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SLP Course Details

Course # 5693
Therapy for School-Age Children with CAS

Thursday, March 7, 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

The course will describe some of the current treatment approaches for school-age children with persisting Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS). Examples will be provided of (a) motor training using Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC), (b) phonological awareness training, and (c) biofeedback approaches, including ultrasound biofeedback.
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Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to describe how cueing hierarchies can be used to facilitate improved speech sound accuracy and prosody.
  • After this course, participants will be able to provide examples of how phonological awareness training can be implemented with school-age children with CAS.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe ultrasound biofeedback and the implications for treating persisting speech sound errors.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction and Overview
5-20 Minutes Using Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing to address motor learning in school-age children with CAS
20-40 Minutes Incorporating phonological awareness training in CAS treatment
40-55 Minutes Ultrasound biofeedback
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

Average Rating

(92 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Review by: Member on March 13, 2013
Presentation was clear and concise.Information provided some real "hands on" tools that I plan to implement immediately.
Review by: Member on March 12, 2013
I have some experience with CAS and the presentation gave me some new information to incorporate in my TX.
Review by: Member on March 12, 2013
The information on phon. awareness was very helpful and it gave strategies I can use immediately.
Review by: Member on March 8, 2013
well-organized
Review by: Member on March 8, 2013
It was well organized, clear and concise, and pratically applicable.
Review by: Member on March 8, 2013
video clips; however, use of biofeedback in the schools or even clinics is probably way off in the future. But interesting.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
The presenter was very clear and organized. Information presented applies very well to therapy settings
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
Presenter was excellent. audio and video presentations greatly enhance the course. Ultrasound is very exciting, but limited to university settings. thanks for a great course
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
the video and audio clips made it so I could make adjustments to my therapy sessions the next day. Gave a clear picture of variability training and motor learning and programming
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
Presenter is a very intelligent man who gave the ideal presentation. Factual information, video examples and therapy ideas. Very organized and practical!
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
This course was extremely well presented with very practical information.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
Information was clear, applicable, and well presented.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
The presenter did a fantastic job clearly communicating many effective treatment strategies for children with CAS in a short amount of time.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
the presenter was well organized and informative.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
Practical,practical,practicalWell presentedAware of how hard we work and encouragingHe is also a clinician...not just a researcher
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
Clear speaker, well-organized, good handouts.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
Again, lots of information for one hour but presented clearly and concisely. Excellent addition of audio and visual stimulated interest.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
The presenter did an outstanding job of explaining theory and demonstrating clinical relevance. Excellent presentation with use of audio and video examples.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
clear, good balanace theory and practice. USE OF AUDIO for examples!
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
more info about tx of CAS
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
Clear, concise, provided lots of audio and video examples and how to use the techniques in therapy.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
Great explanation of terms and use of audio and video examples. Good presentation style and speed.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
Practical, useful information presented clearly, with good support from handout and audio and video files.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
I really enjoyed the audio examples to illustrate certain points made in the presentation.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
Actual video and audio clip examples of children with CAS
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
good information; easy to follow; practical
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
I enjoyed the video and audio clips. The content was well organized, and I liked the fact that it focused so much on intervention.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
I loved the examples, videos and graphics. He was easy to follow and the notes were very organized and easy to read.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
Well organized. Excellent examples.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
Presenter gave consistent examples (through audio and video) of approaches and skills.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
organized, relevant, specific ideas
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
Great examples of treatment and the organization was great!
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
Good techniques discussed
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
The videos and audio examples.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
Included quite a bit of info and was well organized.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
great presenter. very informative. precise slides. extra audio and video clips were very helpful
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
specific examples with videos. Relative to clinic work with great ideas and examples
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
Very well organized. The audio and video clips.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
organization of the course, video examples, charts
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
Presenter was clear and obviously knowledgeable in the subject matter. He also gave very practical examples that were true to clinical settings.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
examples and videos
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
The visuals and audio examples were very helpful!
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
The video/audio examples assisted in the understanding of the points that were being presented.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
All speakers on CAS have been great, but John's audio and video clips made the difference pedagocially. And his use of tx interactions showing ongoing stimulus-response sequences on both the child and clinician's parts were terrific.
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
Fabulous presentation -- well-organized, clearly presented information
Review by: Member on March 7, 2013
very good information on interventions

Course Information

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Course Presenter

jonathan preston

Jonathan Preston, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Dr. Jonathan Preston is an Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders at Southern Connecticut State University. He is also a Research Scientist at Haskins Laboratories in New Haven, CT. He completed a PhD in Speech-Language Pathology at Syracuse University in 2008 and postdoctoral work at Haskins Laboratories in 2010. His research interests include childhood speech sound disorders, the phonological bases of literacy, the neurobiology of speech and reading, and interventions for speech and reading disabilities.


Disclosure: Financial disclosure: Funding for some of the speaker's research presented was provided by the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America. Nonfinancial disclosures: none.


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