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There are claims of treatments for many disorders, including Childhood Apraxia of Speech, that are easily recognized as unlikely to be true.  However, there are also advertisements by individuals or companies that appear to have a research basis for their claims of benefit.  How does a concerned parent or SLP to evaluate the credibility of claims made regarding different treatment methods and materials?  This session will discuss the use of science and pseudoscience and how to evaluate levels of evidence for different types of research studies to aid professionals and parents in making informed judgments about trying unproven treatments.