Apraxia of Speech and Deaf Children: Differential Identification
Continuing Education Credits
Course description: This presentation will review the characteristics of speech production errors in children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) and those in Deaf children. It will cover how the errors in each population look dissimilar as well as how clinicians can differentiate between the two. Considerations for identifying CAS in Deaf children will be covered, as well as strategies for intervention when a Deaf child had CAS.
10 minutes: Introduction to CAS
15 minutes: Differentiating speech production errors
15 minutes: Identifying CAS in Deaf children
10 minutes: Case examples and nonexamples
10 minutes: Strategies for intervention
Participants will be able to:
- State at least one difference in the speech production errors of children with CAS versus Deaf children
- State at least one example and one nonexample of how CAS in a Deaf child might present
- State one intervention technique for working with Deaf children with CAS
Financial disclosure: The presenter is the owner and founder of Language First and is receiving payment for this course.
Nonfinancial disclosure: The presenter is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association and the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders.