Play-Based Therapy: Theory and MethodsCourse: #6151 1 Hour
This course will cover how to provide play-based treatment to children from preschool through elementary ages. The differences between work, play, and playful learning will be discussed, as well as when, why, and how to incorporate playful learning into speech–language therapy sessions.
Course created on January 21, 2014
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the types and benefits of play.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the difference between play and playful learning.
- After this course, participants will be able to provide examples of how playful learning can be used in speech–language treatment.
|0-15 Minutes||Definitions and descriptions of types of play|
|15-25 Minutes||Why playful learning is beneficial|
|25-45 Minutes||Examples of how playful learning can be used in speech-language therapy|
|45-55 Minutes||Considerations for special populations|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
Meredith Poore Harold, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Meredith Poore Harold, PhD, CCC-SLP is a Speech–Language Pathologist with an academic research background. She currently works for a large Kansas City-area school district and owns her own private practice (www.meredithharold.com). She also teaches at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, MO, and Nova Southeastern University in Florida. She provides local and national lectures on communication development and disorders.
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