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Webinar – Working with Bilingual Children Who Have Childhood Apraxia of Speech

This event is on March 17, 2015 1:00pm

About this Event

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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.

Learning Objectives

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.

Timed Agenda

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

Registration Information

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

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Registration closes at midnight on March 15, 2015

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Featured Speaker

Christina Gildersleeve-NeumannChristina 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.