The Speech Pathologist's Role in Phonological Awareness and
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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
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