This is Part 2 of the five-part series, Personal Narratives Across Diverse Cultures. Our knowledge about developmental language disorders is predominantly underpinned by positivist paradigms, and remarkably little is known about children’s experiences from their own perspectives. This course will explore how identity construction and well-being can be investigated in children with developmental language disorder using a qualitative methodology called narrative inquiry. By listening to children’s experiences through their stories, SLPs can learn about ways in which they can be supported across the lifespan. This course is presented in partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).
Live WebinarTue, Aug 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Advanced, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to describe narrative inquiry as well as the advantages and disadvantages of this methodology.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify ways in which children with developmental language disorders construct multiple identities in their narratives.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the potential facilitators and barriers to well-being in children with developmental language disorders.
|5-15 Minutes||What is Narrative Inquiry?|
|15-30 Minutes||Advantages and disadvantages of narrative inquiry|
|30-45 Minutes||How children with language disorders construct identities in their personal narratives|
|45-55 Minutes||Potential facilitators and barriers to well-being in children with language disorders|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Rena Lyons, PhD
Rena Lyons, PhD, is a certified speech and language therapist and a Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Speech and Language Therapy, School of Health Science, College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, NUI Galway, Ireland. She has over 30 years of clinical, teaching, and research experience in speech and language therapy. She is currently Programme Director for the BSc Speech and Language Therapy in NUI Galway. She earned her doctorate in 2014 under the supervision of Professor Sue Roulstone. The focus of her doctoral studies was on exploring identity construction and well-being in children with speech and language disorders. She has expertise in qualitative research. She has edited one book and published in international peer-reviewed journals. She has been awarded two editors’ prizes for papers published from her doctoral studies: one from the Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research and the International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.
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