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Course: #459

Bringing Literacy to the Table: Using Books in Therapy

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1 Hour  

The significance of the complementary relationship between language and literacy is undisputed. It follows then, that text is the ultimate tool for the speech and hearing professional to add to his or her repertoire. This workshop will provide practical ideas for incorporating books and other literacy artifacts into the one-on-one therapy session, both for young children and for those of school age.

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Course created on March 14, 2008

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Course Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will be able to outline strategies for book sharing activities.
  • Participants will be able to describe the benefits of implementing read-aloud activities for children with cochlear implants.
  • Participants will be able to identify opportunities for incorporating text into their therapy practice.
  • Participants will be able to explain the importance of integrating auditory goals, language targets and literacy tools.

Course Presenters

ashley garber

Ashley Garber, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT

owns Listening and Language Connections, LLC,

Ashley S. Garber, MS CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT owns Listening and Language Connections, LLC, a private practice in Ann Arbor, Michigan dedicated to Auditory Verbal Therapy and family-centered aural habilitation services for children and adults with hearing impairment. She has over 12 years of experience in the field with time as a parent -infant therapist at the Bill Wilkerson Center in Nashville Tennessee and as a private therapist and in-class aide for a child with a cochlear implant in Valencia, Venezuela. She spent 4 years as the speech language pathologist at the University of Michigan Cochlear Implant Program specializing in assessment and habilitation services for the center’s pediatric recipients. She had been a consultant to the Cochlear Americas' HOPE program since 2004.


lilian flores beltran

Lilian Flores-Beltran, PhD, LSLS Cert, AVT

Lilian Flores-Beltran, Ph.D., LSLS Cert. AVT®, has a master’s degree in technological education, a bachelor’s degree in special education with specialties in cognition and language, and a doctorate degree in Pedagogy. She has also worked with the John Tracy Clinic to plan and coordinate a parent trainning course in 15 countries in Latin America and Spain, which has been attended by more than 6,000 parents. She is author of four books and a Multimedia CD, all related in rehabilitation of deaf children. Flores-Beltran got the 2005 Professional of the Year recognition by the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. She is also a Global Ambassador of the same Association. Lilian has been working with deaf children and adults since 1980.


Presenter Disclosure: Ashley Garber is a consultant for Cochlear Americas. She has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

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