Learn how to evaluate the effectiveness of your therapy activities to 1) account for individual difference and 2) increase therapy outcomes.
Cultural differences, language influence, and socio-economic issues can impact how successful we are in therapy. However, you can alter existing therapy materials and goals in order to take cultural differences and classroom needs into account.
Strategies for literacy-based intervention and increased vocabulary are presented along with downloadable therapy materials. Therapy goals that are applicable to Spanish and English speakers are given for the early childhood, young school-age, and school-age populations.
Describe the cognitive process for acquiring and storing new vocabulary
Create therapy plans that include 2 strategies to effectively serve children from second-language backgrounds
List 3 cultural and socio-economic issues that can affect therapeutic outcomes
Identify 2 appropriate language intervention goals for bilingual children
FINANCIAL: Scott Prath, M.A., CCC-SLP is a salaried employee of Bilinguistics. Bilinguistics receives royalty payments for online courses. NONFINANCIAL: Scott Prath does not have any non-financial relationships to disclose.
FINANCIAL: Ellen Kester, Ph.D., CCC-SLP. Dr. Ellen Kester is the owner of Bilinguistics and receives a salary. Bilinguistics receives royalty payments for online courses. NONFINANCIAL: Ellen Kester does not have any non-financial relationships to disclose.
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