Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS): Defining the territory
Course Learning Outcomes
- After this course, participants will be able to describe what is meant by CAS as outlined in the ASHA position statement.
- After this course, participants will be able to list some co-existing conditions that may complicate the diagnosis of CAS.
- After this course, participants will be able to list and describe the core deficit of CAS.
- After this course, participants will be able to cite the current best estimates for the prevalence of CAS.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe some of the emerging unique features of CAS.
|0-15 Minutes||The ASHA definition|
|15-50 Minutes||Differential diagnosis|
|50-55 Minutes||Implications for treatment|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
Peter Flipsen, Ph.D. Jr., S-LP(C), CCC-SLP
Dr. Peter Flipsen Jr. is a Professor of Speech-Language Pathology at Idaho State University. He is the author of more than 20 peer-reviewed journal articles and the co-author (with John Bernthal and Nicolas Bankson) of Articulation and Phonological Disorders: Speech Sound Disorders in Children. His current research focuses on speech and language development in children with cochlear implants as well as on the measurement of intelligibility of speech in children.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, who provided in kind support.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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