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Discover the program that teaches early care and education providers as well as parents how to foster early literacy skills in children ages five and under.


Webinar: Red Flags for Preschool Language Development

DateThursday, March 9th, 2017
Time 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Course Number1076
LocationDistance Learning via GoToWebinar
Course Description

This webinar will focus on identifying preschool language concerns and knowing when to make a referral for early identification. We will touch upon developmentally appropriate activities that you can use for scaffolding preschool language skills.

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


Karen Rodgers, M.A., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, Instructor, Professional Learning Provider

Karen Rodgers, M.A., CCC-SLP, provides speech and language therapy for children of all ages who present with autism spectrum disorder, apraxia, and various other neurological diagnoses. In addition to being a BUILDING BLOCKS FOR LITERACY® instructor, Karen provides workshops for teachers, early childcare providers and parents targeting literacy, language and social skills as well as oral/motor, speech and feeding skills for early childhood development.

Prior to joining the Stern Center, Karen worked in private practice delivering early intervention and other services in a variety of settings, including schools and hospitals. Her experience includes implementation of programs for feeding, literacy and social communication. In addition, she implemented the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS) and the Infant Toddler Environmental Rating Scale (ITERS) for medical daycare providers. Karen also implemented The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool.

Karen earned a Master of Arts degree from Temple University and was awarded a Certificate of Distinction in Communication Sciences for completion of quality research projects focusing on Early Childhood Development and Communication Skills.

Required MaterialsAccess to GoToWebinar via a laptop, desktop computer, tablet, or smart phone.
AudienceEducators, Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, School Counselors, Parents, or Other School Staff
Grade LevelPre-K and Kindergarten
Additional Information

If you cannot join March 9, 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

If you have ever doubted yourself in what you are capable of, you are not alone. There are tools available that can help you learn. These tools, no matter your age, can change your life.

- Katie Halsey // Professional Trainer and former Stern Center Student