Literacy: A Language-Based Skill Part I

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This course is part one of a two part series.  
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.


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 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area)

Course Timeline:

Part I: Overview

5 minutes: Introduction

30 minutes: The processes of reading

10 minutes: Overview of assessment of reading processes

15 minutes: Overview of treatment activities

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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