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EBS - World of Choices - April 2021

CEU Courses for SLPs

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Grief of Diagnosis
Presented by Laura Smith, MA, CCC-SLP, Jenya Iuzzini-Seigel, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #9657Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
There is a complex grieving process that many parents experience when their child receives a diagnosis of childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) or other diagnosis. This course defines relevant terminology and describes the triggers and stages of grief that are common to this grieving process. It also discusses strategies to help families move forward in a positive way.

Integrating the International Classification of Functioning into School-Based Practices
Presented by Carol Westby, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #9631Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course discusses the conceptual framework of the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning (ICF). It describes how to integrate this framework into Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) assessment and intervention processes, and how to use it to write functional communication goals.

Assessment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Presented by Jenya Iuzzini-Seigel, PhD, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarTue, May 4, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #9705Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This is Part 1 of a two-part series on childhood apraxia of speech (CAS). Differential diagnosis of CAS and other speech sound disorders (SSDs) can be challenging. This course demonstrates the steps of the differential diagnosis process, including rating perceptual features of CAS and interpreting test results. Case studies are included for additional practice.

Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Presented by Jenya Iuzzini-Seigel, PhD, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, May 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #9710Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This is Part 2 of a two-part series on childhood apraxia of speech (CAS). This course discusses the latest evidence on how to treat children with CAS, key treatment components for optimal outcomes, and matching treatments to client profiles. Videos examples and case studies are included for additional practice.

Working with Students and Patients from Generation Z
Presented by Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #9651Level: Introductory1 Hour
Numerous factors have contributed to the values and aptitudes of today’s students, aka Generation Z. All charged with their instruction should be cognizant of these characteristics, which may impact styles of learning. This course explores what social scientists tell us about Gen Z's strengths and limitations, and how best to adapt education, training and clinical service provision for these individuals.

20Q: Non-Speech Oral Motor Treatments: Any evidence?
Presented by Alice Lee
Course: #9669Level: Advanced1 Hour
The issue of whether non-speech oral motor treatments (NSOMTs) should be used in speech therapy is still controversial. This course provides a quick overview of non-speech oral motor movements, and discusses statistics regarding the usage of this treatment approach by clinicians, the evidence related to NSOMTs for a few clinical areas, and suggestions for further reading.

Developmental Language Disorder as a Neurodevelopmental Disability
Presented by Karla K. McGregor, PhD, CCC-SLP, Trisha Self, PhD
Course: #9618Level: Advanced1.5 Hour
Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) is a prevalent condition, but many people outside of the profession misunderstand its nature and manifestation. This course describes DLD as a neurodevelopmental disability and discusses implications for SLPs related to diagnosis, communication with families, and advocacy efforts. This course is presented in partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).

Evaluation of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Presented by Erin O. Mattingly, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS
Live WebinarTue, May 11, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #9717Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course focuses on functional evaluation of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) across the treatment continuum, from acute care to outpatient care to sideline assessment. Symptom identification is discussed, as well as benefits and limitations of both formal and informal assessment tools.

DIRFloortime®: Beyond Playing on the Floor
Presented by Joleen R. Fernald, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Course: #9642Level: Advanced4 Hours
The DIRFloortime® framework can be used not only with children with autism, but with a wide variety of ages and diagnoses. This 4-hour master class describes DIRFloortime principles and concepts such as Functional Emotional Developmental Capacities (FEDCs) and relationship-based intervention. Case studies provide examples of goals and therapy activities, including virtual experiences, for various populations.

Anatomy & Physiology of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract: Breathing and Swallowing in Adults
Presented by Nancy B. Swigert, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Course: #9621Level: Advanced2 Hours
Effective management of dysphagia in adults requires thorough knowledge of the anatomy and neurophysiology of swallowing and respiration and the coordination of these functions. Shared structures and neurophysiology of the aerodigestive tract are discussed as well as diseases of the respiratory system that can impact swallowing. Examples of application of this information to the evaluation and treatment of dysphagia are provided.