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Developing Speech and Language Skills Through Play


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When you purchase you get the COURSE and PLAYING WITH PURPOSE E BOOK! 

Presented by: Emily Cohen M.A. CCC-SLP

Emily is the owner of Tandem Speech Therapy, a private pediatric speech therapy practice in Austin, Texas. She graduated with her M.A. in speech-language-pathology in 2008 and previously worked as a special education teacher. Emily is also the author and developer of playing with purpose- a framework for using play to build speech and language skills.

Presenter Financial Disclosure: Emily Cohen is the owner of Tandem Speech PLLC. She receives payment from the sales of products and courses on her site. She will be paid a percentage from the sales of this webinar.

Presenter Non-financial Disclosure: Emily is the founder of the website and blog Tandem Speech Therapy.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

Course Description: : This course offers a framework for embedding communication based opportunities across everyday activities with children to help improve their speech and language development. The types of play and stages of play are also discussed. Language development during play and ways to implement these strategies will also be covered.

Learner Outcomes

  • Participants will be able to list the 3 types of play.
  • Participants will be able to list the 5 stages of play.
  • Participants will be able to describe 3 strategies to use during play to build language skills.

Course Agenda

0-5 minutes Introduction

5-10 minutes Language development

10-15 minutes How children learn during play

15-25 minutes Communication and play basics

25-35 minutes Playing with purpose framework

35-45 minutes Communication and play strategies

45-55 minutes Toys and Activities to use during play

55-60 minutes Key Point Review

Once you register for the course, Please log in to the website. Once logged into your profile you should see your course. If you have any trouble please contact us at

Login and logout times will be recorded and documented. To complete the course, include your ASHA information when registering, view the course videos, take the quiz. When you have completed these requirements a certificate will be available in your profile.  

ASHA CE Registry Submission: After you complete all pieces of the course, you will be directed to fill out a form regarding ASHA CEUSs. Once you fill out the form indicating that you would like your participation reported to ASHA, ABA Speech will prepare to automatically submit your information to the ASHA CE Registry once completion requirements have been met (i.e. pass all assessments and complete program evaluation). ABA Speech submits this completion information monthly [on the 15th of the month]. Please allow three weeks from the submission date by ABA SPEECH for the course and ASHA CEUs to appear on your ASHA transcript.

ABA SPEECH is committed to providing equal opportunities in accordance with all applicable laws. If you are in need of a disability-related accommodation, please contact We will review your request and respond in a timely manner. Please note that we will require a minimum of 4 weeks to provide a reasonable accommodation for your request.

Group Pricing: We offer group pricing and can give you a quote for your group. Email Rose at and let her know the size of your group to request a quote. 

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This course is offered for .10 ASHA CEUS

(Introductory Level, Professional Area)