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Sensory Processing Disorder and Its Impact on Speech and Language in the Pediatric Population
Presented by Joleen R. Fernald, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Live WebinarThu, Aug 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT
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.

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)

The Science of Dyslexia Screening: Integrating the Shaywitz DyslexiaScreen into Practice
Presented by Adam Scheller, PhD
Live WebinarTue, Sep 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT
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: 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).

Pearson's EBP Briefs: Bilingual Vocabulary Support for Dual Language Learners: A systematic review
Presented by Ulla Licandro, PhD
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Course: #8449 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, “Would a DLL child (age 2+) with delayed or impaired vocabulary development show gains in both languages when supplementing intervention to his or her second language (L2) with an indirect SLP-supervised or prompted first language (L1) intervention - in comparison to no supplemental intervention in the child’s home language or no intervention - as shown by L1 or L2 vocabulary growth?” 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 Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals - Fourth Edition, Spanish (CELF-4, Spanish).

Supporting Young Children's Social-Emotional Literacy (Ages 18 months - 7 years): Effective and Evidence-based PBS Strategies
Presented by Pamelazita Buschbacher, Ed.D., CCC-SLP
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Course: #8436 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
A large and complex feeling vocabulary is a prerequisite skill to emotional regulation and successful interpersonal interactions for children and adults. This course will provide information on evidence-based positive behavioral support (PBS) strategies for resolving and preventing challenging behaviors in young children (ages 18 months through 7 years) by recognizing, acknowledging and supporting children’s development of emotional literacy.

Multilingualism for Monolingual Clinicians: Narrative and Vocabulary Assessment Options
Presented by Teresa Signorelli Pisano, PhD, CCC-SLP, Teresa Signorelli, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8421 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course surveys best practices, regulations, and assessment options for monolingual and bilingual clinicians working with linguistically and culturally diverse children. Assessment protocols to help in differential diagnosis of language differences from genuine disorders are reviewed, including ethnographic principles, dynamic assessment, narrative analysis, and vocabulary measures.

Fluency Disorders and Concomitant Disorders in Children: Updating our practices
Presented by Lisa R. LaSalle, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8424 Level: Advanced1.5 Hour
Fluency disorders (i.e., developmental stuttering, late onset stuttering, cluttering) have a relatively low prevalence, but 30-40% of children who stutter show speech sound disorders and 15-30% show language disorders. Thus, it is incumbent upon us to plan and implement improvement in both or multiple disorders. This course will focus on how best to do that.