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Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS): Defining the territory

Course: #5715 Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 115 Reviews

This course will present an introduction to Childhood Apraxia of Speech or CAS. It will help practicing speech-language pathologists make sense of the recent ASHA position statement and technical report. It will include discussion of the new definition, prevalence estimates, and features of this enigmatic disorder.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe what is meant by CAS as outlined in the ASHA position statement.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list some co-existing conditions that may complicate the diagnosis of CAS.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list and describe the core deficit of CAS.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to cite the current best estimates for the prevalence of CAS.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe some of the emerging unique features of CAS.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes The ASHA definition
15-50 Minutes Differential diagnosis
50-55 Minutes Implications for treatment
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

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Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, who provided in kind support.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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