This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level; Professional Area).
Approved for 1.00 continuing education clock hours for Kansas Speech Pathologists and Audiologists by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-S1057. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Typical and Disordered Speech Sound Production
Systems of Speech Production
Typical Development in Articulation
Assessing Articulation and Phonological development
Section 3: Case History
Collecting A Case History
Additional Information and Reports from Other Professionals
Section 4: Informal Observation and Assessment
Why Informal Assessment?
Completing an Informal Assessment
Section 5: Standardized Assessment
Why Standardized Assessment?
How to Choose a Standardized Assessment
Reliable and Valid Assessments
Section 6: Orofacial Examination
Why Orofacial Assessment?
Section 7: Results Interpretation and Treatment Plan
Analyzing the Components of your Comprehensive Exam
Reporting and Interpreting Standard Scores
Using Developmental Norms
Section 8: Conclusion
Exam and BrainSparks
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.