This course is part of the 2018 Nancy McKinley Lecture Series, Evaluating and Enhancing Children's Phonological Systems. Can the speech of special populations be described by phonological characteristics? This course will present research that shows the possibilities for evaluation and intervention.
Course created on October 4, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to describe major phonological deficiencies in special populations.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify optimal treatment targets to facilitate the development of phonological skills in special populations.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least one phonological approach to intervention with special populations.
|5-20 Minutes||Down Syndrome|
|20-30 Minutes||Cerebral Palsy|
|30-35 Minutes||Hearing Impaired|
|40-45 Minutes||Childhood Apraxia of Speech|
|45-55 Minutes||Autism and Stuttering|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Lesley Magnus, PhD, CCC-SLP
Lesley C Magnus, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a certified speech-language pathologist in both Canada and the USA. She is a professor in the Department of Communication Disorders at Minot State University, North Dakota. Dr. Magnus presently teaches graduate courses in applied phonology, assessment in speech-language pathology, clefting, and language disorders where she has directed numerous student thesis research projects. Prior to receiving her PhD, Dr. Magnus was a frontline pediatric speech-language pathologist for 23 years. She continues to work in the university clinic today, finding much joy and satisfaction in working with children and their families.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented jointly by SpeechPathology.com and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
Content Disclosure: This course will primarily focus on the CYCLES approach for assessing/intervening with special populations.
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