Expanding Communication in Young Children
This course includes four recorded sessions from ASHA’s 2018
Connect conferences, held in July in Baltimore, Maryland. These sessions explore
topics related to working with young children, including ways to implement
practice-based coaching in early intervention services and preschool
classrooms; teaching complex targets to preschool-age children using children’s
literature, peer interaction, and play-based activities; and a practical
approach to evaluating and improving executive functions in the context of
language intervention sessions.
The four sessions are:
- Meaningful Interventions for Complex Speech Sound Targets (Preschoolers), by
Jennifer Richard, MA, CCC-SLP (89 minutes)
- Developing Executive Functions in Young Students With Language Impairment,
by Karole Howland, PhD, CCC-SLP (89 minutes)
- Practice-Based Coaching to Expand Preschool Communication and Language
Outcomes, by Juliann J. Woods, PhD, CCC-SLP (89 minutes)
- Coaching Caregivers of Toddlers With ASD: The Early Social Interaction
Approach, by Juliann J. Woods, PhD, CCC-SLP (122 minutes)
You will be able to:
- identify engaging children’s literature and
play-based activities from your current materials collection (and new resources
you would like to acquire) that elicit meaningful, naturalistic practice for
- incorporate strategies to improve executive
functions throughout language intervention activities
- describe strategies to implement
practice-based coaching within the context of the preschool classroom
- advocate for the use of caregiver coaching
within everyday routines and activities for children receiving early
intervention services and supports
What is Included?
You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!
Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.