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Supporting Adolescent Writing: Manipulating Complex Syntax Across Academic Disciplines (Part I) (SC24)

Saturday, July 21
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Location: Room 308
CE: 0.15 ASHA CEUs/1.5 PDHs

This session is eligible for Pennsylvania Act 48 professional education hours.

This session will explore strategies for supporting adolescents who struggle with academic writing. The presenter will discuss selecting syntax goals common for struggling adolescents and targeting the complex syntax constructions characteristic of academic texts in the subjects of science and history.

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Lynne Telesca, PhD, CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor
State University of New York at New Paltz

Lynne Telesca, PhD, CCC-SLP, is an assistant professor of communication disorders at the State University of New York at New Paltz. Her most recent research was conducted in 8th grade science classes to help struggling adolescents improve their ability to write and understand compare and contrast concepts. Telesca is passionate about syntax, literacy, and school-based issues. She enjoys working with professionals who want to incorporate writing interventions into their classroom or treatment sessions.

Financial Disclosures: Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation

Nonfinancial Disclosures: None

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