Limited verb lexicon is a characteristic of children with specific language impairment (SLI). Learn how SLPs can foster the development of verbs by increasing frequency input and verb diversity. Learn two intervention techniques that are critical for learning verbs. Strategies will be provided for children with SLI to learn curriculum verbs. These strategies will facilitate the children’s participation with the demands of the curriculum and to participate in the classroom environment. Grade-level verbs, high-incidence academic verbs, and verbs critical for academic success will be listed and reviewed. Numerous digital handouts will be discussed, demonstrated, and provided. Age range: preschool – adolescents. Offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs – 2 Contact Hours.
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Video PowerPoint presentation with author narration & downloadable handout.
Define, describe and discuss limited verb lexicon in children with language impairments.
Define and discuss two intervention techniques that are critical for learning verbs.
List and identify ways to incorporate intervention for teaching preschool through adolescence curriculum verbs.
Cathy Alexander, MA, CCC-SLP, has worked in public school settings and a private pediatric clinic for over 20 years. Cathy is the founder of KidsVocabulary.com. Cathy is the author of WH Question Blast Off and Core Curriculum Articulation both published by Super Duper Publications, Inc. Cathy has presented to school districts and pediatric clinics across the nation on vocabulary intervention. In addition, Cathy has conducted a number of webinars. Cathy is an ASHA and TSHA presenter.
Financial — Cathy Alexander is a presenter of online CEU courses offered by Northern Speech Services; receives royalty payments.
Nonfinancial — Cathy Alexander has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
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"I found the grade specific vocabulary/verb lists to me most educational and multiple handouts to be most beneficial. I can plan to change my vocabulary instruction almost immediately with these resources." S.B. (Dec. 2021)
"I liked the specific examples and ways to teach them. The course was very pragmatic." J.G. (July 2021)
"Teaching parents the importance of exposing their child to a diversity of verbs will be beneficial for my practice. The selection of books to acquaint the child with a variety of verbs beyond the GAP verbs is wonderful." B.R. (July 2021)
"I found the most benefit from the discussion regarding the early grades. I will be looking into the Story Friends program for use in my school. The course had specific therapeutic strategies. Awesome!" D.H. (May 2021)
“I loved the examples of using the techniques.” – N.B. (Mar. 2021)
“This course gave me more specific ideas to integrate new vocabulary into my therapy.” – S.M. (Feb. 2021)
“Great explanations of the importance of verbs and difficulty of teaching and understanding these words. The examples of therapy materials across multiple grades/ages were also helpful.” – K.B. (Dec. 2020)
“I appreciated the creative ways to incorporate verbs across the curriculum daily.” L.U. (Sep. 2020)
"The overall review of intervention techniques to use in language therapy, as well as the focus on types of words that should be utilized in treatment, were most beneficial." – G.P. (July 2020)
"I appreciated the discussion on how to not work exclusively with the target child - to be inclusive and to avoid stigmatizing them. I like that it was to the point, and it was also a good review of information." – M.N.T. (June 2020)