Strategies for Encouraging Reading Readiness in Young Children
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by Howard Goldstein, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Associate Dean for Research, College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, University of South Florida; and Elizabeth Spencer Kelley, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor of Communication Science and Disorders in the School of Health Professions, University of Missouri-Columbia
Sponsored by Brookes Publishing
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Do you have children in your program that struggle with oral language skills? Join Dr. Howard Goldstein and Dr. Elizabeth Spencer Kelley for this webinar to learn how to help improve the language and literacy skills of children at risk for reading challenges. Learn new ways to address key elements of reading success—oral language skills, vocabulary, phonological awareness, and alphabet knowledge.
- Discuss the skills children need before they learn to read
- Describe how to tell if a child is struggling with these skills
- Discuss strategies for teaching the necessary skills for reading
- Provide examples of these strategies
- Explain the RTI/MTSS framework
- Introduce the Story Friends and PAth to Literacy intervention programs
Dr. Goldstein and Dr. Kelley will answer questions at the end of the webinar. This webinar is designed for preschool and kindergarten teachers, administrators, speech-language pathologists, and reading specialists.
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About the Presenters
A certified speech-language pathologist and former ASHA vice president for science and research, Dr. Howard Goldstein is currently Associate Dean of Research and Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences at University of South Florida in Tampa. He is the author of the Story Friends and PAth to Literacy intervention programs, part of the research-based Multitiered Interventions for Language & Literacy in Early Childhood (MILLIE™) family of products designed to boost reading readiness for young children.
A certified speech-language pathologist, Elizabeth Spencer Kelley, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is an assistant professor of communication science and disorders in the School of Health Professions at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is the author of the Story Friends and PAth to Literacy intervention programs, part of the research-based Multitiered Interventions for Language & Literacy in Early Childhood (MILLIE™) family of products designed to boost reading readiness for young children.
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