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3 graduate credits available
This course provides educators with an overview of language development and second language acquisition with a specific focus on English Language Learners (ELLs). It addresses the distinction between language differences and disorders, with a particular emphasis on language-based learning disabilities (LBLD). As a result of the learning experiences in this course, participants will be more competent in their ability to:
Course Dates and Location:
BEST WESTERN Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center
181 Boston Post Road West
Marlborough, MA 01752
(Online AND In-Person)
October 12, 2018: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (7.5 hours of coursework)
with 37.5 Additional Hours of Online Coursework
Please note that attendance at both the in-person and online portions of the course is required to be awarded PDPs and/or graduate credits.
Instructor: Linda Gross, SLP
45 PDPs Cost: Free
67.5 PDPs if taken for 3 Graduate Credits: additional fee of $165 required on first day of course, payable via credit card or check to Landmark School Outreach.
There are no required books for this course.
Registration: This course is limited to 30 participants. Register today to reserve your seat!
For more information contact us at:
The Landmark School Outreach Program
The course is divided into six modules over 10 weeks. (Though participants may work ahead of the specified course pace, this 3-credit course includes specific deadlines for each individual module.)
Each module will follow the same basic outline:
|45 hours/PDPs, 3 graduate credits (for an additional fee)|
|October 12, 2018
8:30am - 4:30pm in-person
Plus 10 weeks of online instruction ending on Friday, December 21, 2018
Registration is unavailable at this time.
"This course provides a strong foundation for understanding English Learners, the complexity of language and the intersection with special education as well as practical and concrete tools for working with this special and complex population. I highly recommend it!”
ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION DIRECTOR
Linda is a certified speech-language pathologist who has been practicing since 1988. Throughout her career, she has worked in clinical and public school settings evaluating and treating individuals with a variety of communication disorders. Linda joined Landmark High School as the expressive language program director in 1994, transitioning into a consultation role in this program in 2003. Linda has also been a Landmark Outreach Program faculty member since 1996, consulting to public schools, as well as teaching face-to-face and online graduate-level courses. Her expertise is in child and adolescent expressive language disorders with a particular focus on social communication skills.