This is Part 1 of a four-part series. Early linguistic indicators and risk factors that correlate with a greater likelihood of persistent literacy challenges are discussed in this course. Evidence-based screening tools for preschool and early elementary-aged children are also described.
Part 2: Course 10665, Part 3: Course 10667, Part 4: Course 10677
Course created on August 3, 2023
- After this course, participants will be able to list three congenital factors that place the child at greater risk for literacy impairment.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify early linguistic indicators that correlate to persistent literacy delays.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify evidence-based, reliable early screeners for preschool and early elementary-aged students.
|5-15 Minutes||Research review|
|15-25 Minutes||Concurrent risk factors|
|25-35 Minutes||Speech errors|
|35-45 Minutes||Predictive phonological awareness (PA) skills|
|45-55 Minutes||Assessing early literacy skills|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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Kelly Vess is an experienced speech-language pathologist, researcher, and clinical instructor. She presents annually at ASHA’s national conferences. Kelly’s mission is to empower others to create lifelong change through research, intervention, dissemination of knowledge, and clinical application. Kelly is the host of “The Preschool SLP Podcast” and creator of the “Sparkle in School Membership.” Both aim to bridge research into ‘Monday Morning’ practice. Kelly is also the author of Speech Sound Disorders: Comprehensive Evaluation and Treatment and 32 Lessons That Create Life-Long Change In Autism Intervention.
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