This course will provide information on the connection between early experiences and early formation of language. Through this framework, the course will look at the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and serve-and-return interactions on the language gap that exists for many communities across the US.
Course created on January 17, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the role of early exposure to violence, poverty, and minimal parenting interactions on language development.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the role of ACEs in language development.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 2-3 ways to engage parents in scaffolding interactions as a way to promote positive experiences around language.
|5-10 Minutes||Understanding the Early Experience|
|10-15 Minutes||ACEs and Developmental Delays|
|15-25 Minutes||Neurological Impact of Early Experiences|
|25-35 Minutes||30 Million Word Gap|
|35-45 Minutes||Understanding the Role of Serve-and-Return in Building Reciprocal Language Experiences|
|45-55 Minutes||Engaging Parents in Language Development from their Own Experience|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Alison D. Peak, LCSW, IMH-E
Alison D. Peak LCSW (Allied Behavioral Health Solutions, Nashville, TN) received her Master's in Social Work from the University of Michigan with an emphasis in Interpersonal Practice with Children and Youth and Infant Mental Health. Alison is the Co-chair of the AIMHiTN Endorsement Committee and a member of AIMHiTN's Leadership Cohort. Alison also has two post-graduate degrees, Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care and Pediatric Integrated Health Services. Alison is passionate about working with children with histories of early trauma, families with adopted children, and youth in DCS custody. Alison seeks to meet these children and families where they most often present for assistance, their physician's office, and to assist in collaborating with primary care providers to optimize services for children and families.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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Illinois Early Intervention Training Program
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
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