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Supporting Academic Success for K-12 Students With TBI (PD102912)

Presenter(s): Angela H Ciccia, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course Description

Pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of acquired disability in childhood, and students with TBI often experience challenges that fall within the SLP scope of practice. This session presents practical information, tips, and strategies that SLPs can use to improve service provision for students with TBI.

This course is a recorded session from the 2022 ASHA Schools Connect online conference.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • List common teacher/classroom practices that help children with TBI experience academic success
  • Identify and communicate with a person on your school team who would be excited to support efforts to improve pediatric TBI management in your workplace
  • Outline how materials and processes that are available to you could be used to support students with TBI

Presenter Information

Angela Ciccia, PhD, CCC-SLP, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences, Communication Sciences Program at Case Western Reserve University. Her research focuses on exploring the barriers to pediatric rehabilitation for children especially for high-risk, low-income groups, with a special focus on pediatric TBI. She is currently a Primary Investigator for a return-to-learn after TBI research project for students in grades K-12.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation
  • Research grant from CDC
  • Employee of Case Western Reserve University

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • None

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete the learning assessment by the end date below.

Program History and CE Information

Online conference dates: July 13–25, 2022
End date: April 9, 2029

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102912
Available Through: April 09, 2029