The Role of Pragmatic Language in Reading Comprehension and Written Expression: Focus on Assessment

The Role of Pragmatic Language in Reading Comprehension and Written Expression: Focus on Assessment
Tatyana Elleseff MA CCC-SLP

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This webinar reviews the importance of pragmatic language competence for oral language, reading comprehension and written composition purposes. It explains how speech language pathologists can effectively analyze reading and writing related clinical assessment samples for treatment planning purposes.

ASHA: 0.2 ASHA CEUs, Intermediate Level

CA SLPAHB: 2.0 hrs

CMH: 2.0 hrs

 Tatyana Elleseff, MA, CCC-SLP is a bilingual SLP who specializes in working with at-risk children with and without concomitant psychiatric impairments who present with complex language and literacy needs. She has been published in a variety of professional journals as well as presented for numerous national and international medical, academic, and non-profit organizations and speech-language-hearing associations. She is a clinical instructor at the RWJ Medical School Dept. of Psychiatry, a clinical supervisor at Rutgers Day School, and a co-founder of a CEU SmartHub a professional development organization that offers online high caliber evidence based conferences and continuing education trainings for speech language pathologists and related professionals. 

–Identify aspects of pragmatic language competence

–Discuss how pragmatic deficits affect reading comprehension skills

–Describe how pragmatic deficits affect written composition skills

–Explain how to perform clinical assessments of reading comprehension and written expression with a focus on pragmatic language competence

–List examples of effective pragmatic goals for treatment planning purposes

This course must be watched in its entirety. In order to receive the CMH or the CEU certificate, a quiz is required to be completed with 80% success.

Financial— Tatyana Elleseff  is a co-founder of the CEU SmartHub

Nonfinancial— No relevant non-financial disclosures.

15 mins – Disclosures, Introduction

60 mins – objectives

–Identify aspects of pragmatic language competence

–Discuss how pragmatic deficits affect reading comprehension skills

–Describe how pragmatic deficits affect written composition skills

–Explain how to perform clinical assessments of reading comprehension and written expression with a focus on pragmatic language competence

–List examples of effective pragmatic goals for treatment planning purposes

30 mins – Review of recommended methodology and strategies

15 mins – Q&A

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Accommodations. Contact Dr. Lavi (909) 724-8564 or adriana@laviinsitute.com  if you require accommodations such as video course transcripts or video captioning.

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