Language and Literacy Interventions in Young Children

Dr Marleen Westerveld, MSPA CPSP

NSW Language and Literacy Interventions in Young Children

Workshop summary

This workshop will provide an overview of the theoretical links between spoken and written language development and disorders, assessment of early language and literacy skills in preschool-age and young school-age children, and evidence-based strategies for intervention.

Learning objectives

The workshop will consist of lecture style content (using case examples and video footage), as well as interactive discussion, and hands-on case-study activities. It will:

  • Explain the theoretical links between spoken and written language disorders in preschool- and young school-age children.
  • Provide an overview of the presenter’s research projects involving assessment and intervention targeting early language and literacy skills in children with autism and children from  low socio-economic and culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
  • Provide participants with the opportunity to develop hypothesis-driven assessment plans, targeting oral language and (emergent) literacy in a) preschool children and b) young school-age children
  • Provide participants with the opportunity to develop evidence-based, individualised or small-group intervention plans for targeting oral language and (emergent) literacy in children from preschool to early school-age.
Who should attend?

Registrants must be speech pathologists.

  • This workshop does not cater for speech pathology students.
  • This workshop is relevant for speech pathologists working with children (preschool and early school-age).
  • Relevant caseload: Paediatric: pre-school, school-age (ages 3 to 9)
  • Workshop level: a mix of core practice and practice progression
  • Registrants are assumed to have knowledge of and experience in child language assessment and intervention.

Before the workshop
Participants are not required to bring anything to the event. All materials are provided.

Workshop details

One day workshop in Sydney on Thursday 20 February 2020 
8.30 am registration for a 9.15 am start, concludes at 4.30 pm

For Parking, transport and accommodation please click on the link below:
https://www.cliftons.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Cliftons_Sydney_Margaret_Directions_and_Parking_Guide_2019_Final.pdf

 

Questions

If you have any questions about the workshop or venue, please contact Shirani Gomes, CPD Coordinator nswcpd@speechpathologyaustralia.org.au

If you have any questions about the registration process please contact National Office office@speechpathologyaustralia.org.au or 1300 368 835.

When
20/02/2020 9:15 AM - 4:30 PM
Where
Cliftons Level 13/60 Margaret Street SYDNEY NSW 2000
Registration is closed.
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Speaker(s)

Speaker
Dr Marleen Westerveld, MSPA CPSPDr Marleen Westerveld, MSPA CPSP6a20d2df-4963-46af-af83-fbe523f1702c

Registration Fees

Registration categoriesFee
SPA Certified Practising, Non Certified or Re-entry Members$371.00
SPA Non Practising or Full-time Postgraduate Student Member$279.00
Non Member$643.00
Early Bird closing date is 1 month before the event. After this date an additional $99 registration fee applies.
In proceeding with your registration you agree to the SPA CPD Branch Terms and Conditions.