Language Development During the First Three Years

This course focused on language development from birth through age three years. It discusses the pre-requisites required for expressive language, as well as how language milestones relate to other areas of development (e.g. cognitive, gross motor). This course further targets strategies to implement in therapy to support and encourage language development.

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Karli Goebel, MS, CCC-SLP. is a pediatric speech and language pathologist specializing in Early Childhood as well as Family Coaching. She graduate with her masters from Monmouth University and began her career in Early Intervention. She has been an EI provider for 6 years and in 2020 co-founded Milestones, a family owned multidisciplinary pediatric practice with Lauren Bryant PT, DPT. She is currently working towards her CLC.

Karli Goebel, MS, CCC-SLP

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Learner Outcomes:

1. Learner will be able to identify the pre-requisites needed prior to addressing expressive language for the 0-3 population.

2. Leaner will be able to summarize how language milestones relate to other areas of development.

3. Learner will demonstrate the ability to effectively educate and communicate the information in this course with families, parents and caregivers.

4. Learner will be able to apply the strategies and knowledge in therapy to support and encourage language development.


Financial and Non-Financial Disclosures:

Financial: Karli received a speaking fee from Pediatric Feeding Therapy, LLC. She is co-founder of Milestones and receives a salary.

Non-Financial: None to disclose.


Time-Ordered Agenda:

0:00 - 8:46 Language Pre-Requisites & Overview

8:46 - 26:01 Areas of Development Birth to 3 Years

26:01 - 31:50 Language Acquisition Milestones

31:50 - 50:23 Strategies for Language Development


How to get ASHA CEUs:

-Watch Pre-recorded course in its entirety

-Complete 5 question post-quiz scoring 80% or higher

(you can retake the quiz)

-Make sure name, e-mail, address, and ASHA

number are correct in Thinkific account


*ASHA CEU option begins 8/7/2021