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This webcast is eligible for 1 SAC CEE (Category A).
Presented by Dr. Trelani (Milburn) Chapmen, PhD
Intended audience: Speech-Language Pathologists, Speech-Language Pathology Assistants, Speech and Hearing Assistants, Students
This session pertains to: Pre-School (0-4), School Aged (5-17)
Level: Introductory (Assumes that the participant has little or no familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.)
Following this presentation, S-LPs, communication health assistant and students who are interested in early literacy will be able to:
- Define emergent literacy and be able to briefly discuss relations between core oral and written language skills
- State what it means in research to be “at-risk for reading-related learning disabilities”
- Identify three on-going research issues related to early identification of risk
- Describe three prevention strategies that can be used to promote emergent literacy in the classroom, in therapy and at home
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