#SLTLearn

Watch the webinars 

We have taken part in Pearson's #SLTLearn and #EducationLearn. Pearson has made the slides and recordings of these webinars available via their website, links below:

How children learn words and how we can support the early stages of language acquisition

Prof Padraic Monaghan

Painting a more detailed picture of children's early language development 

Prof Julian Pine

Communication Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: iPads and Pictures 

Dr Calum Hartley

Comprehension and Elicitation Resources

Here are some comprehension and elicitation resources to support SLTs, taken from Prof Julian Pine's 2015 #SLTLearn webinar. 

Passives

This checklist and accompanying animations can be used to test a child's understanding of passives:

Wh-questions

This test, using puppets, tests a child's understanding of Wh-questions:

Third Person Singular

This checklist and accompanying animations can be used to test a child's understanding of 3rd person singular verb forms:

Word Order 

This activity and accompanying animations tests a child's understanding of word order using novel verbs. It can also be used to check a child's understanding of passives.

Past Tense Verbs

There are also resources available to elicit PAST TENSE VERBS from a separate ESRC-funded project led by Dr Anna Theakston.

If you have any problems accessing any of these files, please contact our Centre Manager, Helen Allwood, who will be happy to help you.