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

Date: 11/01/11
Hours: 10:15am-1pm
Ages: AD
Price: $40
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 impairment under IDEA and explains the speech/language terminology. Other topics to be covered include various types of impairments; when assessment is appropriate; what the essential components of an assessment are; and other areas assessed by clinicians including auditory processing, oral motor, language, and pragmatics.