(This is the 2nd course in a 4-part series, SSD in Children with Cleft Palate and/or VPD.) This course will focus on special considerations needed during the first three years of life for the child born with cleft lip-palate and/or velopharyngeal dysfunction. Emphasis will be placed on referral to and collaboration with a child’s cleft palate-craniofacial team. Principles and techniques will be illustrated for use during the first three years of life.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the special needs of children with cleft lip-palate and/or velopharyngeal dysfunction, during the birth to three period.
- After this course, participants will be familiar with referral to and collaboration with a child’s cleft palate-craniofacial team
- After this course, participants will be able to identify common cleft-related speech sound disorders observed during the first three years of life.
- After this course, participants will be able to list treatment principles and techniques that can be used during the first three years of life for children with cleft lip-palate and/or velopharyngeal dysfunction.
|5-20 Minutes||Key Concepts & Principles…Think on your feet|
|20-40 Minutes||Case example with ear training|
|40-55 Minutes||Therapy Techniques… A place to start|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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