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2017 National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech
July 6-8, 2017
Paradise Point – San Diego’s Island Resort
San Diego, California


The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA) is offering opportunities to qualified persons to make presentations regarding childhood apraxia of speech and related and/or associated issues to speech-language pathologists, parents, and others (lay persons, educators, etc.).

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The deadline to submit your presentation for the conference is December 19, 2016.


Additional topics of High Interest for CASANA’s 2017 National Conference

Issues around “tweens,” older children and young adults with resolved CAS

  • Conversational skills for young adults with CAS
  • Word retrieval
  • Fluency
  • Executive Function

Anxiety in children with CAS

Family support and self-care


Educational and school issues relating to children in K-2

  • Literacy
  • Handwriting
  • Creating narratives

Techniques and strategies to enhance prosody

Sensory issues

Homeschooling children with CAS

Issues for academically gifted children with CAS

Duel diagnosis

  •  Autism and CAS

Music, speech therapy and CAS

CAS profile overtime

Genetic/Metabolic issues for children with CAS

Positive behavior support



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