Reading Disorders 101: A Tutorial for Parents and Related Professionals

Course Abstract:

This webinar provided an overview regarding the nature of reading disorders to parents of children with motor speech sound disorders. It reviewed current controversies with respect to the dyslexia diagnosis, explained how reading-related deficits can manifest in children, reviewed select appropriate assessments for literacy evaluation purposes, as well as briefly discussed the strengths and limitations of popular reading programs.

Presented By: Tatyana Elleseff, MA, CCC-SLP

This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEU’s (Introductory level, Professional area)

 

 

 

 

 

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize current debates as pertaining to the dyslexia diagnosis
  • Describe components involved in skilled reading
  • Identify the most sensitive standardized literacy assessment instruments for school-aged children
  • Discuss strengths and limitations of popular reading programs and approaches

Timed Agenda

0-10 minutes  Review of oral language skills as related to reading skills
11-20 minutes  Discuss current controversies pertaining to reading disorders
21-30 minutes  Overview of skilled reading components
31-40 minutes  Overview of relevant assessment areas
41-55 minutes  Overview of standardized testing
56-65 minutes  Strengths and limitations of reading programs
66-80 minutes  Q & A

Course Abstract:

This webinar provided an overview regarding the nature of reading disorders to parents of children with motor speech sound disorders. It reviewed current controversies with respect to the dyslexia diagnosis, explained how reading-related deficits can manifest in children, reviewed select appropriate assessments for literacy evaluation purposes, as well as briefly discussed the strengths and limitations of popular reading programs.

Presented By: Tatyana Elleseff, MA, CCC-SLP

This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEU’s (Introductory level, Professional area)

 

 

 

 

 

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize current debates as pertaining to the dyslexia diagnosis
  • Describe components involved in skilled reading
  • Identify the most sensitive standardized literacy assessment instruments for school-aged children
  • Discuss strengths and limitations of popular reading programs and approaches

Timed Agenda

0-10 minutes  Review of oral language skills as related to reading skills
11-20 minutes  Discuss current controversies pertaining to reading disorders
21-30 minutes  Overview of skilled reading components
31-40 minutes  Overview of relevant assessment areas
41-55 minutes  Overview of standardized testing
56-65 minutes  Strengths and limitations of reading programs
66-80 minutes  Q & A



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