Featuring Edythe Strand, PhD, CCC-SLP
The University of Texas at Dallas Callier Center for Communication Disorders is hosting an online video by Dr. Edythe Strand. The video provides an introductory overview of Childhood Apraxia of Speech.
There is no fee to register for this online course.
Participants may earn 0.15 ASHA CEUs by viewing the video clips that comprise the online video course, completing the post-test assessment of learning, completing the required activity and filling out the participant evaluation form.
How to Access the Online Video and Post-Test
Edythe Strand, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Strand is an emeritus professor in the Mayo College of Medicine and former Head of the Division of Speech Pathology, Department of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester Minnesota, and internationally recognized for her expertise in childhood apraxia of speech. Dr. Strand’s research has focused on developmental, acquired and progressive apraxia of speech, and issues related to intelligibility and comprehensibility in degenerative dysarthria. She has a long history of clinical experience, including the public schools, private practice, and hospital and clinic settings. Dr. Strand developed The Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC) approach for CAS treatment, which was found to be one of two motor-based treatment approaches with sufficient evidence for clinical use (Murray, et. al., 2014). Dr. Strand’s publications include many articles and book chapters related to motor speech disorders. She is the co-author of the books: Management of Speech and Swallowing in Degenerative Disease; Clinical Management of Motor Speech Disorders in Children and Adults; and is co-editor of the book, Clinical Management of Motor Speech Disorders in Children. She is an ASHA fellow and has been awarded Honors of the Association of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
- Receives a stipend from Once Upon a Time… Foundation for this workshop
- Receives book royalties from Thieme and Pro-Ed publishing
- Receives royalty for DEMSS from Brooks Publishing
- Apraxia-Kids Advisory Board
Description of the Online Video
This video provides an introduction to childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) and describes how it differs from more common pediatric speech sound disorders, such as a phonological disorder. The video reviews evidence-based assessment and treatment methods based on motor learning theory and principals of motor learning. Finally, the video provides examples of different treatment methods supported by scientific evidence.
Online Video Objectives
As a result of this video presentation, the participant will be able to:
- describe three characteristics of CAS that distinguish it from other speech sound disorders and aid in differential diagnosis,
- describe three ways that treatment of CAS differs from more common phonological based speech sound disorders,
- describe two benefits of using a dynamic motor speech examination in assessment of CAS,
- describe two evidence-based treatment methods for CAS, and
- describe three treatment techniques/strategies for CAS.
ASHA CEU Information
This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area).
How to Access the Online Video and Learning Assessment
If you need access to the course, please follow the instructions below to register with the new software.
- Go to the course home page and create an account. If you already have an account with CourseSites Ultra version, click the link for existing users. If you have NOT registered for CourseSites Ultra before, provide the requested information, click “Submit” at the bottom of the page, and you will be enrolled in the course.
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2. To access the course content, make sure you are in the “Courses” section. If you are not in this section, select “Courses” from the menu on the left side of the screen. Click “Introduction to Childhood Apraxia of Speech”. Click on the “Content” folder to expand the content.
3. Watch the welcome video, the Introduction to CAS course video, and the Treatment of CAS video in their entirety. The videos may be watched and reviewed as many times as desired. Sometimes they take a few minutes to load.
4. Complete the Learner Assessment, Required Activity, Participant Form and Course Evaluation. You will find instructions for accessing each within the course.
5. Upon completion of the course videos and activities, submit the ASHA CEU Participant Form and Program Evaluation Form either electronically or via mail. Detailed instructions are provided within the course. After completing both forms, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org verifying that you completed the post-test AND the ASHA CEU Participant Form and Program Evaluation.
6. Upon receipt of this email, the ASHA CE Sponsor will verify course completion. An ASHA CE Verification Form will be emailed to course participants who successfully fulfilled all the requirements. This information is reported to ASHA on a quarterly basis.
You will only have access to this course for 30 days. You must view all the videos, complete the post test, and fill out the electronic Participant Form and Program Evaluation Form within 30 days after you enroll in the course.
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Enjoy this learning experience!
This workshop is supported through a grant from the
Once Upon a Time Foundation.