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Dyslexia 101: Breaking Down the "D" Word 
Presented by Heather Caska, MS, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarTue, Oct 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT   Starts in 21h 42m
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.

Assessing and Treating Dyslexia: What SLPs need to know
Presented by Heather Caska, MS, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, Oct 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
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.

Using Nonstandardized Assessment to Evaluate Cognitive-Communication Abilities in Students with Traumatic Brain Injury
Presented by Jennifer Lundine, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS
Live WebinarThu, Oct 31, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
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.

Relationships between Language and Executive Functions: Planning and Regulating
Presented by Jill K. Fahy, MA, CCC-SLP
Video
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.

Digital Diets and the Impact of Screen Time on Language Development
Presented by Angie Neal, MS, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarTue, Nov 5, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST
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.

Back to Basics: Down Syndrome
Presented by Theresa Bartolotta, PhD, CCC-SLP
Video
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.

Adverse Childhood Experiences: Effects on brain, behavior and clinical practice
Presented by Angela Hein Ciccia, PhD, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #8929Level: Advanced1 Hour
This is Part 1 of the five-part series, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE): The Effects of Childhood Trauma on Communication. This course will provide a brief review of conventional and expanded adverse childhood experiences and discuss their implications. Specifically, the impact of ACEs on brain and behavior and the importance of this information to clinical practice for speech-language pathologists will be described. This course is presented in partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).

From Preschool to High School: Language and Literacy Toolkit for SLPs
Presented by Jennifer Whited, PhD, CCC-SLP, Kathleen J. Abendroth, PhD, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #8878Level: Intermediate3 Hours
This 2-part series will provide a language and literacy toolkit refresher for school-based SLPs, focusing on interventions that resonate with students to maximize motivation and engagement.

Journey from Middle to High School: Language and Literacy Toolkit for SLPs
Presented by Kathleen J. Abendroth, PhD, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #8795Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This is Part 2 of a two-part series. This course will provide a language therapy toolkit refresher for SLPs who work with students from middle to high school. It will focus on interventions that maximize motivation, foster resilience, and develop rapport with the adolescent population.