A Child With Multiple Significant Needs

by Instructor: Jean E. Lundy, EdD, CCC-A

$20.00

i 2.00 CEH

Course Overview

The goal of this educational program is to help professionals realize families’ needs for personal-adjustment counseling and informational counseling when they have a child born with significant health, sensory, and cognitive needs. This course will provide detailed information about the communication needs of children who have atypical speech and language development.

About the Course Author

Jean Lundy, EdD, CCC-A, teaches audiology coursework at Metropolitan State University of Denver. For more than 20 years, she also provided early-intervention services to newborns to 3-year-olds with hearing loss. Jean E. Lundy, EdD, CCC-A has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (2 Match)

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

    2.00HOURS


    This course is offered for 0.20 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level; Professional Area).
  • Kansas Health Department of Aging and Disability Services (Speech)

    2.00HOURS

    Approved for 2.0 continuing education clock hours for Kansas Speech Pathologists and Audiologists by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-S1057. This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-SLPA0019
  • Hours:

    2.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2023-03-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe differences between informational counseling and personal-adjustment counseling; Describe intentional behaviors, prelinguistic communicative intent, and lingustic communication in a child with multiple significant needs; State ways that families’ day-to-day lives are affected when a disabling condition is diagnosed in a child
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: Ella Arrives
    Unexpected News
    Audiological Assessment
    Referral for Early Intervention
    Personal Adjustment Counseling
    Summary
    Section 3: Intervention Experience
    Ella’s Early Intervention Begins
    Intervention and Research Programs
    Additional Areas of Concern
    Increased Seizure Activity
    Auditory Behavior
    Family Support
    Section 4: Bittersweet Intervention Results
    First Signs of Intentional Behaviors
    Increasing Intentionality
    Sources of Family Stress
    End of Early Intervention
    Update at 8 Years of Age
    Section 5: Conclusion
    Summary
    Course Contributors
    References
    Exam and BrainSparks

  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Introductory level Speech and Language Pathologists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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