Differential diagnosis of severe speech disorders in children Details

Differential diagnosis of severe speech disorders in children

Differential diagnosis of severe speech disorders in children

This is a re-run of IASLT CPD training facilitated by Professor Tricia McCabe in 2021 which was very well-received and acclaimed. Takes place over 4 mornings: 20th, 22nd, 27th & 29th September 2022 Attendance is mandatory at all 4 sessions.

This training course is supported by funding from the National HSCP Office.

Priority must be given to those working in the public health service. 

Places are limited and will be offered on a first come, first served basis. 

When your application is approved, you will be given 24 hours to pay the registration fee to complete registration and secure your place on this course.


Upon successful completion of this workshop, participants will: 

  • Understand recent research developments treatment of childhood apraxia of
    speech (CAS aka dyspraxia)
  • Know about free resources which will help them implement evidence-
    based practice in CAS 
  • Practice providing treatment in two of the evidence-based treatments of CAS
  • Discuss problem solving in treatment of children with CAS who also have other

About the facilitator: 

Professor Tricia McCabe CPSP is Head of Discipline and Professor of Speech Pathology in the Faculty of Health Sciences at The University of Sydney. Tricia has
published more than 100 peer reviewed journal articles, supervised more than 20
research students, and has had $3.6 million in research grants. Tricia's research,
teaching and clinical practice are all focussed on improving treatments for moderate-
severe speech impairments in children and adults. In particular, she wants to
improve treatments for children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech and this has
resulted in the two Randomised Control Trials comparing different interventions in
this population. With a team of colleagues, she developed the Rapid Syllable
Transition Training intervention (ReST). ReST has been shown to be effective in both
face to face and telehealth service delivery. Tricia maintains a small private practice
in Sydney providing second opinion assessments and treatment to children and
adults with speech disorders.