Multi-lingual Considerations for Working with Children with Cleft Palate - Disclosure

Course Description

This course provided resources available to assess and treat children with cleft palate from different linguistic backgrounds and how cleft speech and resonance differences might be impacted by difference languages


Learning Outcomes:

1. Describe different resources available to assess and treat children with cleft palate from a variety of linguistic backgrounds.
2. Identify cleft speech characteristics that could be influenced by the phonetics system of a language.
3. Identify resonance differences that may influence the results of an evaluation of velopharyngeal dysfunction.

Method of Participation

The estimated time to complete this online activity and exam is 1 hour(s). To receive credit, a passing grade of 100% is required on a short online quiz. You will have opportunities to retake the quiz to achieve a passing score. After you have completed your exam and evaluation you will be able to automatically print your credit letter.


ASHA Approved Provider

0.10 ASHA CEUS, Intermediate Level


Caitlin Cummings, MA, MA, CCC-SLP

John Munday, MS, CCC-SLP

Chelsea Sommer, PhD, CCC-SLP

Faculty Disclosure

In compliance with requirements of ASHA's Continuing Education Board concerning transparency in course planning, delivery and marketing, below is information of speakers' financial and non-financial interests relevant to the content of their presentations.

Instructional Personnel/Guest Speakers

Caitlin Cummings, MA, MA, CCC-SLP
Financial disclosures: Salary, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Grants, research assistant, National Institutes for Health NIH
Non-financial disclosures: None

John Munday, MS, CCC-SLP
Financial disclosures: None
Non-financial disclosures: None

Chelsea Sommer, PhD, CCC-SLP
Financial disclosures: None
Non-financial disclosures: Volunteer employment, speaking and teaching –

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this activity.

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