In this participatory and lively workshop, you will engage with new, entertaining ways to develop vocabulary, language processing skills and prerequisite skills for oral narrative in young children. Walk away with a better understanding of the developmental sequence of narrative growth in children as well as over 25 new ways to present children's classic stories through song, movement and hands on visual imagery. Each participant will receive materials and ideas for exciting activities you can use to support communication growth tomorrow!
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Lorraine Maida has worked in the educational field for over 30 years. Her experience spans a broad range of roles including Speech Pathologist, special education teacher, administrator, university instructor and educational consultant. She has worked with students and developed programming for all ages and abilities. Lorraine has been invited to provide hundreds of training opportunities at local, state and national venues related to provision of educational services in schools. She is currently working as a public school SLP, a seminar provider and education consultant. She is also adjunct faculty for Central Washington University and a guest lecturer in the Department of Communication Disorders at the University of Washington.
This course is offered for 0.35 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional Area)
|15 min: Introduction, the importance of storytelling in early childhood|
|45 min: Story adaptations : multi-dimensional experiences|
|15 min: Early activities to develop listening and attending through music, rhythm, chant, movement: examples and demonstration|
|90 min: Developmental levels of participation in storytelling narrative : Level 1, 2, 3 and 4 examples and demonstrations. Audience Participation|
|15 min: A specific focus on robust vocabulary development in storytelling|
|30 min: Question and Answer Session|
|Financial||Lorraine Maida received compensation for this presentation from SpeechTherapyPD.com. |
|Nonfinancial||No relevant non-financial relationships exist. |