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Turn it On: Using Media as Social Learning Material

1.0 Hours
18
Audio

Course Description

In this course, Dr. Anna Vagin shares her extensive knowledge and expertise on how to use YouTube animation videos with children who have social learning issues. She explains how research supports using materials that “move” especially with children on the autism spectrum. Video animations—with words or without words—are engaging and provide excellent examples of social interaction and pragmatics. They exemplify how feelings are an important aspect of our human experience. Dr. Vagin details specific therapy procedures on how to fun and effectively use and apply short YouTube animation videos in therapy.


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Objective

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

1
Explain why the use of YouTube animation videos in therapy help children with social learning issues.
2
Give three features of a child with a social pragmatic disorder.
3
Describe and give an example of a person’s “inner voice.”
4
Explain the components of a typical therapy sequence when introducing a YouTube video to a child or a group of children.
About Presenters

Char Boshart

MA, CCC-SLP

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.

Anna Vagin

PhD, SLP

Anna Vagin, PhD, is a licensed speech/language pathologist with over 30 years experience. Currently in private practice in Marin County, she provides individual sessions and social learning groups to families and children 6 months through young adulthood. Her particular interest is using media to support social thinking in students with diagnoses such as ASD, ADHD, NVLD, Language Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Social Communication Disorder or Twice Exceptional.

Additional Information

This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEU (Introductory Level, Professional Area)

Course Timeline
Timeline
2 min: Introduction; The Intrigue of Using YouTube Videos in Therapy
4 min: An Overview of ‘What is Social Learning’
3 min: Social Learning Challenges
2 min: Characteristics of Children with Social Learning Issues
4 min: The Evolution of the field of “Social Learning” in Speech-Language Pathology; a Tribute to Carol Prutting
20 min: Tips, Techniques and Guidelines to Working with YouTube Videos and our Children
5 min: How to Transfer and Personalize Social Examples on Videos to Daily Use by the Child; How to Use ‘Stuck Fixers’
4 min: The Importance of the “Inner Voice”
6 min: Anna’s Therapy Nugget
10 min: Questions & Answers
Course Disclosure
The content of this course is based on the research and experience of the presenter. You are responsible to do your own research to determine if the information and skills taught are appropriate for your clients/students/patients.
Disclosure Statement for Char Boshart
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.
Disclosure Statement for Anna Vagin
Financial Anna Vagin is the creator of Conversation Paths and receives compensation from its sale. She received compensation for this presentation from SpeechTherapyPD.com.
Nonfinancial No relevant non-financial relationships exist.

Char Boshart

MA, CCC-SLP

Anna Vagin

PhD, SLP

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