OCSLHA

Oakland County Speech-Language-Hearing Association

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The Speech Pathologist's Role in Phonological Awareness and Literacy Issues

Presented by Johanna Bauer, Susan Swartz, Julie Joseph & Fran Zakalik
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Sue Swartz shares her knowledge. Johanna Bauer addresses OCSLHA. A large attentive audience absorbed information on SLP's and literacy.

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Literacy Survey

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Literacy Interventions

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Early Identification

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Here's What We Can Do

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SLP Role in Reading and Writing

Free brochures available from ASHA:
"Literacy and Communication: Expectations from Kindergarten through Fifth Grade" provides parents with suggestions as to how they can help their children develop effective literacy and communication skills as well as information on how ASHA-certified speech-language pathologists can help students who are having difficulty communicating in social situations or who have fallen behind in reading, writing or academics.

Also available from ASHA is "The Speech-Language Pathologist in Your Child’s School: An Important Resource," which provides additional information about the role of speech-language pathologists in schools, including the kinds of disorders speech-language pathologists treat, the training and education requirements for speech-language pathologists, and how parents can obtain speech-language pathology services for their children.

Consumers can receive a free copy of the brochures by calling ASHA’s toll-free HELPLINE at 1-800-638-8255 (TALK).

Free brochures available from the National Institute for Literacy:
The following books are available free for downloading from the highlighted websites or hard copies can be ordered free by calling the National Institute for Literacy at EDPubs at 1-800-228-8813 (TDD/TTY1-877-576-7734), visiting the EDPubs website, or faxing 1-301-470-1244. Please refer to the document number listed with every publication when ordering a hard copy.

Put Reading First: The Research Building Blocks for Teaching Children to Read, September 2001.  EXR0007B. Available in print and online at http://www.nifl.gov/partnershipforreading/publications/Cierra.pdf (Adobe Acrobat PDF file) or http://www.nifl.gov/partnershipforreading/publications/reading_first1.html (html Version). This booklet summarizes for teachers what researchers have discovered about how to teach children to read successfully. It describes the findings of the National Reading Panel Report and provides analysis and discussion in five areas of reading instruction: phonemic awareness; phonics; fluency; vocabulary; and text comprehension. Each section suggests implications for classroom instruction as well as other information.

Put Reading First: Helping Your Child Learn to Read, September 2001.  EXR0006H. Available in print and online at http://www.nifl.gov/partnershipforreading/publications/Parent_br.pdf (Adobe Acrobat PDF file) or http://www.nifl.gov/partnershipforreading/publications/reading_first2.html (html Version). This brochure, designed for parents of young children, describes the kinds of early literacy activities that should take place at school and at home to help children learn to read successfully. It is based on the findings of the National Reading Panel.

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