NOTE – This webinar will be conducted entirely in Spanish.
Dates and Times:
October 28, 2016
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM (US/EDT)
Overview of Webinar:
There has been an increase in the awareness and the diagnosis of Childhood Apraxia of Speech in recent years. As a caregiver, it can be very difficult to understand what Childhood Apraxia of Speech is and how to move forward. Watching your child be unable to clearly articulate words that they know can extremely frustrating for both the caregiver and the child. This webinar will provide you with the knowledge you need to better understand what is happening to your child with Childhood Apraxia of Speech. By comprehending the deficits, you will be able to know what to look for and to make sure your child gets the type of intervention needed to make gains towards intelligible speech.
This webinar will enable the participants to:
- Recognize the definition of Childhood Apraxia of Speech
- Identify the key features of Childhood Apraxia of Speech
- Discuss why children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech have difficulty speaking
- Understand next steps following the diagnosis of CAS
- Understand how to build the client/therapist relationship
Minutes 1-10 Introduction to the diagnosis of Childhood Apraxia of Speech and Definitions
Minutes 11-40 Key features of Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Understanding why it is hard for children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech to talk
Minutes 41-75 Types of speech therapy and goals needed for Children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech, How caregivers can help
Minutes 76 – 90 Questions and Answers
Regular Registration: $35
Professional Registration with ASHA CEU’s: $50
This course is offered for .15 ASHA CEU’s (Intermediate level, Professional area)
Karem Isaac, M.S., CCC‐SLP / Bilingual T.S.H.H., has worked as a speech‐language pathologist with children for over 20 years. Karem earned a Bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology from Universidad del Rosario in Bogotá, Colombia in 1995 and a degree as a specialist in Language Development in Children in 1997. She has her bilingual extension from Marymount College and earned her Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders in 2005 from Hunter College in New York. She is licensed by the state of New York and is certified by the American Speech Language Hearing Association. Karem has worked in numerous settngs including early intervention home based therapy, special education preschools and schools as well as in private clinics specializing in pediatrics. As part of her commitment to excellence in therapy, Karem has continued to participate in continuing education coursework such as: sensory integration, play, pediatric feeding and swallowing, and language development. She has received extensive training in motor speech disorders including 2 levels of Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets. (P.R.O.M.P.T Level 1 Introduction and P.R.O.M.P.T Level 2 Bridging), and the E‐Z apraxia of speech program. Additionally, she is a graduate of the CASANA’s Intensive CAS Boot Camp 2016. Karem has also been trained in the Sequential Oral Sensory Approach to Feeding (S.O.S.)
Disclosure: Karem Isaac, M.S., CCC‐SLP / Bilingual T.S.H.H., is a speech language pathologist in private practice in Mamaroneck, New York . Ms. Isaac participated in the 2016 CASANA Intensive Training Institute. There are no other relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.