Supporting Literacy Development in Adolescents Through Written Language Intervention Speech-language pathologists play a critical role in supporting literacy development in adolescents with Language Impairments through both direct therapeutic intervention and collaboration with other related professionals in school settings. The purpose of this article is to present numerous curriculum-based, language intervention goals and specific techniques that are designed to facilitate ... Article
Article  |   October 2010
Supporting Literacy Development in Adolescents Through Written Language Intervention
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  • Jeannene M. Ward-Lonergan
    University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
  • © 2010 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
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Article   |   October 2010
Supporting Literacy Development in Adolescents Through Written Language Intervention
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, October 2010, Vol. 17, 85-92. doi:10.1044/lle17.3.85
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, October 2010, Vol. 17, 85-92. doi:10.1044/lle17.3.85

Speech-language pathologists play a critical role in supporting literacy development in adolescents with Language Impairments through both direct therapeutic intervention and collaboration with other related professionals in school settings. The purpose of this article is to present numerous curriculum-based, language intervention goals and specific techniques that are designed to facilitate the development of literacy skills in these students in the areas of morphology/syntax, semantics, pragmatics/discourse, and vocational language.

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