This course is designed to provide an exploration into current topics in the clinical management of speech sound disorders. Considerations for target selection and intervention strategies are discussed.
Course created on January 28, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to list and describe differences between traditional and nontraditional criteria for selecting treatment targets for children with speech sound disorders.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain each of the contrast approaches: minimal, multiple, and maximal oppositions.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to create and implement effective interventions for students using evidence-based practices.
Carol Koch, EdD, CCC-SLP
Carol Koch has been a practicing clinician for 30 years and has been in higher education for about 12 years. Her clinical areas of focus have been in early intervention and early childhood/preschool, with particular emphasis with children who are highly unintelligible. Dr. Koch’s teaching and research interests have included phonetics, phonology, speech sound disorders, and phonological development of very young children. Other areas of clinical teaching and research interests have included pediatric feeding disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, autism spectrum disorder, family and sibling experiences with autism spectrum disorder, and the impact of trauma on child development. She is currently Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Samford University in Birmingham, AL, where she also serves as the Graduate Program Director in Speech-Language Pathology.
Dr. Koch has also traveled as a professional delegate with People to People Ambassador International to New Zealand, Australia, VietNam, Cambodia, and Israel. In addition, she has been actively involved in ASHA’s Special Interest Group (SIG) 10 as a member of the Coordinating Committee. She has authored a book: Koch, C. (2019). Clinical Management of Speech Sound Disorders: A Case-Based Approach. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett, Inc.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. 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.