Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Recent Research to Inform Best Practice

Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Recent Research to Inform Best Practice
Dr. Ruth Stoeckel, CCC-SLP

Power Up Conference, Day 3 December 4th, 2 pm ET/ 11am PT

There has been an increase in research related to childhood motor speech disorders in recent years. This has resulted in improved tools for assessment and increased understanding of treatment techniques for Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS).  Children with CAS present with a range of severity and a variety of co-occurring or comorbid conditions, which necessitates individualizing goals and using clinical decision-making skills to maximize progress for any given child with this disorder.This session will review findings that should be helpful to clinical practice for both assessment and treatment for CAS. 

ASHA: 0.2 Intermediate

CA SLPAHB: 2.0 

CMH: 2.0 

Dr. Stoeckel recently retired from Mayo Clinic.  She has worked as a clinician and independent consultant in schools, private practice, private rehabilitation agency, and clinic.  Dr. Stoeckel is on the professional advisory board of the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA). She has been a co-author on several scholarly articles on CAS and has presented both nationally and internationally on the topic.

  • identify assessment tools and observations that support differential diagnosis of CAS and other speech sound disorders
  • demonstrate knowledge of principles of motor learning and how these principles inform decision-making in treatment.
  • describe specific approaches and techniques to treat CAS in children of different ages and/or ability levels.

This course must be watched in its entirety. In order to receive the CMH or the CEU certificate, a quiz is required to be completed with 80% success.

Financial— Will receive a speaking fee from the Lavi Institute/Power Up Conference

NonfinancialDr. Stoeckel is on the professional advisory board of the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA).

5 mins – Disclosures, Introduction

25 mins – Review of current literature and therapeutic approaches

50 mins – Methodology

30 mins – Results and Recommendations

10 mins – Q&A

This program is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

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