In this course, Char shares 10+ easy-to-apply techniques to improve the success of parent eligibility and IEP meetings. She details strategies on how to prepare for meetings, the meeting mindset, the value of teamwork and how to get it, a view from the parent’s perspective, how to present information clearly, kids at meetings, and how to develop positive perceptions and parental support.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Char Boshart is a speech-language pathologist, author, seminar presenter, and president and co-founder of Speech Dynamics, Inc. She graduated with her Master’s degree from Western Michigan University under the extraordinary tutelage of Dr. Charles Van Riper, the “father” of articulation therapy during the final years of his illustrious career. Char began her career in the public schools in the early 70’s with a caseload of over 110 children. Since then, she has worked many years in the public schools, developed and ran her own private practice, and, for seven years was an Assistant Professor and Department Chair of the Speech Pathology and Audiology Department at Loma Linda University in southern California. Her interest in creating effective therapy techniques has evolved into the development of several practical articulation publications, videos (articulation and language), and articles.
This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEU (Introductory Level, Professional Area)
|5 min: Introduction|
|11 min: Meeting preparation and your meeting mindset; Teamwork|
|11 min: Looking at meetings from the parent’s perspective|
|6 min: Should kids attend meetings?|
|15 min: Methods to develop positive parent perceptions and support|
|5 min: How to implement “The Accountability Loop”|
|7 min: Questions & Answers|
|Financial||Char Boshart is a speaker for SpeechTherapyPD.com and receive royalty payments. She also owns and operates Speech Dynamics. |
|Nonfinancial||No relevant non-financial relationship exists. |