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Considerations for Academic and Clinical Training in Craniofacial Anomalies (WEBS0520508)

Course Description

These Perspectives (SIG 5) articles focus on the status of academic and clinical training related to cleft and craniofacial conditions, a module training series for addressing the gaps in current educational roadmaps, and resources and best practice recommendations are provided.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • describe cleft palate/craniofacial training needs and recommendations for future development of graduate instruction to enhance speech-language pathologists’ preparedness in this area
  • identify the current graduate course offerings for cleft palate/craniofacial anomalies and fluency disorders
  • explain the components of the Cleft Palate Speech and Feeding Video Tutorial


The following articles are included in this course:

  • Update on Academic and Clinical Training in Cleft Palate/Craniofacial Anomalies for Speech-Language Pathology Students, by Brooke Mills and Mary Hardin-Jones
  • Academic Education of the Speech-Language Pathologist: A Comparative Analysis on Graduate Education in Two Low-Incidence Disorder Areas, by Kazlin N. Mason, Hannah Sypniewski, and Jamie L. Perry
  • Addressing the Gap in Education for Cleft Palate: A Module Training Series for Craniofacial Assessment and Treatment, by Miriam Baigorri, Catherine Crowley, and Chelsea Sommer
Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 2
ASHA CEU*: 0.2
Item #(s): WEBS0520508
Available Through: July 23, 2023