In a recent literature review (Maas et al, 2014), several treatment ingredients were suggested as likely to contribute to speech improvements in children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS). What are these ingredients and how are they different from the ingredients often used when treating children with more basic articulation and phonological disorders? In this webinar, Ms. Caspari will highlight the Do’s and Don’ts of CAS Therapy with a special focus on the unique components of therapy thought to be most beneficial for children with this complex motor?based speech disorder.
- Define CAS as a movement based disorder as differentiated from articulation and phonological disorders.
- List five ingredients thought to contribute to speech improvements in children with CAS.
- Describe how therapy goals for a “motor?based” speech disorder such as CAS is different from the therapy
goals for articulation and phonological disorders.
- List 10 Do’s and Don’ts for CAS therapy based on the understanding of CAS as a movement based speech
Minutes 1-15 Review of CAS as a movement?based disorder
Minutes 16-30 Ingredients thought to contribute to speech improvements in children with CAS
Minutes 31-70 Do’s and Don’ts of CAS treatment
Minutes 71-90 Case examples/Discussion/Q and A