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Social Communication in Preschoolers and School-Age Children: Assessment and Intervention
1/31/2008
Format(s): Audio CD and Manual, Additional Manual(s)
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
One of the responsibilities of the school-based speech-language pathologist is to address the problem-solving and social communication skills of children with diverse linguistic profiles. Children with language impairment may experience problems in social communication because of specific social cognitive or pragmatic deficits (e.g., misreading of social cues, limited strategies for peer group entry), or as a consequence of peers’ negative perceptions of their language abilities.
Audio CD and Manual
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Written Language Assessment and Intervention
6/4/2009
Format(s): Journal (Online), Journal (Print)
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
Delve into the assessment of written language in children and adolescents with language disorders, and learn strategies for supporting students in improving written language abilities.
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$30.00
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$39.00


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Aspects of Literacy Development in Preschool and Elementary School Age Children
Format(s): Journal (Online), Journal (Print)
CEUs: 0.8
8.0
This program explores current topics in the development of such critical reading precursors as vocabulary knowledge, narrative ability, phonological awareness, and print knowledge. Aspects of the reading and writing abilities of elementary school students are also considered.
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$70.00
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$91.00


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Assessing Selective Mutism with DIRFloortime
Format(s): eWorkshop
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
Children with selective mutism are frequently difficult to assess because of their lack of verbal expression. Unlike some children on the autism spectrum, children with selective mutism are verbal in comfortable environments. Due to the nature of the disorder, SLPs can find it challenging to identify children with selective mutism as needing in-school support services. This eWorkshop presentation will provide assessment techniques using the DIRFloortime model as a foundation. Participants will learn to assess a child with selective mutism and write a clinical report.
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$59.00
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$77.00
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Assessment and Intervention of Communication in Children Birth–5: A Developmental Approach
Format(s): DVD and Manual, Additional Manual(s)
CEUs: 0.35
3.5
Children learn language in the context of spontaneous, social interactions, making language acquisition embedded in the affective, cognitive, and social domains. However, language comprehension is often overlooked. To develop effective assessment and intervention strategies, it is critical for SLPs to understand developmental communication milestones and rely on a child’s non-verbal behaviors, even though the behaviors may not be a reliable predictor in the context of the child’s full developmental profile.
DVD and Manual
Member: $130.00
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Complexity in Language Learning and Treatment
Format(s): Journal (Online), Journal (Print)
CEUs: 0.3
3.0
This journal self-study focuses on complexity in treatment of language deficits. Complexity is discussed as it pertains to treatment of disorders in three language domains: phonological, lexical-semantic, and syntactic. In all domains, greater treatment gains result when more complex rather than simple language material is the focus of treatment.
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$40.00
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$52.00


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Improve Your Students' Spelling Abilities
Format(s): Audio CD and Manual, Additional Manual(s)
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
One way to improve our clients’ communication is to help them improve their spelling skills. In this program, we’ll use writing samples from students struggling with written language and we’ll examine the potential causes of their spelling difficulties while analyzing common errors (e.g., phonemic, orthographic pattern, and morphological awareness). Following the analysis, we’ll develop goals and then consider and practice sample intervention strategies and activities that address the students’ specific linguistic deficiencies. Throughout the session, we’ll address the rationale for the SLP’s role in assessing and remediating spelling.
Audio CD and Manual
Member: $74.00
Nonmember: $96.00
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Language and Communication Disorders in Adolescents
Format(s): Journal (Online), Journal (Print), Additional Login(s)
CEUs: 0.75
7.5
In this clinical forum, we discuss the implications and directions for future research and practice of adolescent language disorders.
