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Literacy Development in Infants and Toddlers: Best Practices for the SLP

Course: #1033523 1 Hour

This course, the second in a two-part series, focuses on providing the speech-language pathologist with specific strategies to facilitate early literacy skills in children birth to three years of age. Literacy milestones, techniques and activities to promote literacy development, and ways to enhance print literacy are discussed. Part one focuses on the origins of emergent literacy theory, knowledge and skills associated with early literacy, and the relationship between emergent literacy and oral language from a research perspective.

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Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to identify literacy behaviors expected for infants and toddlers.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe activities to promote literacy development in infants and toddlers.
  • After this course, participants will be able to name reading strategies that facilitate early literacy skills.
  • After this course, participants will be able to identify books that are developmentally appropriate for infants and toddlers.


0-15 Minutes Introduction and Overview
15-50 Minutes Evidence-based Intervention Strategies
50-55 Minutes Future Research
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A


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