This course describes the importance of building on the communication skills of adolescents and teenagers to prepare them for the communication demands of high school, college, and the workforce. It identifies areas of communication that can be targeted and discusses delivery methods that can be integrated into the classroom in collaboration with classroom teachers.
Course created on December 7, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to identify areas of functional communication that have been shown by research to support high school, college, and workforce achievement
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 2-3 activities that develop communication skills to support high school, college and workforce achievement.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify opportunities for collaboration with teachers and other instructional staff to develop communication skills that support high school, college and workforce achievement.
|5-10 Minutes||Background for language goals for adolescents|
|10-20 Minutes||Speech goals|
|30-40 Minutes||Complex language|
|40-55 Minutes||Application and brainstorming|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Dr. Lybolt co-wrote, Building Language throughout the Year: The Early Literacy Preschool Curriculum with Dr. Gottfred. Published in 2006, this book has been used in public and charter schools in Chicago.
Dr. Lybolt holds a doctorate degree in Communication Sciences from Northwestern University and has an extensive background in research, teaching, and presenting school-based teaching techniques, programs, in-services, and curricula development.
Ms. Smith joined the LEAP team in January 2010. Since then, she has been working extensively with the Language for Scholars program and is the current Executive Director for LEAP. Ms. Smith has a BS in Communication Sciences and Disorders, an MA in Speech-Language Pathology, and an MA in Learning Disabilities from Northwestern University.
Nina Smith - FInancial: Nina Smith is the Executive Director at LEAP. Nonfinancial: No relevant relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented jointly by SpeechPathology.com and the American Board of Child Language and Language DIsorders (ABCLLD).
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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