SLP Course Details
Course # 3999
Childhood Apraxia of Speech: An Overview and Assessment Considerations
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; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0
Course Learning OutcomesPreview Exam
- The learner will be able to describe the nature of Childhood Apraxia of Speech.
- The learner will be able to list characteristics that distinguish it from other speech sound disorders in children.
- The learner will be able to describe ways in which a standard protocol for assessment of preschoolers and school age children could be modified to aid differential diagnosis.
- The learner will be able to list at least one informal assessment to examine differences in each of 3 areas: error consistency, vowel errors, and prosody.
|0-10 Minutes||The nature of CAS|
|10-25 Minutes||Discriminative characteristics for CAS|
|25-50 Minutes||Incorporating informal assessments in protocols for preschoolers and school-age children|
|50-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q & A|
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Rebecca McCauley, Ph.D, CCC-SLP
Rebecca McCauley is a Professor and Chair of Graduate Studies in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science at the Ohio State University. An ASHA fellow and past associate editor of AJSLP, she has authored or co-edited five books dealing with children's communication disorders. Her latest book on Interventions for speech sound disorders in children was co-edited with Lynn Williams and Sharynne MacLeod. She speaks and writes frequently about CAS and is coauthoring a test of children's motor speech skills.
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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.
Kansas Dept of Health & Environment
Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department of Health andEnvironment. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.
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