Improving Oral Language Skills in the General Education Setting Using Interprofessional Practice

Clarion University Suites on Main

Session Dates

Thursday March 17, 2016 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM


Interprofessional practice (IPP) is a structure that encourages various professionals to systematically train, plan and collaborate to provide quality services. This session will provide a general overview of IPP and discuss the core competences that are foundational to IPP as well as collaboration models.

Specific assessment, data collection and treatment strategies for improving oral language skills for students with and without an IEP will be discussed. A variety of web resources will be provided.

Sample strategies and activities for RTI will be provided and participants will work in small teams to create other sample activities for the three levels of intervention to address various aspects of oral language.


Participants will be able to:

  • Apply the principles of Interprofessional practice to improve student’s oral language skills.
  • Describe seven different classroom collaboration models and when each may be appropriate.
  • Create goals and activities to improve oral language skills within the general education classroom.
  • Describe the differences between the 3 tiers of instruction in RTI, and develop activities for each level.
  • Understand and apply various data collection and assessment strategies for intervention within the framework of RTI


Speech and Language Pathologists

Topics Covered: Speech & Language

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this training. Contact: Distance Learning, 800-446-5607 ext. 6884 or " (Distance Learning)"

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


Deborah Dixon

Event Contact:


Distance Learning
800-446-5607 x6884


Elizabeth Christopher