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Building and Expanding Your CAS Toolkit (On Demand Webinar) (WEB18227)

Presenter(s): Ruth Stoeckel, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course Description

Accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) can be challenging for seasoned and newer clinicians alike. How do we efficiently and effectively assemble and grow our CAS “toolkit”? This webinar will discuss practical tips – rooted in the principles of evidence-based practice – to strengthen SLPs’ diagnosis and treatment of CAS to enhance child outcomes.

Learning Objectives:
You will be able to:

  • Evaluate assessment measures and treatment protocols for CAS using critical thinking skills and principles of evidence-based practice (scientific studies, clinical expertise, and client values)
  • Integrate the three prongs of evidence-based practice to effectively plan treatment for children with CAS

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Presenter Information

Ruth Stoeckel, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist who has worked as a clinician and independent consultant in schools, private practice, private rehabilitation agency, and clinic settings. She is on the Executive Board and Professional Advisory Council of the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA). In addition to childhood motor speech disorders, her interests include learning challenges associated with an early history of speech-language problems and speech-language development in children with low-incidence disorders such as hearing loss. Stoeckel has presented both nationally and internationally and has co-authored articles appearing in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research and Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Revenue share from MedBridge for web courses 
  • Speaker fee and travel compensation from Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA)
  • Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • Member of Executive Board and Professional Advisory Council for the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA)

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 and submit the learning assessment by October 25, 2024.

Related Courses

This course is part of a collection—Assessing and Treating Speech Sound Disorders—designed for clinicians who work with children with speech sound disorders as well as clinicians who are new to this population. Taken together, these courses provide a comprehensive view of assessment and treatment of speech sound disorders. Access the full collection in the ASHA Learning Pass or purchase courses individually in the ASHA Store.

This course is also part of Key Courses on Childhood Apraxia of Speech.

Program History and CE Information

Content origination date: : October 24, 2018
End date: October 25, 2024

This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 2
ASHA CEU*: 0.2
Item #(s): WEB18227
Available Through: October 25, 2024