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Supporting Vocabulary Learning in Toddlers, Teens, and Those in Between

- Audience:  Speech-Language Pathologists, Intervention Specialists, Reading Teachers


Participants will:

  • describe how vocabulary learning changes across childhood.
  • describe the relationship between vocabulary development and reading.
  • identify specific resources for assessing and teaching vocabulary.
  • integrate evidence-based practices and strategies into their vocabulary teaching methods.

Important Session Information:

Participants in this course, will learn evidence-based practices to increase the success of the vocabulary interventions they provide to children of all ages. They will consider how people learn words, how word learning changes over developmental time, and how vocabulary and reading are related. They will explore intervention in detail by discussing goal selection, teaching strategies, useful resources, and instructional contexts.

Karla McGregor, PhD is a Professor Emerita in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Iowa, an Honorary Professor on the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney, and a Senior Scientist at Boys Town National Research Hospital. She also serves as a member of the Language and Communication Study Section at the National Institutes of Health. Her research concerns word learning in children with developmental language disorders and other communication challenges.

Registration starts at 7:30 with breakfast provided.  Lunch is on your own.

No Registration Fee for: WCESC SLPs, CCHMC SLPs, HCDDS SLPs, CCESC SLPs, BCESC SLPs and HCESC SLPs and Affiliate SLPs.  Use promocode nofee as you register.

Contact Hours:

6.5 (A Certificate of participation will be provided.)

University Credit:

One semester hour of credit is being offered by Ashland University. Graduate credit will be granted upon completion of workshop requirements and full attendance at this event AND A Team Approach to Serving the Student with Hearing Loss in the Schools on September 28, 2017.

ASHA CEUs:

This event will be offered for .65 ASHA CEUs.

Registration questions?  Email marybeth.greco@hcesc.org.

Registration for this session has ended
Session ID:
38602
Credits Available:
(6.5) Contact Hours
Seats Available:
47
Fee:
$125.00
Contact Person:
Mary Beth Greco
Instructor(s):
Karla McGregor, PhD
Date Time Location
10/20/2017 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Butler County ESC
400 N. Erie Blvd., Hamilton, 45011




11083 Hamilton Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45231