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Course: #5711

Intervention for Preschool Children with CAS

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1 Hour  

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.

Course created on March 11, 2013

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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

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.  

Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Ruth SToeckel was paid an honorarium by SpeechPathology.com for this presentation. She receives royalties from DVD sales through Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA). Nonfinancial: Professional Advisory Board member of CASANA.

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

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.


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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.

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