This is Part 4 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 focus on the use of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) as a support for children with apraxia of speech. Evidence-based treatment techniques with AAC will be described.
Course created on January 18, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to list types of communication aids for childhood apraxia of speech.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe augmentative and alternative communication assessment techniques with childhood apraxia of speech.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe treatment approaches using augmentative and alternative communication for childhood apraxia of speech, including implicit and explicit teaching.
|5-10 Minutes||Overview of childhood apraxia of speech|
|10-15 Minutes||Discuss "Why use aided communication?"|
|15-20 Minutes||Overview of augmentative and alternative communication devices|
|20-25 Minutes||Assessment of augmentative and alternative communication for childhood apraxia of speech (which device is the right device)|
|25-55 Minutes||Implicit and explicit treatment techniques using augmentative and alternative communication aids (low tech and high tech)|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Cass Faux, MS, CCC-SLP
Cass Faux, MS, CCC-SLP is a Clinical Associate Professor and the Coordinator of Clinical Education in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Arizona. Cass has treated children and adults with motor speech disorders requiring augmentative and alternative communication for over 30 years.
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