Intensive Training

Few opportunities exist in the Speech-Language Pathology field to have an intensive learning experience such as that offered by Apraxia Kids through its Intensive Training Institute.

What is “Apraxia Boot Camp”?

As part of the Intensive Training Institute, “Apraxia Boot Camp” is an intensive 4-day advanced training program delivered in partnership with the Speech-Language Pathology Department at Duquesne University.  Apraxia Boot Camp was designed to strategically identify and intensively train qualified speech-language pathologists in order to boost their clinical expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of CAS.

educating parents and professionals.

Who is the ideal candidate for Apraxia Boot Camp?

The ideal candidate is an SLP with 5 year’s experience, who has seen a fair share of children with apraxia of speech and feels reasonable successful with clients from this population. Apraxia Boot Camp graduates are committed to maintaining an ongoing relationship with Apraxia Kids and making a difference in their communities. A full list of candidate requirements can be found on the Apraxia Boot Camp application.

What has been the impact of Apraxia Boot Camp?

Over 100 speech-language pathologists in the US and Canada have been trained through Apraxia Boot Camp. These graduates have gone on to educate other SLPs in their communities, organize Walk for Apraxia or other fundraising events, speak at our National Conference, and present On-Demand Webinars on advanced topics.

Each year has been an opportunity to further raise awareness of childhood apraxia of speech
our National Conference.

What makes Apraxia Boot Camp different than other training opportunities?

Unlike other training opportunities, Apraxia Boot Camp has a 6-month mentorship following the training where participants can receive feedback on their case study. Such mentorship is rare to find without additional cost.

Our organization continued to grow when we realized we could better serve What other intensive training opportunities exist

Apraxia Kids is excited to offer future workshops across the country to supplement training on childhood apraxia of speech. If you are interested in additional education on childhood apraxia of speech, attend our annual National Conference!

National Conference

How do I apply for Apraxia Boot Camp?

We are not currently accepting applications for Apraxia Boot Camp. This intensive training is offered every other year in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay informed of the next application cycle.

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Apraxia Kids is the only source of intensive apraxia education for speech-language pathologists. With your support, we can provide our one-of-a-kind training to more speech therapists across the country.