The ABCs of Assessment: Components of Language & Literacy Evaluations [RECORDED]

· June 3, 2024

Course Number: ABIO2425

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 screening and diagnostic practices, monitoring progress methods, decoding, and language assessment components. We also discuss strategies to integrate assessment data into effective intervention plans.

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.

Britney Moorish, MSc-SLP (C) R. SLP

Britney is dedicated to advancing literacy through research-backed practices, with a particular focus on structured literacy. She has dedicated her career to supporting educators in implementing effective literacy practices. Britney’s mission is to empower educators with the tools and knowledge needed to create a transformative impact. Through a blend of academic expertise and practical experience, she is dedicated to ensuring that educators have the resources to cultivate strong literacy foundations and empower students.

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.

Britney Moorish has the following relevant financial relationships to disclose: She is receiving honorarium for this presentation and receives commision for any sales made with her code.

Britney Moorish has the following relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose: She is on the Board of Directors of Speech Language and Audiology Canada. She receives no compensation as a member of the board.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of this activity, participants will:
  • Define screening and diagnostic practices
  • Describe 2 methods for monitoring progress
  • Identify 2 components of decoding and language assessments
  • Describe 2 strategies for integrating assessment data into targeted intervention plans

Agenda

5 minIntroductions and Backgrounds
10 minScreening and diagnostic practices
15 minMethods for monitoring progress
15 minComponents of decoding and language assessments
10 minStrategies for integrating assessment data into targeted intervention plans
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