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WEBINAR – Strategies to Elicit Imitation in the Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech

This event is on April 19, 2016 7:30pm

About this Event

Imitation Webinar

Overview of Webinar:

Successful speech services rely heavily upon the child’s imitation of speech sounds/movements. So what do you do when a child is not yet imitating speech? This presentation focuses on evidence-based strategies to increase communication skills in children not yet imitating speech sounds. This presentation will also address developmental norms for imitation and prerequisite skills to speech imitation.

Learning Objectives:

As a result of this Webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Summarize typical development of imitation skills.
  • List 3 common factors that impede imitation skills.
  • Identify a minimum of 5 evidence based strategies that can increase imitation/communication skills .

Timed Agenda:

Minutes 1-15     Introduction. Discussion of typical development of imitation skills

Minutes 16-31    Factors that impede imitation.

Minutes 32-75    Evidence based strategies to increase imitation/communication skills

Minutes 76-90   Wrap up and Questions/Answers


Registration Information:

Regular Registration: $35

Professional Registration with ASHA CEU’s: $50

This course is offered for .15 ASHA CEU’s (Intermediate level, Professional area)

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Featured Speakers:

Amy KrantzAmy Krantz, MS, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist who specializes in speech-sound disorders and stuttering. She works primarily in the public schools in Salt Lake City, UT and manages her own private practice after school hours. She also is the clinical director for the University of Utah’s Intensive Stuttering Clinic. Ms. Krantz has taught Articulation and Phonology at the graduate level and co-led the development of Primary Children’s Medical Center assessment/treatment protocol for children with CAS.

Amy Krantz, MS, CCC-SLP, works in the public schools in Salt Lake City, Utah and manages her own private clinic. She also is the clinical director for the University of Utah’s Intensive Stuttering Clinic.

Disclosure: Ms. Krantz is a graduate of CASANA’s 2012 Intensive Training Institute. She will receive a stipend for this presentation. There are no other relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.