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Help Young Adults With Language and Emotion Regulation Deficits Achieve Better Quality-of-Life Outcomes (PD102425)

Presenter(s): Phyllis R Scott, MA, CCC-SLP
Course Description

Young adults with mild-to-moderate language impairments and low emotional intelligence often struggle to perform independently in mainstream adult settings. This session from ASHA’s 2021 Schools Connect online conference discusses language and emotional intelligence skills that help post-secondary students achieve better quality-of-life outcomes. The speaker discusses strategies, activities, and resources that SLPs and their secondary students can use to improve outcomes. The session strives to reaffirm and refine SLPs’ capacity to make a positive societal impact by serving this student population.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Identify three emotional intelligence skills needed for success in employment, post-secondary, and community settings
  • Explain how language-based, emotion regulation (ER) deficits contribute to poor quality-of-life outcomes for young adults with language impairments
  • Identify three resources, practical activities, strategies, and/or collaborative actions SLPs can use to improve students’ career readiness and employability

What is Included?

You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

Related Courses

View all courses from the 2021 Schools Connect online conference.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102425
Available Through: July 14, 2026