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Course # 5711
Intervention for Preschool Children with CAS

Friday, March 8, 2013 at 12:00 pm EST

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Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, who provided in kind support.


Course Abstract

This course will present information on a treatment framework for preschool children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) based on current research evidence. Choosing stimuli, organizing sessions to maximize progress, and strategies for documenting change will be described. Practical ideas for therapy activities will be included.
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Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to differentiate treatment for phonological disorder versus motor speech disorder.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe a framework for treatment of apraxia in preschoolers.
  • After this course, participants will be able to identify considerations in choosing stimuli for treatment of apraxia in preschoolers.
  • After this course, participants will be able to list activities appropriate for treating preschoolers with apraxia.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction and overview of considerations for treatment
10-30 Minutes Treatment framework, stimuli, and session organization
30-50 Minutes Practical treatment strategies and activities
50-55 Minutes Documenting progress
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q & A

Average Rating

(80 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Review by: dennis on March 15, 2013
i know more now dealing with my little CAS kidos, plus i can use some of the information for my other artic/phono kids
Review by: Kimberly on March 15, 2013
The information was very applicable and practical.
Review by: jackie on March 14, 2013
Very precise and easy to follow thereby enhancing learning. Will be able to implement during therapy.
Review by: Della on March 13, 2013
Ruth was able to tackle a wide variety of components from assessment to goal creation to treatment to data collection, very comprehensive.
Review by: Jessica on March 11, 2013
Knowledgeable presenter
Review by: Lorena on March 11, 2013
Reinforced prior knowledge on the subject. Good review.
Review by: Fran on March 11, 2013
video clips
Review by: Joanne on March 11, 2013
speaker's delivery of the material in such a short time
Review by: Aline on March 10, 2013
Suggestions for structuring goals and capturing data using qualitative scale. Also appreciate therapy activity suggestions and the fact that the course focused on treating preschoolers. Thanks!
Review by: Joan on March 10, 2013
Clear speaker, well-organized, good materials, very applicable to clinical practice, illustrative videos.
Review by: Sandra on March 10, 2013
Speaker was well prepared and knowledgable on the topic.
Review by: Jane on March 9, 2013
Presentation was clear and practical.
Review by: Elaine on March 9, 2013
video examples of treatment
Review by: Laura-Lee on March 8, 2013
clear, concise, immediatly applicable
Review by: Annie on March 8, 2013
Practical/therapy ready information shared
Review by: Pamela on March 8, 2013
Organized well. Covered a lot of material. Gave good examples for treatment.
Review by: Donna on March 8, 2013
a wonderful speaker and mentor who was able to organize the information and discuss and demonstrate the information in a clinically relevant manner
Review by: Cynthia on March 8, 2013
The presented films of actual therapy sessions, charts, references, and actual lesson plans. I can take this information with my experience and create a plan for a child with AOS.
Review by: Sue on March 8, 2013
The video examples were very helpful in understanding the material being presented.
Review by: Christine on March 8, 2013
It was well-organized, but this could have presented in two one-hour sessions. Speaker had relevant information that was applicable to our caseloads.
Review by: Maureen on March 8, 2013
good, useful information; easy to follow
Review by: Dorenda on March 8, 2013
Highly clinically relevant. Provided handout with sample therapy activities, data form, etc, that are much appreciated.
Review by: Genie on March 8, 2013
Ruth provided learners with specific examples and used videos to stimulate interest. Well organized and lots of information packed into this hour course!
Review by: Marilyn on March 8, 2013
It provided me with information that supports the best practice techniques I have been incorportating when treating children this challenging disorder.
Review by: Terry on March 8, 2013
Great handouts, great content complimenting what was presented in the earlier 4 sessions.
Review by: Kristen on March 8, 2013
Examples and videos- using language that was easy to process, even for experienced SLP's-
Review by: Sharon on March 8, 2013
The information was concise and complete and very well presented.
Review by: Kimberly on March 8, 2013
The course was organized, and the videos were helpful.
Review by: Danielle on March 8, 2013
organization and exmples
Review by: Colleen on March 8, 2013
Information pertinent to my practice.
Review by: maria on March 8, 2013
Excelent information and very organized.
Review by: Carrie on March 8, 2013
video clips help demonstrate tharpy techniques
Review by: yvette on March 8, 2013
I loved the video clips and examples she provided in the handout.
Review by: RoseMary on March 8, 2013
I liked seeing that this presenter was creative, used functional and developmentally appropriate activities for young children and noted that she did not use "packaged" programs--I have seen so many want to go to "programs; it was great for her to show how you can still be accountable and use evidence based practice without compromising creativity--and fun
Review by: Chaya on March 8, 2013
clarity and practical application
Review by: Donna on March 8, 2013
Well organized and presented. Great solid examples to use in clinic. Enjoyed the video examples too.
Review by: Louise on March 8, 2013
The fact that it specifically honed in on therapy principles and specific techniques for intervention for children with apraxia. It also gave excellent resources for parents to work with their children at home.
Review by: Denise on March 8, 2013
The speaker was knowledgeable and well organized. Handouts provided plenty of practical information for carry-over of useful information into practice. Time was well spent.

Course Information

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Course Presenter

ruth stoeckel

Ruth Stoeckel, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Ruth Stoeckel is a clinical speech-language pathologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.  She has experience in schools, private practice and health care and has served as a lecturer in the graduate school at University of Minnesota.  Dr. Stoeckel is on the Professional Advisory Board of the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA).  She has presented both nationally and internationally and has participated in treatment research for childhood apraxia.  Additional areas of interest include treatment for children with cochlear implants, and the connection between speech-language problems and later literacy and academic outcomes.  


Disclosure: Financial Relationships: Paid speaker and receives royalties from DVD sales through Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA). Nonfinancial relationship: Professional Advisory Board member of CASANA.


Continuing Education Information

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Professional; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Time will be allowed for interaction between the participants and the presenter.

Login and logout times will be recorded and documented.

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)


Kansas Dept of Health & Environment

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.


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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