Management of Acquired Apraxia of Speech

Date: 5/18/2013
Time: 8:00 am Speaker(s): Julie Wambaugh, Ph.D, CCC-SLP
Continuing Education Unit Hours: 7

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Event Contact(s):
Rebecca Richmond, MPH, CPH
Rehab Continuing Education Coordinator
Phone: 502-582-7673

Educational Objectives:

  • Provide a rationale for differentially diagnosing AOS and phonemic paraphasia
  • Identify techniques to be used in differential diagnosis
  • Develop a comprehensive assessment strategy to lead to treatment planning
  • Understand the limitations of objective evidence supporting AOS treatments
  • Recognize the need to carefully document behavioral changes in patients with AOS
  • Implement Sound Production Treatment

Audience: SLP

Julie Wambaugh, Ph.D., CCC/SLP is Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at
the University of Utah and a Research Career Scientist at the VA Health Care System.
She teaches graduate courses in Aphasia and Motor Speech Disorders. Her research is
focused on designing and testing clinically applicable treatments for verbal production
deficits in persons with aphasia and/or acquired apraxia of speech. She is a member and
past-Chair of the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences Apraxia
Guidelines Committee. She is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

8 am—Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 -10 —Symptoms and Diagnostic Criteria
10 am—Break
10:15 -11:45 —Assessment for Treatment Planning
11:45-12:45 pm—Lunch
12:45-2:15—Treatment Guidelines and Overview of Treatment approaches
2:30-4:30—Implementation  of Sound Production Treatment and rate/rhythm control treatments
4:30-5 pm—Question  and Answer
5pm Adjourn


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Event Pricing

Professional $195.00
Student (must show valid ID) $98.00



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