Acquired Apraxia of Speech: Best Practices for Assessment and Treatment

Description:  This webinar will provide participants with an overview of acquired apraxia of speech as a result of stroke, brain injury, or other neurological conditions. The evaluation process will be reviewed through defining characteristics of apraxia of speech, as well as a review of assessments and diagnostic tools. The treatment of apraxia of speech will be reviewed through a summary of current evidence based interventions, using case examples as a means to demonstrate effective selection and implementation of these interventions. 


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe defining characteristics and qualities of apraxia of speech
  • Identify formal and informal tools to assess individuals with apraxia of speech
  • Cite current research based interventions to treat apraxia of speech

Instructor:  Caitlin Ferrer, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech and Language Pathologist, Aphasia Lab Therapist, Think + Speak Lab, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Audience:  Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists

Note: You will have 3 months from the date of purchase to complete and review the course material. You will receive a reminder email 2 weeks before the expiration date.

Continuing Education Credits

Speech-Language Pathology

Logo for The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Continuing Education Units (CEU) program

This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Physical Therapy
The Illinois Physical Therapy Board has approved this webinar for 1.5 contact hours. Approval #216-000069.

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This webinar has been approved for 1.50 Contact Hours.

Occupational Therapy

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. The webinar awards occupational therapists 0.15 CEU or 1.5 contact hours. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA CLASSIFICATION CODE: CATEGORY 1 – Domain of OT – Client Factors & Performance Factors.


Financial: Receives an honorarium for teaching this course from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Non-Financial: No non-financial disclosures at this time

Basic Computer Requirements: You will need access to a computer with an Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended.

  • PC: Compatible Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 or higher
  • MAC: Compatible Operating System: OS X Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Safari

Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of an on-demand program, please provide written notice by letter, email, or fax or contact us by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.


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