The evidence base related to the complex syntax skills of children with specific language impairment (SLI) is growing. This course will review several articles to summarize how the evidence applies to clinical practice, and discuss what remains to be explored.
Course created on December 15, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to describe multiple types of complex syntax, defined by grammatical structure.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the potential importance of working on complex syntax for the academic, social and vocational achievement of children with language impairments.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to apply the complex syntax evidence-base to their own work with children with language impairments.
|5-15 Minutes||Overview of complex syntax and complex syntax development in typical language learners|
|15-45 Minutes||Complex syntax research findings: Children with Specific Language Impairment|
|45-55 Minutes||Clinical exploration of complex syntax abilities: Lessons from research methods|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q&a|
C. Melanie Schuele, PhD, CCC-SLP
C. Melanie Schuele, PhD, CCC-SLP is an associate professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Her research interests include complex syntax development and intervention as well as early literacy acquisition.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in cooperation with Vanderbilt University Bill Wilkerson Center.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
Course participation information
To ensure you are ready to participate, please complete our short Test Drive to prepare your computer to view the course.
Login and logout times will be recorded and documented.
Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit, where applicable.
Live Webinars allow presenter and participant interaction. The exam and course evaluation for these courses must be completed within 7 days of the event.
On-demand courses include texts, video and audio recordings of live webinars, and multimedia formats. The exam and course evaluation for on-demand courses must be completed within 30 days of course registration.
To participate in the course, complete the exam, and earn continuing education credit (where applicable), you must be a SpeechPathology.com member.
SpeechPathology.com is committed to providing equal opportunities in accordance with all applicable laws. If you are in need of a disability-related accommodation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We will review your request and respond in a timely manner. Please note that we will require a minimum of 2 weeks to provide a reasonable accommodation for your request.
Visit our Contact us page or give us a call if you have questions.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Advanced level, Professional Area)
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
Allied Health Media, LLC, DBA SpeechPathology.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Allied Health Media complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Allied Health Media is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. Allied Health Media, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.
California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.
Speech-Language and Audiology Canada
Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.