Learn how to assess a child's language abilities, and how to design and implement an appropriate language intervention program. A major emphasis is placed on identifying methods to enhance and utilize motivational variables to teach language in both structured teaching sessions and in daily activities. Techniques for coordinating the ongoing decision making necessary for effective language intervention and methods of data collection and tracking are also presented.
Learn to pinpoint obstacles that have been preventing a child from acquiring new skills and to develop a comprehensive language-based curriculum. Also, learn about the features of the ABLLS(r)-R,how to correctly score items, and how to develop Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals and objectives that clearly define and target the learning needs of a student.