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Evaluation and Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech: The Kaufman Speech To Language Protocol (K-SLP)

# e02   Evaluation and Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech: The Kaufman Speech To Language Protocol (K-SLP)

by Nancy Kaufman, MA, CCC-SLP

0.4 CEUs

$ 79.00

$ 63.00

Join Nancy Kaufman for this comprehensive, 4-hour training program as she teaches viewers step-by-step and in specific detail how to employ the K-SLP strategies of word simplification, scripting, and cuing to increase speech intelligibility for children with childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) and other speech sound disorders (SSD). Watch over 40 video examples of children of different ages and abilities interact with Nancy as she teaches the skills of combining consonants and vowels into words, and words into functional expressive language. Offered for 0.4 SLP CEUs – 4 contact hours. 

Content Disclosure: This presentation will focus exclusively on the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol. Other treatment approaches will receive limited or no coverage as part of this training. Presenter financial and non-financial disclosures may be found by clicking the Presenter & Disclosures tab.
Course Format: Video presentation with author narration.  

At eCourse conclusion, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand and implement a specific evaluation method to include elements of the Kaufman Speech Praxis Test for Children in order to identify error patterns and to establish syllable shape goals.
  2. Understand and implement a specific treatment method — the Kaufman Speech to Language
    Protocol (K-SLP) —
    to help children to become effective vocal/verbal communicators.
  3. Understand and implement strategies of employing phonological processes to simplify words, thereby establishing successive approximations as a temporary, functional means of communication.
  4. Understand and implement cues, fade cues, script functional language and utilize powerful reinforcers for carryover skills.
  5. Understand and implement home programs to increase practice for carryover skills.

Content Disclosure: This presentation will focus exclusively on the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol. Other treatment approaches will receive limited or no coverage as part of this training.

A score of 80% or better must be received on the post test in order to receive a certificate of completion.



Nancy Kaufman,

MA, CCC-SLP

Nancy R. Kaufman is the owner and Director of the Kaufman Children's Center for Speech, Language, Sensory-Motor, and Social Connections, Inc. located in West Bloomfield, MI. Since 1979, Nancy has dedicated herself to establishing the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol (K-SLP), a treatment approach to help children become effective vocal communicators. She serves on the Professional Advisory Board of the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA) and is the Speech and Language Pathologist Consultant for the Parish School and Carruth Center in Houston, TX.

Nancy was the recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Service Award from the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the 2010 Outstanding Alumni Award from Michigan State University College of Communication Arts & Sciences, and the 2015 Wayne State University Distinguished Alumni Award. The Kaufman Children's Center (KCC) received the Clinical Service Award from the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

She is the author of the Kaufman Speech Praxis Test for Children, the K-SLP Treatment Kits for Children, the K-SLP Workout Book, the K-SLP Mutt Family Language Builder, the K-SLP Instructional DVD Training Program, and co-author of K&K Sign to Talk: Nouns and K&K Sign to Talk: Verbs.

Many specialists in the field of applied verbal behavior have adopted the K-SLP for children with autism spectrum disorders. Families from around the globe travel to the Kaufman Children’s Center to participate in intensive and specialized therapy programs. Nancy received her Bachelor’s degree at Michigan State University and her Master’s degree at Wayne State University, having been awarded a graduate assistantship. Nancy has three grown children and resides with her husband in West Bloomfield, Michigan.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial — Nancy Kaufman is presenter of CE seminars sponsored by Northern Speech Services; receives speaking fees.

Financial — Nancy Kaufman is presenter of online CE courses sponsored by Northern Speech Services; receives royalty payments.

Financial Nancy Kaufman is Owner and Director of Kaufman Children's Center for Speech, Language, Sensory-Motor, and Social Connections, Inc; ownership interests.
 
Financial — Nancy Kaufman is author of treatment materials published by Northern Speech Services; receives royalty payments.

Financial — Nancy Kaufman is author of treatment materials that are self-published; Northern Speech purchases and distributes these products.

