This is Part 2 of a five part series, Current Best Practices in the Evaluation and Management of Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS): A Multidimensional Approach. This course will cover the foundational principles, method, and evidence to support the Rapid Syllable Transition treatment approach. Variations on this approach will also be discussed.
Course created on January 16, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the principles behind the Rapid Syllable Transition treatment approach.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the standard protocol for Rapid Syllable Transition.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to develop goals to implement the Rapid Syllable Transition approach with their clients.
|5-15 Minutes||Brief overview of theoretical explanations of CAS and how a treatment might target the movement disorder features|
|15-25 Minutes||Description of the protocol and learning principles|
|25-35 Minutes||Summary of studies examining its efficacy|
|35-45 Minutes||How to design a program using the treatment approach|
|45-50 Minutes||Case study examples|
|50-55 Minutes||Future directions|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Kirrie Ballard, PhD
Professor Kirrie Ballard has focused her research on studying the nature, diagnosis and treatment of acquired and childhood apraxia of speech (AOS). Spurred by the lack of evidence to guide treatment, she completed a PhD (1997) at Northwestern University and a postdoctoral fellowship at the National Center for Voice and Speech, University of Iowa. Over her career, she has published over 80 research articles and presented over 30 workshops. She is currently Professor in Speech Pathology at University of Sydney and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.
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