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Building Preverbal Communication & Engagement



Coffee Chat, Early intervention

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Julie L. Feuerstein, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Lesley B. Olswang, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Gay Lloyd Pinder, Ph.D., CCC-SLP



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Building Preverbal Communication & Engagement

Presented by: Julie L. Feuerstein, Ph.D., CCC-SLPLesley B. Olswang, Ph.D., CCC-SLPGay Lloyd Pinder, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Age range: Infants & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Who this chat is for: SLPs, OTs, PTs, early interventionists, early childhood special educators, family resource specialists/coordinators, families

Students who experience serious emotional and/or behavioral disorders (EBD) are at risk for a wide range of negative outcomes. Learn how to help in this coffee chat, presented by the two experts behind the upcoming book Understanding and Supporting Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. A must for educators and other professionals, this presentation focuses on key knowledge and skills from the book and explores strategies for strengthening students’ positive behavior and social-emotional skills.

Participants will:

  • Discover key assumptions that help professionals better serve students with EBD
  • Review the characteristics of students with EBD that must be understood in order to provide effective supports
  • Understand why supportive teacher-student and peer relationships are essential in assisting students with EBD
  • Learn about interventions that support social-emotional development for students with EBD
  • Explore the key components of specialized programs serving students with EBD
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