SLP Course Details
Course # 3825
Comprehensive Assessment of Foreign-Accented Speech: Test Battery and Model for Assessment
Cost: This course is included in a $99 CEU Total Access package.
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Course Learning OutcomesPreview Exam
- Upon completing this course learners will be able to describe an evidence-based assessment battery, its goals, and applications towards building an evidence-based practice.
- Upon completing this course learners will be able to identify evidence-based areas of assessment for foreign-accented speech, and criteria for assessment.
- Upon completing this course learners will be able to describe procedures to assess 22 areas of speech and language and methods to score each area.
- Upon completing this course learners will be able to explain how to develop and use a diagnostic profile for a foreign-accented client to prioritize and plan goals.
|5-10 Minutes||General background on evidence-based accent modification practice and clarification of relevant terminology|
|10-15 Minutes||Introduction of the CAAI test and roadmap to assessment|
|15-45 Minutes||Broad goals, areas, and methods to assess each area of foreign-accented speech|
|45-50 Minutes||Creating a Diagnostic Profile of Scores, with degree of severity in each assessed area|
|50-55 Minutes||Learning to set and prioritize goals with the help of the Diagnostic Profile|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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Amee P. Shah, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Dr. Amee Shah is an Associate Professor in the Speech and Hearing program and director of the Speech Acoustics & Research Laboratory at Cleveland State University. Dr. Shah holds a BSc in Audiology & Speech Rehabilitation, MA in Linguistics, MA in Speech-language Pathology, a M. Phil and a Ph.D. She pursued a Post-doctoral Fellowship at McGill University in neurolinguistics.
Dr. Shah is certified by the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) and has practiced as a bilingual speech-language pathologist for over 15 years, including seven years in New York City. Dr. Shah's research interests involve the study of the processes of cross-linguistic speech production and perception, with a focus on foreign-accented English. This line of investigation is helping bridge the gaps between basic science research and clinical practice with bilingual and nonnative speakers of English. Dr. Shah is building a national reputation in the area of clinical concerns related to foreign-accentedness. As of 2007, she has developed the "Comprehensive Assessment of Accentedness & Intelligibility (CAAI)", a first of its kind comprehensive, data-based, assessment battery to assess communication difficulties related to foreign-accented speech. She has numerous national and international presentations, and peer-reviewed publications in various theoretical and clinical issues of foreign-accentedness.
Disclosure: Instructor Disclosure: Not available. The content for this program was developed and published prior to the ASHA Continuing Education Board requiring instructional personnel to provide financial and nonfinancial disclosure statements.
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