Did you know that speech and language therapy can help children who are struggling to learn to read and write?
Speech-language pathologists assess and treat a variety of communication disorders: stuttering, receptive and expressive language disorders, speech sound disorders, social pragmatic language deficits, and more.
As a result, this background makes them experts in oral language development, which serves as the foundation for learning to read, spell, and write.
Speech-language pathologists can support literacy in the following ways:
- Foster language development and early literacy skills
- Identify students at risk for reading and writing difficulties
- Assess reading skills
- Assess writing skills
- Advocate for effective li...