TherapyTravelers - September 2018

Language Disorder(s) CEU Courses for SLPs

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Do the Hard Things First? Treatment of Morphology and Syntax
Presented by Amanda Owen Van Horne, PhD, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarTue, Dec 10, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST   Starts in 12h 39m
Course: #9067Level: Advanced1 Hour
Morphosyntax is a significant area of weakness for children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD). This course will review the evidence associated with different methods of selecting grammatical treatment targets and different approaches to grammatical intervention for children with DLD. This course is presented in cooperation with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).

Twice Exceptional Students: Identifying and Advocating for Gifted Students with Speech/Language Disorders
Presented by Angela Knoop, MA, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, Dec 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #9085Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide current information on characteristics of gifted and twice exceptional students to help SLPs identify such students. It is essential to recognize twice exceptional students in order to maximize outcomes in speech therapy as well as to foster educational success.

Digital Diets and the Impact of Screen Time on Language Development
Presented by Angie Neal, MS, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9031Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will provide SLPs with an understanding of the negative impact that excessive screen time can have on language and other key areas of development. Current research as well as strategies will be shared.

Pearson's EBP Briefs: Wh-Question Intervention for Children With Language Disorders
Presented by Emily Diehm, PhD, CCC-SLP, Tala Abou-Dahech, MA
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Course: #9046Level: Advanced1 Hour
This case-based Pearson EBP Brief examined the clinical question, "For a school-age child with a language disorder, what therapy strategies are effective to improve the child’s Wh-question answering abilities?" The related literature search & analysis, along with the resultant clinical decision & application to clinical practice, will also be discussed.

Using Nonstandardized Assessment to Evaluate Cognitive-Communication Abilities in Students with Traumatic Brain Injury
Presented by Jennifer Lundine, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS
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Course: #9035Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will address the challenges and opportunities for speech-language pathologists who evaluate cognitive-communication disorders in children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Specific, evidence-based strategies for nonstandard assessment will be discussed.

Assessing and Treating Dyslexia: What SLPs need to know
Presented by Heather Caska, MS, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9028Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
This is Part 2 of a two-part series. ​ This course will focus on​ assessment and intervention for students with dyslexia. Assessment techniques and tools, including how to use assessment data to determine strengths and areas of need in children with dyslexia, will be discussed. The course will also address evidence-based intervention techniques and service delivery options to effectively manage dyslexia in the school and outpatient settings.

Dyslexia 101: Breaking Down the "D" Word 
Presented by Heather Caska, MS, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9025Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
This is Part 1 of a two-part series. This course will focus on identifying the core components of dyslexia. Participants will engage in activities that simulate what a student with dyslexia might experience in the classroom. Discussion will focus on common myths, early identification and risk factors, development of reading skills, ​and an overview of the roles and responsibilities of the SLP.

Relationships between Language and Executive Functions: Planning and Regulating
Presented by Jill K. Fahy, MA, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8998Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This is Part 2 of a two-part series. This course will detail the relationship between language and executive functions (EFs), and the nature of EF deficits in children with language disorders. The use of inner speech and self-talk to regulate behaviors and efforts, and the use of complex syntax as a tool to reason, plan, predict, and solve will be discussed. Additionally, the course will describe the use of hands-on problem solving, Socratic questions, and discovery learning to elicit language-based EFs.

Back to Basics: Down Syndrome
Presented by Theresa Bartolotta, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8975Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will serve as a primer on Down syndrome for practicing speech-language pathologists. The basics of the syndrome and common speech, language, voice and fluency issues will be addressed. Effective treatment strategies for improving communication across the lifespan will also be discussed.

The Effects of Stress and Trauma on Language Development
Presented by Joy D. Osofsky, PhD
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Course: #8940Level: Advanced1 Hour
This is Part 4 of the five-part series, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE): The Effects of Childhood Trauma on Communication. This course will focus on the effects of exposure to trauma, including abuse and neglect, on language development. The impact on early brain development will be discussed, as well as the importance of early intervention to prevent increasing difficulties over time.