Differential Diagnosis of Childhood Apraxia of Speech and Use of Dynamic Assessment for Treatment Planning

Course: #7380Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour 3119 Reviews
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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

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AG Bell - LSLS/1.5 Domain 3, Domain 4, CE-SPC-15-401; 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 list the core perceptual speech features of childhood apraxia of speech (CAS).
  • checkmarkAfter 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.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe initial treatment procedures for children with severe CAS based on dynamic assessment results.

Agenda

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

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Kimberly Farinella was paid an honorarium for this presentation by SpeechPathology.com. Kimberly periodically serves as a peer reviewer for LSVT Global and receives a stipend for that work. She receives royalties from Pearson Education for an introductory speech pathology textbook she co-authored. Non-financial: Kimberly completed her post-doctoral fellowship with Edith Strand and Joe Duffy from 2006 – 2007. Her training, clinical practices, and clinical research are primarily aligned with their work as a result of that training experience.

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

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