Expository Discourse Intervention for Adolescents With Language Disorders Speech-language pathologists play a crucial role in helping adolescents with language disorders improve their ability to comprehend and produce the language of the curriculum (i.e., expository discourse) and, thus, enhance their potential for academic success. The purpose of this article is to present numerous treatment techniques and strategies for increasing ... Article
Article  |   March 2013
Expository Discourse Intervention for Adolescents With Language Disorders
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  • Jeannene M. Ward-Lonergan
    University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
  • Jill K. Duthie
    University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
  • Disclosure: Jeannene M. Ward-Lonergan and Jill K. Duthie have no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.
    Disclosure: Jeannene M. Ward-Lonergan and Jill K. Duthie have no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.×
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Article   |   March 2013
Expository Discourse Intervention for Adolescents With Language Disorders
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, March 2013, Vol. 20, 44-56. doi:10.1044/lle20.2.44
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, March 2013, Vol. 20, 44-56. doi:10.1044/lle20.2.44

Speech-language pathologists play a crucial role in helping adolescents with language disorders improve their ability to comprehend and produce the language of the curriculum (i.e., expository discourse) and, thus, enhance their potential for academic success. The purpose of this article is to present numerous treatment techniques and strategies for increasing both spoken and written expository discourse skills in this population.

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