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Part 1: Evaluation of Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Presented by Amy Skinder-Meredith, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #8287Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a five part series, Current Best Practices in the Evaluation and Management of Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS): A Multidimensional Approach. CAS is a motor speech disorder that challenges many speech language pathologists in terms of how to diagnose it, as well as how to treat it. This course will provide information on the nature of CAS and what to include in the assessment to allow the clinician to be more confident in his/her diagnosis.

Research Watch Report, Issue 6
Presented by Meredith Poore Harold, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #8289Level: Intermediate0.5 Hours
This collection of reviews highlights a month of clinically relevant research findings for pediatric and school-based SLPs. Topics include use of biofeedback in articulation intervention, screenings and predictors of social outcomes for children with autism, emergent literacy in children with hearing loss, and grammatical intervention in children with language disorders.

Evaluation of Selective Mutism
Presented by Aimee Kotrba, PhD
Course: #8278Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will provide up-to-date information on how to assess a child with Selective Mutism. The assessment process is imperative to diagnose Selective Mutism as well as to develop an effective treatment plan.

Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD): Evidence-Based Treatment
Presented by Bridget A. Russell, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #8286Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will cover treatment techniques for patients with VCD, including identification of VCD triggers, rescue strategies, and pulmonary function testing, which provides evidence of relief of VCD symptoms post treatment.

20Q: Preventing Reading Difficulties in Children with Language Disorders
Presented by Laura Justice, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #8253Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Children with language disorders are at a high risk for also having reading difficulties. This can result in difficulty with learning and in many other aspects of life. This 20Q article will help speech-language pathologists better understand why language disorders often lead to learning difficulties and what can be done to prevent or mitigate these reading difficulties through early intervention.

Medicare Part A Reform: Resident Classification System (RCS-I)
Presented by Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT
Course: #8273Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Current efforts to reform the SNF Part A benefit are based upon recommendations from the Office of Inspector General (OIG) and Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) to move from volume- to value-based care, which is based upon patient characteristics. This course will review the current Resident Classification System, Version I (RCS-I) model which has been published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making.

Tools for Skeptical Thinking: Evaluating Science and Pseudoscience
Presented by Gregory Lof, PhD, CCC-SLP, FASHA
Course: #8250Level: Intermediate1 Hour
As clinicians we must be skeptical of many therapy procedures and marketed products because they may be based on pseudoscience and quackery. Participants will learn how to evaluate claims being made about products and procedures so they can select methods that are evidence- and science-based.

Accent Management: Approaches, Evidence, and Outcomes
Presented by Alison Behrman, PhD, CCC-SLP, Amy Neel, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #8244Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
Theory, research evidence, and practical “how-to” techniques of management of accented speech will be presented. Discussion will include segmental and prosodic targets, and global approaches such as use of clear speech. The relationship among intelligibility, ease of understanding, and accentedness, and their relevance to treatment planning, will be examined.

Build and Generalize: Strategies for Systematic Language Instruction for Early Learners with Autism and Other Complex Communication Disorders
Presented by Rosemarie Griffin, MA, CCC-SLP, BCBA
Course: #8220Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
In this course, participants will learn the scope and sequence for systematic language instruction for students with autism and other complex communication disorders. Videos and images will be used to illustrate these concepts.

Vanderbilt SLP Journal Club: The Role of Hippocampal Memory in Language Use and Language Disorders
Presented by Melissa Duff, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #8230Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will review evidence for hippocampal contributions to language use and processing. We will also discuss the implications of this work for understanding cognitive-communication disorders in TBI and Alzheimer’s disease.