Nonfinancial — Nancy Kaufman is on the Professional Advisory Board of the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA); receives no compensation.


Intended Audience

  • Parent
  • SLPA
  • SLP

This program is offered for 0.4 CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area).

Offered for 4 CEEs. Northern Speech Services’ continuing education activities are eligible for Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) Continuing Education Equivalents (CEEs) in speech-language pathology. An activity’s eligibility for CEEs does not imply SAC’s endorsement of its content or any associated products or procedures.

Content Disclosure: This presentation will focus exclusively on the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol. Other treatment approaches will receive limited or no coverage as part of this training. Presenter financial and non-financial disclosures may be found by clicking the Presenter & Disclosures tab.

ASHA CEUs: NSS online courses are registered with ASHA and are offered for ASHA CEUs. The number of CEUs is noted above. Note that 0.1 CEU = 1 contact hour = equals 1 CEE.

Licensing Boards: Most state licensing boards DO accept CEUs earned online (usually classified as home-study credits). Some state boards do, however, place a limit to the number of credits that can be earned via home study/online courses. For the most current information, we suggest that you contact your licensing board or agency to verify acceptance policies and/or any credit limits related to home-study courses prior to registering for this course.

ASHA CE Registry:  During the enrollment process, if you select to receive ASHA credit for this course and if you provide your ASHA number, NSS will automatically submit your CEU information to the ASHA CE Registry after successful course completion (80% on post test). This submission happens once per month, during the first week of the month. For example, if you complete your course on November 7th, NSS will submit all November online course CEUs to ASHA during the first week of December. When ASHA inputs the information into their database, they will mark the course as completed on the last day of the month in which it was completed, so November 30th using this example. The certificate of completion available for you to print immediately, however, will reflect the actual completion date, November 7th in this example. Due to ASHA processing procedures please allow 2-3 weeks, from the submission date, for the course to appear on your ASHA transcript.

ASHA CEUS: Attendees must meet at least one of the following conditions in order to be eligible to earn ASHA CEUs:

  • Current ASHA Member
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) Holder
  • Licensed by a state or provincial regulatory agency to practice speech-language pathology (SLP) or audiology
  • Credentialed by a state regulatory agency to practice SLP or audiology
  • Credentialed by a national regulatory agency to practice SLP or audiology
  • Engaged in a Clinical Fellowship under the supervision of an individual with their ASHA CCC
  • Currently enrolled in a masters or doctoral program in SLP or audiology

If an attendee is not an ASHA member or CCC holder but meets any of the above criteria, they may inform the ASHA CE Registry of their eligibility by visiting this site.

Additional accrediting agencies by which Northern Speech is an approved CE provider:

  • California: NSS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board. Provider #PDP4. Online CEU limits may apply; please contact SLPAHADB for current online CEU acceptance policies.
  • Iowa: NSS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Iowa Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology Examiners. Provider #169.
  • Kansas: NSS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Provider #LTS-S0005.
  • Florida: NSS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Florida Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board. Provider #SPA-026.  
  • New Jersey: NSS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the New Jersey Department of Education.  Provider #1654.
  • Peer Reviewed: This course was peer reviewed and registered with ASHA on 01/31/2016.

  • Course Completion Timeframe: You have unlimited time to complete this online course. You may log off and log on as you wish in order to complete all sections of this course.

  • Content Access: Access to course materials and content does not expire, even after completing the post test. You may continue to review course material by logging into your NSS account, clicking the E-Courses tab, and then viewing your desired course.

  • Certificate of Completion: On successful completion of the post test (80%), a certificate will be immediately available for download and/or printing. This certificate will include your name, date of completion (based on the Eastern Standard Time Zone), and number of contact hours (CEUs / CEEs).

