This course is Part 1 of a 3-part series on pediatric reading and literacy. This course is designed to help SLPs identify their role in pediatric reading and literacy (including prevention, collaboration, assessment, intervention, and advocacy). The five pillars of reading and the cognitive aspects of reading will be explored throughout the course. (Part 2: Course 7881; Part 3: Course 7890)
Course created on January 5, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to describe ASHA's position and the role of the speech-language pathologist in prevention, identification, and intervention.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify various aspects of reading, including the cognitive components.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least one strategy, resource or technique to assist a struggling reader.
|5-10 Minutes||ASHA's position on reading and literacy|
|10-20 Minutes||Prevention and identification of reading difficulty|
|35-70 Minutes||Pillars of reading including Intervention and strategies|
|70-80 Minutes||Collaboration and Advocacy|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Rachelle Schmitz, MA, CCC-SLP
Rachelle Schmitz, MA, CCC-SLP, CALP graduated for the University of Cincinnati with a Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2006. She completed an IMSLEC accredited program, which included an intense 45 hour program of education in therapeutic techniques for dyslexia and a supervised practicum of 100 hours in Orton-Gillingham in April 2010. In June of 2016 she became a registered Certified Academic Language Therapist by the Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA). She worked in the school setting for three years, respectively. Currently, she is a speech-language pathologist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in the Division of Speech-Language Pathology (7 years) and the Reading and Literacy Discovery Center (for the past 3 years). Her main clinical specialty areas of language and reading disorders led her to fulfill a two year vice president position for the International Dyslexia Association-Kentucky Branch from 2014-2016 . She is currently an active member of the International Dyslexia Association-Kentucky Branch and Decoding Dyslexia-Kentucky.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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