Language Processing Disorder
Language Processing Disorder
Language Processing Disorder
Language Processing Disorder
Language Processing Disorder
Language Processing Disorder

Language Processing Disorder

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Overview

Many teachers are working with students who have a language processing disorder or disability, and they don't even know it. Research shows that from 6-13% of school-aged children have significant speech and language challenges.

This course provides teachers with:

  • An understanding of DDA 2005 requirements when teaching students with language processing disorders and disability
  • The specialised knowledge to identify students with language processing difference
  • An understanding of how to program and implement specific knowledge and strategies to support learning
  • Knowledge of resources to use when teaching such as visuals, stories, games and practical resources to support learning

General information

​​This course is presented face-to-face over 5 hours. It may be scheduled over one full day, or two evening sessions. Course content is founded on the expertise and research of Dr Criss Moore.

This course is recommended for teachers of all stages and subjects.

​Course Structure

Module 1: Identifying Language Processing Disorder or Disability

The first module discusses what LPD is, and how to identify it. This includes assessment of students with the Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals Screener. We also consider the impacts of Language Processing Disorder at home and school, as well as on family life and socially.

Module 2: Strategies

Strategies and mapping these to stages and subjects, including

  • Visual
  • Explicit and systematic instruction
  • Number of representations
  • Electronic assists

Module 3: Resources

Resource recommendations provided for participants to consider and use. 

 

Completing this course will contribute 5 hours of NESA registered Professional Development addressing 3.5.2, 4.1.2 and 1.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teachers accreditation in NSW.