Language Intervention for School-Age Students, Setting Goals for Academic Success

Language Intervention for School-Age Students

Setting Goals for Academic Success

By Geraldine P. Wallach, PhD, Associate Professor & Clinic Director, Department of Communicative Disorders, California State University - Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, USA


PART ONE: Conceptual Framework

1. Innovative Language Intervention at School-Age Levels: What It Takes to Get There

2. Language Learning Disabilities: Where Are We?

PART TWO: A Practical Framework

3. What Language Intervention ?Looks Like? at School-Age Levels

4. Creating ?Curriculum-Relevant? Therapy: Making the Tough Choices

PART THREE: A Marriage of Conceptual and Practical Frameworks

5. Successful Language Literacy Intervention: A Look Back to Looking Ahead

6. Integrating Spoken and Written Language: An Eye Toward Becoming Literate

7. Seeing the World Through Connected Text: Bringing Structure and Content, Macro and Micro Pieces Together (Part 1)

8. Seeing the World Through Connected Text: Bringing Structure and Content, Macro and Micro Pieces Together (Part 2)

PART FOUR: Toward a Summary

9. Back into the Field: Starting to Pull the Missing Pieces Together

10. The End Becomes a New Beginning: Coming Full Circle

APPENDIX A: Examples of Scripts at Each Level Using the Book-Sharing Intervention

APPENDIX B: A Suggested Sequence of Literature-Based Intervention Activities

APPENDIX C: Interview Protocol for Eliciting Conversation, Narrative, and Expository Samples of Connected Speech

APPENDIX D: A List of Connecting Words and Definitions and Words with Similar Meanings

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX