Improving Reading and Writing Outcomes in Young Children
Improving Reading and Writing Outcomes in Young Children
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Literacy skills begin to develop in early childhood, and addressing deficits in reading and writing skills early may prevent later problems in school. This journal self-study explores special situations that may affect literacy skills, including the presence of speech sound disorders, hearing impairment, and cultural and/or socioeconomic differences. It also includes articles that discuss intervention techniques to improve phonological awareness, an important emergent literacy skill. Clinicians can use this information to improve reading and writing assessment and treatment techniques for preschool and early elementary school children.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • discuss the benefits of teaching phonological awareness and alphabet skills together
  • describe how a scripted instructional program can be implemented for children at risk for later reading difficulties
  • explain how speech sound disorders may affect a child’s spelling ability
  • discuss the impact of hearing technology on literacy outcomes in children with severe-profound hearing loss
  • explain how the home literacy environment affects literacy skills in bilingual children

Learning Assessment
Online, multiple-choice exam

Continuing Education

8/16/2019 to 10/23/2021

Product Information

Item #(s): WEB3230
Client Age: Children
Format(s): Journal (Online)
Language: English

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