SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 19, No. 4, October 2012
The authors in this issue of Perspectives on Language Learning and Education present a discussion of new assessment tools for measuring narrative skills in young children. The topic of assessment is followed by a discussion of intervention practices to address narrative difficulties in children with language impairments, both in areas of personal narratives as well as fictional narratives. This issue concludes with a review of noteworthy characteristics that clinicians must consider when providing narrative intervention for children with developmental disabilities.
You will be able to:
- identify issues related to narrative assessment in young children and introduce a new assessment measure
- describe best practices related to intervention to address personal narratives in children with language impairments and from culturally diverse backgrounds
- list characteristics that should be considered when choosing texts/materials in narrative intervention to optimize student success
- list relevant issues to providing intervention to students with development disabilities
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10/1/2012 to 7/30/2015