This course will address the challenges and opportunities for speech-language pathologists who evaluate cognitive-communication disorders in children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Specific, evidence-based strategies for nonstandard assessment will be discussed.
Course created on October 31, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to list possible reasons for under-identification of students with TBI in the schools.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe advantages and disadvantages of standardized testing as a means to assess youth with TBI.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe appropriate nonstandardized assessment strategies that should be considered when assessing cognition and communication in this population of children and adolescents.
|5-10 Minutes||Epidemiology of pediatric TBI|
|10-20 Minutes||Standardized assessment in youth with TBI|
|20-55 Minutes||Nonstandardized assessment considerations for speech, language, and cognition|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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Jennifer Lundine, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS
Jennifer Lundine, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at the Ohio State University and a researcher at Nationwide Children's Hospital, where she formerly worked as an SLP on the pediatric rehabilitation unit. Her research focuses on improving gaps in access to and utilization of services to support children with acquired brain injury (ABI) and identifying specific approaches to improve assessment and treatment practices for these children.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
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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.
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