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Grief of Diagnosis

Course: #9657Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
Live WebinarThu, Mar 25, 2021 at 12:00 pm EDT

There is a complex grieving process that many parents experience when their child receives a diagnosis of childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) or other diagnosis. This course defines relevant terminology and describes the triggers and stages of grief that are common to this grieving process. It also discusses strategies to help families move forward in a positive way.

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Live Webinar

Thu, Mar 25, 2021 at 12:00 pm EDT

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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define terms associated with grieving a non-finite loss.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify grief triggers from their own experience or from that of their clients.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to will list strategies that parents can use to thrive after a child's diagnosis.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Definitions
15-45 Minutes Research from other populations, personal experience
45-60 Minutes Activity: Identifying grief triggers
60-80 Minutes Discussion of strategies
80-90 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Jenya Iuzzini-Seigel - Financial: Jenya Iuzzini-Seigel received an honorarium for this presentation. She receives funding from Marquette University and the Once Upon a Time Foundation for her research. Nonfinancial: Dr. Iuzzini-Seigel is on the PAC for Apraxia Kids. Laura Smith - Financial: Laura Smith received an honorarium for this presentation. She owns A Mile High Speech Therapy practice, sells materials on Teachers Pay Teachers, and authored Overcoming Apraxia, for which she receives royalties. Nonfinancial: Laura writes for a website she manages, slpmommyofapraxia.com.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

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

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Introductory Level
0.15 ASHA CEUs

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Continued, LLC, DBA SpeechPathology.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.

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.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.