Journal (Online)
Member: $68.00
Nonmember: $88.00
Journal (Print)
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Nonmember: $88.00
Additional Login(s)
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Narrative Assessment with Cultural Applications (On Demand Webinar)
Format(s): On Demand Webinar, On Demand Webinar (Group)
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
This session will explore mechanisms for assessing narrative comprehension and production that can be practically implemented in schools, and that can be adapted to the needs of children from different backgrounds and applied to culturally relevant texts and content. Narratives provide a functional context and purpose for addressing and integrating the language components. Therefore, to develop appropriate, effective language interventions, it is essential to adequately assess child narrative skills, ensuring that the assessment is relevant to children from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Participants will learn how to view narrative assessments and adapt or select assessments for children with cultural and linguistic differences.
On Demand Webinar
Member: $99.00
Nonmember: $129.00
On Demand Webinar (Group)
$259.00


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Reading and Writing Development in School-Age Children: Current Concepts
Format(s): Journal (Online)
CEUs: 0.65
6.5
Many SLPs are playing an increasing role in addressing literacy skills and often work as part of a team in schools to improve students’ reading and writing. This journal self-study adds to the knowledge base of SLPs working on literacy. Five articles address how literacy progresses over time in both typically developing children and those with speech and language disorders. SLPs who work with school-age children in or outside of schools will come away with an increased understanding of the role of linguistic awareness skills—such as phonological, morphological, and orthographic awareness—on reading and writing development, as well as the importance of vocabulary and overall language development. Each article provides recommendations for clinical practice that SLPs can consider as they continue to expand their literacy instruction.
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$63.00
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$81.00
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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 19, No. 1, January 2012
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
This issue focused on new advances in the assessment and treatment of phonological disorders in children. It explored visual analog scaling as a measure of fine-grained productions; dynamic assessment as an assessment strategy for children with phonological difficulties. Following a discussion of the relevance of speech intelligibility within a framework of WHO ICF-2 activities and participation, this series concluded with a review of recent research utilizing input focused intervention to treat phonological disorders in children.
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$30.00
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$39.00
SIG 01 Affiliate:
$5.00
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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 19, No. 2, March 2012
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.25
2.5
This issue of Perspectives examines the issues related to behavioral assessment and management in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The authors consider research examining language and personality features in children with autism and Fragile X syndrome. Finally, the authors review the relationship of language and gesture in children with ASD, including consideration of cognitive processing capabilities in this population.
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$35.00
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$46.00
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$5.00
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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 19, No. 3, August 2012
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.25
2.5
This issue presents an update on trends in information processing research. Following a discussion of issues in diagnosis of auditory processing disorders, authors discuss perceptual frameworks of auditory processing and review recent research examining auditory processing in children with autism spectrum disorders. This issue concludes with a discussion of recent treatment programs developed to address processing/working memory issues.
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$35.00
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$46.00
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$5.00
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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 19, No. 4, October 2012
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.25
2.5
The authors in this issue of Perspectives on Language Learning and Education present a discussion of new assessment tools for measuring narrative skills in young children. The topic of assessment is followed by a discussion of intervention practices to address narrative difficulties in children with language impairments, both in areas of personal narratives as well as fictional narratives. This issue concludes with a review of noteworthy characteristics that clinicians must consider when providing narrative intervention for children with developmental disabilities.
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$35.00
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$46.00
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$5.00
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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 20, No. 1, February 2013
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.15
1.5
This issue addresses relevant issues in the area of autism. Following a review of practical and ethical considerations of early identification of autism in young children, authors subsequently examine the impact of cultural differences, and specifically Asian American culture, to working with families and children with autism. The issue concludes with recent research examining the processing of prosody in children with autism and specific language impairment.
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$25.00
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$33.00
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$5.00
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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 20, No. 2, March 2013
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
This issue focuses on adolescent language. Authors consider the role of speech-language pathologists in the identification and intervention of language disorders in adolescents and discuss intervention suggestions to address difficulties in oral language, comprehension and production of expository text, and word learning.
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$39.00
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$5.00
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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 20, No. 3, August 2013
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.25
2.5
This issue addresses early intervention and the role of parents in the EI process. In addition to discussing roles and responsibilities of team members, articles considers various parent coaching models to address early language delay in children from varied cultural backgrounds as well as varied disorders (e.g. late talkers, children with autism).
