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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
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Do you have children in your program that struggle with oral language skills? Dr. Howard Goldstein and Dr. Elizabeth Spencer Kelley present 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.
Presented by the Story Friends™ authors, topics include:
- 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
This recorded edWebinar 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 a co-author of the Story Friends intervention program, 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 a co-author of the Story Friends intervention program, 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.
Founded in 1978, Brookes is an independent, highly respected educational publishing company with a strong focus on helping all people—with and without disabilities—reach their potential. We publish 50+ new titles a year on screening and assessment, early intervention, inclusive and special education, autism and other disabilities, literacy, behavior, communication, and more.