This case-based presentation will describe the process of differential diagnosis of childhood apraxia of speech (CAS), and detail an initial treatment plan for a child with severe CAS based on dynamic assessment results. Evidence-based assessment tools and techniques will be described and demonstrated, and treatment planning will be briefly discussed.
Course created on November 9, 2015
- After this course, participants will be able to list the core perceptual speech features of childhood apraxia of speech (CAS).
- After this course, participants will be able to describe nonspeech and speech assessment tools and techniques to differentially diagnose CAS from other speech and language disorders.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe initial treatment procedures for children with severe CAS based on dynamic assessment results.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction to childhood apraxia of speech (CAS)|
|5-15 Minutes||Core deficits and perceptual features of CAS|
|15-25 Minutes||Assessment of speech sound disorders and standardized tests for CAS|
|25-35 Minutes||Nonspeech assessment of CAS|
|35-50 Minutes||Specific speech assessment tools and techniques to differentially diagnose CAS|
|50-60 Minutes||Dynamic assessment of CAS|
|60-70 Minutes||Co-morbidities in CAS|
|70-85 Minutes||Initial treatment planning for children with severe CAS based on dynamic assessment results|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Kimberly Allyn Farinella, PhD, CCC-SLP
Kimberly A. Farinella, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a Clinical Associate Professor and Clinic Director at Northern Arizona University. She completed her post-doctoral fellowship in the Division of Speech Pathology, Department of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic and her doctoral training at the University of Arizona. Her research interests include speech motor control, speech disorders of neurogenic origin, and the systematic study of the principles of motor learning in the treatment of children with severe speech sound impairments.
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