Literacy: A Language-Based Skill Part 2

Course Number

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Presenter: Matthew Carter, PhD, CCC-SLP
This course is designed to provide speech-language pathologists with the necessary background and tools to implement literacy-based activities into the speech and language treatment of pre-school and school-aged children. 

Please Take Part 1 first.


Following the course, participants will be able to:
1. Identify key areas or pre-literacy to assess in young children
2. Describe the process by which text is read and comprehended
3. Describe manners to assess various aspects of literacy
4. Detail activities that can be incorporated into speech-language pathology services

About Matthew: Matthew Carter is an associate professor at Valdosta State University

Additional Information

This course is offered for 0.55 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area)

Course Timeline: 

Part II: In-Depth Assessment and Treatment

15 minutes: Literacy screening

20 minutes: Phonological and phonemic awareness assessment

20 minutes: single word reading assessment

15 minutes: Naming Speed Assessment

20 minutes: Fluency Assessment

25 minutes: reading comprehension assessment

20 minutes: Spelling assessment

20 minutes: Other areas (vocabulary, working memory, oral language)

25 minutes: Diagnosis

25 minutes: Treatment of vocabulary

45 minutes: Treatment of phonemic and phonological awareness

40 minutes: Treatment of single word reading and spelling

10 minutes: Treatment of fluency

30 minutes: Treatment of comprehension

Disclosure Statement for Matthew Carter:

Financial: Matthew Carter is a presenter for and receives royalties. 

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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