Writing

The standards for written language are higher than for spoken language. Written language is one of the primary tools used for assessment in formal education. For all students acquiring basic written skills is important; however, for college bound students it is crucial. Spoken language is easier to learn because spoken language allows for repair when …

Verbs

Writing is a challenge for many with language-based learning disabilities. Who knew writing was so complicated. Subjects, verbs, objects, how often do any of us think of them when we write. Yet, they are the building blocks of writing and the ability to identify them is part of reading as well. Writing remediation can take …

Executive functioning: What’s that have to do with a language disorder?

After working with students for over 13 years the one thing that continues to amaze me is the fact that so often language remediation of a language disorder has as much to do with language as it does with executive functioning including self-regulation. Here’s a site that defines and looks at executive functioning in children. …