An Overview of Speech Production: Assessment and Diagnosis
Presented by Dr. Stephen Camarata
This three-hour recorded webinar by Dr. Stephen Camarata provides an overview of speech production and the assessment of speech and articulation. Content includes a description of key distinctive features including place, manner, and voice for American English phonemes, and the developmental order of these phonemes.
The webinar also introduces the Woodcock-Camarata Articulation Battery (WCAB) (Visit WCAB Page) as a new, innovative approach to speech articulation assessment. In addition, an overview of goal selection and intervention approaches is provided. The information is useful for students and for clinicians.
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About Dr. Stephen Camarata
Stephen Camarata, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences and a Professor of Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He also is a Special Education faculty member at Vanderbilt-Peabody College. Dr. Camarata is a nationally and internationally recognized expert on speech and language development and disorders and has published more than 100 articles and chapters on how to identify and treat speech and language disorders in people with disabilities such as Down syndrome, autism, pediatric hearing loss, and cerebral palsy, as well as developmental speech (phonological) disorders.
Professor Camarata holds clinical certification by ASHA (CCC-SLP). He received a BA and MA from San Diego State University in Speech Pathology and a PhD in Audiology and Speech Sciences from Purdue University. He also completed Postdoctoral training at the University of Arizona. For more than 30 years, his research has been supported by NIH, IES, US Department of Education, and/or private foundations. As a clinician-scientist, he also serves examinees with disabilities at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center. He has taught graduate courses in speech development and phonetics and is a highly skilled phonetician who has experience transcribing typical and atypical speech in children and adults.