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Speech and Language Goals When Planning an IEP for a Child With Apraxia of Speech : Part 1

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Speech and Language Goals When Planning an IEP for a Child With Apraxia of Speech : Part 1

By: Lori Hickman, M.S., CCC-SLP

We wish to thank Apraxia-Kids for making this article available.

NB: This article is written for the parents of children who have Childhood Apraxia of Speech and related problems. We publish it here because we know that therapists like to give their client's caregivers as much information as possible.

The easy answer to the question, "What type of speech and language goals should be considered when planning an IEP for a child with apraxia?" is that any area of communication deficit that the child with CAS exhibits should be addressed in his/her treatment program. What complicates the answer is that many areas of communication can be affected when a child has CAS, so a clinician must be very observant in order to ascertain which areas of communication are affected for each child.

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See Part 2 of this article HERE

Tags: Article School Based Speech Childhood Apraxia of Speech SLP Parental Involvement IEP