Kaufman DVD Post Test and CEUs.
Enrollment on this page purchases access to the post test and 0.4 CEUs associated with the Kaufman Speech To Language Protocol Instructional DVD. Training and educational materials are not included on this purchase (testing access only). You may purchase the DVD Set here or you may purchase the online viewing access here.
Please note: Enrollment on this page provides access to one set of CEUs. The default setting is to award the CEUs in the name of the purchaser. If you would like to purchase access for a colleague or staff member, please contact our office. To register a group, please select the Group Enrollment option. A score of 80% or above is required to receive a printable certificate of completion and earn the 0.4 CEUs.
No learning materials; post-test only. Multiple choice question test.
Since 1979, Nancy Kaufman, MA, CCC-SLP, has dedicated herself to establishing the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol (K-SLP), a treatment approach to help children become effective vocal communicators. The K-SLP has evolved over the years to include the most current research in childhood apraxia of speech (CAS), motor learning, and applied behavior analysis (ABA), and its methods and materials are used by speech-language pathologists worldwide. In addition, many ABA specialists have adopted the K-SLP for children with autism spectrum disorders.
Nancy lectures locally, nationally, and internationally on the subject of CAS and other speech sound disorders in children. Families from around the country and the world travel to the Kaufman Children's Center for Speech, Language, Sensory-Motor, and Social Connections, Inc (KCC) in West Bloomfield, Michigan to participate in intensive, specialized therapy programs. The KCC continues to grow, offering renowned speech, language, occupational therapy, sensory integration, and applied behavior analysis (ABA) center and home-based autism programs.
Nancy served as a member of the Professional Advisory Council for Apraxia Kids for 10 years. Currently she serves on the board of visitors of Wayne State University's Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute for Child and Family Development, and is the speech-language pathologist consultant for the Parish School and Carruth Center in Houston, Texas, and Suburban Speech Center in Short Hills, New Jersey.
Nancy has been honored by both of her alma maters: she received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Wayne State University in 2015 and the Outstanding Alumni Award from Michigan State University in 2010. She was awarded the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA) Distinguished Service Award in 2011 and the West Bloomfield Township Chamber of Commerce Community Excellence Business Person of the Year Award in 2015. She was also recognized by the Lawrence Technological University Leaders & Innovators program. The KCC has received MSHA's Clinical Service Award and Corp! Magazine's Best of Michigan Business Award. Nancy has three grown children and resides with her husband in West Bloomfield, Michigan.
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 has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
This program is offered for 0.4 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional Area).
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.
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:
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.
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.
Additional accrediting agencies by which Northern Speech is an approved CE provider:
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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What is an Online Course? Our Online Courses include text, audio, or video formats and are offered for ASHA CEUs. Unlike a webinar, which requires participants to be logged on and at a computer at specific times, our Online Courses are available to you at any time, from any computer, via your Northern Speech account. You may work at your own pace and start and stop your course as you wish. Your course will conclude with a short post test. On successful completion of the post test (>80%) a printable certificate of completion is presented to you.
Receiving CEUs: Northern Speech is an ASHA CE Provider and our online courses are registered with ASHA and offered for CEUs. Please note that successful completion of the online post test is required prior to the awarding of CEUs. Please contact your state licensing board for acceptance policies related to online CEUs.
Registering for an online course: You may browse all online courses by clicking the Continuing Education tab above, then Online Courses. Once you find a course, click Enroll Now, and you will be asked to either log into your existing Northern Speech account or create a new online account. Once you’ve entered your account information and provided your credit card payment, your course will be immediately available to you.
Accessing your purchased course or returning to a purchased course: You will be able to access your online course by logging into your Northern Speech account and then clicking the Online Courses tab on your profile screen. Click View next to the course you’d like to start or to resume. From there, proceed through the course sections until you are ready to complete the post test. You do not have to complete your course all at once. You may log on and off as you wish.
Course completion timeframes: Nearly all our courses provide for unlimited time to complete your course. You may work at your own pace and start and stop your course as you wish. Any access limitations will be clearly noted on the individual course description page.
Course content expiration: Nearly all our courses provide for continued access to course content and materials, even after completion of the post test. Any access limitations will be clearly noted on the individual course description page.
Testing requirements: Each online course concludes with a post test consisting of multiple choice or true & false questions. Scores of 80% or greater are required for successful course completion and awarding of CEUs. You may revisit course materials and retest as needed to achieve a passing score.
Certificate of completion: A certificate displaying participant name, date of course completion (based on the Eastern Standard Time Zone), and the number of contact hours earned is presented to participants once a score of 80% or greater is earned on the post test. Please note that CEUs are awarded on the date of successful test completion, not the date of course enrollment. Please ensure that you successfully complete the post test prior to any licensure renewal dates.
ASHA CE Registry: Northern Speech will provide CEU information to the ASHA CE Registry for you. At the time of course enrollment if you select that you are taking the course for ASHA Credit and if you provide your ASHA Member Number, Northern Speech will automatically submit your hours to the CE Registry after you successfully complete the post test. Please allow 45-60 days from the date of course completion for your hours to appear on your CE transcript. Note that ASHA will record your CEUs as earned on the last day of the month in which you completed your course. For example, if you completed your course on Nov 7, the CE Registry will reflect course completion as Nov 30.
Number of CEUs offered: We offer courses from 1 to 21 contact hours. Each course will note the number of CEUs offered. Please note that 0.1 CEU = 1 contact hour = 1 CEE.
