Becoming an Effective Advocate: Assessing Speech/Language - Connecticut Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities (CACLD)

Date: 11/01/11
Hours: 10:15 am - 1:00 pm
Ages: Adults
Price: $30 for members; $40 for non-members
25 Van Zant Street, 2nd Floor - 203-838-5010

Description: Learn what it means to be a good advocate for your childwith special needs as Nancy Schwartz, Ph.D., a specialist in Speechand Communicative Disorders, explores the definition of a speech and language impairmentunder IDEA and explains the speech/language terminology. Other topics to be covered include various typesof impairments; when assessment is appropriate; what the essential componentsof an assessment are; and other areas assessed by clinicians including auditoryprocessing, oral motor, language, and pragmatics. Time: 10:15 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Price: $30 for members; $40 fornon-members. Scholarships available. To register, call (203) 838-5010 or e-mail Location: Connecticut Association forChildren and Adults with Learning Disabilities (CACLD), 25 Van Zant Street, 2ndFloor, East Norwalk, Connecticut. For info, visit