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Assessing Young Children with Suspected Childhood Apraxia of Speech

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This course focuses on assessing younger children with suspected childhood apraxia of speech (CAS). An overview of speech and nonspeech characteristics in young children with suspected CAS will be discussed. The considerations and challenges of assessing young children with limited or highly unintelligible speech, as well as the components of a thorough motor speech evaluation will be described.

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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.

Time-ordered Agenda

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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