This course describes an intervention procedure designed around SLP distinctive oral language competencies to improve expository speaking, writing and comprehension. Two preliminary treatment studies and clinical perspectives about implementation within and beyond the research setting will also be discussed. This course is presented in partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to teach pictography and bulleted note-taking with expository texts.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how verbal rehearsal can be used to improve expository language.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to promote use of note-taking and verbal rehearsal as learning strategies.
|5-15 Minutes||Note-taking & verbal rehearsal|
|15-40 Minutes||Group treatment study|
|40-55 Minutes||Clinical implementation|
|55-80 Minutes||Case study|
|80-85 Minutes||Next steps|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Teresa Ukrainetz, PhD, S-LP(C)
Teresa Ukrainetz, PhD, S-LP(C), ASHA Fellow, Utah State University, investigates the framework, procedures and tools of school-age language intervention. Her research includes norm-referenced tests, dynamic assessment, phonemic awareness, narrative and school SLP practices. Dr. Ukrainetz's current research addresses how SLPs can use their distinctive expertise to improve students' expository language and learning. Dr. Ukrainetz has authored two books, School-age Language Intervention: Evidence-based Practices and Contextualized Skill Intervention: Scaffolding PreK-12 Literacy Achievement.
Amy Peterson, MS, CCC-SLP
Amy Peterson, MS, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist for the Laramie County School District in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Amy graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2010. Amy works with K-6 students and has prior experience in a developmental preschool. She has served as Lead SLP in her district and Publicity Chair for her state association and has taken on practicum students. Amy served as clinical coordinator and instructor on both research studies. She is eager to pursue her PhD at Utah State University starting in the fall of 2018.
RJ Risueño will be graduating with a BS in Communicative Disorders from Utah State University. RJ has experience as both a research assistant and an undergraduate researcher. This past year, he worked with Dr. Teresa Ukrainetz to develop a case study for three elementary students with language impairment. Tasks included IRB submission,
materials preparation, budget management, tester and instructor training, remote data collection, and data analysis. He plans to attend graduate school in the fall to study speech-language pathology.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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