While clinical professionals in our field are cognizant of the influence of early literacy on oral language skills, many of our clients have different practices around literacy and reading. This webinar will explore how you can work with and coach Spanish-speaking families on promoting early childhood literacy and ultimately improving their oral language outcomes, with special consideration given to achieving this while providing tele-practice.
Course created on September 2, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to describe differences between the literacy cultures of communication professionals and of Spanish- speaking populations.
- After this course learners will be able to describe strategies used to coach Spanish- speaking families in promoting early book handling and print awareness.
- After this course learners will be able to make recommendations on choosing a book and utilizing reading strategies to Spanish- speaking families.
|5-10 Minutes||Why Book Reading|
|10-20 Minutes||Literacy Practices Across Cultures|
|20-25 Minutes||Early Book Handling and Print Awareness|
|25-35 Minutes||Choosing a Book|
|35-45 Minutes||Book Reading Strategies|
|45-55 Minutes||Book Recommendations from the Presenter|
|55-60 Minutes||QA, Summary|
Marianna holds a license to practice Speech-language Pathology in the state of Illinois. She is certified by the Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Her professional areas of interest include bilingualism, literacy-based therapy, Spanish-influenced English, and collaboration between clinicians and caretakers.
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