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Culturally-Responsive Accent Management: Conducting Meaningful Assessments

Course: #10643Level: Intermediate 1.5 Hours 1002 Reviews

Use of the Comprehensive Assessment of Articulation and Intelligibility (CAAI) to conduct culturally-responsive, systematic and comprehensive assessment of foreign-accented speech is addressed in this course. Discussion includes procedures for analyzing 22 areas of speech and language, computing and interpreting scores, and using the results to formulate meaningful goals, plan treatment and evaluate outcomes.

This is Part 2 of a two-part series. (Part 1: 10570)

Course created on July 13, 2023

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.15 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.2; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.5; SAC/1.5

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify specific evidence-based assessment areas and criteria for including them in assessment of .
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe assessment and scoring procedures for 22 areas of speech and language, in order to derive a diagnostic profile for foreign-accented clients.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe goals and accent management methods that are appropriate for a given diagnostic profile.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Part 1 review
15-20 Minutes Review of the CAAI assessment framework
20-65 Minutes Step-by-step assessment process of 22 communication areas
65-75 Minutes Individual diagnostic profile
75-85 Minutes Setting and prioritizing goals, tracking progress, meeting individual goals and organizational outcomes
85-90 Minutes Summary, Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Amee Shah received an honorarium for this presentation. Nonfinancial: Amee Shah authored and retains intellectual property rights for the CAAI framework/assessment.

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

Content Disclosure: This event will focus on the CAAI framework and assessment battery and will not discuss related approaches to accent management.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Intermediate Level
0.15 ASHA CEUs

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1.5 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

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Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

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