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Language and Literacy in Elementary Schools
8/5/2015
Format(s): Online Conference
Language and Literacy in Elementary Schools, our new online conference, will give you takeaway strategies that will enhance and improve your clinical and professional practice, so you can face the challenges of federal and state initiatives while helping the kids you work with reach language and literacy goals.
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Language Therapy Services in the Classroom (Live Webinar)
9/17/2015
Format(s): Live Webinar, Live Webinar (Group)
CEUs: CEU approval in process
2.0
This webinar will address how SLPs can provide effective, efficient in-classroom services at the elementary, middle, and high school levels for students with IEPs and for other students across response to intervention (RTI) tiers. SLPs who have provided in-classroom therapy before as well as those who are considering this service delivery model will learn a variety of options to accommodate intensity of services required and promote generalization of targets. You will also learn how to fit your practice and goals within a school's organizational structure and secure buy-in from teachers and administrators.
Live Webinar
Member: $79.00
Nonmember: $103.00
Live Webinar (Group)
$229.00


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Improve Older Adults’ Communication Through Memory Mining
Format(s): eWorkshop
CEUs: 0.25
2.5
There is a pressing need for creative, therapeutic approaches that appeal to a culturally and linguistically diverse population of older adults. One such approach is memory mining, a developmentally and culturally appropriate intervention strategy that can increase the communicative engagement of older adults with cognitive-communicative challenges. This presentation provides a foundation for understanding age-related demographic, cognitive, and linguistic changes and how memory mining, also known as facilitated reminiscence, can lead to better communication outcomes for this population.
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$69.00
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$90.00
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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 22, No. 2, March 2015
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
During early development, gesture use by children can provide insight into what a child thinks and understands about the world during a time in which speech alone may not. This issue of Perspectives addressed gesture’s role in language learning and thinking, providing practical information for speech-language pathologists regarding both language impaired and typically developing populations.
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$30.00
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$39.00
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$5.00
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SIG 1 Perspectives  Vol. 22, No. 1, January 2015
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.15
1.5
Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) frequently require support from speech-language pathologists to develop skills in the areas of language and social skills. This issue of Perspectives addressed evidence-based practice to guide decision-making in the areas of assessment, intervention, and supporting families with children with ASD.
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$25.00
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$33.00
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$5.00
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Language Therapy Services in the Classroom (On Demand Webinar)
Format(s): On Demand Webinar, On Demand Webinar (Group)
CEUs: CEU approval in process
2.0
This webinar will address how SLPs can provide effective, efficient in-classroom services at the elementary, middle, and high school levels for students with IEPs and for other students across response to intervention (RTI) tiers. SLPs who have provided in-classroom therapy before as well as those who are considering this service delivery model will learn a variety of options to accommodate intensity of services required and promote generalization of targets. You will also learn how to fit your practice and goals within a school's organizational structure and secure buy-in from teachers and administrators.
On Demand Webinar
Member: $99.00
Nonmember: $129.00
On Demand Webinar (Group)
$259.00


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Pairing Picture Books and Apps for Intervention (On Demand Webinar)
Format(s): On Demand Webinar, On Demand Webinar (Group)
CEUs: 0.15
1.5
Picture books and interactive apps can be invaluable tools for planning intervention activities that are engaging and relevant to classroom content. Picture books have a long history of support as a treatment tool; clinicians can select fun, humorous picture books that include relevant classroom or social contexts, discourse structures, critical sentence structures, and vocabulary to engage students across grade levels. The broad world of apps can be viewed through the lens of potential contextual pairings and features that can be applied to intervention. This webinar will present exemplary pairings of books and apps as well as describe strategies to use with your existing book and app library.
On Demand Webinar
Member: $79.00
Nonmember: $103.00
On Demand Webinar (Group)
$202.00


