Language Impairment in Adolescents: Impact, Assessment, and Intervention
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Total Run Time: 5 hours, 5 minutes
This video course provides
much-needed information on the nature of language development and impairment in
adolescents, including the impact of language impairment on adolescents’
academic experiences and interpersonal relations as well as implications for
their vocational and social success as adults. Using evidence and case studies,
the course offers guidelines and tools for assessment of adolescent language
impairment and presents key principles and strategies for intervention.
You will be able to:
an assessment plan for an adolescent that reflects developmentally appropriate
content, provides psychometrically valid and sensitive metrics, and consists of
norm-referenced and un-normed standardized tools and procedures
an evidence-based, educationally relevant IEP that includes service delivery
and intensity statements for a student with specific deficits and goals related
to a particular content area (e.g., social studies, history, math, science,
discussions with teachers about students who are struggling and develop a
collaboration plan to address the language weaknesses that hinder access to the
What is Included?
You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handout, references, and appendices, so you can access it from anywhere!
Here's what your colleagues have to say:
"This was an excellent course, with a highly engaging and obviously knowledgeable instructor.”- Linda Ifft Jordan, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-F
Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.
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