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Apraxia Parent Seminar: Speech Practice At Home – Staten Island

This event is on June 4, 2015 5:30pm

About this Event

Thursday, June 4, 2015
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Jewish Community Center of Staten Island
Joan & Alan Bernikow Building
Arts and Crafts Room
1466 Manor Rd
Staten Island, NY  10314

Please join CASANA’s Director of Professional Development and Speech Services, David Hammer, for a parent seminar on helping your child with apraxia at home and in the community!  Learn about:

  • Rationale for home practice
  • Activities & tips to elicit home speech practice and child cooperation
  • Balancing family life for the whole family


5:30 – 6:00 PM     Arrive and light snacks
6:00 – 9:00 PM     Seminar presentation; questions & answers

Please note:  This seminar is for PARENTS ONLY.  If you are a professional, we value you but there are many professional level trainings to occur, but few to none designed just for parents.  Thank you for respecting this request to only register if you are the parent of a child with apraxia, guardian or direct caregiver.


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Featured Speaker

David Hammer, M.A., CCC-SLP


Dave Hammer has been a clinical speech language pathologist since 1979 and is currently Director of Professional Development and Speech Services for CASANA. Dave was previously Coordinator of Speech and Language Services at Children’s Hospital North in Pittsburgh.  His clinical experience is wide ranging with expertise in childhood apraxia of speech, childhood stuttering and severe articulation/phonological disorders. He has lectured extensively and given highly acclaimed “hands-on” workshops on childhood apraxia to speech and language associations; early intervention and school systems; conferences and conventions throughout North America and Australia. He was an appointed member of the ASHA AdHoc Committee on Childhood Apraxia of Speech, helping to write the ASHA Childhood Apraxia of Speech Position Paper and Technical Report as guidance for the association and its membership.