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The Role of Language and Executive Function skills in Writing for Elementary School Children

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Brooklyn Letters is excited to announce

The Role of Language and Executive Function Skills in Writing For Elementary School Children

Friday May 31, 2019 | Manhattan, NY

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Why you should attend this event?

Writing is an important skill for school children and requires the complex orchestration of language and executive function skills to meet this academic challenge. Writing lends itself well to targeting executive functions and language skills because of the complex nature of the task. In this workshop, participants will unpack the writing process into component parts including handwriting, spelling, text generation, planning, revising, and self—regulation. The theoretical foundations of each of these skills along with current best practices for targeting these skills in elementary schoolchildren will be the focus of this course. Participants will leave the course with a list of strategies that have an evidence—base for supporting struggling writers including those with special education needs, language disorders, and executive function difficulties.

Who Should Attend?

Speech-language pathologists, special educators, general educators, learning specialists, psychologists, occupational therapists, and other personnel working with elementary school children on writing skills.

Meet our speaker

Dr. Anthony D. Koutsoftas

Dr. Anthony D. Koutsoftas

Dr. Anthony  is an Associate Professor in the Department of Speech—Language Pathology in the School of Health and Medical Sciences at Seton Hall University! He received his bachelor’s degree from New York University, master’s degree from Teachers College, Columbia University, and PhD from Arizona State University. Anthony teaches undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral courses related to language and literacy in school—age populations as well as research methods courses: Anthony’s research interests include the development of reading, oral language, and writing abilities in typically developing children and Children at risk for academic failure including Children with Language—Based Learning Disabilities.

Location:

Scorca Hall, The National Opera Center America, 330 7th Ave, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001.

Fee: $200

Note: No Refund before 5/21/19 unless payee provides a doctor’s note (100% refund minus transaction fees).

This course is offered for .55 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)

This course is offered for 5.5 CTLEs (pending)

This course is offered for .55 ASHA CEUs  (Intermediate level, Professional Area)

This course is offered for 5.5 CTLEs (pending)

First paper published linking conversational turns with brain structure

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First paper published linking conversational turns with brain structure By LENA Team August 13, 2018

The first research showing a relationship between conversational turns and brain structure was published today in JNeurosci. The paper, “Language Exposure Relates to Structural Neural Connectivity in Childhood,” investigates how conversational turns – back and forth interactions between children and their adult caregivers – relate to white matter connectivity between Broca’s area and Wernicke’s area, two regions of the brain critical for language.

Manhattan Speech Language Therapists & Pathologists

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Our Manhattan Upper West Side, West Village, Union Square, TriBeCa, SOHO, Chelsea, Battery Park, Financial District, East Village, Lower East Side, Midtown, Murray Hill, Kips Bay, Gramercy Park speech-language therapists (speech-language pathologists) work with babies, toddlers, preschoolers, & school-aged children. Our speech therapy includes articulation, enunciation, oral motor, & phonology. Our language therapy targets expressive and receptive language goals.

Our Manhattan speech-language therapy services include:

 

As well as academic support:

 

We work with all ages includes those with speech and language delays, disorders, autism spectrum, language-based learning issues, and more!

 

We travel to your home!

 

Please reach out to us at

craig@brooklynletters.com

347-394-3485

 

 

Williamsburg & Greenpoint Speech Language Therapy

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Our Williamsburg and Greenpoint speech-language therapists (speech-language pathologists) work with babies, toddlers, preschoolers, & school-aged children. Our speech therapy includes articulation, enunciation, oral motor, & phonology. Our language therapy targets expressive and receptive language.

Our Brooklyn speech-language therapy services include:

 

As well as academic support:

 

We work with all ages includes those with speech and language delays, disorders, autism spectrum, language based learning issues, and more!

 

We travel to your home!

 

Please reach out to us at

craig@brooklynletters.com

347-394-3485