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Language Disorders: from Infancy Through Childhood Module 6 - Advanced Language

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

1. To identify components of literate language forms 2. To distinguish components of assessment that are particular to the advanced language stage of development 3. To identify the shortfalls of standardized test measures for advanced language learners 4. To define the term “literate lexicon” 5. To interpret ideal speech sample elicitation and analysis for this stage 6. To examine pragmatic discourse genres and assessment measures 7. To explore the importance and types of writing samples in this population 8. To identify the components of an Individualized Transition Plan 9. To explain the rationales for continuing intervention with advanced language learners 10. To identify the role of adolescents in the development of the IEP 11. To name the purposes of intervention at this stage 12. To explore the characteristics of and examples of intervention in the areas of semantics and pragmatics for students in the advanced language stage of development 13. To explain the SLP’s role in addressing reading and writing with this population 14. To identify metacognitive methods to improve comprehension 15. To examine alternative means to maximize instruction for students addressing advanced language skills 16. To investigate collaboration and consultation methods within the school setting 17. To differentiate between various means to adapt classroom materials for students at this stage 18. Identify typical activity limitations in children with CMT including neglect of hands, decreased visual awareness, interference of symmetric head and neck righting reactions, limited vestibular and proprioceptive development 19. Recognize techniques and hand placements for two-person passive range of motion exercises in children with CMT 20. Identify age ranges appropriate for children with CMT to be fitted for orthotic/assistive devices 21. Recognize the use of the Dynamic Orthotic Crainioplasty (DOC) Band used to treat deformational plagiocephaly in infants up to 24 months of age 22. Recognize arthrogryposis multiplex congenital (AMC) as a non-progressive neuromuscular syndrome present at birth. 23. Recognize common clinical manifestations to both types of AMC including clubfeet, wrist and shoulder positions 24. Identify percentages of children with AMC that have extended elbows, flexed elbows, extended knees and flexed knees 25. Identify important parameters of a stretching program in children with AMC including sets, repetitions and length of time stretches should be held 26. Recognize most orthotics are fabricated from lightweight polypropylene for children with AMC 27. Recognize pain as a significant issue that occurs with aging in patients with AMC

Target Audience
Speech Language Pathologists

Chapter 13: Assessing Advanced Language Chapter 14: Intervention for Advanced 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