SLP Course Details
Course # 5470
Assessing Young Children with Suspected Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course Learning Outcomes
- After this course, participants will be able to list three key characteristics most sensitive and specific to CAS.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe several speech and non-speech characteristics observed in young children with suspected CAS.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the challenges of differential diagnosis in young children with suspected CAS.
- After this course, participants will be able to complete a thorough motor speech evaluation for a young child with suspected CAS.
- After this course, participants will be able to use evaluation findings to guide overall direction of further treatment.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and overview|
|5-10 Minutes||Primary characteristics of CAS|
|10-25 Minutes||Characteristics observed in young children with suspected CAS – recent research findings|
|25-30 Minutes||Challenges in assessment of younger children with suspected CAS|
|30-50 Minutes||Components of a motor speech evaluation; linking findings to treatment decisions|
|50-60 Minutes||Conclusion; questions & answers|
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Margaret Fish, M.S., CCC-SLP
Margaret Fish, M.S., CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist working in private practice in Highland Park, Illinois. She has 30 years of clinical experience working with children with severe speech-sound disorders, language impairments, and social language challenges. Her primary professional interest is in the evaluation and treatment of children with childhood apraxia of speech (CAS). Margaret is the author of the book, Here’s How to Treat Childhood Apraxia of Speech, by Plural Publishing. Her workshops and writing focus on providing practical, evidence-based evaluation and treatment ideas to support children with CAS.
Disclosure: Margaret Fish is the author of a book on a topic related to the content of this presentation and listed in the references, Here’s How to Treat Childhood Apraxia of Speech, by Plural Publishing. Ms. Fish receives royalties from sales of this book.She has no nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
Continuing Education Information
Time will be allowed for interaction between the participants and the presenter.
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Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit.
Please Note: The CEU exam and course evaluation must be completed within 7 days of the live webinar.
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 (Introductory level, Professional Area)
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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