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Assessment of Speech Sound Disorders in Children with Cleft Palate &/or VPD

Course: #6723 Level: Intermediate1 Hour 85 Reviews

(This is the 1st course in a 4-part series, SSD in Children with Cleft Palate and/or VPD.) This course will review the primary components involved in assessing speech sound disorders in children with cleft palate and/or velopharyngeal dysfunction (VPD). Functional tools/techniques will be highlighted with the goal of determining when speech therapy is beneficial and when further medical referrals are necessary.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the key components of assessment of speech sound disorders in children with cleft palate and/or VPD.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify simple tools to help detect the presence of nasal air emission and judge resonance.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe methods for differentiating between obligatory articulation errors and compensatory articulation errors.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify when speech therapy is beneficial and when referral to a Cleft Palate/Craniofacial Team is recommended.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction and Overview
10-25 Minutes Articulation Assessment
25-40 Minutes Assessment of Velopharyngeal Function
40-55 Minutes Integrating Assessment Findings
55-60 Minutes Summary; Q&A

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