Word-Finding Intervention Program Second Edition (WFIP-2)

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Diane German Description   The second edition of the Word-Finding Intervention Program provides professionals with specific interventions to address a learner's word-finding skills. Like its predecessor, the WFIP-2 uses a...
Diane German

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The second edition of the Word-Finding Intervention Program provides professionals with specific interventions to address a learner's word-finding skills. Like its predecessor, the WFIP-2 uses a three-pronged approach to word-finding intervention: retrieval strategy instruction, self-advocacy instruction, and word-finding accommodations. After assessment of a learner's word-finding skills, retrieval strategies are matched to a learner's word-finding error patterns, and learners are presented with activities that encourage generalization of these retrieval strategies at school, home, work, or play.

The WFIP-2 includes important changes and additions. The second edition is improved in its overall organization and user-friendly presentation. It also offers better retrieval strategy selections and word-finding accommodations. You'll get lesson plans, specialist's forms, and integration of technology recommendations throughout. Specific improvements include:

  • Research-supported mnemonic retrieval strategies
  • Assessment discussion of the differential diagnosis of word-finding error types
  • Organization according to error patterns typically observed in individuals with word-finding difficulties
  • Technology recommendations for retrieval strategy instruction, word-finding accommodations, oral presentations, and written language
  • Improved, user-friendly lesson plans and student study forms
  • Word-Finding Self-Assessment Survey
  • Classroom Observation Form to identify needed word-finding accommodations
  • Recommended Word-Finding Accommodations Form to individualize word-finding accommodations

Over the last 12 years, the Word Finding Intervention Program has become very popular and has been used in numerous schools, centers, and hospitals by speech-language pathologists, special education personnel, and reading teachers. This program can help you assess and treat children with word-finding difficulties.

306 pages 8.5 x 11 spiral binding 2005

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