4 week master class course starting July 1st, 2022

Comprehensive Pediatric Assessments in Speech Language Pathology

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Master your Pediatric Assessment Skills

Enroll in this course and learn best practices for evaluating young complex learners. We will review a variety of different assessment types and teach you how to document the information that matters, beyond a standard score.

STEP INSIDE
The Best Kind of Online Course
Watch

Watch pre-recorded videos where we break down the information and discuss it in a way that makes sense.

Read

Review the most up to date literature and leave this course knowing the research behind your practice.

Discuss

Digest course content with your cohort in an online forum. Leave this course with connections to help you moving forward.

Practice

Take what you learn in this course into your job with weekly extension projects with real-world application.

What to expect each week

1 webinar, usually around 1 hour in length

1 - 2 articles as required reading

1 ten question quiz

1 one to two page essay, double spaced

3 discussion board posts

optional office hours

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June 3rd, 2022

4 week course, starting July 1st ending July 31st, 2022

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$295

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$389

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Pay in two easy installments of $197

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WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
  • Foundational knowledge related to ethics, EBP, and assessment
  • The pros and cons of the standardized assessment
  • Assessment strategies beyond standardized tests
  • Comprehensive documentation strategies
This course covers:
Ethics & assessment
Purpose of assessment
Assessment research review
Appropriate use of standardized assessments
Norm-referenced vs criterion referenced assessments
Standardized assessment accommodations
Dynamic assessment techniques
Informal assessment techniques
Custom assessment techniques
Data collection as assessment
Comprehensive assessment documentation
Assessment simulation exercise
DETAILS
4 Weeks

This course is four weeks long and runs July 1st - July 31st, 2022

Flexible Schedule

Work at your own pace with due dates each week

Completely asynchronous

There are no live requirements for this course

1.5 ASHA CEUs / 15 PD Hours

We send information to ASHA on your behalf. Certificates of completion are also provided. Certificates and CEUs are included in our pricing.

Optional Graduate Credit

1 optional graduate credit is available through our partnership with Fitchburg State University. Grad credit is an additional $210 paid directly to Fitchburg State

Move up the pay scale

This course is designed to meet most districts and employers requirements for moving up the pay-scale with graduate level credit.

Meet your instructors
Kate Grandbois, MS, CCC-SLP, BCBA, LABA

Kate is a dually certified SLP / BCBA with 15 years of clinical experience working in private practice, outpatient clinics, outpatient hospital settings, and consulting to private schools and legal teams. She specializes in augmentative alternative communication, autism and associated disorders, language development, and integrating AAC into the educational/vocational programming of persons with behavioral needs. Her private practice, Grandbois Therapy + Consulting, LLC, focuses on multidisciplinary treatment, collaboration, and mentorship. She has served as adjunct faculty at Northeastern University, and is the former president and cofounder of The Speech and Language Network, Inc.

Kate Grandbois financial disclosures: Kate is the owner / founder of Grandbois Therapy + Consulting, LLC and co-founder of SLP Nerdcast.  

Kate Grandbois non-financial disclosures: Kate is a member of ASHA, SIG 12, and serves on the AAC Advisory Group for Massachusetts Advocates for Children. She is also a member of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy (BABAT), MassABA, the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) and the corresponding Speech Pathology and Applied Behavior Analysis SIG. 

Amy Wonkka, MA, CCC-SLP

Amy has worked as a speech language pathologist in the Northeast and Midwest. Prior to becoming an SLP she worked for several years as a 1:1 paraprofessional and home service provider for individuals with complex communication needs. She has experience in home-based, public school, nonpublic school, and outpatient environments. Amy’s clinical interests include augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), autism and other related needs, typical language development, motor speech, phonology, data collection, collaboration, coaching, and communication partner training and support.

Amy Wonkka financial disclosures: Amy is an employee of a public school system and co-founder for SLP Nerdcast. 

Amy Wonkka non-financial disclosures: Amy is a member of ASHA, SIG 12, and serves on the AAC Advisory Group for Massachusetts Advocates for Children.

What people are saying about our Masterclasses...

The two of you are definitely a dynamic duo! Such a wonderful compliment to each other in the instructional process. While I am sure you both are excellent clinicians, adult learning/professional development/continuing education is DEFINITELY your gift. Thank you for devoting your resources to our field in this manner and promoting not only learning and growth but also vulnerability and networking/collaboration. I highly recommend all things SLP Nerdcast!

-Cari L

Thank you for your time and all of the information I have learned. The format made it very easy to take this course and I liked the contact we had in our discussion and availability of office hours-

-Elizabeth S.
Additional Information
  • Closed captioning for all webinars is available. If you need additional course accommodation please email ceu@slpnerdcast.com.
  • Participants may be entitled to a refund depending on the date of withdrawal.
  • This course is not mean to replace clinical advice