This is Part 3 of a five part series, Current Best Practices in the Evaluation and Management of Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS): A Multidimensional Approach. Case studies will be used to illustrate several considerations in treatment of school-age children with CAS. Strategies for supporting acquisition of later developing phonemes, increasingly complex phoneme sequences, prosody, and morphology will be addressed.
Course created on January 17, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least 3 treatment strategies for establishing articulatory control of later developing phonemes and increasingly complex phoneme sequences.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 3 approaches for addressing language and motor speech goals simultaneously to maximize efficiency of treatment.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 4 treatment variables that can be manipulated in real time during treatment to keep children working at their optimum challenge point.
|5-10 Minutes||Common ongoing challenges of school-age children with CAS|
|10-40 Minutes||Case studies of elementary school children: addressing increasingly complex phoneme sequences and morphology|
|40-55 Minutes||Case studies of middle school and high school children: addressing acquisition of later developing phonemes, prosody, and voicing errors|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Margaret Fish, MS, CCC-SLP
Margaret is a speech-language pathologist working in private practice in Highland Park, Illinois, with over 30 years experience as a pediatric SLP. Her primary professional interests are in the areas of children’s speech sound disorders, language disorders, and social language development. Margaret is the author of the book, Here’s How to Treat Childhood Apraxia of Speech, now in its Second Edition. She is a frequently invited speaker at local, state, and national workshops. Her workshops and writing focus on providing practical, evidence-based ideas to support clinicians working with children with CAS. Margaret serves on the Professional Advisory Board for the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA) and is a topic area advisor for the SpeechPathology.com Advisory Board.
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