The course provides an overview of influences on early language development, with particular emphasis on pragmatics and semantics. Resources are provided for the speech-language pathologist to use in clinical practice.
Course created on April 15, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the purpose of developmental milestones in their clinical practice as speech-language pathologists.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the factors that contribute to richer versus disordered language development.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify a range of early pragmatic and semantic behaviors within the domain of language.
Nina Capone Singleton, PhD, CCC-SLP
Nina Capone Singleton, PhD, CCC-SLP is an Associate Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology, an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, and the Director of the Developmental Language and Cognition Lab, all at Seton Hall University. She has held clinical positions at the Children’s Seashore House-The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Children’s Memorial Hospital (Chicago), Bright Futures Early Intervention Clinic (Evanston, Illinois), and the Westchester Institute for Human Development (Valhalla, New York). Dr. Capone Singleton has published many papers and has served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (2010-2013). She is currently Associate Editor of Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica. Dr. Capone Singleton has presented at both national and international conferences. She is the co-author of the 3rd edition of the textbook entitled Language Development: Foundations, Processes, and Clinical Applications, published by Jones & Bartlett Learning.
Brian B. Shulman, PhD, CCC-SLP
Brian B. Shulman, PhD, CCC-SLP is currently Dean of the School of Health and Medical Sciences (SHMS) and Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Seton Hall University. He has served in a number of leadership positions within the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (SHA), including Chair of the Board of Division Coordinators (BDC) and Vice President for Speech-Language Pathology Practice. He is a Fellow of the ASHA, the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP), and the National Academies of Practice (NAP). He recently served as Editor of Pediatric Speech and Language: Perspectives on Interprofessional Practice, an issue of Pediatric Clinics of North America. Dr. Shulman has done numerous invited presentations to professional groups at state, national, and international conferences. He is the co-author of the 3rd edition of the textbook entitled Language Development: Foundations, Processes, and Clinical Applications, published by Jones & Bartlett Learning.
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