Vanderbilt SLP Journal Club: Complex Syntax Skills of Children with Specific Language Impairment: Where are we?Course: #7870 1 Hour
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.
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