Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Assessment and Intervention

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Elaine Dolgin-Lieberman, MA, CCC-SLP, is a graduate of the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America’s (CASANA) Intensive CAS Boot Camp 2011 and is recognized by CASANA as having Advanced Training and Clinical Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech. She is also a Speech-EZ® for Apraxia Certified Practitioner. Ms. Dolgin-Lieberman is a professional lecturer in the Graduate Speech and Hearing Department at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, teaching an annual class on Childhood Apraxia of Speech. She was a presenter on Use of Multi-Sensory Cues at the CASANA National Conference in Nashville, TN in the summer of 2014. Ms. Dolgin-Lieberman is an experienced clinician in private practice with a primary interest in working with children with motor speech disorders. She is a graduate of Hofstra University. 








Presenter: Elaine Dolgin Lieberman, M.A.
Date: Monday, November 3, 2014
: 5:30 pm
Workshop: 5:45 pm – 9:00

If you are a member, please log in to take advantage of your member discount.  

Member: $50.00
Student Member: $25.00
Non Member Professional: $65.00


This program is offered for .3 CEUs Intermediate Level: Professional Area

Disclosure: Financial – Elaine Dolgin Lieberman is receiving an honorarium for this presentation.

Non-Financial – Elaine Dolgin Lieberman has no non-financial relationships to report.


Campo Salisbury Center 718 The Plain Road

Westbury, NY 11590

Conference Coordinator
Francine S. Pickus, M.S., CCC-SLP 

Clinical Services Speech Councilor


This seminar will provide information on ASHA’s definition (2007) of Childhood Apraxia of Speech and how to diagnose and incorporate treatment strategies using the principles of Motor Learning Theory, Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC), and multi-sensory cues. Case examples will be provided to facilitate learning.

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  1.   Identify three characteristics of CAS
  2.   Discuss an assessment of CAS to assist with a differential diagnosis from a phonologic delay or dysarthria
  3.   Define the principles of Motor Learning Theory
  4.   Describe treatment for children with CAS
  5.    Explain treatment using the Dynamic Tactile and
  6.   Discuss Multisensory Cues to facilitate sound production and motor planning of sounds

Temporal Cueing System for Motor Speech Learning


5:30-5:45         Registration/Light Refreshments

5:45-6:15         CAS Defined, 

  •                             Characteristics of CAS  
  •                             Video Examples

6:15-7:15         CAS Evaluated

  •  Differentiation of CAS from other Pediatric Speech Sound Disorders
  •  Overview of Assessments Currently Available
  •  Conduct an informal assessment
  •  Determine goals and objectives
  •  Video Examples

7:15-7:30          Break

7:30-8:45          CAS Treated

  • Apply Motor Learning Theory in treatment of the child with CAS
  • Facilitate Motor Speech Learning using Dynamic
  • Tactile and Temporal Cueing
  • Incorporate Multi-Sensory Cues
  • Include Emergent Literacy goals
  • Video Examples

8:45-9:00          Questions and Answers



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Cancellations and CEUs

Cancellations are refundable if received 72 business hours prior to the event.

Please note:. Registrants will receive a certificate of completion when the course has been successfully completed.

If you wish to earn CEUs you must complete CEU forms and hand them in at the completion of the workshop.


Handouts will be emailed to confirmed attendees, 72 hours prior to the workshop. So you will need to either print a copy or download the file to a computer, tablet or phone.

Paper Handouts will NOT be available at the workshop.


Financial –Elaine Dolgin Lieberman, is receiving an honorarium for this presentation.

Non-Financial – Elaine Dolgin Lieberman has no non-financial reltionships. 

**We reserve the right to substitute speakers due to circumstances beyond our control. We will make every effort to secure a speaker in the specified area, however, this may not always be possible because of the expertise required and the short notice available.**



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