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Webinar – Preschool Therapy for Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Strategies in Action

This event is on October 5, 2016 10:00am

About this Event

Preschool Therapy for Childhood Apraxia of Speech Strategies in Action

Overview of Webinar:

This therapy‐rich presentation will focus on strategies and practical solutions for therapists that utilize a multi‐sensory approach to therapy while facilitating verbal communication for preschool‐age children with apraxia of speech. Extended video segments will highlight techniques that are used to facilitate optimal verbal success. The opportunity to watch longer segments of video examples allows for more in-depth learning and discussion. Participants will have new tools to use in the clinic on Monday morning.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • List effective multi‐sensory therapy strategies for children with CAS.
  • Describe the factors that lead to improved speech‐motor planning facilitation.
  • Outline three strategies that support repetitive practice while maintaining high levels of motivation.

Timed Agenda:

Minutes 1-15   Introduction to Viewing Extended Video Segments

Minutes 16-75   Multi‐sensory Treatment Strategies in Action on Video

Minutes 75-90   Wrap‐up and Discussion on Adding Therapy “Tools”


Registration Information:

Regular Registration: $35

Professional Registration with ASHA CEU’s: $50

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

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Featured Speaker:


DaveHammerHighResDave Hammer, MA, CCC‐SLP, is the Director of Professional Development and Speech Services for the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA). Prior to this position, Dave had 35 years of pediatric clinical experience at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA with specialty interests in childhood apraxia of speech and speech sound disorders. He has been invited to present over 150 workshops on childhood apraxia and speech sound disorders throughout the United States, Canada, and Australia. Dave was a member of the ASHA AdHoc committee on childhood apraxia of speech. He has been involved in the production of a number of apraxia‐related DVD’s and an innovative children’s CD.


Disclosure: Mr. Hammer receives compensation for his role with CASANA. Mr. Hammer receives ongoing compensation for his participation in the production of the CASANA DVD “Treatment Strategies for Childhood Apraxia of Speech.” Mr. Hammer also acts as the ASHA CE Consultant for CASANA. There are no other relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.