This course will provide a comprehensive process of evaluating the speech and language skills of infants and toddlers using best practice tools and systems. As part of the evaluation, a thorough knowledge base of development is required and will be provided through accompanying charts and videos..
Course created on November 3, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the process of evaluating a child between the ages of birth to two.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe normal sound acquisition versus delayed/disordered sound acquisition in infants.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify red flags for co-existing conditions and conduct an appropriate referral..
|5-10 Minutes||Learner Outcomes|
|10-45 Minutes||Review components of an evaluation including commercial assessments , types of assessment, environment, materials, managing behavior|
|45-60 Minutes||Review of normal development- sound production|
|60-75 Minutes||Review of normal development- language|
|75-85 Minutes||Red Flags and Referral|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Gina Blume, MA, CCC-SLP
Gina Blume MA, CCC-SLP is a Speech-Language Pathologist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Her area of interest and expertise is working with children and families impacted by autism, childhood apraxia of speech and children birth to three with speech and language disorders. Gina has presented information to parents, graduate students and colleagues in these areas and served as a mentor in various settings over her career. Gina has been with the Division of Speech Pathology at CHH for 19 years and has been in the field of speech pathology for 30 years. Gina also worked as an adjunct instructor at the University of Cincinnati for several years while working at CCH.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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