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The Importance of Being Meta!

Presented By – Wayne Secord, PhD, CCC-­‐SLP

Date: June 15, 2015

Location: Northern Arizona University

Cost: $25 (onsite registration only)

The ability to use one’s communication and language system as a tool is an essential aspect of school-age language competence.  Students must be able to pay the toll at the “Metalinguistic Bridge” or risk being left behind. The primary focus of this program will be on the development, administration, and interpretation of the new CELF-5 Test of Metalinguistics.

This novel and critically important diagnostic tool will be discussed in detail. Case study examples will be used to illustrate (1) the practical classroom-based assessment and intervention planning process, and most importantly, (2) the importance of becoming “meta” in communication, language and literacy. Participants who attend this program will leave a clearer understanding of the clinical and educational measurement process as well as practical classroom assessment strategies they can put to use right away.

LOCATION: NAU Building 66, Health Professions, Room 101
DIRECTIONS TO HEALTH PROFESSIONS BUILDING: http://nau.edu/CHHS/CSD/CSD-Contact/#directions
REGISTRATION: at the door only; purchase day parking permit at kiosk on McConnell Drive.
CSD Office: 928-523-2969
COST: The workshop is $25 per person or no cost for attendees of the fundraiser.  This workshop is on June 15, the day after the NAU Speech-Language-Hearing 3rd annual fundraiser on June 14, 2015 from 2:00-5:30pm (NAUSLHC.eventbrite.com).  A voucher for free workshop admission and free parking will be given to attendees of the fundraiser.

Workshop Flyer: https://www.arsha.org/documents/2015-Secord/Secord_Presentation_Flyer_2015.pdf
Workshop Handouts: https://www.arsha.org/documents/2015-Secord/The_Importance_of_being_Meta.zip