Course Number: ABIO2219
When: Available August 3, 2022 – August 3, 2024
Where: Audio available once you register under “Course Content” at the bottom of this page.
Description: This session identified pre-language skills and discussed techniques to stimulate language skills in young children. This session also described characteristics of suspected childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) and treatment approaches to support the child.
Who This Course Is Good For:
- Any ASHA member, CCC holder, or other professional that is licensed or credentialed to practice speech-language pathology (SLP) or audiology or preparing to earn ASHA CEUs.
- A professional who works with pediatric clients that have limited natural speech
- A professional who works with pediatric clients that use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems or may be good candidates for AAC
- A speech-language pathologist (SLP) who works in an early intervention setting
- A speech-language pathologist (SLP) who works using teletherapy
- A professional who works with pediatric clients that exhibit challenging behaviors
Who This Course Isn’t Good For:
- Any professional who has an extensive background in caregiver coaching with children that exhibit challenging behaviors
- Any professional who is not familiar with the terms caregiver coaching or early intervention
- Any professional that does not currently work with any pediatric clients or plan to in the near future
- Professionals that solely provide one on one therapy in a medical setting as this course is focused on daily routine implementation in a home-based setting.
CARA TAMBELLINI M.A. CCC-SLP
Cara Tambellini is a Speech-Language Pathologist with more than fifteen years of experience. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University (Chicago, IL) and her M.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Northwestern University, which is ranked in the top 5 Graduate Speech-Language Pathology programs in the United States (US News & World Report Ranking). Cara has experience working in a variety of settings, including private practice, early intervention, schools, and rehabilitation hospitals. Cara uses evidence-based therapeutic interventions. She tailors speech therapy sessions to the individual needs of each client. Her clients look forward to speech therapy as Cara strives to make each therapy session fun and motivating. You can find Cara on her instagram account @caraspeech.
Alonna Bondar, M.A, CCC-SLP
Alonna Bondar, M.S., CCC-SLP is a pediatric speech language pathologist for over 20 years. She specializes in apraxia and other speech sound disorders. Alonna enjoys working with children with a variety of diagnoses especially children with down syndrome and autism. She is PROMPT certified and uses PROMPT along with DTTC to facilitate verbal language. Alonna works collaboratively with the child’s school SLP to optimize results. You can connect with her on instagram @bondarspeech.
Cara Tambellini has the following relevant financial relationships to disclose: recieved payments from Tassel Learning, LLC; royalties from her 4 children’s books; payment from her course: Helping Your Child Communicate.
Cara Tambellini has no nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
Alonna Bondar has the following relevant financial relationships to disclose: ownership interest in Bondar Speech. She is the creator of the course Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech; A
Alonna Bondar has no nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
THIS COURSE IS OFFERED FOR .10 ASHA CEUS
(INTRODUCTORY LEVEL: PROFESSIONAL AREA)
As a result of this activity, participants will:
- Identify pre-language skills
- Describe techniques to stimulate language skills in young children
- Describe characteristics of suspected CAS
- Describe treatment approaches for suspected CAS
|10 min||Introductions and Backgrounds|
|12 min||Idenifying of pre-language skills|
|6 min||Description of techniques to stimulate language skills in young children|
|12 min||Description of characteristics of suspected CAS|
|14 min||Discussion about treatment approaches for suspected CAS|
|6 min||Discussion of helpful resources|
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