Childhood Apraxia of Speech: More Questions Than Answers?
Dr. Sandra Schneider
Friday, May 3, 2013
Prince Conference Center at Calvin College
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is a complex and challenging disorder. It has been associated with persistent speech deficits, expressive language delay, and problems with the phonological foundations of literacy. The goals of this workshop will be to provide Speech-Language Pathologists a core definition of CAS, assessment tools for correct diagnosis, and treatment strategies that have been determined through expert practice. Hands on experience utilizing specific assessment tools and developing treatment strategies for children with CAS will be provided.
Participants will be able to:
Define Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Assess tools for correct diagnosis
Demonstrate treatment strategies for children with CAS
Friday, May 3, 2013
7:45-8:30am Check-in and Breakfast (Pre-registration is required)
8:30-10:00am Introduction to Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), Characteristics, What it is/ What it isn't, Prevalence of CAS, Theories of CAS
10:15-11:30am Theories of CAS (continued), Assessment of CAS
11:30-12:30pm Lunch Break (Lunch is included)
12:30-2:00pm Treatment Strategies for CAS, Case Studies
2:15-3:00pm Case Studies (continued), New information about CAS, Research Needs, Professional Issues
Sandra L. Schneider, Ph.D., BC-ANCDS (A), received her MS at Vanderbilt University, her Ph.D. at Northwestern University, and completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Speech-Language Pathology at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine. She is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at Calvin College and Managing Director of SLP Solutions, PLLC. Prior to coming to Calvin College she was an associate professor at Vanderbilt University and Ohio State University. Dr. Schneider has presented many papers/poster presentations, short courses, mini-seminars, and workshops in the area of adult neurogenic communication disorders throughout the United States and Canada. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and a board certified member of the Academy of Neurogenic Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Financial: Dr. Schneider Is receiving an honorarium for this presentation.
Nonfinancial: Dr. Schneider has published articles on apraxia.
The registration fee for this event is $55 per person. This includes admission to all sessions, breakfast, lunch, and refreshments throughout the day. See the registration page http://www.calvin.edu/scs/2013/conferences/apraxia/ for more information. Transportation and lodging are additional costs as noted below.
You are responsible for your own transportation to and from the conference. If you need rental car or taxi information, please let us know. Shuttles between the Prince Conference Center at Calvin College and the airport are available at no cost for guests of the Prince Conference Center. To arrange for a shuttle, please contact the Prince Conference Center at 1.866.526.7200. In addition, many hotels offer complementary shuttle service to and from the airport for hotel guests. Check with your hotel for more information.
Please note that you are responsible for your own lodging. To book a room at the Prince Conference Center, please contact the Prince Conference Center directly at 1.866.526.7200. An airport shuttle is available for those staying at the Prince - please let them know at least three days prior to your arrival that you will need a shuttle.
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When & Where
Seminars @ Calvin
1855 Knollcrest Circle SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546-4402
Ph: (616) 526-8558
FAX: (616) 526-6682 http://www.calvin.edu/scs/