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Webinar: Teaching Narrative Language and Discourse

DateTuesday, February 21st, 2017
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 class is being exclusively offered via GoToWebinar. To check computer compatibility please click here or visit the system requirements details page here.

If you cannot join February 21, 2017 this webinar will be available for purchase after that date through our webinar library.

Our webinar library currently includes:

  • The Basic Steps to Feeding Infants and Toddlers

If you’d like to purchase this webinar, please contact Caitlin Niland at cniland@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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