Understanding Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) for SLPs
By Peter Flipsen Jr., Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Are you tired of not being sure if your clients have CAS?
Having trouble making sense of and/or applying the
2007 ASHA position statement?
This important new clinical resource can help!
Designed specifically for the busy Speech-Language Pathologist, this valuable tool is based on the latest research and includes a discussion of the 2007 ASHA position statement and technical report.
Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is ASHA’s new preferred term for what is also referred to as:
- Developmental Apraxia of Speech
- Developmental Verbal Apraxia
- Developmental Dsypraxia
Our new publication provides a detailed analysis of the new ASHA position statement and technical report on CAS. It distills those documents down to their essence for the busy clinician.
This thorough but concise resource discusses the need for a change in terminology as well as why CAS has been such a controversial category.
Drawing also on the latest research, this document is written in a highly readable style that most practicing SLPs will appreciate.