This course is designed for speech-language pathologists to develop advanced knowledge in adolescent language disorders, particularly expository texts, discourse tools, and the application of evidence-based practice in the schools. Participants will learn how to select, and immediately apply, intervention strategies for adolescents who require targeted therapy in syntax, semantics, and academic language.
Course created on September 6, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to identify specific language disabilities that significantly impede academic growth in students in middle and high school.
- After this course, participants will be able to contrast narrative, expository, and discourse tools in language therapy for adolescents.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to create and apply effective interventions for students using evidence-based practices.
Judy K. Montgomery, PhD, CCC-SLP
Judy K. Montgomery is Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Dept. at Chapman University, Irvine, CA. She is also Executive Director of the Scottish Rite Childhood Language Center in Santa Ana. Dr. and has worked for 23 years as an SLP in three school districts in Southern CA.
In addition, Dr. Montgomery is a Board Certified Specialist in Child Language and Language Disorders and Secretary of the National ABCLLD Board and Editor-in-Chief of Communication Disorders Quarterly. She has received the Annie and John Glenn Award for Outstanding Leadership in School-Based SLP Services, plus Honors of CSHA and ASHA.
She is the former president of several state and national professional organizations: US Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (USSAAC), Division of Communication Disorders & Deafness (DCDD), California Speech Language Hearing Association (CSHA) and the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA).
Dr. Montgomery recently served on the ASHA Committee on Honors and the Ad Hoc Committee to design the 2016 ASHA Scope of Practice. She has authored 12 books, numerous articles, and one standardized test of vocabulary development.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Advanced level, Professional Area)
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
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