The purpose of this course is to encourage SLPs who work with children ages 3 to 12 to effectively promote speech sound carryover. Principles of using a child’s daily environment and routines for speech sound carryover is compared to developing a child’s language skills through routines within the natural environment. This course includes the Carryover Cards for Kids - a downloadable resource containing 124 English talk task cards and 116 Spanish talk task cards as well instructions on how and why to use them. Offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs – 1 contact hour.
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The content of this online CE course does not focus exclusively on any specific proprietary product or service. Presenter financial and non-financial disclosures may be found in the Presenter & Disclosures area.
Video PowerPoint presentation with author narration & downloadable handout.
Gina Gabel Hurst, MS, CCC-SLP, a Texas Panhandle native, has over 22 years of experience in the public school setting. She has worked with many children for whom English is a second language and with hearing impaired preschoolers. She has a special love for working with unintelligible children and with children with both speech and reading challenges. Gina presented for the Texas Speech and Hearing Convention of 2017 in Austin, Texas on the topic of speech carryover. She has been a volunteer for the Ronald McDonald House by preparing meals. She loves reading, learning, creating, baking cookies, classical music and jazz, and traveling. She lived and worked in Cartagena, Colombia for one year and has had the privilege of traveling extensively in Latin America. Her pride and joy are her two young adult children, Emilee and Ethan.
Financial — Gina Hurst is a presenter of online CEU courses offered by Northern Speech Services; receives royalty payments.
Nonfinancial — Gina Hurst is a member of the Panhandle Speech and Hearing Association and the Texas Speech and Hearing Association.
This program is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional Area).
ASHA CEUs: NSS online courses are registered with ASHA and are offered for ASHA CEUs. The number of ASHA CEUs is noted above. Note that 0.1 ASHA CEU = 1 contact hour = equals 1 CEE.
ASHA CE Registry: During the enrollment process, if you select to receive ASHA credit for this course and if you provide your ASHA number, NSS will automatically submit your CEU information to the ASHA CE Registry after successful course completion (80% on post test). This submission happens once per month, during the first week of the month. For example, if you complete your course on November 7th, NSS will submit all November online course CEUs to ASHA during the first week of December. When ASHA inputs the information into their database, they will mark the course as completed on the last day of the month in which it was completed, so November 30th using this example. The certificate of completion available for you to print immediately, however, will reflect the actual completion date, November 7th in this example. Due to ASHA processing procedures please allow 2-3 weeks, from the submission date, for the course to appear on your ASHA transcript.
ASHA CEUs: Attendees must meet at least one of the following conditions in order to be eligible to earn ASHA CEUs:
If an attendee is not an ASHA member or CCC holder but meets any of the above criteria, they may inform the ASHA CE Registry of their eligibility by visiting this site.
Licensing Boards: Most state licensing boards DO accept CEUs earned online (usually classified as home-study credits). Some state boards do, however, place a limit to the number of credits that can be earned via home study/online courses. For the most current information, we suggest that you contact your licensing board or agency to verify acceptance policies and/or any credit limits related to home-study courses prior to registering for this course.
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Course Completion Timeframe:
You have unlimited time to complete our online courses. You may log off and log on as often as you’d like to in order to complete all sections of a course.
However, completion dates are based on Eastern Standard Time. Therefore, if you need your CEUs by a certain date, be sure to complete the course test before 11:59pm EST on that date. For example, if you need CEUs before January 1st, you will need to complete the course test before 11:59pm EST on December 31st.
Access to course materials and content does not expire, even after completing the post test. You may continue to review course material by logging into your NSS account, clicking the My Online Courses tab, and then viewing your desired course.
Certificate of Completion:
On successful completion of the post test (80%), a certificate will be immediately available for download and/or printing. This certificate will include your name, date of completion (based on Eastern Time Zone, USA/Canada), and number of contact hours (CEUs / CEEs). Please note that CEUs are awarded on the date of successful test completion, not the date of course enrollment. Please ensure that you successfully complete the post test prior to any licensure renewal dates.
ASHA CE Registry Submission:
During the enrollment process, if you select to receive ASHA credit for this course and if you provide your ASHA number, NSS will automatically submit your CEU information to the ASHA CE Registry after successful course completion (80% on post test). This submission happens once per month, during the first week of the month. For example, if you complete your course on November 7th, NSS will submit all November online course CEUs to ASHA during the first week of December. When ASHA inputs the information into their database, they will mark the course as completed on the last day of the month in which it was completed, so November 30th using this example. The certificate of completion available for you to print immediately, however, will reflect the actual completion date, November 7th in this example. Due to ASHA processing procedures please allow 2-3 weeks, from the submission date, for the course to appear on your ASHA transcript.
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Northern Speech is an ASHA CE Provider and our online courses are registered with ASHA and offered for ASHA CEUs. Please note that successful completion of the online post test is required prior to the awarding of CEUs. Please contact your state licensing board for acceptance policies related to CEUs earned online. Please note that courses offered for university students are not applicable for CEUs.
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Each online course concludes with a post test consisting of multiple choice or true & false questions. Scores of 80% or greater are required for successful course completion and awarding of CEUs. You may revisit course materials and retest as needed to achieve a passing score.
Number of CEUs offered:
We offer courses from 1 to 21 contact hours. Each course will note the number of CEUs offered. Please note that 0.1 CEU = 1 contact hour = 1 CEE.
