Exploring Video Modeling to Deliver Multisensory Instruction to Children with Language Disorders


  • Kristen Morgan Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Joann P. Judge The University of Southern Mississippi


Video modeling, language disorders, verbal rehearsal


Multisensory instruction is a mode of instruction for children to learn. This instruction utilizes visual, verbal, and kinesthetic methods. There is little known about teaching motor skills through multisensory instruction through live or video modeling. The purposes of this preliminary study were: (1) to pilot the use of multisensory instruction to teach a gross motor skill to children with language disorders and (2) to determine the feasibility of implementing multisensory instruction through the use of video modeling. Results support the use of video modeling to teach a gross motor skill using multisensory instruction. Future research should further investigate multisensory instruction through the use of video modeling for special populations, such as children with language disorders, while keeping prompts, modifications, and video consistency in mind.

Author Biographies

Kristen Morgan, Southeastern Louisiana University

Kristen Morgan, PhD, is an assistant professor and the Adapted Physical Education Coordinator at Southeastern Louisiana University in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies.

Joann P. Judge, The University of Southern Mississippi

Joann P. Judge, PhD, CAPE, is an assistant professor at The University of Southern Mississippi in the School of Kinesiology and Nutrition.


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