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Connecting Reading to Speech and Language Skills for Maximum Progress and Success

1.0 Hours
141
Audio

Course Description

In this course, Sarah presented insights from her research, study and experience in connecting language skills with areas of reading instruction. She believes one can have language without literacy, but not literacy without language. She shared strategies for phonemic awareness, phonics, comprehension, vocabulary and fluency.


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Objective

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

1
Explain 3 of the five research-based areas that students need to be proficient in for literacy.
2
Describe 2 ways that speech-language skills and reading instruction are connected.
3
Describe a vocabulary strategy that increases reading comprehension and direction following.
4
List at 3 three language-based phonics connections and tell how they are related to reading instruction.
About Presenters

Char Boshart

MA, CCC-SLP

Char Boshart is a speech-language pathologist, author, seminar presenter, and president and co-founder of Speech Dynamics, Inc. She graduated with her Master’s degree from Western Michigan University under the extraordinary tutelage of Dr. Charles Van Riper, the “father” of articulation therapy during the final years of his illustrious career. Char began her career in the public schools in the early 70’s with a caseload of over 110 children. Since then, she has worked many years in the public schools, developed and ran her own private practice, and, for seven years was an Assistant Professor and Department Chair of the Speech Pathology and Audiology Department at Loma Linda University in southern California. Her interest in creating effective therapy techniques has evolved into the development of several practical articulation publications, videos (articulation and language), and articles.

Sarah James

MS, CCC-SLP

Sarah James is an experienced speech-language pathologist, seminar leader and consultant. Working in urban, suburban and rural public schools, Sarah’s area of specialty is the relationship between speech-language skills and academic development and how cutting-edge technology can enhance speech-language programs. She has wide-ranging experience helping SLPs make connections between communication skills, classroom expectations, curriculum targets, and state standards. Sarah has been called on as a consultant for school districts around the country where she has offered speech-language pathologists practical and effective strategies for therapy. Sarah has served as president of her state’s speech-language hearing association and in 2010 they awarded her the Honors of the Association.

Additional Information

This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEU (Introductory Level, Professional Area)

Course Timeline
Timeline
4 min: Introduction
13 min: A deep dive into phonemic awareness
9 min: A critical discussion of phonics and vocabulary
9 min: Comprehension and fluency strategies
15 min: Critical elements that must be included in effective language therapy in connection to reading instruction
10 min: Questions & Answers
Course Disclosure
The content of this course is based on the research and experience of the presenter. You are responsible to do your own research to determine if the information and skills taught are appropriate for your clients/students/patients.
Disclosure Statement for Char Boshart
Financial Char Boshart is a speaker for SpeechTherapyPD.com and receive royalty payments. She also owns and operates Speech Dynamics.
Nonfinancial No relevant non-financial relationship exists.
Disclosure Statement for Sarah James
Financial Sarah James received compensation for this presentation from SpeechTherapyPD.com.
Nonfinancial No relevant non-financial relationships exist.

Char Boshart

MA, CCC-SLP

Sarah James

MS, CCC-SLP

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