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Course: #5693

Therapy for School-Age Children with CAS

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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

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.

Presenter 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.

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 (Intermediate 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.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.

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.