Table of Contents

What is childhood apraxia of speech?.
Characteristics of childhood apraxia of speech.
Assessment of children with suspected CAS.
Principles of motor learning and their application to treatment of CAS.
Phoneme sequencing.
Repetitive practice.
Intensity of services.
Selecting target utterances.
Multisensory cueing and feedback.
Evidence-based treatment programs for children with CAS.
Addressing vowel accuracy.
Establishing normal prosody.
Facilitating early production of phrases and sentences.
Treatment considerations for minimally verbal children.
Supporting the needs of older children with ongoing communicative challenges.
Addressing early literacy concerns in children with CAS.
Augmentative communication and children with CAS.
Enhancing social language skills in children with CAS.
Special considerations for children with autism spectrum disorders.
Incorporating books and music into treatment.
Using apps with children with CAS.
The changing needs of children over time.
Developing meaningful goals for children with CAS.
Partnering with parents to maximize treatment outcomes. "Here's How to Treat Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Second Edition is intended for students, clinicians, and interested parents who work with children with childhood appraxia of speech (CAS) ... The primary focus of this book is to provide practical suggestions for evaluating children with suspected CAS and planning and implementing effective and efficient treatment for children with this complex speech disorder"--Preface.