State licensing boards and online CEUs:
NSS is an ASHA CE Provider and most state licensing boards DO accept ASHA CEUs earned online (usually classified as home-study credits). Some boards do, however, place a limit to the number of CEUs that can be earned via home study/online courses. For the most current information, we suggest that you contact your licensing board or agency to verify acceptance policies and/or any CEU limits related to home-study courses prior to enrolling in an online course.
Our course formats include: text, audio, video, and PowerPoint with author narration. Each course will note the format on the course description page. Most courses include closed captioning.
Most of our online courses provide a link to download the accompanying handout as a PDF file.
Groups of 3 or more are eligible for a 20% discount on each registration on most of our online courses. To receive this discount, registrations need to be processed together via the "Group Rates" tab on the Online Course of your choice.
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A purchased online course can be exchanged, refunded, or transferred to another individual if contact is made with NSS (via phone or email) within 30 days of purchase and the course materials have not been viewed or downloaded.
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"The specific treatment plans and ideas for the speakers caseload were very helpful. She laid out very specific details, information and updated research to outline her key points." K.C. (Sept. 2021)
"I enjoyed all the resources offered and the importance of not rushing a student in their learning process." E.D. (Aug. 2021)
"I liked the practical examples of how she fostered carryover and I am looking forward to using the carryover cards in therapy." K.H. (Aug. 2021)
"I really enjoyed the entire presentation, especially when the presenter shared case studies and gave examples of how she would facilitate carryover for each case. The course was engaging and provided sufficient amount of information in one hour." E.M. (Aug. 2021)
"I liked the idea of the Carryover Cards the speaker created for use in a child's home environment. The course was easy to follow, had some great recommendations, strategies, app suggestions, and ideas from other SLPs. I liked the individual case study examples of how carryover was targeted with each individual student." K.S. (Aug. 2021)
"Interesting review of MRI results supporting the importance of conversational turn taking." A.S. (Aug. 2021)
"I like the downloads for cards." D.J. (Aug. 2021)
"The examples of how she used the cards at the end of the lecture were beneficial for my daily practice. I liked the carryover cards provided as a downloadable link!" M.M. (July 2021)
"The carryover cards and talk task cards will be beneficial for my daily practice. I liked the beautiful handouts and I really liked the idea of using talk task cards!" R.A. (July 2021)
"All of the presentation was excellent. I appreciated the many examples that were given in terms of promoting carryover, especially for those children who have very little, if any support at home to help them with their assignments. I have so many of these students on my caseload. I appreciate the presenter's heart. She was knowledgeable and was willing to share that knowledge to the betterment of SLPs, as well as children on the caseloads of the SLPs. A wonderful course!" K.N. (July 2021)
"I liked learning how easy carryover can be in the classroom and at home with the involvement of teachers and eager parents." L.M. (June 2021)
"I liked learning about how you can use the carry over cards to address additional skills such as pragmatics, language, and fluency. The carry over cards are a great resource to have to address skills at the connected speech level. I thought this course provided a lot of helpful information for developing carryover skills in natural environments. I thought this was a great course." – M.B. (June 2021)
"The take home activities were most beneficial. It provided materials for home exercise program. – A.M. (June 2021)
"Specific carry over techniques; It is practical and can be incorporated right away" – C.K. (June 2021)
"Just the review of how it is to give suggestions as to how parents/caregivers can incorporate corrected speech into daily activities. That is especially important now that most, if not all, of the students in my school district continue to receive speech services online. – P.I. (June 2021)
"Liked all of it- especially the carryover cards for kids- I have always wondered how to come up with a carryover program, and these will be wonderful. – C.S. (June 2021)
"Helping students to find ways to speak to communication partners in meaningful ways to aid in generalization. It gave me ideas on how to aid my middle school students with carryover. " – M.A. (June 2021)
"I really enjoyed the Carry over cards, to encourage language and articultion at the same time.....very clever. Also, the science behind the 30 million words study very interesting. I liked that Gina used kids that she worked with, told us the students difficulties in speech, backgrounds and what she did to improve their language. I think she did a great job. She shared her personal experiences, and I really liked that aspect. – G.G. (June 2021)
"I like how and why the Talk Task cards were created as well as their content. It gave me many ideas to try with my students. I also like the innovative concept of finding the right person in the child's environment to do the carryover practice with. We hope it will be the parent but the presenter gave some great examples of how to select he right people in the environment who can be of assistance. I also like that working with bilingual children was also included. I liked the clear organization and concept of "opening doors" to our own and our colleagues experiences, the research as well as the Talk Task Cards. I liked the app suggestions which I will certainly y review. The card concepts are excellent. Thank you. I look forward to using them." M.S. (May 2021)
“I enjoyed the concrete, practical suggestions for addressing carryover of speech sounds.” – K.H. (Mar. 2021)
“This course gave me ideas on how to aid my middle school students with carryover.” – M.A. (Feb. 2021)
“I loved the specific ideas that can be used to develop checklists of activities.” – M.M. (Dec. 2020)
"The course was very informative and provided suggestions that can be implemented quickly. I especially enjoyed the discussion on the use of Talk Task cards as well as the information and resources for bilingual students." – T.M. (Aug. 2020)
"Loved the course! It was filled with many practical therapy ideas especially for a school based SLP! Thank you for sharing!" – G.J. (Aug. 2020)
"This course effectively dispels myths & enhances professionals, family &/or caregivers' understanding of the importance of developing a child's language skills in conjunction with using a child's daily environment and routines for speech sound carryover through routines within her/his natural environment." – A.F. (July 2020)