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Getting the Most Out of Language Sampling and Analysis (On Demand Webinar) (WEB19213)

Presenter(s): Geralyn R. Timler, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course Description

Robust language sampling provides a treasure trove of information about children’s syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic skills. But time is a challenge when completing this form of assessment. This webinar describes strategies busy SLPs can use to squeeze the most information from a language sample in an efficient manner. Geralyn Timler reviews five essential language sampling assessment steps: Collect-Listen-Decide-Analyze-Compare.

Learning Objectives:
You will be able to:

  • collect and record robust language samples
  • identify areas of concern based on samples
  • apply syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic analyses to examine areas of concern
  • compare your analysis with parent and teacher report measures


Introduction/overview – 4 min.
Why collect language samples? – 4 min.
Collecting optimal samples – 52 min.
Strategic listening/looking strategies – 18 min.
Transcription decisions – 10 min.
Analyzing and interpreting – 7 min.
Practice with samples – 21 min.

What is a webinar?

Webinars are slide-based presentation and question-and-answer sessions that you can watch live at a pre-scheduled date and time or on-demand at your leisure after the live event occurs.

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Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 2
ASHA CEU*: 0.2
Item #(s): WEB19213
Available Through: March 22, 2024