Evidence-based treatments for Childhood Apraxia of Speech across the lifespan

Professor Tricia McCabe, FSPA CPSP

TAS Evidence-based Treatments Fr Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Workshop summary

In this workshop, Professor Tricia McCabe will provide a practical and evidence-based overview of interventions for childhood apraxia of speech from toddlers to adults.

Learning objectives

Upon successful completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

1. Discuss recent research developments in treatment of childhood apraxia of speech (CAS).
2. Learn about free resources which will help them implement evidence based practice in treatment of CAS.
3. Practice providing treatment in two of the evidence based treatments of CAS.
4. Create a checklist for evaluating emerging treatments with less research evidence.
5. Discuss problem solving in treatment of children with CAS who also have other diagnoses.

Who should attend?

Registrants must be speech pathologists or final year speech pathology students.
This workshop is relevant to speech pathologists with clinical speech disorder caseloads.


Before the workshop

There is no prescribed pre-reading, all materials will be provided at the workshop. 

Participants should think about a case they would like to share with other participants and make sure they can recall age, comorbidities, previous therapy history, speech inventory and what works or doesn’t work in therapy. Please also bring a smart device (phone, ipad) to the workshop.


Workshop details

One day workshop in Hobart on Thursday 13 February 2020
8.30 am registration for a 9.00 am start, concludes at 4.30 pm


If you have any questions about the workshop or venue, please contact Erin Masson, CPD Coordinator cpdcoordinator@speechpathologyaustralia.org.au

If you have any questions about the registration process please contact National Office office@speechpathologyaustralia.org.au or 1300 368 835.

13/02/2020 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Best Western Hotel 156 Bathurst Street HOBART TAS 7000
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Registration Fees

Registration categoriesFee
SPA Certified Practising, Non Certified or Re-entry Members$371.00
SPA Non Practising or Full-time Postgraduate Student Member$279.00
SPA Student Member$235.00
Non Member$643.00

All fees are inclusive of GST

Early Bird closing date is 1 month before the event. After this date an additional $99 registration fee applies.
In proceeding with your registration you agree to the SPA CPD Branch Terms and Conditions.