The Moog Center is pleased to present a series of virtual learning sessions for Early Intervention providers, to be presented throughout the 2023-2024 school year at 7:00 p.m. CT.

Developing Vocabulary in Very Young Children
September 6, 2023 (Wednesday)
Presented by Betsy Moog Brooks

A child’s single-word vocabulary impacts the ability to express his/her wants and needs. For children to develop adequate language skills, they must have sufficient vocabulary. The focus of this presentation will be on the importance of the acquisition of single-word vocabulary for language development. Strategies and techniques for helping families help their children develop single-word vocabulary will be reviewed and explained.

Supporting Very Young Children With Comorbidities
October 3, 2023 (Tuesday)
Presented by Betsy Moog Brooks and Judy Schlesinger

This session will provide professionals with ideas and suggestions for helping caregivers support children with comorbidities. This presentation will focus on specific strategies for early interventionists to use during sessions to help caregivers engage their very young children who have speech and/or language delays and present with comorbidities. Strategies for implementing a variety of activities to engage very young children will be provided.

Great Activities Using Materials in the Home
December 7, 2023 (Thursday)
Presented by Betsy Moog Brooks

This session will provide TODs, SLPs, caregivers, and early interventionists with information about the importance of meeting families where they are… in their homes. This presentation will be based on the concept that Early Interventionists should engage families in activities that are developed using items found in their homes. The rationale for using items in the family’s home as well as creative ideas and suggestions using these items for caregiver-child sessions will be included.

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