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Oral Language in the Early Years – What works?

In this session, Laura Glisson (Speech Pathologist) will unpack the evidence around oral language instruction in the early years (Foundation to Year 2). With a particular focus on vocabulary development, storytelling and listening comprehension, Laura will bring a range of practical strategies for immediate implementation in the classroom to support all learners, including those with language disorders.

**This webinar will be recorded and available for two weeks after the event**

Date: Tuesday 7th May 2024

Time: 7:00 pm – 9: 00 pm AEST (Melbourne Time)

Cost:

LDA Member: $50

LDA Student Member – $40

Non-Member – $70

About Laura Glisson

Laura is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (Speech Pathology Australia), with over 13 years’ experience working with school-aged children and young people with language, literacy and social-emotional difficulties. Laura is the Co-Director and Co-Founder of Tracks to Literacy, where she provides training and coaching to teachers and speech pathologists on oral language and literacy instruction, intervention and assessment. Laura also works as a clinician providing Tier 3 intervention to primary and secondary-aged students with language and literacy difficulties and is the Language and Literacy Specialist at Teach Well in Perth where she works as part of a multidisciplinary team providing training and coaching to teachers on high-impact instructional practices. Laura’s research and clinical interests include Developmental Language Disorder, Response to Intervention for language and literacy, and oral-to-written assessment, instruction, and intervention. Laura’s mission is to support the translation of research evidence into clinical and educational practices so that all children can develop the language and literacy skills needed to become successful and happy members of society.

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