Acquired Apraxia of Speech: Evidence-Based Interventions - SLPA0023

Acquired Apraxia of Speech: Evidence-Based Interventions

by Angela Van Sickle, PhD, CCC-SLP
(4.3 / 41 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Audiology/SLP (0.10 CEU)

Price: $12.00
CE-PRO Price: $6.00


Two treatment approaches, Sound Production Treatment and a self-administered computer program, demonstrate strong evidence for intervention for acquired apraxia of speech (AOS). This course presents the quality and outcomes of the research studies for intervention strategies with some evidence for efficacy. The detailed interventions include potential evidence for practice. Also, strategies from the literature on diagnosing apraxia of speech will be defined and discussed.


The goal of this continuing education program is to provide speech-language pathologists with information related to evidence-based practices for patients with acquired apraxia of speech (AOS). After studying the material presented here, you will be able to:
  • Apply two recently published tools for diagnosing AOS
  • Differentiate treatment approaches for AOS with evidence
  • Select intervention strategies for specific types of patients

Accreditation Information
The course is intended for speech-language pathologists
If you wish to earn ASHA CEUs, you must enter an ASHA Member Number as one of the licenses in your user profile. If you do not yet have an ASHA Member Number, please enter one anyway.  Please use “11111111” in the license number field and any date in the Date Issued and Date Expires fields. You can edit the license information later after you are issued your member number.
Remember, ASHA CEUs cannot be awarded retroactively, so it is very important that you follow the instructions for earning ASHA CEUs. If you have any questions, contact or 800-866-0919. Only those participants who follow the instructions for earning ASHA CEUs will have their course information submitted to the ASHA CE Registry.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Angela VanSickle is an assistant professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She is interested in motor learning as it relates to acquired apraxia of speech and dysphagia. She conducts research studies on apraxia of speech and presents at state and national conferences on this topic.
Disclosures: Ms. VanSickle has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose that related to this education activity. 

Course Originally Released on: 6/25/2019
Date of Most Recent Review: 6/25/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 1/31/2022

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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BARBARA K - Gloucester, VA  ·  Apr 02, 2020
reinforced what I've been practicing.
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Amy M - Downingtown, PA  ·  Mar 16, 2020
Interesting comparison for pts. with severe apraxia
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Ruth B - Peoria, AZ  ·  Feb 27, 2020
Limited as discussed specific tests that the clinician may not have access to at their facility.
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Angela D - Goodyear, AZ  ·  Feb 27, 2020
Nice review regarding different therapeutic approaches for AOS
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Valerie B - Perryville, MO  ·  Feb 25, 2020
the course was easy to read and test questions made you think
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Price: $12.00
CE-PRO Price: $6.00