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Dyslexia in the Schools: What Is the SLP’s Role? (PD102214)

Presenter(s): Kelly Farquharson, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course Description

This recorded session from ASHA’s 2021 Schools Connect online conference explores what dyslexia is and what the SLP’s role can be in prevention, identification, and intervention. Legislation varies widely across and within U.S. states regarding roles and responsibilities when it comes to diagnosing and treating dyslexia. The speaker shares resources for how to determine your state’s dyslexia legislation as well as tips for advocating for services for students with dyslexia.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • List the language skills that are needed for reading
  • Outline current responsibilities related to assessing/treating dyslexia
  • Find information from your state regarding dyslexia legislation

What is Included?

You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

Related Courses

View all courses from the 2021 Schools Connect online conference.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 2
ASHA CEU*: 0.2
Item #(s): PD102214
Available Through: October 10, 2026