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Literacy Instruction for Students With Severe Disabilities (PD102370)

Presenter(s): Ann-Marie Orlando, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course Description

The learning characteristics of children with severe disabilities necessitate collaboration with families and professionals to determine goals and objectives of literacy instruction. This session provides an overview of the SLP’s key role in literacy instruction and describes student learning characteristics and research-based literacy instruction for students with severe disabilities.

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:

  • Describe learning characteristics often seen in students with severe disabilities
  • Distinguish between traditional and current models of literacy instruction
  • Outline the SLP’s role in literacy instruction for students with severe disabilities

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: 0.5
ASHA CEU*: 0.05
Item #(s): PD102370
Available Through: October 13, 2026