Spring 2018 SLP Conference

Spring, 2018 Program

 Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Diagnosis and Treatment

 Monday, April 23, 2018; 8:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Madison Theatre, Public Square, Molloy College, RVC
(please note location change from original location)

Presenter: Elaine Dolgin-Lieberman, MA, CCC-SLP

The Communication Sciences and Disorders Department and the Office of Continuing Education at Molloy College are pleased to welcome Elaine Dolgin-Lieberman, MA, CCC-SLP who will be presenting, "Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Diagnosis and Treatment", on Monday, April 23, 2018. The program is offered for 0.6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area- approval is pending). A certificate of completion will be issued at the conclusion of the program. 

Learning Objectives
After completing this session, participants will be able to:
1. Identify three characteristics of CAS
2. Differentiate CAS from a phonologic delay or dysarthria
3. Define the principles of Motor Learning Theory
4. Create a treatment plan using the Principles of Motor Learning and Dynamic Tactile and Temporal Cueing System for Motor Speech Learning
5. Discuss Multisensory Cues to facilitate sound production and motor planning of sounds into words into phrases.

Program Description
This seminar will provide Evidence-Based research on assessment and treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech. This program will include a review of ASHA's definition (2007) of Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Speech-Motor assessments, and treatment strategies using Evidence-Based Practice. Case examples will be provided to facilitate learning.

About the Speaker

Elaine Dolgin-Lieberman, MA, CCC-SLP, is a pediatric speech language pathologist working in private practice, with special interest in treating children with motor speech sound disorders. She is a graduate of CASANA's Intensive CAS Boot Camp 2011 and is recognized by CASANA as having Advanced Training and Clinical Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech. Elaine is a graduate supervisor and Professional Instructor in the Graduate Communication Disorders Program at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry where she teaches an annual summer elective on Childhood Apraxia of Speech. Elaine has provided workshops on evidenced- based therapy strategies locally and at CASANA National Conferences. Member, CASANA Professional Advisory Council.

Speaker's Disclosure: the speaker has disclosed that she has no financial or non-financial relationship to disclose.

Time Ordered Agenda                     

9:00-9:15 a.m. Introduction of  Speaker and Program

9:15-9:45 a.m.
CAS Defined, Review Characteristics of CAS; Video Examples
9:45-10:30 a.m.
Differentiate CAS From Other Pediatric Speech Sound Disorders; Review Formal and Informal Assessment Tools
10:30-10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Conduct an Informal Assessment; Determine Goals and Objectives; Video Examples
12:15-1:15 p.m.
1:15-2:45 p.m.
CAS Treated, Apply Motor Learning Theory in Treatment of the Child with CAS; Facilitate Motor Speech Learning Using Dynamic Tactile and Temporal Cueing

2:45-3:00 p.m.
3:00-4:15 p.m.
Incorporate Multi-Sensory Cues; Provide Home Strategies to Increase Acquisition, Retention and Carryover; Include Emergent Literacy Goals; Video Examples
4:15-4:30 p.m.
Questions and Answers

6 contact/instructional hours

Date and Time
The program will take place on Monday, April 23, 2018 with the breakfast, check-in and registration being held from 8:00-9:00 a.m., introductions at 8:45 a.m. and the program will begin at 9:00 a.m.

The program is offered for 0.6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area).

The conference will be given in the Madison Theatre located in the Public Square building (please note location change from original location) , on Molloy's Rockville Centre campus located at 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY 11571. Travel directions will be sent with your confirmation.

If you should need hotel arrangements, please call 516.323.3554 for a list of area hotels.

Tuition Rates (includes Lunch and Breakfast):
Late Registration, until 4/22: $135
4/23 or at the door: $145
Molloy Students: $10 (please register using your Molloy email)
Non-Molloy Students (provide copy of student ID at door): $50
Molloy Alumni 25% discount off the above tuition rates
Molloy Faculty and Staff: No Charge (please register using your Molloy email)

Click here to register online. The Regular Registration fee category is listed by default in the fee listing. The other fee categories will appear once you click "Enroll Yourself" and log on. Please note that if you are registering online, after you enter your charge card information you should click "Continue to Checkout" just once. It can take up to a minute or two for the charge to be processed. If you click more than once the system will void the registration and you will need to call the CE Office at 516-323-3550 to register.

Click here to download a registration form to register by phone, by mail, by fax or in-person.  Confirmation of your registration and classroom assignments will be sent to you upon receipt of your registration.

Refund Policy
A full refund will be granted as long as you contact us one week prior to the start of each program. However, substitutions can be made until the day of the program at no charge.

Brochure and Mailing List
Click here to download a conference brochure. A conference brochure will be mailed out in late January, 2018 to people on our mailing list. To be placed on our mailing list, call Cindy Thomas at 516.323.3554 or email cthomas@molloy.edu.

If you should have any questions concerning registration or the program, call 516.323.3554 or email lcino@molloy.edu.

Communication Sciences and Disorders Department

Molloy's Communication Sciences and Disorders Department continues to offer a comprehensive undergraduate program in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology and also offers an M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology. The M.S. program in speech-language pathology at Molloy College is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Additionally, our Speech, Language and Hearing Center is located off campus in a new facility and continues to serve the community by providing an array of evaluation and treatment services.

The Speech, Language and Hearing Center is located at 30 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre and continues to serve the community by providing an array of evaluation and treatment services.