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Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Improving Treatment Outcomes with Interprofessional Collaboration

Course: #10556Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 2105 Reviews

Interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) for children with childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) and co-occurring motor coordination difficulties is explored in this course. A case-based approach is used to highlight the clinical significance of IPCP in effectively treating the speech, language, and motor impairments typically observed in this population.

Course created on May 8, 2023

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define Interprofessional Collaborative Practice (IPCP/IPP) and describe how it differs from multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and transdisciplinary models.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list the speech and co-occurring language and motor deficits frequently associated with childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) and describe research-based hypotheses that account for these co-occurring deficits.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe evidence supporting interprofessional practice for CAS and potential ways of overcoming barriers to collaboration.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Review of speech and language deficits associated with CAS
10-15 Minutes Frequent co-occurring motor impairments in CAS
15-20 Minutes Research-based hypotheses integrating skill deficits in speech, language, and motor domains in children with CAS
20-25 Minutes Evidence supporting interprofessional collaborative practice to address speech, language, and motor impairments when treating CAS.
25-30 Minutes Case Study: A child with CAS receiving treatment using an Interprofessional Practice Model
30-35 Minutes Collaborative goal development process for a child with CAS with skill deficits in speech, language, and motor domains
35-40 Minutes Demonstration of Interprofessional Practice Collaboration (IPCP) for a child with CAS
40-45 Minutes Treatment outcomes for a child with CAS following IPCP service delivery
45-50 Minutes Literature supporting IPCP models in clinical settings (e.g., schools)
50-55 Minutes Overcoming barriers to IPCP service delivery
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Kimberly Farinella was paid an honorarium for this presentation. She receives royalties from Pearson Education for an introductory speech pathology textbook she co-authored. Non-financial: No relevant relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com, a Continued site.

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

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