Many children with childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) make substantial progress with early intervention, yet may continue to demonstrate ongoing and residual speech challenges after they begin elementary school. This course describes challenges often observed in school-age children with a history of CAS and offers recommendations for addressing ongoing challenges related to prosody, complex phoneme sequences, phoneme and syllable omissions, voicing errors, and generalization.
Course created on January 26, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least five ongoing speech-related challenges commonly observed in school-age children with CAS.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least five ways to facilitate improvement of speech skills in children who have ongoing difficulty with prosody, production of complex phoneme sequences, voicing errors, and generalization.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to modify four treatment variables in therapy to achieve successful treatment outcomes.
|5-10 Minutes||Ongoing and Residual Challenges|
|10-25 Minutes||Addressing Prosody|
|25-30 Minutes||Addressing Voicing Errors|
|30-40 Minutes||Addressing Complex Phoneme Sequences|
|40-50 Minutes||Modifying Treatment Variables|
|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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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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