Nemours 1st Annual Speech-Language Pathology Conference, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Friday, 15. February 2019

A Comprehensive Clinical Guide to Childhood Apraxia of Speech:
   Unpacking the evidence to fill your toolbox
This course is designed for speech-langauge pathologists looking to expand their knowledge in the assessment and treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech.  Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

State 5 diagnostic features associated with CAS across ages
State 2 risk factors for CAS that can be observed in children under age 2;5
List/describe 3 assessment tools
Explain principles of target selection for CAS
Describe 2 evidence-based treatment methodologies for CAS
Describe the components of a comprehensive assessment

Meeting Agenda
8:00 - 8:30am                  Registration               
8:30am - 10:15am          Overview- Motor speech development, core characteristics of CAS,            associated diagnostic features across age ranges and severties     
10:15am – 10:30am       Morning break
10:30am – 12:00pm       Assessment – Components of comprehensive motor speech assessment, review and demonstration of key diagnostic tools, techniques for collecting data in to inform treatment planning        
12:00pm – 1:00pm         Lunch break- Lunch on your own
1:00pm – 2:15pm          Intervention – Principles of motor learning, target selection, and treatment design guidelines at various levels of severity
2:15pm – 2:30pm          Afternoon break
2:30pm – 3:30pm         Intervention - Evidence-based treatment treatment approaches, cueing systems and hierarchies, demonstration and application to cases
3:30pm                         Session adjourns
This course is offered for 0.55 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Unless otherwise noted below, no course planner or presenter has disclosed any relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships.
Instructional Personnel Disclosures
In compliance with the requirement for ASHA’s Continuing   Education Board concerning transparency in course planning, delivery and   marketing, below is information on presenter’s financial and non-financial   interests relevant ot the content of their presentation.
Relevant Financial Relationship: 
Sarah Carmody is a paid employee of Nemours.
Relevant Nonfinancial Relationship:
Sarah Carmody is a member of the ApraxiaKids™ Professional   Directory and participant in the 2018 ApraxiaKids™ Intensive Training   Institute

Friday, 15. February 2019, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Nemours 1st Annual Speech-Language Pathology Conference

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