Module 1: This module covers the following topics:
- Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist in Literacy
- Evidence-based Practice and Literacy
- Emergent Literacy
- Narrative Development, Assessment, and Intervention
- Factors Contributing to Literacy Development
- Word-level Reading and Spelling Assessment
- Word-level Reading and Spelling Intervention
- Working with Other Professionals on Word-Level Literacy
Module 1 Instructor: Kenn Apel, PhD
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Module 2: This module covers the following topics:
- The Simple View of Reading
- Subgroups of Readers
- Phonemic Awareness
- Morphological Awareness
- Levels of Reading Comprehension
- Vocabulary, including Instruction
- Complex Syntax
- Inference and Its Role in Literacy
- Comprehension Strategies
- Writing and Writing Instruction
Module 2 Instructors:
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Module 3: This module covers the following topics:
- Reading and Writing: An Update
- Adolescent Language/Literacy
- The Role of the SLP in Response to Intervention
- Literacy Skills in Children with Hearing Impairment
- Literacy Skills in Children with autism Spectrum Disorder
- Second Language and Dialect Influences on Literacy Skills
- Pseudoscience and Controversial Practices
Module 3 Instructors:
This course is offered for 1.4 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area; offered until June 1, 2019)
After Module 3, participants will be able to:
- identify evidence-based instructional approaches, techniques and procedures relevant to the reading and writing demands of PreK–12 instruction, and critically examine practices contributing to applied knowledge of reading (and writing) assessment and intervention within their scope of practice,
- describe reading and writing activities that a) represent appropriate and varied instructional approaches, b) demonstrate scaffolded learning, and c) can be implemented at one or more levels of the classroom or intervention room,
- examine, evaluate, and articulate how instructional programs, curriculum materials, and assessment practices impact the literacy outcomes of diverse students.
Financial Disclosures: Drs. Adlof, Apel, Klusek, Werfel, and Wade-Woolley are employed by the University of South Carolina Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and receive salaries.
Nonfinancial Disclosures: Drs. Adlof, Apel, Klusek, Werfel, and Wade-Woolley have no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose
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