Registration deadline is March 4, 2020 – 11:30 a.m. (ET)
March 4, 2020 – 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. (ET)
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Intended audience: Speech-Language Pathologists
This session pertains to: School Aged (5-17)
Level: Intermediate (Assumes that the participant has general familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.)
Narrative language provides prime opportunities to target a variety of language goals in a single context. In the school setting, narrative language competence is also key to academic performance. For these reasons, narrative intervention programs are useful to S-LPs working with school-aged children. Structured language samples can be a useful tool for gathering information to plan such programs.
- Select appropriate narrative tasks to gather targeted information, and identify when narratives may not be the best sampling context.
- Describe formal and informal options for analysis of narrative samples.
- Explore alternatives for narrative intervention that align with outcome targets.
This webinar is eligible for SAC CEEs (Category A).
Melissa Skoczylas, PhD, R.SLP, S-LP(C)
Dr. Melissa Skoczylas is an assistant teaching professor in the department of communication sciences and disorders at the University of Alberta. Her research interests focus on the measurement and characterization of language skills in children with language impairment. Following from her career as a clinician working with school-aged children, she is particularly interested in the development of literacy and narrative skills as well as the clinical implications of research findings in these areas.
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