What Do You Mean By That? Constructive Beginnings When Working With Adolescents With Language Learning Disabilities The authors recognize the challenges facing school-based speech-language pathologists (SLPs) who are encouraged to create and deliver curriculum-focused and strategic-based intervention. The high school setting can be an especially daunting one but it is also a place where SLPs can use their expertise to participate in innovative partnerships with students ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2010
What Do You Mean By That? Constructive Beginnings When Working With Adolescents With Language Learning Disabilities
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Geraldine P. Wallach
    California State University, Long Beach, CA
  • Stephen Charlton
    Huntington Beach Union High School District, Huntington Beach, CA
  • Julie Christie
    Los Angeles Unified School Board, Los Angeles, CA
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School-Based Settings / Language Disorders / Articles
Article   |   October 01, 2010
What Do You Mean By That? Constructive Beginnings When Working With Adolescents With Language Learning Disabilities
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, October 2010, Vol. 17, 77-84. doi:10.1044/lle17.3.77
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, October 2010, Vol. 17, 77-84. doi:10.1044/lle17.3.77

The authors recognize the challenges facing school-based speech-language pathologists (SLPs) who are encouraged to create and deliver curriculum-focused and strategic-based intervention. The high school setting can be an especially daunting one but it is also a place where SLPs can use their expertise to participate in innovative partnerships with students and colleagues in the facilitation of language and literacy learning. This article outlines selected language initiates focused toward content area learning within a constructive comprehension framework.

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