This course will empower Speech-Language Pathologists to take a more active role in the identification and treatment of dyslexia by exploring the specific areas in which our expertise in language development intersects with literacy learning. Evidence-based frameworks for contribution to multi-disciplinary evaluations and intervention programs will be shared.
Course created on November 6, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to define dyslexia, and describe its relationship to other forms of reading disorders and its connections to language development.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify assessment instruments suitable for inclusion in a speech-language evaluation of a student at risk for dyslexia.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe a speech-language intervention framework for students with dyslexia.
|5-10 Minutes||Dyslexia definition & simple view|
|10-25 Minutes||Clinical markers of dyslexia|
|25-40 Minutes||SLPs contribution to a comprehensive assessment of a struggling reader|
|40-50 Minutes||SLPs contribution to a comprehensive intervention program for a student with dyslexia|
|50-55 Minutes||Brief overview of assistive technology considerations|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
MA CCC-SLP, CDP
Jeanne Tighe, M.A., CCC-SLP, is the owner and Clinical Director of Beyond Communication, LLC, a private practice serving individuals with communication and learning needs. Early professional work as a Teacher of the Deaf exposed Ms. Tighe to the practice of intensive auditory training, a skill set that provided a unique and invaluable foundation for her eventual transition to specialization in the language-literacy connection. Driven by an intense interest in the phonological foundations of oral and written language, Ms. Tighe obtained credentialing by the International Dyslexia Association as a Certified Dyslexia Practitioner. Her current work focuses on integration of language and literacy interventions, and she is frequently invited to speak to parent and professional groups on these topics. Over the past ten years, Ms. Tighe has built an interdisciplinary practice that now includes a dozen professionals committed to using evidence-based practices to advance communication skills and academic achievement for all learners. Ms. Tighe currently serves on the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Branch of the International Dyslexia Association.
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