This one-day workshop will focus primarily on speech sound disorders (SSDs) in children from three different special clinical populations: (1) older children with persistent speech errors, (2) children with hearing impairment who have been fitted with cochlear implants, and (3) children with cleft lip and palate.
About the Presenter
Peter Flipsen Jr., Ph.D., S-LP(C), CCC-SLP, is a professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. He received his graduate degree from Michigan State University and his doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is certified in his native Canada as well as by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. He is a licensed SLP in Oregon and previously taught in Idaho, Tennessee, and Minnesota. He teaches courses in phonetics and speech sound disorders. His current research is focused on speech and language development in children with cochlear implants, persistent speech errors in older children, and on measuring the intelligibility of children’s speech.