Online Course Detail


This presentation identifies the important contribution that the cochlear implant makes to vocabulary learning. Recommendations for early vocabulary development are made. The role that vocabulary plays in subsequent reading comprehension is explored, and issues related to vocabulary storage and retrieval are also addressed.

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Length: 60 minutes

Cost: Free to View

Course Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to identify the three aspects of vocabulary: size, breadth, and depth.
  • Participants will be able to compare and contrast features of semantic organization of the lexicon with phonologic organization of the lexicon.
  • Participants will be able to critically evaluate a child’s need for definitional knowledge of words.

Course Instructor(s):
Mary Ellen Nevins, Ed.D., Professional Development Specialist and Ashley Garber, CCC-SLP, Listening and Language Connections