How to Target Later Grammar Goals in Therapy

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Marisha McGrorty, M.S., CCC-SLP
In this podcourse, Marisha shares therapy plans to target a variety of later grammar goals (e.g., compound/complex sentences, passive voice, adverbial clauses, relative clauses) in the context of a literacy-based therapy unit.

By the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

1) Identify the five steps of a literacy-based therapy unit.
2) Describe three evidence-based strategies that can be used to target students’ individualized grammar goals.
3) Describe three practical therapy activities that can be used when targeting grammar goals.

About Marisha: Marisha earned her Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Washington. She has worked as a school-based SLP and shares therapy ideas and resources on her blog (SLP Now). Marisha also developed a membership for SLPs that includes digital tools and resources to streamline evidence-based therapy.
Additional Information

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area)

Time-Ordered Agenda:

0-5 minutes: Introduction

5-10 minutes: Quick Review of Strategies

10-20 minutes: Targeting Skills during Pre-Story Knowledge Activation

20-25 minutes: Targeting Skills during Reading

25-30 minutes: Targeting Skills during Comprehension Activities

30-45 minutes: Targeted Skill Practice

45-50 minutes: Embedded Skill Practice

50-60 minutes: Q&A

Disclosure Statement for Marisha McGrorty:

Financial: Marisha McGrorty is a presenter for and receives royalties. 

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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