By: PossAbilities | September 08, 2017

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...