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Diagnosing and Treating Childhood Apraxia of Speech



Diagnosing and treating Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) can be challenging for many clinicians. The nature of the disorder requires that in order to effectively treat CAS, therapists must make a paradigm shift in their thinking, switching from a focus on language and sound production to thinking about movement gestures. Guidelines for evaluating pre-verbal and verbal children will be discussed and criteria for determining when to use therapy based on movement will be elucidated.

 



Important Session Information:



CE hours for SLPs and SLP assistants will be available for those that sign in before the speaker begins and stay for the entire day. Partial credit will not be available. Ongoing construction around the Region 4 area may cause traffic delays. Please make travel plans accordingly. This session is partially funded through state and federal grants.

T-TESS/T-PESS:
Dimension 4.3: Professional Development

Registration for this session has ended
Session ID:
1338533
Credits Available:
(6) CPE
(5) TSHA
Seats Available:
10
Contact Person:
Gayla Lutz

Instructor(s):
Breanna Waldrup, CCC-SLP
Registration Fee:
$35.00
Audience:
Licensed Assistant in SLP, Speech Language Pathologists
Date Time Location
2/1/2018 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Region 4 ESC - MCC 201
7145 West Tidwell, Houston, 77092



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