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CASANA's SLP Start Guide to Childhood Apraxia of Speech
by: The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA)

The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA) has written a fantastic "start guide" for Speech-Language Pathologists looking to learn more about Childhood Apraxia of Speech. We highly recommend it and their website to all SLP's looking to learn more about CAS.


Topics in the SLP Start Guide Include:
  • SLP Start Guide Introduction
  • Apraxia of Speech and Terminology
  • What is CAS?
  • Key Characteristics of Apraxia
  • Evaluation, Assessment, and Diagnosis of Apraxia
  • Apraxia and Speech Therapy: Frequency and Intensity
  • Treatment Principles: A Motor-Programming Approach
  • Multi-sensory Input for Speech Practice
  • Functional Communication and Early Success for Children with Apraxia
  • Knowledge of Performance, Knowledge of Results in Apraxia Therapy
  • Effort, Attention, and Motivation in Therapy for Children with Verbal Apraxia
  • Education Issues and Children with Speech and Verbal Apraxia
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Apraxia
  • Working with Families and Parents of Children with Apraxia
  • Outcomes and Prognosis for Children with Apraxia of Speech
  • Conclusion about Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Read CASANA's SLP Start Guide on the Apraxia Kids website





Featured Organization: The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA)

We thank CASANA for allowing PediaStaff to link to their resources. Apraxia-KIDS is the Internet's largest, most comprehensive and trusted website for information on childhood apraxia of speech (verbal dyspraxia, developmental apraxia of speech) and children's speech and language topics, including evaluation, speech therapy, research and other childhood communication topics. Invaluable for parents, speech-language pathologists, teachers and all those who care about a child with apraxia. For more information about this organization please visit CASANA

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