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TLC-WEB180924 Apraxia and Literacy: Identification and Strategies Live/Recorded Webinar Sept. 24, 2018 6:30 - 8:00 pm EST

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Apraxia and Literacy: Identification and Strategies Live & Recorded Webinar Sept. 24, 2018 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST All who purchase this webinar can watch live and will also receive the recording. 1.5 CMHs or continuing ed. credits awarded to those fully participating. Children with speech sound disorders such as childhood apraxia of speech can be at a higher risk for reading and spelling impairments. The quality of phonological processing and the presence of poor speech articulation are predicative of later reading deficits, particularly dyslexia. This lecture will focus on why dyslexia often co-occurs with apraxia. We will discuss how to assess, identify, and understanding the cognitive underpinnings related to mixed disorders, as well as treatment strategies to facilitate early intervention. The importance of a dual-treatment model will also be discussed in addition to elevating other underlying cognitive proficiencies to become a fluent reader. • Participants will be able to identify the neurological origin of mixed disorders such as apraxia and dyslexia. • Participant will be able to assess and identify dyslexia markers in children with limited and disordered speech. • Participants will be able to balance treatment plans to execute both motor-planning and literacy development skills. The Presenter: Lynn Carahaly, M.A., CCC-SLP, is the executive director of Foundations Developmental House, LLC, located in Gilbert, AZ, founded in 2003. She received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Speech and Hearing Science from The Ohio State University. Carahaly lectures worldwide and has been a past keynote speaker for the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA) national convention. She has presented at national ASHA conventions and other state conventions sharing her knowledge and passion for the field of Speech-Language Pathology and related learning disorders. Carahaly is considered an accomplished, renowned Speech-Language Pathologist with expertise in childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) and language-based learning disabilities. FDH is home of The Speech-EZ® Apraxia Program. She has developed a family of iPad applications for apraxia (used in over 100 countries). Her other interests and specializations include: social communication disorder, dyslexia, ADHD/executive function deficit, gifted asynchronous development and disabilities in the twice exceptional (2e) population, and auditory processing disorder (APD). Within a week of the live webinar, you will receive an email containing directions for the final registration steps with Go To Webinar, along with the handout. The day after the live event, all who purchased the webinar will also receive an email with the recording. Earn 1.5 cont. ed. hrs. (or for SLPs, CMHs) by completing a short evaluation within a week of the live event. The recording will be available for 3 months.

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