SAC Webcast: Making a Difference: Management of Childhood Apraxia of Speech (2015)

This webcast is eligible for 1 SAC CEE (Category A).

Presented by Deb Goshulak, M.H.Sc., Reg. CASLPO, S-LP(C)

Intended audience: S-LPs and students

This session pertains to: Pre-school aged children (0-5)

Level: Intermediate (Assumes general familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.)

This webinar will provide speech-language pathologists with a brief review of information about childhood apraxia of speech (CAS). The focus will be on factors that make therapy effective and meaningful for children with CAS. The purpose is to provide practical therapy ideas for immediate application.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  1. Understand how characteristics of CAS differ from other speech sound disorders (SSD).
  2. Use assessment information to develop goals.
  3. Review and apply motor learning principles to treatment planning for CAS.
  4. Understand how therapy sessions may differ when treating CAS versus other SSD.
  5. Use storybooks for CAS treatment session themes.

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Presenter Biography

Debra Goshulak, M.H.Sc., S-LP(C)

Debra Goshulak works with children with severe motor speech disorders at The Speech and Stuttering Institute. She has conducted numerous published research studies and has presented on motor speech disorders at community, provincial and international conferences including the webinar series “Motor Speech Service Delivery Pathway”. Debra also regularly instructs PROMPT workshops.

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