Assessing childhood apraxia of speech can be intimidating and confusing. With these forms and informal assessment, you will have the tools you need to feel more confident in your professional judgment when assessing for CAS.
**training in CAS assessment should be done prior to giving a diagnosis of CAS. According to ASHA, Speech Language Pathologists with this training are the professionals that should give a diagnosis of CAS. CAS is NOT a medical diagnosis, it is a speech term.
Jennie Bjorem, M.A., CCC-SLP is the owner of www.bjoremspeech.com and has extensive training in CAS. She completed the Apraxia Kids Intensive Institute, presented at Apraxia Kids Conference in 2018, ASHA 2019, is an invited speaker at ASHA Connect 2020, and presents on the topic around the country and holds the ASHA ACE award for continuing education.