Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) foster vocabulary development by embedding evidence-based practices within a broad range of therapy activities. Learn two approaches for selecting vocabulary target words and nine techniques for explicitly teaching vocabulary. Numerous “Ready-to-Use” activities from preschool age through adolescents will be provided. In addition, SLPs will learn numerous intervention activities for vocabulary knowledge within the context of reading grade-level books. Applying these evidence-based interventions will offer clinicians a working framework to enhance vocabulary development.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Cathy Alexander, MA CCC-SLP has worked in public school settings and private clinics for the past 20 years. Cathy is the author of WH Question Blast Off and Core Curriculum Articulation S, L, and R. Cathy has a strong interest in teaching vocabulary to children and adolescents. Cathy is a 2017 ASHA presenter and serves as an educational consultant. Cathy has previously presented several sessions across the nation on vocabulary development.
This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEU (Introductory Level, Professional Area)
|5 min: Introduction|
|5 min: Information regarding vocabulary development|
|10 min: Vocabulary knowledge and the young child|
|5 min: Reviewing 2 EBP on ways to select vocabulary word targets|
|5 min: Informal assessment of vocabulary|
|15 min: Discussing 9 EBP strategies to teach vocabulary|
|10 min: Discussing vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension|
|5 min: Questions and Answers|
|Financial||Cathy Alexander received compensation for this presentation from SpeechTherapyPD.com. |
|Nonfinancial||No relevant non-financial relationships exist. |