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This course reviews Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) and dyslexia, how they are related, and what behavioral presentations may be present across academic and social settings. This course also reviews the SLPs role in assessing and treating DLD as well as resources to further explore DLD and dyslexia.
- Define DLD and dyslexia, understand how they are related, and report on at least five behavioral presentations across academic and social settings
- Understand the SLP’s role in assessing and treating both DLD and dyslexia as members of an interdisciplinary team across the lifespan
- Be able to locate at least five free resources to further explore both DLD and dyslexia and assessment and treatment options
Tim DeLuca financial disclosures: Tim is employed by private practice and university. Tim DeLuca non-financial disclosures: Tim is an ASHA member, a certified speech-language pathologist and reading specialist, a doctoral student at the MGH Institute of Health Professions, and a member of the Sail Lab at the massachusetts institute of health professions.
Kate Radville financial disclosures: Kate does not have any financial relationships to disclose.
Kate Radville non-financial disclosures: Kate is an ASHA member, a certified speech-language pathologist, and a doctoral student at the MGH Institute of Health Professions.
Kate Grandbois financial disclosures: Kate is the owner / founder of Grandbois Therapy + Consulting, LLC and co-founder of SLP Nerdcast.
Kate Grandbois non-financial disclosures: Kate is a member of ASHA, SIG 12, and serves on the AAC Advisory Group for Massachusetts Advocates for Children. She is also a member of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy (BABAT), MassABA, the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) and the corresponding Speech Pathology and Applied Behavior Analysis SIG.
Amy Wonkka financial disclosures: Amy is an employee of a public school system and co-founder for SLP Nerdcast.
Amy Wonkka non-financial disclosures: Amy is a member of ASHA, SIG 12, and serves on the AAC Advisory Group for Massachusetts Advocates for Children.
15 minutes: Introduction, Disclaimers and Disclosures
15 minutes: Descriptions of Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) and dyslexia, how they are related, and behavioral presentations across academic and social settings
15 minutes: Descriptions of the SLP’s role in assessing and treating both DLD and dyslexia
10 minutes: Descriptions of resources to further explore both DLD and dyslexia and assessment and treatment options
5 minutes: Summary and Closing
Adlof, S.M. & Hogan, T.P. (2019). If we don’t look, we won’t see: Measuring language development to inform literacy instruction. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 6, 210-217.
Adlof, S.M. & Hogan, T.P. (2018). Understanding dyslexia in the context of developmental language disorders. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 49, 762-773. DOI: 10.1044/2018_LSHSS-DYSLC-18-
Bishop, D. V. M., Snowling, M. J., Thompson, P. A., Greenhalgh, T., & CATALISE consortium. (2016). CATALISE: A Multinational and Multidisciplinary Delphi Consensus Study. Identifying Language Impairments in Children. PLOS ONE, 11(7), e0158753. https://doi.org/10.1371/
Snow, P. C. (2021). Psychosocial Adversity in Early Childhood and Language and Literacy Skills in Adolescence: The Role of Speech-Language Pathology in Prevention, Policy, and Practice. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 6(2), 253–261. https://doi.org/10.1044/2020_
The Simple View of Reading
Multi-Tiered Language Instruction and Intervention
Dyslexia in the Schools: Assessment and Identification
DLD and Me
The Florida Center for Reading Research
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