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ASHA CEU Course #396 Prelinguistic Skill #11 Initiates with Others

#396 Prelinguistic Skill #11 Initiates with Others

This course reviewed the eleven prelinguistic skills toddlers master before language emerges and reviewed in detail the eleventh skill, initiates with others. The importance of initiation was discussed in detail. Participants learned practical strategies to teach parents to use at home to facilitate initiation.

Overview

Brief Review of 11 Prelinguistic Skills (0 – 14:00 minutes)

  1. Reacts to events in the environment
  2. Responds to people
  3. Begins turn taking
  4. Develops a longer attention span
  5. Shifts and shares joint attention
  6. Plays with a variety of toys appropriately
  7. Understands early words and follows simple directions
  8. Vocalizes purposefully
  9. Imitates actions, gestures, sounds, and words
  10. Uses early gestures
  11. Initiates interaction with others

What is Initiation and Why is It important for Language Development? (14:00 – 21:00)

Best Strategies to Help a Young Child Learn Initiate Interaction with Others (21:00 – 1 hour)

  • Wait!
  • Initiating begins nonverbally. Teach a child to request using that method by rewarding his efforts
    immediately!
  • Sabotage a child’s environment to increase opportunities to initiate requests.
  • Work toward higher level initiation by bumping a child up one tiny step.

Summary (1 hour – 1 hour, 2 minutes)

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#396 Prelinguistic Skill #11 Initiates with Others Course Description

Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP of teachmetotalk.com as she finishes up the podcast series 11 prelinguistic skills all toddlers master before words emerge. In this final podcast of the series, ASHA CEU Course #396 Prelinguistic Skill #11 Initiates with Others, we’ll discuss the importance of initiation and how to help late talking toddlers learn to take the lead during communicative interactions. Learn real strategies you can teach a child TODAY to get initiation going!

This course reviewed the eleven prelinguistic skills toddlers master before language emerges and reviewed in detail the eleventh skill, initiates with others. The importance of initiation was discussed in detail. Participants learned practical strategies to teach parents to use at home to facilitate initiation.

Therapists – get 1 hour of CE credit for $5 for this podcast.

Learning Objectives
  1. Explain why initiating is an important early language skill.
  2. Describe at least 3 strategies to help a child learn to initiate.
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Therapists…get continuing education credit for this 1-hour course!

Course Director

Laura Mize, M. S., CCC-SLP, is a pediatric speech-language pathologist specializing in young children ages birth to four with communication delays and disorders in her private practice in Stanford, Kentucky. She earned a B.S. from Mississippi University for Women and an M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from The University of Southern Mississippi. Laura holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from ASHA. She authors the website teachmetotalk.com hosts her popular YouTube channel and publishes weekly audio and video weekly podcast Teach Me To Talk: The Podcast. Laura produced a series of training DVDs for parents and professionals who work with children with developmental speech-language delays and disorders. Her best-selling DVDs and therapy manuals are used by pediatric therapists and speech-language pathologists in private practice, early intervention programs, grad schools, preschool programs, and continuing education conferences throughout the USA, Canada, South Africa, The Philippines, Hong Kong, Singapore, Israel, Australia, India, Zambia, Greece, and the UK.

SPEAKER DISCLOSURE

Financial - Laura Mize owns teachmetotalk.com and The Laura Mize Group and therefore receives a salary, compensation for speaking, and royalties from teachmetotalk.com product sales and also receives revenue from the YouTube Partners Program.

Nonfinancial - Laura Mize has no other financial or nonfinancial relationships with any author, publisher, or SLP whose work she recommends in this course.

Teach Me To Talk Laura Mize Group

This course is offered for .10 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area).

ASHA credit available after 04/15/20. Please make sure the date included on your participant form is after this date.

Satisfactory Course Completion Requirements

Participants must have watched the video and paid the $5 processing fee to obtain a certificate of completion and/or to have your participation submitted to the ASHA CE Registry. Once the $5 fee is paid, you will be redirected to complete additional information online required to award a Certificate of Completion which includes completion of the Verification Statement that you watched the video, Self Assessment of Learning Outcomes, a Program Evaluation, Request for Certificate, and an ASHA CEU participant form or your ASHA number for filing ASHA CEUs (if applicable).  Once all required sections are completed and submitted, you will receive access to generate your certificate which will be emailed to you upon final review of your submission. No credit will be awarded without completion of this entire process. ASHA CEU information is submitted monthly and will appear on your ASHA CEU Registry shortly thereafter. Partial credit is not available.

For Other Professionals: Upon completion and return of the forms and receipt of your $5 registration fee, a Certificate of Completion will be provided so that you may file for continuing education with your own organization or licensing agency.

For Non-Professionals and Parents: All course content is offered at an Introductory, Professional Level and may not be suitable for all parents or non-professionals. If you’d like a Certificate of Completion, you may also register for credit.

Participants who are dissatisfied should notify us by email at customerservice@teachmetotalk.com so that your issue can be resolved. We want you to be 100% satisfied with your purchase. 

Questions? Email me! Laura@teachmetotalk.com.

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ASHA CEU Course #396 Prelinguistic Skill #11 Initiates with Others

ASHA CEU Credits

This course is offered for .10 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area).

ASHA credit available after 04/15/20. Please make sure the date included on your participant form is after this date.

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