Speech Pathology 101 2/8/11

posted Jan 12, 2011, 10:12 AM by Catherine Strubing   [ updated Feb 29, 2012, 8:53 AM by RAiSE 102 ]
When: Tuesday, February 8th 
Time:   7pm - 9pm  
LRC at Park Jr. High School, La Grange Park, IL 
Our guest speaker for this meeting is Julie Prato, MA CCC - SLP, a speech pathologist.

The topic is:  Speech and Language Pathology 101: I thought they only worked on lisps?

During this presentation, you will learn how the fundamentals of language development impact overall academic performance. The differences between receptive and expressive language skills, the relationship between language and literacy, and pragmatic language/social language will be discussed. Red flags and strategies will also be highlighted.

The presentation will be followed by time for networking and discussion.  All parents, teachers, and community members are invited to attend.

Julie Prato, M.A., CCC-SLP
Instructor, Communication Arts and Sciences; Elmhurst College Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. ChatAbilities; Private Practice
B.A., Elmhurst College; M.A., Central Michigan University

Julie has worked in a variety of settings, primarily as a pediatric speech pathologist. She teaches as an adjunct faculty member and has been a clinical supervisor at Elmhurst College. She teaches coursework in neurology, language development and disorders, and phonetics. In addition, Julie has a private practice where she specializes in children with language based disorders and social cognitive deficits.

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