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