Course Code: REL-RTS-0-AAPPC
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2023
Define apraxia of speech.
List at least three signs that warrant screening or evaluation for apraxia of speech in children.
Differentiate between signs of childhood apraxia of speech and other speech sound disorders.
Outline the key components of the patient history and evaluation of patients with apraxia of speech.
Describe at least one formal assessment tool recommended for apraxia of speech.
Describe the motor learning approach to childhood apraxia of speech treatment.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: What Is Childhood Apraxia of Speech?
Overview of Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Characteristics of CAS
Section 3: Evaluation of CAS
Section 4: Analysis of Assessment
Treatment Methods and Recommendations
The SLP and the Interdisciplinary Team
Case Study: Jackson
Section 5: Conclusion
Exam and BrainSparks
Ashley W. Downs, M.S., CCC-SLP
Ashley is a speech-language pathologist in NC who provides diagnosis and treatment of speech, language, and cognitive disorders to both geriatric and pediatric populations across a variety of settings. She is licensed by the N.C. Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathology and has her national certification from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association. Ashley is passionate about empowering patients and caregivers to effectively communicate and supporting functional communication for all people.
Disclosure: Ashley W. Downs, M.S., CCC-SLP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: Intermediate level Speech and Language Pathologists; in the following settings: Rehabilitation Settings.
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