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Professional Learning (SLI)

Professional Learning (Speech or Language Impairment)

School Based Conferences

Regional Workshops

Regional workshops are provided based on specific topics to address the needs of educators in Colorado. These trainings are open to teams of educators including, speech-language pathologists, SLPAs, special education teachers and related service providers who are interested in the topic.  ASHA Group Webinars are face-to-face webinars shown on a single day in one location.  This year the webinars being shown are:

  1. Early Literacy: Intensive, Individualized Interventions - focus on early literacy interventions for students with language-based learning disabilities.
  2. A Sentence-Level Framework for Written Language Intervention - focus on the "sentence-level framework" to support students who struggle with expressing themselves in writing and in comprehending what they read.
  3. Cluttering and Other Fluency Disorders: Differential Diagnosis and Treatment - focus on strategies and methods for differential diagnosis of stuttering.

Other Information:

SLPA Supervision in Colorado Schools

This is an online, self-pace course for any school-base speech-language pathologist who is new to supervising speech-language pathology assistants (SLPAs) in Colorado schools or who needs a review. This is not intended for administrators who are evaluating SLPAs for performance review, although administrators are welcome to take the course if you want to learn more about the roles and responsibilities of speech language pathology assistants and the speech –language pathologist supervising them.

Click here to learn more about this opportunity.

Registration Opens:  April 1, 2019

Register for SLPA Supervision Course here.

Course Start/End Dates:  April 8 - August 2, 2019

Flyer: SLPA Supervision in Schools (PDF)

Fall 2019, Dates TBD


Language and Literacy Journal Club

The Journal Club is an online course that uses articles about language and literacy to create the opportunity to read professional articles related to school-based issues, participate in online discussions to support implementation of strategies and complete a knowledge check assessment.

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Registration Opens:  April 1, 2019

Register for the Journal Club here.

Course Start/End Dates:  April 8 - August 2, 2019

Language and Literacy Journal Club Flyer (PDF)

Fall 2019, Dates TBD


For more information about services for students who have speech or language impairments in Colorado, please contact:

Tami Cassel, Speech-Language
Phone: 303-866-6114
Email Tami Cassel

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