Vocabulary Acquisition for Preschool and School-Age Children *Limited slots*
September 23, 2018 - March 22, 2021$55 – $70
Active Dates: 9/23/2018 to 3/22/2021
- SALTS members = $55
- Non members = $70
*Note: only 1 sign up per pax. You will need an ASHA account to access the course. (It’s free!)
Upon receiving payment, our team will get back to you with the access link within 3-5 business days.
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Vocabulary acquisition is a common goal for preschool and school-age children. This journal self-study course explores research that can enhance the theoretical basis for SLPs’ common practices and expand clinicians’ repertoire of evidence-based interventions for vocabulary instruction. The articles in this self-study explore increasing expressive vocabulary in school-age children with ASD by focusing on the relationship between individual speech sound inventories and psycholinguistic variables; explicit, embedded vocabulary instruction for at-risk preschool children during literacy activities; intervention for adjectives using learning theory principles; and essential components for effective vocabulary instruction.
After this course, you will be able to:
- explain how utilization of speech sound inventories and phonotactic probability can facilitate expressive vocabulary acquisition in children with autism spectrum disorder
- describe the use of embedded instruction in literacy activities to promote word learning
- summarize the three principles of learning theory that can be used to teach acquisition of adjectives
- discuss findings related to how well specific children’s television programming adheres to principles of vocabulary instruction
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