Clinical Decision Making: From Fundamentals to Complex Care in Speech Disorders Related to Cleft Palate

February 22, 2018

7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. ET

Sponsored by SIG 5 Craniofacial and Velopharyngeal Disorders

This live online chat is an extension from the SIG 5 short course presented at the 2017 ASHA Convention. It will outline the “core truths” of working with children who present with speech and resonance disorders specific to cleft palate and craniofacial conditions. This chat provides the opportunity to discuss:

  • evidence and rationale behind assessment and treatment techniques, and
  • specific examples of goals and outcomes in children with both structural and functional factors contributing to their speech disorder.

 Expert panelists are:

  • Sara L. Kinter, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist and Clinical Lead for the Craniofacial/Velopharyngeal Dysfunction program, Seattle Children’s Hospital 
  • Aaron Tanner MS, CCC-SLP, Lead Speech-Language Pathologist, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA)
  • Kerry Callahan Mandulak, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Pacific University

This free event is open to all ASHA members (it is not offered for CEUs).



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