Friday, January 12, 2018
ASHA Headquarters
2200 Research Boulevard
20850 Rockville , MD
Contact: Lisa Oriolo 410-239-7770

MSHA will hold a pediatric topic workshop on January 12, 2018 at the ASHA Headquarters building in Rockville, Maryland. Please note this important information:  We have established January 26 as the snow date for these workshops.  Please make sure your schedule allows you to attend this workshop on January 26 in the event that it needs to be moved because of inclement weather.  No refunds will be given if a participant cannot attend on the alternate date.

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Childhood Apraxia of Speech Using a Multi-Sensory Approach for Childhood Apraxia of Speech and Speech Sound Disorders Strategy-Rich and Video Enhanced

David Hammer, MA, CCC-SLP  (6 Maryland CEUs, .6 ASHA CEUS)  8:45 AM ~ 4:15 PM
This hands-on therapy-rich presentation will focus on strategies that facilitiate verbal communication for children with apraxia of speech and speech sound disorders.  An overview of evaluation considerations and how they relate to therapy decision-making will be presented.  Most of the presentation will be intervention-based, with a range of therapy ideas.  Course Objectives and Learner Outcomes:  Participants will be able to list three effective multi-sensory therapy strategies for children with CAS and severe speech sound disorders; participants will describe three critical factors in early target selection; participants will outline three therapy activities for repetitive practice; and participants will describe how to enhance parent involvement and home carryover.

David Hammer is a Director of Professional Development for CASANA.  Dave has 35 years of pediatric clinical experience at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh with specialty expertise in childhood apraxia of speech and speech sound disorders.  He has provided in-depth consultation, evaluation and successful treatment for hundreds of children with this challenging speech disorder. Disclosure: Mr. Hammer receives an honorarium for this presentation.  He has reported no non-financial relationship.

This is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. This program is offered for .65 CEUs (Intermediate level; professional area). ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.

 Time-Ordered Agenda

8 AM Registration
8:45 - Noon  Session with one 15-minute break
Noon to 1 PM- Lunch on your own
1 PM to 4:15 PM  Session with one 15-minute breakspecific products, or clinical procedures.


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