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Session Code: 1332
Title: Babies Prenatally Exposed to Drugs & Their Mothers: An Introduction & Case Studies in Intervention
Day: Friday, November 13, 2015 Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Hyatt Regency Denver Room: Capital Ballroom 1-2-3
Session Format: Seminar 2-hours PDH(s): 2 Hrs

Presenter(s) (click the names to view bios and disclosures):
Kerry Proctor-Williams, East Tennessee St U (presenting author) |No Advance Handout Uploaded |View Final Presentation

The incidence children exposed to drugs and/or alcohol prenatally is rising rapidly and increasingly appearing on speech-language pathology caseloads. This session provides background information about the problems and neurodevelopmental outcomes. As well, a communication-based intervention approach for babies and their mothers is described with data from case studies.

Session Chair: N/A
Speech-Language Pathology Topic Area: Language in Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers
Instructional Level:
Introductory Instruction at the Introductory Level of difficulty is generally intended for professionals with novice experience in the content area. Material presented is based on fundamental principles or concepts that are fairly well known and regularly applied. Often this level of training is intended to be a prerequisite to successive, more difficult topics offered at the Intermediate Level. At times, experienced professionals might be advised to take this training for review or in preparation for more advanced level training. Introductory level can also be used to describe course content related to new or emerging areas of practice.
Abstract Type: Professional Education
Learner Outcomes:
Learner Outcome 1: Describe the characteristics of NAS and common neurodevelopmental outcomes
Learner Outcome 2: Discuss the treatment challenges associated with this populationd
Learner Outcome 3: Identify the benefits and challenges of a communication-based intervention approach for babies exposed prenatally to drugs and their mothers

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