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The Source® for Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Speech Disorders

Author: Sandra L. Sulprizio

CEUs offered: 0.45

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Introductory Level; Professional Area

Activity Description

This course examines the unique speech needs of infants and children with cleft palate and/or craniofacial anomalies. This course includes tools to help with assessment and treatment of cleft palate and craniofacial disorders.

Activity Audience

This course is for Speech-Language Pathologists.

Learning Outcomes

Participants who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Explain how to effectively assess the speech problems exhibited by children with cleft palate and/or craniofacial anomalies.
  • Discuss how to eliminate compensatory articulation errors with phonetically controlled stimuli.
  • Understand how to reduce the symptoms of Velopharyngeal dysfunction and improve intelligibility.

Author Biography

Sandra L. Sulprizio, MSPA, CCC-SLP, received her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Washington in Seattle and worked there as a speech-language pathologist in early infant and school district programs. After five years, she moved to California, where she was employed by the Oakland Unified School District in their "special speech" programs. Later she joined the staff at Children's Hospital Oakland. With other pediatric specialists, she established one of the first craniofacial and cleft lip and palate clinics in the East Bay and started the speech and nasoendoscopy programs. Years later, Kaiser Permanente started the Northern California Craniofacial Clinic. Again, Sandra introduced the speech and nasoendoscopy clinics. She is currently a speech coordinator in their craniofacial clinic.

Sandra is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), California Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CSHA), and American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA). She is actively involved in CSHA and ACPA committees. She co-authored the speech pathology portion of the ACPA's Core Curriculum.

Sandra Sulprizio, The Source for Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Disorders, employed by Northern California Craniofacial Clinic

Disclosure:

Financial - Author for LinguiSystems, Inc. and receives royalty payments

Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

LinguiSystems, Inc., publisher of products for SLPs, funded this self-study course, The Source for Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Disorders, in its entirety. The information contained in this course is based exclusively on a product written by Sandra Sulprizio and sold by LinguiSystems, Inc.


Certified members of the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with LinguiSystems, Inc.  One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE.  All CASLPA members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.  CASLPA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.