Childhood Apraxia of Speech – Therapy Strategies That Make a Difference

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Session Dates

Friday October 14, 2016 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Closed

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.

Objectives

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.

Audience

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.


Topics Covered: Speech & Language

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this training. Contact: Distance Learning, 800-446-5607 ext. 6884 or "dlc@pattan.net (Distance Learning)":mailto:dlc@pattan.net

Event Info

Event Type:

Videoconferences

Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
ASHA
No credit

Presenters:

Dave Hammer

Event Contact:

Registration:

Distance Learning
dlc@pattan.net
800-446-5607 x6884

Contact:

Elizabeth Christopher
echristopher@pattan.net
717-901-2275