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Webinar: Teaching Narrative Language and Discourse

DateFriday, January 1st, 2016
Time 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Cost$75
Course Number1077
LocationDistance Learning via GoToWebinar
PrerequisitesNone
Course Description

This 90 minute webinar will dive into the assessment and treatment of impairments in discourse and narrative language in school age children. Difficulty with oral narration is frequent, even in children whose oral language is unimpaired at the sentence level. This can impact academic achievement and writing, social interactions, and even overall quality of life. This webinar will look at important background information on prevalence and consequences of impaired discourse, will look at the importance of different genres of discourse (e.g., procedural, personal, fiction, expository, conversation), and how to assess discourse. Treatment options will be discussed, including existing curricula and individualized literature-based intervention.

This webinar has been prerecorded. To purchase, please email proflearning@sterncenter.org.

Instructor

Shaun Stephens, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, Instructor
Required MaterialsAccess to GoToWebinar via a laptop, desktop computer, tablet, or smart phone.
AudienceTeachers, Reading Specialists, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Other School Staff
Grade LevelK-12
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