Professional Development

Beyond the Verbs “Look & Go” – Strategies to Teach Curriculum Verbs ** – new!

Presented by Cathy Alexander, M.A., CCC-SLP (6 Hours)

Limited verb lexicon is a characteristic of children with a specific language impairment (SLI). Learn how speech language pathologists (SLPs) can foster the development of verbs by increasing frequency input and verb diversity. Learn two intervention techniques and strategies that are critical for learning verbs. Strategies and techniques will be provided for children with language impairments 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. Specific scaffolding strategies to implement will be provided and discussed. Grade-level verbs, high-incidence academic verbs, and verbs critical for academic success will be listed and reviewed as well. Numerous digital handouts will be demonstrated, discussed and provided.