Millvale Community Center416 Lincoln Avenue, 15209
About this Event
Free parent seminar!
Helping Your Child With Apraxia Practice Speech At Home!
with Apraxia expert David Hammer, M.A., CCC-SLP
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Millvale Community Center
416 Lincoln Avenue
Millvale, PA 15209
Please join CASANA’s Director of Professional Development and Speech Services and apraxia expert, David Hammer, for a parent seminar on helping your child with apraxia at home and in the community! CASANA Staff will also be on hand for information and ideas!
- 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.
Links & Information
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. . Considered an international expert in apraxia, Dave 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.