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LinguiSystems CEU Program

Social Language Development Test Elementary

Author: Linda Bowers, Rosemary Huisingh

CEUs offered: 0.2

CEEs offered: 2

Intermediate Level; Professional Area

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Activity Description

This course examines the research regarding social language development, the standardization study results the test gathered in more than 1100 subjects, and how language functioning and social skill development are related.  Discrete skills related to social language functioning are identified.  Recommendations for further research are included.

Activity Audience

This course is for Speech-Language Pathologists.

Learning Outcomes

Participants who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Summarize pertinent research on social language skills usually developed by kindergarten.
  • Understand early childhood development of social language.
  • Identify important social language skills to include in the curriculum for students with autism or language disorders, based on a developmental hierarchy.
  • Understand the connection between language functioning and the development of social skills.

Host Requirements

  1. Have a minimum of five participants.
  2. Schedule your DVDs for Groups with LinguiSystems a minimum of 30 days prior to your in-service.  LinguiSystems is unable to accept late registrations.

Materials Provided

  1. FREE Social Language Development Test Elementary DVD
  2. Downloadable course handout
  3. ASHA paperwork for those who wish to receive FREE ASHA CEUs
    • Attendance Roster
    • Course Evaluation form
    • Self-Assessment of Learning
    • ASHA CEU Participant Form
  4. Completion certificate for all participants

Author Biography

Linda Bowers, M.A., SLP, is co-founder and co-owner of LinguiSystems. Linda worked as a speech-language pathologist in the public schools from 1974-1982 and has experience serving language disordered students of all ages. Linda has spent the last 30 years as a test researcher and writer.

Rosemary Huisingh, M.A., SLP, is co-founder and co-owner of LinguiSystems. Rosemary worked as a speech-language pathologist in the public schools from 1970-1984 and has experience serving primarily elementary language disordered students. Rosemary has spent the last 30 years as a researcher and writer of tests and therapy materials.

Linda Bowers, Social Language Development Test Elementary, co-owner of LinguiSystems, Inc.

Disclosure:

Financial - Receives a salary and other compensation from LinguiSystems, Inc.

Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.


Rosemary Huisingh, Social Language Development Test Elementary, co-owner of LinguiSystems, Inc.

Disclosure:

Financial - Receives a salary and other compensation from LinguiSystems, Inc.

Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

LinguiSystems, Inc. has developed and copyrighted the Social Language Development Test Elementary. This in-service course will focus exclusively on the Social Language Development Test Adolescent and does not include information on other social language testing products.

LinguiSystems, Inc., publisher of products for SLPs, funded this in-service course, Social Language Development Test Elementary, in its entirety.


Certified members of the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with LinguiSystems, Inc.  One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE.  All CASLPA members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.  CASLPA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.