Conference ’03 – Apraxia in Children: Strategies for Physicians, Therapists & Families

Apraxia in Children:
Strategies for Physicians, Therapists & Families

The First Scientific Conference on Therapy for Verbal Apraxia/Dyspraxia


May 16 – 17, 2003

North Charleston , South Carolina

Agenda Overview:

May 16, 2003 8:30am – 8:30pm:

  • Overview of Apraxia in Children Marilyn Agin, MD
  • Brain Scans & Speech Delays TBA
  • Speech Delays & the Right Lobe Dominance Nolan Altman, MD
  • Neurological Aspects of Apraxia Treatment Martha Burns, PhD
  • Early Medical Diagnosis Marilyn Agin, MD
  • Early Speech Diagnosis Sara Johnson, MA, CCC-SLP
  • Early Speech Diagnosis Nancy Kaufman, MA, CCC-SLP
  • Early Speech Diagnosis The Prompt Institute
  • Oral Motor Therapy Sara Johnson, MA, CCC-SLP
  • The Kaufman Technique Nancy Kaufman, MA, CCC-SLP
  • The Prompt Technique The Prompt Institute

May 17, 2003 8:30am – 11:00am

  • “A Parent’s Perspective” from the Co-Author of ‘The Late Talker’ Lisa Geng
  • A Nutritional Approach to Apraxia (EFAs) Jacqueline Stordy, PhD
  • Education & Learning Strategies for Children with Apraxia TBA

Registration Fee:
Health Care Providers $160.00
Parents $125.00

Rooms and rates have been secured at the following hotels for May 15, 16 and 17, 2003. The rates are as listed plus 6% sales tax and 6% occupancy tax. For conference rates, please mention “AHEC/Apraxia” when registering.

Embassy Suites Hotel 843-747-1882
Single/Double $129/night

Hilton Garden Inn: Charleston Airport 843-308-9330
Single/Double $109/night

For More Information or a Brochure:
Please contact Coastal AHEC at 910-343-0161 x 325 or e-mail Karen Coats