Management of Cognitive-Communication Disorders in Early Childhood (0-5)

$ 40.00

Description:  This on-demand webinar provides participants with an overview of cognitive-communication disorders in early childhood with a particular focus on acquired injuries.  Content includes typical developmental milestones, common cognitive-communication disorders and examples of evidence-based management strategies of some of the more common problems in the 0-5 population.

Instructor:  Lauren Eckerle, MA, CCC-SLP, Clinical Manager, outpatient Pediatrics, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Audience:  Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists, Nurses

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

  • Describe typical cognitive-communication development in children ages 0-5
  • Identify cognitive-communication deficits in children ages 0-5
  • Identify long-term difficulties associated with early childhood cognitive-communication deficits
  • Cite examples of management of cognitive-communication disorders

Successful Completion: After viewing the 1.5 hour pre-recorded webinar, you will complete a course evaluation and take a short assessment. You may download a copy of your certificate from the RIC Learning Portal or request a copy to be sent to you by mail.

    Continuing Education Credits

    Occupational Therapy
    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.15 CEUs or 1.5 contact hours. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 1: Domain of OT, Category 2: OT Process

    Physical Therapy
    This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1.5 Contact Hours. Approval #216-000069

    Speech-Language Pathology

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

    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-362- 9/01/2017).

    This CNE activity is being offered for 1.5 contact hours

    Financial - Receives honoraria for teaching this course from  the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago; 
    Non-Financial - No relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

    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.



    Online Learning Nurses Occupational Therapists Physical Therapists Speech Language Pathologists


    Cognitive Deficits Communication Pediatrics