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SIG 1, Perspectives Vol. 21, No. 4, November 2014
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.25
2.5
Children with language disorders frequently require support from speech- language pathologists to develop skills in the area of grammar. This issue of Perspectives addressed evidence-based practice for assessing and providing intervention strategies to support children’s syntactic and morphological skills.
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$35.00
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$46.00
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$5.00
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Reading and Writing Development in School-Age Children: Current Concepts
Format(s): Journal (Online)
CEUs: 0.65
6.5
Many SLPs are playing an increasing role in addressing literacy skills and often work as part of a team in schools to improve students’ reading and writing. This journal self-study adds to the knowledge base of SLPs working on literacy. Five articles address how literacy progresses over time in both typically developing children and those with speech and language disorders. SLPs who work with school-age children in or outside of schools will come away with an increased understanding of the role of linguistic awareness skills—such as phonological, morphological, and orthographic awareness—on reading and writing development, as well as the importance of vocabulary and overall language development. Each article provides recommendations for clinical practice that SLPs can consider as they continue to expand their literacy instruction.
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$63.00
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$81.00
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Assessing Selective Mutism with DIRFloortime
Format(s): eWorkshop
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
Children with selective mutism are frequently difficult to assess because of their lack of verbal expression. Unlike some children on the autism spectrum, children with selective mutism are verbal in comfortable environments. Due to the nature of the disorder, SLPs can find it challenging to identify children with selective mutism as needing in-school support services. This eWorkshop presentation will provide assessment techniques using the DIRFloortime model as a foundation. Participants will learn to assess a child with selective mutism and write a clinical report.
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$59.00
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$77.00
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Treating Selective Mutism with DIRFloortime
Format(s): eWorkshop
CEUs: 0.25
2.5
One of the greatest challenges in treating children with Selective Mutism (SM) is the complexity of their profile. This presentation will offer ways to support children with a diagnosis of selective mutism to help them become verbal and solidify any constrictions they may have developmentally. We will show how using the DIRFloortime Model to treat children with SM not only helps them start talking, but also supports their ability to climb the symbolic ladder. Strategies will be addressed to support common struggles that impact families of children with SM such as toileting, sleep, tantrums, and procrastination.
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$69.00
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$90.00
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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 21, No 2, March 2014
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
Children with language disorders and/or social pragmatic disorders frequently have concomitant difficulties with executive control. This issue of Perspectives addresses some of the key academic and social challenges that children with executive function disorders face and provides a number of intervention strategies to support executive function development.
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$30.00
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$39.00
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$5.00
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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 21, No. 1, January 2014
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
Children and adults with autism present with significant challenges related to social communication. This issue of Perspectives addressed some of the key areas of challenge individuals with autism face in communicating with others, and presented a number of intervention strategies to support social communication for this population.
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$30.00
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$39.00
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$5.00
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Improve Your Students' Spelling Abilities
Format(s): Audio CD and Manual, Additional Manual(s)
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
One way to improve our clients’ communication is to help them improve their spelling skills. In this program, we’ll use writing samples from students struggling with written language and we’ll examine the potential causes of their spelling difficulties while analyzing common errors (e.g., phonemic, orthographic pattern, and morphological awareness). Following the analysis, we’ll develop goals and then consider and practice sample intervention strategies and activities that address the students’ specific linguistic deficiencies. Throughout the session, we’ll address the rationale for the SLP’s role in assessing and remediating spelling.
Audio CD and Manual
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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 20, No. 4, October 2013
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.15
1.5
This issue of Perspectives discusses assessment and intervention of spelling difficulties in school-aged children. Recently developed tools for assessment and progress monitoring are presented. Additionally, strategies for supporting spelling growth are discussed
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$25.00
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$33.00
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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 20, No. 3, August 2013
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.25
2.5
This issue addresses early intervention and the role of parents in the EI process. In addition to discussing roles and responsibilities of team members, articles considers various parent coaching models to address early language delay in children from varied cultural backgrounds as well as varied disorders (e.g. late talkers, children with autism).
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$35.00
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$46.00
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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 20, No. 2, March 2013
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
This issue focuses on adolescent language. Authors consider the role of speech-language pathologists in the identification and intervention of language disorders in adolescents and discuss intervention suggestions to address difficulties in oral language, comprehension and production of expository text, and word learning.
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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 20, No. 1, February 2013
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.15
1.5
This issue addresses relevant issues in the area of autism. Following a review of practical and ethical considerations of early identification of autism in young children, authors subsequently examine the impact of cultural differences, and specifically Asian American culture, to working with families and children with autism. The issue concludes with recent research examining the processing of prosody in children with autism and specific language impairment.
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$25.00
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$33.00
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Assessment and Intervention of Communication in Children Birth–5: A Developmental Approach
Format(s): DVD and Manual, Additional Manual(s)
CEUs: 0.35
3.5
Children learn language in the context of spontaneous, social interactions, making language acquisition embedded in the affective, cognitive, and social domains. However, language comprehension is often overlooked. To develop effective assessment and intervention strategies, it is critical for SLPs to understand developmental communication milestones and rely on a child’s non-verbal behaviors, even though the behaviors may not be a reliable predictor in the context of the child’s full developmental profile.
DVD and Manual
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Language and Communication Disorders in Adolescents
Format(s): Journal (Online), Journal (Print)
CEUs: 0.75
7.5
This clinical forum, first published in October 2012, discusses thestate of research in adolescent language disorders. The authors describe theconsiderable progress that has been made in enhancing the spoken and writtenlanguage skills of young people with language and communication disorders inacademic, social, emotional, and vocational domains. The articles then explorethe implications and challenges for future research and practice and identifyspecific areas in which researchers and clinicians need to continue buildingthe evidence base.
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$68.00
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$88.00


