Morphosyntax is a significant area of weakness for children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD). This course will review the evidence associated with different methods of selecting grammatical treatment targets and different approaches to grammatical intervention for children with DLD. This course is presented in cooperation with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).
Course created on December 10, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the challenges related to tense and aspect faced by children with DLD.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the semantic and phonological properties of tense and agreement morphemes that are associated with difficulty gradients.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the rationale and treatment method for ‘easy first’ or ‘hard first’ treatment targets.
|5-10 Minutes||Teach: Tense, aspect, agreement|
|10-20 Minutes||DLD challenges for these areas|
|20-30 Minutes||Rationale for Hard First/Easy First|
|30-45 Minutes||Evidence for various approaches|
|45-55 Minutes||Cautions about the evidence, and evidence for enhancing treatment in other ways|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Amanda Owen Van Horne, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Owen Van Horne obtained a clinical master’s at the University of Texas at Dallas and her doctoral degree at the Purdue University. She studies the morphology and syntax in children with developmental language disorder. Most of her current work is focused on the treatment of these children.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented jointly with 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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