Childhood Apraxia of Speech – Therapy Strategies That Make a Difference
Friday October 14, 2016 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
This practical, therapy-rich presentation will focus on a multi-sensory approach that includes the use of sign language, touch cues, visual prompts, pictures, AAC devices and verbal cues to support verbal speech for children with apraxia. Strategies for building motivation in therapy will be embedded in the discussion along with many supportive video examples. The presentation will also include ideas on promoting parent/caregiver involvement and home practice.
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able:
- List 3 effective multi-sensory therapy strategies for children with childhood apraxia of speech.
- Outline 3 therapy activities for repetitive practice.
- Describe 3 ways to enhance parent involvement and home carryover.
Speech and Language Pathologists
Individuals attending this workshop must arrive on time and stay the duration of the workshop in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours.