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Language Disorders from Infancy Through Adolescence Module 2: Special Populations

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Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Speech-Language
Contact Hours:   8
Registration Fee:   $159


Objectives
1. To determine the SLP’s role in diagnosis of a language disorder 2. To identify some etiologies of mental retardation 3. To list the language characteristics of children with mental retardation, autism spectrum disorders, and specific language impairments 4. To identify factors influencing communication impairment in the hearing-impaired population 5. To compare the considerations in diagnosis and treatment of children with hearing impairment, autism spectrum disorders, traumatic brain injury,specific language impairment, and apraxia 6. To differentiate Asperger’s Syndrome from traditional autism 7. To discriminate between what constitutes a language difference vs. a language disorder, especially in culturally or linguistically diverse (CLD) populations 8. To compare high vs. low context cultural communication styles 9. To describe how to distinguish a child’s dominant language 10. To examine considerations in testing and treating a child with language differences 11. To consider the SLP’s role in addressing the needs of a child with limited English proficiency

Target Audience
Speech Language Pathologists

Agenda
Chapter 4: Special Considerations for Special Populations Chapter 5: Child Language Disorders in a Pluralistic Society

Description
By Rhea Paul, Ph.D. This course utilizes text from the hardback textbook by Rhea Paul, Ph.D. “Language Disorders from Infancy Through Adolescence” ©2007. This text provides essential guidance for properly assessing childhood language disorders and providing appropriate treatment. Coverage includes the entire developmental period through adolescence, as well as additional concepts related to child language disorders such as prevention, syndromes associated with language disorders, and multicultural practice. Basic concepts and vocabulary used in the field are presented along with an overview of key issues and controversies, an understanding of the scope of communicative difficulties that make up child language disorders, and information on how language pathologists approach the assessment and intervention processes.

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Dates:   01-31-2020 - 01-31-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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