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Dyslexia: What SLPs Need to Know
Presented by Jeanne Tighe, MA, CCC-SLP, CDP
Live WebinarTue, Nov 6, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST
Course: #8646 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will empower Speech-Language Pathologists to take a more active role in the identification and treatment of dyslexia by exploring the specific areas in which our expertise in language development intersects with literacy learning. Evidence-based frameworks for contribution to multi-disciplinary evaluations and intervention programs will be shared.

The Science of Dyslexia Screening: Integrating the Shaywitz DyslexiaScreen into Practice
Presented by Adam Scheller, PhD
Video
Course: #8573 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The process of dyslexia identification is complex and dynamic, and dependent on an effective screening methodology. This course will discuss a model that integrates the science behind assessment development with the current research on the symptoms, causes, and risk factors of dyslexia. This course is presented in partnership with Pearson Clinical Assessment.

20Q: Adolescent Language Intervention: What Works?
Presented by Judy K. Montgomery, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8574 Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course is designed for speech-language pathologists to develop advanced knowledge in adolescent language disorders, particularly expository texts, discourse tools, and the application of evidence-based practice in the schools. Participants will learn how to select, and immediately apply, intervention strategies for adolescents who require targeted therapy in syntax, semantics, and academic language.

Sensory Processing Disorder and Its Impact on Speech and Language in the Pediatric Population
Presented by Joleen R. Fernald, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Video
Course: #8568 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Speech-language pathologists see children with a variety of communication challenges, often with co-morbid issues such as sensory processing disorder (SPD). This course will focus on SPD and its impact on speech/language skills as well as strategies to support the children with whom SLPs work.

Anxiety and Its Impact on Speech and Language in the Pediatric Population
Presented by Joleen R. Fernald, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
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Course: #8556 Level: Introductory1 Hour
SLPs see children with a variety of social-emotional challenges, but anxiety may be the most prevalent. This course will focus on anxiety and its impact on speech/language skills, as well as strategies to decrease anxiety in the children with whom SLPs work.

Building Skills in Inferring and Summarizing for Older Students with Social Communication Disorders
Presented by Carol Westby, PhD, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #8518 Level: Advanced1 Hour
This is Part 4 of the five-part series, Targeting the Social, Academic, & Transition Needs of Young Teens with ASD. This course will describe (1) types of inferences, (2) difficulties making inferences, and (3) evidence-based strategies to promote the ability to make inferences. This course is presented in partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).

Pragmatics and Social Communication: Educational Impact
Presented by Angie Neal, MS, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8336 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a three-part series on pragmatics and social communication. This course will discuss how social communication impacts the goal of education and explain the difference between academic performance and functional performance. Factors to consider for service provision will also be addressed. (Part 1: Course 8335, Part 3: Course 8337)

20Q: Practical Strategies for Serving Students in Poverty with Potential and Identified Developmental Language Disorder and Their Families
Presented by Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA
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Course: #8500 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course is geared toward SLPs who provide services to children from low-income backgrounds and their families. The course shares practical strategies for helping these children increase their language skills, both oral and literate, as well as increase their executive functioning skills, for a more successful future.

Pragmatics and Social Communication: Assessment
Presented by Angie Neal, MS, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8335 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a three-part series on pragmatics and social communication. This course will address standardized versus non-standardized assessments of pragmatics, components of social communication, and key terms and recommendations for early social communication.

Pearson's EBP Briefs: Best Practices for Assessing Communication Skills Prior to Preference Assessments for Students With Severe Developmental Disabilities
Presented by Miriam Boesch, PhD, Alexandra Da Fonte, PhD
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Course: #8453 Level: Advanced1 Hour
Pearson's EBP Briefs are case-based courses designed to assist with everyday decision-making in clinical practice. This case examined the question, “Should practitioners conduct a formal or informal communication assessment prior to completing a preference assessment to accurately identify preferences for students with severe developmental disabilities?” The related literature search & analysis, along with the resultant clinical decision & application to clinical practice, will also be discussed. A relevant assessment tool for this case is the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, Third Edition (Vineland-3).