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Research has shown that there are cumulative benefits from successful early reading and writing attempts for beginner learners. Children who enter school with speech and oral language problems require additional support and monitoring. The authors' study investigated the response to class-wide phonological awareness and oral language teaching for children who entered school with such difficulties Their findings support the positive impact that derives from SLPs and teachers collaborating to enhance the quality of classroom literacy instruction.


This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs
(Intermediate Level, Professional Area).

Purpose of Activity

To gain knowledge about a study performed by the authors investigating speech and language impairments of children with an intervention that yielded gains in phoneme awareness and vocabulary learning with a continued need to transfer skills to word decoding and spelling.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recognize the relationship between speech/language and literacy.
  2. Summarize appropriate interventions for children with speech/language and literacy needs.
  3. Explain the role of the Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) as associated with literacy intervention.
Price: $15.00


  • ASHA 0.1 CEU

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Levels, Professional Area).

Test Code: TLD4204
Published: Oct/Dec 2020
Expires: 10/31/2025
Required Passing Score: 4/5 (80%)
Authors: Gail Gillon, PhD; Brigid McNeill, PhD; Amanda Denston, PhD; Amy Scott, PhD ; Angus Macfarlane, PhD
Specialties: Communication, Language, Speech