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Graduates of CASANA’s Intensive Training Institute who are speaking at the 2017 National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech


elaine_dolgin_liebermanElaine Dolgin Lieberman, MA, CCC-SLP

Elaine is a pediatric speech language pathologist working in private practice with special interest in treating children with motor speech sound disorders.

Session 406 and 702: Prosody Explained and Treated


T. FagundesTheresa Fagundes MA, CCC-SLP

Theresa is the founder of Fagundes Speech, Language, and Communication Center, a family-oriented private practice in downtown Turlock, CA.

Keynote Address: Honoring the Voices of the Journey

Session 705: I Can Tell Stories Too; Storytelling Strategies for Students with Childhood Apraxia of Speech


hamiltonHeather N. Hamilton, MS, CCC-SLP

Heather owns Keystone Pediatric Therapy in Northampton, PA where she evaluates and treats children with childhood apraxia of speech.

Pre-Conference Seminar – Session 100: Putting the Pieces Together: How to Get the Most Out of Your Conference Experience

Session 303: Apps for Speech Sound Production and/or Augmentative Communication: What to Choose and How to Use It


alyssa hampsonAlyssa Hampson, MS, CCC-SLP

Alyssa lives in Las Vegas, Nevada where she is the co-owner of Let’s Talk! Rehabilitation Services.

Session 101: Utilizing the Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing Program (LiPs) in the Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech



sarah_arthSarah McDonnell, MA, CCC-SLP

Sarah is in private practice as the owner of Sarah McDonnell LLC, and provides evaluation and therapy services at Kidsense Pediatric Therapy Center in Hood River, OR. Sarah developed the TheraPLAY Motor Kids Camp (summer 2015) and Kids in Motion summer Intensive (2016).

Session 104: Play With Me: Using Play to Develop Social Connection in Children with CAS ( FOR SLP’s)

Session 304: Play With Me: Using Play to Develop Social Connection in Children with CAS ( FOR PARENTS)


A. McMillinAndy McMillin, MA, CCC-SLP

Andy is a Clinical Associate Professor at Portland State University (PSU). He directs the Speech-Sound Disorders clinic at PSU, which focuses on working with more complex cases, including children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS).

Session 501:  Syllables as the Foundation for the Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech


K. MiccoKatie Micco, MS, CCC-SLP

Katie is a clinical instructor in the Speech Production Disorder Clinic in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Duquesne University where she supervises graduate students in the evaluation and treatment of children and adults with speech production disorders.

Session 204: Social and Behavioral Goals for Young Children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech


lisa_mitchellLisa Mitchell, MS, CCC-SLP

Lisa is the clinical director and co-owner of Clearly Speaking, a pediatric outpatient clinic with three clinics located across the state of New Hampshire.


Pre-Conference Seminar – Session 200: Building Speech: A New Approach for Developing Speech Goals and Stimuli


laura smithLaura Smith, MA, CCC-SLP

Laura lives and works in Denver, Colorado in the private and public sectors where she specializes in Childhood Apraxia of Speech.

Session 305: Life After Apraxia: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly



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