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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 20, No. 4, October 2013
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.15
1.5
This issue of Perspectives discusses assessment and intervention of spelling difficulties in school-aged children. Recently developed tools for assessment and progress monitoring are presented. Additionally, strategies for supporting spelling growth are discussed
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$33.00
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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 21, No 2, March 2014
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
Children with language disorders and/or social pragmatic disorders frequently have concomitant difficulties with executive control. This issue of Perspectives addresses some of the key academic and social challenges that children with executive function disorders face and provides a number of intervention strategies to support executive function development.
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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 21, No. 1, January 2014
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
Children and adults with autism present with significant challenges related to social communication. This issue of Perspectives addressed some of the key areas of challenge individuals with autism face in communicating with others, and presented a number of intervention strategies to support social communication for this population.
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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 21, No. 3, July 2014
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
This issue of Perspectives addresses strategies to help SLPs identify and treat children with written language disorders. Topics include early development of writing skills in children with language disorders, the complexities involved in accurately identifying children with dyslexia, the important role of handwriting in academic performance for children with language disorders, and strategies to improve expository writing in children with dyslexia.
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Targeting Written Expression for Students with Learning Disabilities
Format(s): Audio CD and Manual, Additional Manual(s)
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
SLPs can work with teams of general and special educators to target language growth in students (ages 6–18) with language-based learning disabilities (LLD). Explore techniques for assessing written story probes, quantify and describe language and self-regulatory abilities at the discourse-, sentence-, and sound-/word-levels, and learn to prioritize language intervention targets.
Audio CD and Manual
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The Ordering of Milestones in Language Development for Children From One to Six Years of Age
Format(s): Journal (Online)
CEUs: 0.1
1.0
Early detection of language problems is important, as they influence the overall development of a child. This journal self-study presents a study of scaled language milestones undertaken with Dutch children to provide an instrument for screening language development. A single, unidimensional scale of diverse milestones was developed, tapping lexical, syntactic, and phonological skills, as well as both receptive and expressive language skills.
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$20.00
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$26.00
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Treating Selective Mutism with DIRFloortime
Format(s): eWorkshop
CEUs: 0.25
2.5
One of the greatest challenges in treating children with Selective Mutism (SM) is the complexity of their profile. This presentation will offer ways to support children with a diagnosis of selective mutism to help them become verbal and solidify any constrictions they may have developmentally. We will show how using the DIRFloortime Model to treat children with SM not only helps them start talking, but also supports their ability to climb the symbolic ladder. Strategies will be addressed to support common struggles that impact families of children with SM such as toileting, sleep, tantrums, and procrastination.
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$69.00
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$90.00
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Vocabulary Instruction: Evidence for Five Instructional Strategies
Format(s): Audio CD and Manual, Additional Manual(s)
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
Many clients need help to develop their vocabularies, but addressing the problem can be daunting. The number of words to be learned—estimated at 60,000 for the average high school graduate—is enormous. Moreover, word learning involves not only linking word forms to meanings, but also enriching those meanings over time and linking words with related meanings.
Audio CD and Manual
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Word-Finding Assessment in Children and Adolescents: Beyond Picture Naming
Format(s): Audio CD and Manual, Additional Manual(s)
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
Extending our assessment knowledge beyond the picture-naming task, this program focuses on deep assessment in word finding. First, the theoretical underpinnings of word-finding assessment are discussed. Then, formal and informal procedures for the differential diagnosis of semantic versus phonologically based word-finding errors in both single word and discourse contexts are described. Finally, informal word-finding assessment is discussed in the context of classroom discourse and reading activities to guide selection of word-finding accommodations in the classroom (Tier 2 RTI programming). Emphasis is on children aged 4–18.
Audio CD and Manual
Member: $74.00
Nonmember: $96.00
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