Speech-language pathologists see children with a variety of communication challenges, often with co-morbid issues such as sensory processing disorder (SPD). This course will focus on SPD and its impact on speech/language skills as well as strategies to support the children with whom SLPs work.
Course created on August 23, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to name 8 sensory systems.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 5 impacts of sensory processing disorder on speech and language skills.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 3 interventions within the SLP's scope of practice to alleviate SPD and support speech and language improvement.
|5-10 Minutes||What is sensory processing disorder (SPD)?|
|10-25 Minutes||Types of SPD|
|25-30 Minutes||What does SPD look like?|
|30-45 Minutes||Speech/language skills impacted by SPD|
|45-55 Minutes||Intervention suggestions|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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Joleen R. Fernald, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Joleen R. Fernald, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL is a DIRFloortime® Training Leader and Expert Provider. She is an adjunct professor for Granite State College and has a special interest in the social emotional development of young children and its impact on their speech and language skills. As a speech-language pathologist, Joleen works with children who have a variety of communication disorders, including childhood apraxia of speech, autism, and selective mutism. She partnered with Easter Seals NH in 2006 to begin an assessment and treatment clinic specifically for children with Selective Mutism. This clinic has now expanded to her office in the Tampa Bay area of Florida.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area)
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
Approved for 1 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 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
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.