WEBINAR – Building Vocabulary in the Classroom

WEBINAR – Building Vocabulary in the Classroom

  • 21 May 2019
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Vocabulary is the knowledge of words and their meanings. Having a large and varied vocabulary is important for understanding spoken and written language, and common area of difficulty for students with speech, language and communication needs.

Key learning objectives

Attendees will expect to investigate:

  • How to identify vocabulary difficulties
  • Strategies for teaching vocabulary
  • A range of suggested activities

The session will be recorded. Once you register for this webinar you will receive a link to view the webinar at the designated time.  The webinar will be recorded and the link will be emailed to all registered participants along with a Certificate of Attendance.

About the presenter

Shaun Ziegenfusz is a certified practising speech pathologist currently employed with Speech & Language Development Australia (SALDA) as Manager, Research and Advocacy. He holds a Master of Special Education and has extensive clinical experience working with children and their families.  In his current role, Shaun is responsible for research into the delivery of education programs and therapeutic services for children with Developmental Language Disorder, and developing services to ensure optimal outcomes.   Shaun is currently researching the educational needs of students with Language Disorder from the perspective of key stakeholders as a PhD candidate at Griffith University.

NB – funds raised from this workshop will support research for children with Developmental Language Disorder.

For more details, phone 1300 881 763 or email learning@salda.org.au.


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