Speech and Language Bootcamp: What’s the Connection to Literacy?

Speech and Language Bootcamp: What’s the Connection to Literacy?

Presented by Jane Heinemeyer, MA, CCC/SLP
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

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About the Webinar
The connections between spoken and written language are well established, yet there is much confusion recognizing when a language deficit is present, and understanding the ins-and-outs of language. This presentation will review the basics of speech and language, their relation to literacy, and offer suggestions to help support those with speech and language deficits.

Participants in this presentation will improve their understanding of the parameters of speech and language and the relationship between language and literacy. They will learn signs of language deficits and how to support those with underlying speech and language deficits.

About the Presenter

Jane Heinemeyer has been a faculty member at the University of South Dakota for 25 years, where she serves as the Clinical Director of the USD Scottish Rite Children’s Clinic, and she has been a practicing speech language pathologist for 35 years. During that time, she has worked with students with a wide variety of disabilities in many different settings. She has particular experience and interest in language-based learning disabilities across the lifespan, and has been a pioneer in the identification of dyslexia in South Dakota.


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