Most people learn to think with a visual brain but live in an auditory culture. This workshop provides participants with the neuroscience behind how learners become literate through the Neuro-Semantic Language Learning Theory (NLLT). Participants will be provided with numerous examples of how to use language strategies for increased literacy across ages and populations.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Ellyn Arwood is a Professor at the University of Portland in Portland, Oregon and has both national and international reputations for scholarship in the areas of language, cognition, learning, neuroeducation, and special needs. During the past 40 years Dr. Arwood has been on faculty at a number of universities, teaching and providing hands-on clinical experiences with all populations of communicatively impaired children and adults. She is the author of several textbooks and one monograph about the concept of pragmatism applied to communication disorders, learning, and using language to learn.
This course is offered for 0.50 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional Area)
|30 min: Drawing of NLLT in real time|
|60 min: Learning to think with a visual brain for how to be literate|
|30 min: Thinking with a visual brain|
|75 min: Examples of how NLLT plus characteristics of non sound-based languages provides principles of application to literacy reading, writing, thinking, viewing, speaking, listening, and calculating)|
|75 min: More examples of strategies|
|30 min: Paradigm Shift and Questions/Answers|
|Financial||Ellyn Arwood received compensation for this presentation from SpeechTherapyPD.com. |
|Nonfinancial||No relevant non-financial relationships exist. |