Literacy Essentials Toolkit for SLPs [RECORDED]

· June 3, 2024

Course Number: ABIO2423

When: Recorded playback is available between available June 19, 2024 – June 19, 2029.

Where: Available under “Course Content” at the bottom of this page.

Description: In this session, we explore the science of reading and structured literacy, highlighting three key components of literacy instruction. We also outline three crucial roles of SLPs in literacy and discuss diverse activities aimed at enhancing literacy skills.

Who This Course Is Good For:

  • Any ASHA member, CCC holder, or other professionals who are licensed or credentialed to practice speech-language pathology (SLP) or audiology or preparing to earn ASHA CEUs.
  • Any professional who works with pediatric clients.
  • Any professional or caregiver who is seeking to learn more about literacy instruction.

Who This Course Isn’t Good For:

  • SLPs who are not currently practicing or are not actively involved in direct client care.
  • Experts with advanced knowledge in reading science and structured literacy.

Presenters:

Venita Litvack, M.A, CCC-SLP

Venita is an Assistive Technology (AT) Consultant in south Florida. She has a passion for using AAC, AT, and literacy to support individuals with complex communication needs, autism, and other disabilities. Venita has delivered poster presentations on several topics related to AAC at ASHA and co-presented several ASHA CEU accredited courses. Venita co-authored two articles published in ASHA Leader’s online publication, as well as the Lou Knows What to Do book series published by Boys Town Press. Recently, Venita started utilizing the power of social media to empower and motivate educators across the country through the Speechie Side Up podcast, blog, Instagram account, and YouTube channel.

Brianna Guild, MHSC SLP

Brianna is a private practice Speech-Language Pathologist in Ontario, Canada. She currently provides virtual speech therapy sessions, primarily in the areas of literacy, language, and articulation. She is also the creator of SLP Literacy Corner and shares literacy resources and ideas for busy educators.

Disclosure Statements

Venita Litvack has the following relevant financial relationships to disclose: ownership interest in Speechie Side Up, LLC and Tassel Learning, LLC; royalties from the Lou Knows What to Do book series.

Venita Litvack has the following relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose: member of the ASHA Special Interest Group 12.

Brianna Guild has the following relevant financial relationships to disclose: Brianna is the creator of SLP Literacy Corner and receives payment for any SLP Literacy Corner products purchased. She is an affiliate for Got It Learning and receives commission for any sales made with her code. She is also receiving honorarium for this presentation and receives commission for any sales made with her code.

Brianna Guild has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of this activity, participants will:
  • Explain the science of reading and structured literacy
  • Identify at least 3 components of literacy instruction
  • List at least 3 roles of SLPs when it comes to literacy
  • Explain and use a variety of activities to target literacy skills

Agenda

5 minIntroductions and Backgrounds
10 min The science of reading and structured literacy
15 minComponents of literacy instruction
15 minThe role of SLPs when it comes to literacy
10 minActivities to target literacy skills
5 minReferences, Closing, Discussion, and Questions

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Requirements

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Included in Literacy Connect

Course Includes

  • 1 Lesson
  • 2 Requirements
  • Course Certificate