About this Event
Overview of Webinar
This presentation provides an overview of the needs of bilingual children with childhood apraxia of speech (CAS). Current best practices on diagnosis, assessment and treatment for CAS will be explored for bilingual populations, including treatment approaches and language choice(s) to increase functional communication and generalization across languages.
As a result of this Webinar, participants will be able to:
- Utilize motor learning principles in treatment for bilingual or non-English speaking children with CAS.
- Adapt current treatment approaches to match the needs of individual clients from other language backgrounds.
- Apply principles of treatment for CAS to multiple language environments.
Minutes 1 – 10 CAS – Etiology and Signs in Monolinguals and Application to Bilinguals
Minutes 11 – 30 Assessment of Children with CAS who are Bilingual – Building from a Monolingual Framework
Minutes 31 – 40 Current Treatment Approaches for CAS – Focus on Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing
Minutes 41- 65 Treating CAS in different bilingual environments
Minutes 66 – 70 Summary
Minutes 71 – 90 Question and Answers
This course is offered for .15 ASHA CEU’s (Intermediate Level, Professional Area)
Registration closes at midnight on March 15, 2015
Christina Gildersleeve-Neumann, PhD, CCC-SLP is Associate Professor and Chair in Speech and Hearing Sciences at Portland State University in Oregon. She conducts research on speech development and disorder and treatment efficacy for speech sound disorders, with emphases on bilingual Spanish-English populations and childhood apraxia of speech.
Disclosure: Dr. Gildersleeve-Neumann is Associate Professor and Chair in Speech and Hearing Sciences at Portland State University in Oregon and will receive compensation for this presentation. There are no other relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.