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Language Disorders from Infancy Through Adolescence Module 3: Prelinguistic & Emerging Language

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

1. To consider the components of a family-centered approach to clinical practice 2. To identify the required components of an IFSP 3. To examine the risk factors for communication disorders in infancy 4. To explore the standardized and non-standardized means of assessment for newborns through 18 months of age 5. To identify characteristics of intervention in feeding and communication for newborns through 18 months of age 6. To determine the important considerations of treatment in older prelinguistic children 7. To distinguish when therapy is warranted and when it is not in toddlers 8. To differentiate between multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches to assessment 9. To identify characteristics and concomitants of communication impairments in young children with emerging language 10. To examine the goals and various methods of implementing intervention in young children 11. To define the primary considerations in the selection of augmentative and alternative communication devices

Target Audience
Speech Language Pathologists

Chapter 6: Assessment and Intervention in the Prelinguistic Period Chapter 7: Assessment and Intervention for Emerging Language

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.

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-31-2020 - 01-31-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM