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English Cleft Palate Speech Therapy: Evaluation and Treatment – ASHA 0.5 CEU Self-Study Course

English Cleft Palate Speech Therapy: Evaluation and Treatment – ASHA 0.5 CEU Self-Study Course

This self-study course, developed by Dr. Catherine Crowley, focuses on how speech and feeding are affected by a cleft palate. Participants will learn about evidence-based assessment and treatment approaches for children with various compensatory cleft palate speech errors through a series of video modules and supplementary readings. Topics include speech therapy,  oral examination and speech sound assessment, feeding a baby with cleft lip and/or cleft palate, syndromes, and surgical cleft palate repair.

Please read the English Cleft Palate CEU Learning Outcomes, and follow the directions below to complete the self-study program.

  1. View and study the video modules for: English Cleft Palate Speech Therapy: Evaluation and Treatment
  2. Read the following supplemental reading materials:
  3. Complete and pass the English Cleft Palate Speech Therapy: Evaluation and Treatment Online Assessment

CEU Online Assessment Instructions

  • Click the link above to access the assessment page, and follow the instructions on the screen. After reading the introduction to the assessment, you will be taken to a page in which you must enter your required information.
  • Information Fields
    • Fill out the required information fields. This information is for ASHA reporting purposes only, and will not be distributed to third parties
    • Entering your ASHA ID# is OPTIONAL. To receive the ASHA CEU credits for completing this course, you must enter your ASHA ID# at the beginning of the assessment. If you do NOT wish to receive ASHA CEU credits for completing this course, please enter 8 zeros (00000000). Do NOT leave this field blank.
  • Passing the Assessment
    • You will have 90 minutes to complete the 75 questions on this assessment
    • You must answer 80% [60/75] of the questions correctly to pass the assessment. When you score 80% or better, you will be emailed a copy of your Certificate of Completion (note: Certificate of Completion is not proof of CEU credits earned)
    • This assessment is made up of two sections:
      • 20 multiple-choice questions in response to an audiovisual component
        (e.g. images, video clips, and audio clips)
      • 55 multiple-choice questions that are only text
      • Note: if you are having trouble playing video or audio clips directly on the assessment screen, each piece of media may be downloaded by following a link placed on top of each question
    • After you have answered all the questions, click the » (NEXT) button
    • You will immediately be taken to a page revealing your score, whether or not you passed, and a breakdown of your answers
    • You can take the assessment as many times as you need to pass it
  • Assessment Navigation
    • Use the « (PREVIOUS) and » (NEXT) buttons to move from page to page
    • If you click the » (NEXT) button at the end of the test before completing all answers, your assessment will be submitted as is
    • It is recommended to use Safari, Mozilla Firefox, or Internet Explorer to complete this assessment. Google Chrome is not a recommended web browser.
  • CEU Credits
    • CEU credits from LEADERSproject are submitted to ASHA and assessed every six months (in June and December). CEU credits will be awarded within 45 days of submitting them.
    • To check your CEU credits, log on to your ASHA account and view your CE Registry
  • If you have any questions or feedback, contact us.

When you are ready, click HERE to begin the online assessment.