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  • Down Syndrome And Autism Spectrum Disorders_A Speech and Language Perspective

    F22-12022 DOWN SYNDROME AND AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS— A SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PERSPECTIVE Linda A. Cohen - lhardmancohen@gmail.com 3 Credits - Inservice - October 12—December 15 Down Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorders are developmental disabilities that cause speech and language difficulties that ultimately affect communication and learning. Learn the speech and language characteristics of these disorders, how to foster communication, dual diagnosis and provide dynamic strategies that will aid in the remediation of working with these students.
  • Auditory Processing Disorders: An Overview of Working With Children With APD

    F22-12005 AUDITORY PROCESSING DISORDERS: AN OVERVIEW OF WORKING WITH CHILDREN WITH APD Linda A. Cohen - lhardmancohen@gmail.com 3 Credits - Inservice - October 12—December 15 What does it mean to have an Auditory Processing Disorder? It is estimated that 5-7% of children sitting in the classroom suffer with APD. That means there is the likelihood of having a student with APD in your current classroom. Learn about the characteristics of an Auditory Processing Disorder and how to work with children that struggle with this disorder. You will also learn about the challenges students with APD face in their reading skills and what you can do as a teacher to help them.