Speech and Literacy: The Connection and the Relevance to Clinical PracticeCourse: #5218 1 Hour
This course focuses on the connection between speech sound disorders and the phonological bases of reading. Assessment considerations for preschool and young school-age children with speech sound disorders will be described. Treatment approaches that focus on infusing phonological awareness/print awareness into articulation/phonological therapy will be discussed.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify which children with speech sound disorders are at highest risk for reading problems.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the theoretical links between speech sound disorders and the phonological bases of reading/spelling.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the general developmental progression of phonological awareness.
- After this course, participants will be able to list and describe three treatment activities that can simultaneously target speech sound production and phonological awareness.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction and Overview|
|10-25 Minutes||Background on speech sound disorders, reading disability, phonological processing, and theoretical/biological link|
|25-55 Minutes||Evidence-based strategies for speech sound production/ phonological awareness intervention|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q&A|
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