What’s New in CAS Assessment and Treatment?

Morning Session

Participants will learn how to differentiate between CAS, phonological processes, dysarthria, and articulation disorders. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on, small-group practice for the assessment, goal setting, and treatment of CAS disorder. Videotape examples will be shown throughout the day to provide demonstrations of both assessment and treatment procedures.

Afternoon session

Participants will learn about research-based principles of motor learning and will be apprised of current, evidence-based treatment methods that employ these principles in the treatment of CAS. There will be an opportunity for small group hands-on practice utilizing two practical treatment methods that employ the principles of motor learning.

Sue Caspari, M.A., B.A.

Sue is an instructor and clinical supervisor in the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at Temple University. She specializes in assessing and treating children with childhood apraxia of speech (CAS). Our presenter will review the latest updates on evidence-based practice for making a differential diagnosis and treating CAS covering a K-7 age range.

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