Helping children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech achieve practice opportunities outside of structured therapy sessions is critical for motor speech learning. This webinar focuses on ways to help children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech achieve target productions across settings, communication partners, linguistic contexts, and activities. Video demonstrations will illustrate teaching strategies to help families elicit and reinforce common “power” words and phrases in fun and meaningful ways. There will be an emphasis on commonly targeted early syllable shapes and functional words and phrases.
- Identify at least one rationale for partnering with families to help them practice targets at home and in the community.
- Identify at least three principles to consider when developing individualized home and community practice plans.
- Identify at least four strategies to help families elicit targets at home and in the community.
Minutes 1-5 Introduction; Disclosures
Minutes 6-10 Research highlights, ASHA Technical Report position on CAS related to types of practice and including family members, considerations and best practices related to ASHA counseling
Minutes 11-20 Important components of a home and community carry?over plan
Minutes 21-30 Framework for developing an activity. Framework for applying the target in a natural context
Minutes 31-45 Strategies for families
Minutes 46-55 Video examples and descriptions of activities
Minutes 56-70 Case study
Minutes 71-90 Questions and Answers