This course will demonstrate how to integrate evidence-based practice with short, focused, high energy vocabulary exercises for K-12 students. Learning how to increase the number of new words in therapy or in the classroom will also be discussed.
Course created on January 26, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to list the four types of vocabulary.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to apply the size of vocabulary as a measure of a child's linguistic health.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to conduct effective 5-15 minute vocabulary exercises for individual and/or group therapy.
|5-10 Minutes||Four types of vocabulary|
|10-15 Minutes||By the numbers|
|15-20 Minutes||Evidence-based practices in vocabulary acquisition|
|20-25 Minutes||Top Seven Strategies|
|25-50 Minutes||Examples of Top Seven Strategies in Vocabulary Exercises from Bridge of Vocabulary|
|50-55 Minutes||Review- How do we strengthen childrens linguistic health?|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion, Q&A|
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.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by SpeechPathology.com in cooperation with Pearson Clinical Assessments.
Content Disclosure: This course focuses on the Bridge of Vocabulary intervention program. Other similar products will not be discussed.
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