  • ASHA CE Registry Submission: During the enrollment process, if you select to receive ASHA credit for this course and if you provide your ASHA number, NSS will automatically submit your CEU information to the ASHA CE Registry after successful course completion (80% on post test). This submission happens once per month, during the first week of the month. For example, if you complete your course on November 7th, NSS will submit all November online course CEUs to ASHA during the first week of December. When ASHA inputs the information into their database, they will mark the course as completed on the last day of the month in which it was completed, so November 30th using this example. The certificate of completion available for you to print immediately, however, will reflect the actual completion date, November 7th in this example. Due to ASHA processing procedures please allow 2-3 weeks, from the submission date, for the course to appear on your ASHA transcript.

  • Purchase Orders: Purchase orders are NOT accepted when registering for online courses. Payment must be made online in the form of a credit or debit card payment.

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More Offerings by: Nancy Kaufman

Seminars

September 2016
Sep 30 Children Who Struggle To Speak: Evidence-Based Treatment Techniques for Children with Apraxia of Speech Natick, MA (Boston Area)
October 2016
Oct 28 Children Who Struggle To Speak: Evidence-Based Treatment Techniques for Children with Apraxia of Speech Grand Rapids, MI
November 2016
Nov 4 Children Who Struggle To Speak: Evidence-Based Treatment Techniques for Children with Apraxia of Speech Livonia, MI (Detroit area)
December 2016
Dec 2 Children Who Struggle To Speak: Evidence-Based Treatment Techniques for Children with Apraxia of Speech San Diego, CA

Ecourses

  E-Course # Course Title & Author CEUs Price  
e03 Post Test & CEUs: Kaufman Speech To Language Protocol DVD Set (viewer CEUs only – no materials included)
Nancy Kaufman, MA, CCC-SLP
0.4 $49.00

Products

  Title Price  
Kaufman (K-SLP) Treatment Kit 2 – Advanced Level $159.00
Kaufman Speech Praxis Test (KSPT) $180.00
Kaufman Speech Praxis Test Score Sheets (KSPT) $30.00
K & K Sign To Talk NOUNS $139.00
Kaufman (K-SLP) Treatment Kit 1 – Basic Level $159.00
Kaufman (K-SLP) Workout Book $79.00
K & K Sign To Talk VERBS $119.00
Kaufman Mutt Family Total Language Builder $119.00
Kaufman (K-SLP) Instructional DVD Set $99.00
Kaufman (K-SLP) Treatment Kit 1 & Workout Book COMBO $223.00
K & K Sign To Talk NOUNS & VERBS COMBO $193.00
Kaufman (K-SLP) Treatment Kits 1 & 2 COMBO $298.00
Kaufman (K-SLP) Instructional DVD Set & Treatment Kit 1 COMBO $228.00
Kaufman (K-SLP) Instructional DVD Set & Treatment Kit 2 COMBO $228.00
Kaufman (K-SLP) Treatment Kit 2 & Workout Book COMBO $223.00

"The entire course was very helpful. I especially appreciated the step by step explanations and all of the videos." - A.L., 2/25/2016

"I liked how it showed the tactile cues for the vowels. I feel this e-course was very well made." - J.G., 2/20/2016

"I liked the client examples, it made it easier to understand the methods by seeing them in action." - C.W., 2/20/2016

"I really learned a lot about allowing the child to use best approximations. I have a student with severe CAS as well as others who would benefit from this program (toddlers...one with Down's Syndrome and the other with a repaired cleft palate / cleft lip)." - J.D., 2/18/2016

"The use of cues and breaking up words was really helpful." - K.K., 2/11/2016

"I enjoyed the techniques covered and the evaluation examples." - M.F., 1/29/2016

"I appreciate the cueing methods both visual and verbal. I liked the excellent videos demonstrating the use of the protocol with children as well as the before/after clips to show progress." - J.R., 1/26/2016

"The ideas for carry-over with families at home were very helpful. I liked how the videos make the technique very clear." - T.L., 1/23/2016

"The cueing techniques and practical application are what I liked best." - M.E.M., 1/22/2016

"I liked the videos of treatment methods." - T.G., 1/15/2016

"The information on the cueing hierarchy & suggestions for building language was most beneficial. I really enjoyed all of the examples!" - M.H., 1/4/2016

 

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