State licensing boards and online CEUs: NSS is an ASHA CE Provider and most state licensing boards DO accept CEUs earned online (usually classified as home-study credits). Some boards do, however, place a limit to the number of CEUs 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 CEU limits related to home-study courses prior to enrolling in an online course.
Course formats: Our course formats include: text, audio, video, and PowerPoint with author narration. Each course will note the format on the course description page.
Course handouts: Most of our non-text online courses provide a link to download the accompanying handout.
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.
Group discounts: Groups of 3 or more are eligible for a 20% discount on each registration on most of our online courses. To receive this discount, registrations need to be processed together via the "Group Rates" tab on the Online Course of your choice.
Computer requirements: For our online courses to function best, we recommend that you update your computer to include the newest version of your Internet browser (Safari, Chrome, Internet Explorer, etc) and newest version of Flash Player. Also a high-speed Internet connection is recommended (cable or DSL). Speakers or headphones will be required for many of our courses as many contain audio components.
Course Cancellation Policy: A purchased online course can be exchanged, refunded, or transferred to another individual if contact is made with NSS (via phone or email) within 30 days of purchase and the course materials have not been viewed or downloaded.
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"I liked seeing the progress of patients' phoneme production to syllable shape production and then expressive language production." – B.M. (Mar. 2018)
"Fast-paced, fun treatment techniques. I liked the different types of case studies - going through evaluation and tx for each example." – E.B. (Jan. 2018)
"I appreciated her manner of presentation and animation." – L.A.K. (Dec. 2017)
"The discussion on cueing techniques was most beneficial. I liked the examples with discussion following." – M.J. (Nov. 2017)
"I really appreciated the information on how to implement the Kaufman approach both in clinic and at home as well as the video examples of children using the Kaufman approach." – K.K. (Sept. 2017)
"I found the entire topic of Nancy Kaufman's approach to treating Apraxia to be very beneficial and relevant to my daily work." – N.M. (Sept. 2017)
"I enjoyed the portion on the implementation of the cards into therapy. It was a very simple and informative course." – R.B. (Aug. 2017)
"Going over the speed with which word approximations are moved into functional expressive language was most beneficial as I have been struggling with this. I liked that I could take this course at my own pace - watch sections more than once, take breaks as needed, etc. I also found that the variety of examples at various levels were helpful." – J.M. (July 2017)
"Excellent examples of clinical practice with videos." – H.G. (June 2017)
"The review of phonological development and how to use that as a tool for building up to more complex syllable productions was very useful. I liked the practical video examples throughout." – R.I. (May 2017)
"I liked seeing the techniques demonstrated with various children and also seeing children as teenagers and the progress they made." – B.A. (Apr. 2017)
"I appreciated the instruction on how to simplify syllables to increase best approximations. I liked the amount of material covered in such a short time." – H.B. (Mar. 2017)
"The syllable shaping goal progression and cueing techniques for vowel production were really helpful. I liked that the speaker was obviously passionate & enthusiastic about sharing her information." – T.M. (Mar. 2017)
"The entire course was helpful to see how to implement the K-SLP. It was good to see the pacing and to see how to use the simplified words to build intelligibility. I liked seeing the children working with the clinician. It was great to see real life examples." – A.Z. (Feb. 2017)
"This course helped me with the evaluation process of children who have limited syllable structures and knowing what goals to target in therapy. I have a few students who can benefit from these strategies on my caseload. I will be able to implement this approach." – S.H. (Jan. 2017)
"I found the treatment techniques very beneficial. I like how thorough the course was, providing several examples to see." – A.M. (Dec. 2016)
"I liked the information regarding cueing strategies and hierarchy of CV production." – O.B. (Nov. 2016)
"I found the idea of best word approximation to be most beneficial. It was easy to access and not very lengthy of a test." – C.V. (Oct. 2016)
"It was very informative and I like the approach of going back to basics before jumping right into harder application." – L.S. (Aug. 2016)
"Scripting will be very helpful when connecting targeting both articulation and expressive language. I liked all the videos of actual therapy sessions." – K.H. (June 2016)
"Loved the application from the DVDs. Very helpful to see it put into practice." – C.B. (May 2016)
"I have been working in the geriatric population for the past 3 years and am just starting out in the pediatric setting. This course had very useful information that I could apply immediately to the children that I work with. It was very informative." – A.L. (Apr. 2016)
"I enjoyed listening to all of it and the demonstrations of Kaufman working with the children." – C.P. (Mar. 2016)
"I liked the demonstration of techniques with clients. Determining where to begin the program was the most beneficial discussion." – K.F. (Feb. 2016)
"I appreciate that I will be able to use the therapeutic techniques in my practice." – S.S. (Feb. 2016)
"I liked the step by step explanations of the evaluation and therapy techniques." – J.L. (Feb. 2016)
"I found the case examples very beneficial. Seeing actual students, the assessment process, and the goals chosen was very helpful! I also really LOVED that students with Autism and Down Syndrome were included. I wish there was a printout to take notes off of, though." – L.P. (Feb. 2016)
"The syllable hierarchy was really helpful." – A.P. (Feb. 2016)
"The video for rewarding was extremely useful." – S.G. (Feb. 2016)
"The information on how to implement the program was the most beneficial. I liked the clarified accuracy goals with productions." – C.M. (Jan. 2016)
"I liked the course organization. The utilization of the Kaufman Speech Praxis Kits was helpful. However, I expected more therapeutic intervention ideas for students with autism / with minimal verbalization." – L.R. (Jan. 2016)
"I appreciated the hierarchy for simplifying words the most. I would like to have more examples of how to use the techniques with preschool-aged children with ASD who are not as focused as the children in the videos." – V.S. (Jan. 2016)