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Webinar – Favorite Therapy Activities for Childhood Apraxia of Speech from CASANA Bootcamp Graduates

This event is on December 2, 2014 7:00pm

About this Event

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Overview of Webinar

Working with children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech can be overwhelming.  Even the most experienced clinician can be challenged by the intense needs of this diverse population. This webinar will provide highly motivating strategies and activities to help establish target sounds and motor plans. Activities will also be shown that address suprasegmentals in order to improve overall speech intelligibility.  This webinar will share the evidence-based, “tried and true” therapy techniques of the experienced clinicians who have graduated from CASANA’s Intensive Training Institute on CAS.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this Webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify 2 therapy ideas for working on establishing target sounds.
  • Identify 2 therapy ideas for working on establishing a motor plan for target sounds.
  • Identify 2 therapy ideas for working on suprasegmentals.

Timed Agenda

Minutes 0-5    Introduction and Overview

Minutes 5-30    Therapy Ideas for Establishing Target Sounds

Minutes 31-55    Therapy Ideas for Establishing Motor Plans for Target Sounds

Minutes 56-75    Therapy Ideas for Working on Suprasegmentals

Minutes 76-90    Questions and Answers

Registration Information

This course is offered for .15 ASHA CEU’s (Intermediate Level, Professional Area)

Registration closes at midnight on November 28, 2014

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Featured Speaker

suzanne_demarcoSuzanne Demarco, MS, CCC-SLP, is a graduate of CASANA’s 2011  Intensive Training Institute on Childhood Apraxia of Speech and is recognized by CASANA as having Advanced Training and Clinical Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech. She received her master’s degree from Boston University. Suzanne works as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the Boston Public Schools and serves as the district’s Citywide Consultant for CAS. She specializes in children with CAS who are multicultural and multilingual.  She is the owner of Suzanne’s Speakeasy, L.C.C. in Boston, Massachusetts.  Suzanne presents Professional Development Workshops on CAS. She presented at CASANA National Conference in Boston, 2012 and in Nashville, 2014. Suzanne’s primary interest in working with children diagnosed with Childhood Apraxia of Speech began when her daughter Kylie was diagnosed with CAS in 2000.

Disclosure: Ms. DeMarco is a graduate of the CASANA Intensive Training Institute on CAS. There are no other relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.