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Dyslexia: What SLPs Need to Know

Course: #8646Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 6173 Reviews
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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

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AG Bell - LSLS/1.0 Domain 9, CE-SPC-18-322; ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter 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.
  • checkmarkAfter 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.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe a speech-language intervention framework for students with dyslexia.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
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

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Jeanne Tighe is the Owner/Director of Beyond Communication, LLC. She received an honorarium from SpeechPathology.com for this presentation. Non-financial: Jeanne is a Board member of NJ Branch of the International Dyslexia Association.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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AG Bell - Listening and Spoken Language Credential

AG Bell - Listening and Spoken Language Credential

This course is offered for 1 hour(s) of CE Credit from the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language. For an explanation of content areas, please view pdf listing all 9 "domains."


American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Intermediate Level
0.1 ASHA CEUs


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Continued, LLC, DBA SpeechPathology.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.


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