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Presented by: Dana Battaglia, Ph.D, CCC-SLP

Date & Time: Wednesday, April 27, 2022 – 9:00am-12:15pm EST

Location:  Virtually via Zoom Platform

Cost:   (Saver Rate) $65 per person / Register by April 6, 2022.

            (Standard Rate) $75 per person /After April 6, 2022

Contact: CE Department / Email:

Registration Deadline:  April 22, 2022

Registration is now closed.

If you have any questions, please call 516-686-4490 to speak with the Continuing Education department.


Course Description:  Differential diagnosis of Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) remains an enigma, despite an emerging body of evidence and position statement of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  This session will discuss current challenges, examine evidence, and review tools for assessment and intervention of CAS. Comorbidities and clinical implications for individuals with ASD will be discussed.

Course Completion Requirements:

  • Participant attendance will be verified from the digital platform used to host the event.
  • You must remain on a computer or tablet for the entire class in order to receive CE credits.
  • Participants will be required to submit a course evaluation form within 7 days of course completion, in order to be eligible to receive CE credits.
  • A certificate of completion will be issued within 2 weeks of receipt of the course evaluation.
  • This course is not provided for partial credit.

Target Audience:  This workshop is intended for speech-language pathologists and other special educators.

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

  • Define the term Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS)
  • Identify tools for assessment of CAS
  • Describe the evidence-based motor approaches to intervention
  • Describe confounding variables in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

About the Training – 3 Instructional hours

Time Topic
9:00-9:10am Introduction to Speaker and Topic



Definition of Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) and Current Challenges




Assessment of CAS; Differential Diagnosis of CAS From Phonological Disorders

10:20-10:35am BREAK



Examination of Methods and Evidence to Support Motor Approaches to Intervention




Discuss Confounding Variables in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)


Clinical Implications and Future Directions

12:00-12:15pm Question and Answer Session

About the Speaker:

Dana Battaglia, Ph.D., CCC-SLP received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from C.W. Post/Long Island University, and her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from St. John’s University in Queens, New York.  She holds a Ph.D. in the Speech-Language Hearing Sciences from the City University of New York. Dana is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped in New York State.  She holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).  Dana has conducted presentations on autism and speech-language related topics at the local, state, national and international levels. Dana is a Clinical Coordinator at the Genesis/Eden II Programs, where she offers a variety of trainings both in and out of the classroom.  She serves as an Associate Professor at Adelphi University, and is a past president of the Long Island Speech Language Hearing Association.

Financial Disclosure: The presenter is an employee of the Genesis/Eden II programs and receives a salary.  Brookville Center for Children’s Services has contracted with Genesis/Eden II programs for this presentation. The presenter has affirmed that she has not received an honorarium.

Nonfinancial Disclosure: The speaker has affirmed that she has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

If you have a disability and may require specific accommodations in order to fully participate, please email, at least 10 calendar days prior to the event so appropriate arrangements can be made.

Refund Policy
In the event Brookville Center for Children’s Services cancels or reschedules an event, a full refund of pre-paid registration fees will be issued to registrants, within 30 days.  Registrants reserve the right to cancel their attendance, 14 days prior to the event, with a full refund.

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