfortable presenting the information
Review by: Member on February 24, 2012
It provided key techniques for treating an apraxic patient and clearly explained what was not considered apraxic.
Review by: Member on February 22, 2012
I learned good information about treatment.
Review by: Member on February 21, 2012
Detailed explanations to better understand the deficit and treatment approaches.
Review by: Member on January 7, 2012
Considering the limited research available Mr. Maas presented the information as best as it could be presented. I especially enjoyed the actual recorded session of the gentleman trying to say tornado. That realy struck home in my understading of the disorder. It clarified some questions.
Review by: Member on January 3, 2012
Easy to follow handout. Now have the information to use again in my practice.
Review by: Member on December 31, 2011
Well-organized and relevant!
Review by: Member on December 30, 2011
Very useful information.
Review by: Member on December 29, 2011
clinical applications
Review by: Member on December 28, 2011
explanations of treatment approaches
Review by: Member on December 26, 2011
I enjoyed having speech samples and the format of the information was presented in a clear manner.
Review by: Member on December 25, 2011
Easy to understand, appropriate rate of speech, followed written material
Review by: Member on December 23, 2011
I liked the handouts which came with the course. The speaker was very knowledgable
Review by: Member on December 19, 2011
good quick review of research
Review by: Member on December 17, 2011
Excellent explanation of motor learning and how studies arrived at conclusions regarding treatment.
Review by: Member on December 16, 2011
It gave me a much better understanding of apraxia of speech and some ideas to use with children I suspect are apraxic.
Review by: Member on December 13, 2011
Presentation was to the point on and easily followed, presenterwas able to embellish upon information when as to clarify information and to give examples to make his point.
Review by: Member on December 12, 2011
This course provided good information regarding the treatments and efficacy of those selected.
Review by: Member on December 10, 2011
Used research to discuss what is likely to be the most effective treatment.
Review by: Member on December 7, 2011
The definitions of apraxia, the current approaches to treatment
Review by: Member on December 6, 2011
The information was well-organized and the instructor explained things very well. I would have liked to have heard some examples of therapy.
Review by: Member on December 5, 2011
appreciate the breakdown of evidence-based treatment approaches
Review by: Member on December 5, 2011
Presenter used examples of patients recorded speech impairment, with relevant referral to the recording that made the overall presentation more effective!
Review by: Member on December 4, 2011
content and organization of information
Review by: Member on December 3, 2011
Clear and concise. Functional information
Review by: Member on December 2, 2011
very easy to listen to and follow
Review by: Member on December 1, 2011
interesting presenter
Review by: Member on December 1, 2011
Practical and useful information
Review by: Member on November 30, 2011
good information
Review by: Member on November 28, 2011
Well presented overview on the definition, treatment approach, and recent research on apraxia.
Review by: Member on November 27, 2011
Intuitive and counter-intuitive information

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Course Presenter

edwin maas

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

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

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)


Kansas Dept of Health & Environment

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.


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