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Play is FUNdamental: Developmental Aspects of Play as Applied to Children and Individuals with Language and Developmental Disabilities

Course: #9386Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Live WebinarTue, Sep 1, 2020 at 4:00 pm EDT

This is Part 1 of the four-part series, Play is FUNdamental. This course builds upon a developmental perspective of child play behavior. Core principles of human physical development, as they relate to child engagement in play, will be presented. Stages of language/cognitive play and their correlations to stages of communication intent and language development will be discussed. Participants will learn how to observe behaviors in order to assess play and language in children and older individuals with developmental delays.

(Part 2: Course 9387, Part 3: Course 9389, Part 4: Course 9390)

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Live Webinar

Tue, Sep 1, 2020 at 4:00 pm EDT

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list developmental processes related to engagement in play behavior.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe language/cognitive stages of play.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain the connection between observable play behaviors and corresponding levels of intentional communication and motor development.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Physical motor developmental principles
15-25 Minutes Stages of intentionality
25-40 Minutes Stages of play: Sensory motor to pretend
40-55 Minutes Application to assessment
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

Presented By

Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Lisa Audet received an honorarium for this presentation. She directs the Autism Initiative for Research Education and Outreach at Kent State University and owns a private SLP practice. Nonfinancial: No relevant relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.