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SIG 1 Perspectives Vol. 19, No. 4, October 2012
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.25
2.5
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.
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$35.00
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Targeting Written Expression for Students with Learning Disabilities
Format(s): Audio CD and Manual, Additional Manual(s)
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
SLPs can work with teams of general and special educators to target language growth in students (ages 6–18) with language-based learning disabilities (LLD). Explore techniques for assessing written story probes, quantify and describe language and self-regulatory abilities at the discourse-, sentence-, and sound-/word-levels, and learn to prioritize language intervention targets.
Audio CD and Manual
Member: $74.00
Nonmember: $96.00
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Vocabulary Instruction: Evidence for Five Instructional Strategies
Format(s): Audio CD and Manual, Additional Manual(s)
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
Many clients need help to develop their vocabularies, but addressing the problem can be daunting. The number of words to be learned—estimated at 60,000 for the average high school graduate—is enormous. Moreover, word learning involves not only linking word forms to meanings, but also enriching those meanings over time and linking words with related meanings.
Audio CD and Manual
Member: $74.00
Nonmember: $96.00
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Word-Finding Assessment in Children and Adolescents: Beyond Picture Naming
Format(s): Audio CD and Manual, Additional Manual(s)
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
Extending our assessment knowledge beyond the picture-naming task, this program focuses on deep assessment in word finding. First, the theoretical underpinnings of word-finding assessment are discussed. Then, formal and informal procedures for the differential diagnosis of semantic versus phonologically based word-finding errors in both single word and discourse contexts are described. Finally, informal word-finding assessment is discussed in the context of classroom discourse and reading activities to guide selection of word-finding accommodations in the classroom (Tier 2 RTI programming). Emphasis is on children aged 4–18.
Audio CD and Manual
Member: $74.00
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The Case for the Narrow View of Reading
Format(s): Journal (Online), Journal (Print)
CEUs: 0.4
4.0
The fundamental problem with a broad view of reading is that it conflates two very different abilities—word recognition and comprehension. The narrow view restricts the scope of reading to word recognition, thereby focusing on a skill that can be taught to all students except those with most severe disabiliities. This clinical forum presents a rationale for embracing the narrow view of reading, followed by responses from leading researchers and clinicians.
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$50.00
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$65.00


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Social Communication in Preschoolers and School-Age Children: Assessment and Intervention
Format(s): Audio CD and Manual, Additional Manual(s)
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
One of the responsibilities of the school-based speech-language pathologist is to address the problem-solving and social communication skills of children with diverse linguistic profiles. Children with language impairment may experience problems in social communication because of specific social cognitive or pragmatic deficits (e.g., misreading of social cues, limited strategies for peer group entry), or as a consequence of peers’ negative perceptions of their language abilities.
Audio CD and Manual
Member: $74.00
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