Teaching Words to Adolescents With Language Disabilities Vocabulary development occurs throughout our lives; thus, adolescents—a challenging population to teach or remediate—are simply in the middle of this word-acquisition process. Strategies for this age group must address word learning in creative ways. In this article, the author proposes three intervention strategies for adolescents with language disabilities that link ... Article
Article  |   March 01, 2013
Teaching Words to Adolescents With Language Disabilities
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  • Judy K. Montgomery
    Communication Sciences and Disorders, Chapman University, Orange, CA
  • Disclosure: Judy K. Montgomery has no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.
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Article   |   March 01, 2013
Teaching Words to Adolescents With Language Disabilities
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, March 2013, Vol. 20, 67-74. doi:10.1044/lle20.2.67
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, March 2013, Vol. 20, 67-74. doi:10.1044/lle20.2.67

Vocabulary development occurs throughout our lives; thus, adolescents—a challenging population to teach or remediate—are simply in the middle of this word-acquisition process. Strategies for this age group must address word learning in creative ways. In this article, the author proposes three intervention strategies for adolescents with language disabilities that link to the Common Core State Standards, academic content expectations, and salient features of the English language.

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