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Strategies for Literacy Intervention
Continuing Education Credits
Course description: This presentation will discuss strategies for targeting literacy and reading in deaf children with an incomplete first language (L1). It will propose a more broad definition of literacy, which includes more than just word reading. Strategies for intervention related to preliteracy skills, cognitive-linguistic skills, and bilingual approaches will be reviewed.
10 minutes: Broadening our definition of literacy
20 minutes: Strategies for targeting cognitive-linguistic skills
25 minutes: Bilingual literacy strategies
Participants will be able to:
Define literacy in a broader sense
Explain why strategies for deaf children with an incomplete L1 are unique
State at least three strategies for literacy intervention with deaf children
Financial disclosure: The presenter is the owner and founder of Language First and is receiving payment for this course.
Nonfinancial disclosure: The presenter is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association and the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders.