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Disciplinary Literacy & SLPs: The Keys to Secondary Student Success (PD102361)

Presenter(s): Melissa Malani, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Course Description

This session examines the difference between disciplinary literacy and content-area literacy and takes an in-depth look at the various intricacies of the disciplines. The speaker shares a thinking-points questionnaire to help SLPs collaborate with content-area teachers and determine students’ language needs.

This course is a recorded session from the 2021/2022 online conference “Reading, Writing, and the SLP: Preschool to High School.”

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Advocate for SLP supports for adolescent students with regard to disciplinary literacy across standards
  • Document language/literacy differences across disciplines
  • Discuss possible collaborations with content-area teachers

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.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102361
Available Through: October 13, 2026