Assessing Oral Language Development and Early Literacy
January 23, 2013
Adam Scheller, PhD will present a complimentary webinar entitled "Assessing Oral Language Development and Early Literacy" on January 23, 2013 from 12:00-1:00 CST.
During this webinar, Adam will review relevant research regarding the correlation of oral language acquisition with reading, as well as the key pre‐reading skills necessary for children to become effective readers. We will discuss a process for assessment wand case study using the Oral Language Acquisition Inventory, 2nd edition and Woodcock Reading Master Test, 3rd edition.
At the completion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
- Identify at least two key developmental tasks associated with reading.
- Describe at least one way that oral language impacts reading acquisition.
- Identify at least one appropriate instrument that can be used in the assessment of key developmental reading tasks.
About the Presenter
Dr. Scheller is a Licensed Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist employed by Pearson Clinical Assessment. He has a Ph.D. in School Psychology from Duquesne University. Dr. Scheller has focused clinically on neuro-developmental disorders and acquired brain injury in a child population, specifically with the application of neuropsychological and functional assessment in the scope of school-based practice.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area.
Program completion requirements: Participants in this program must meet the time requirements for module completion and webinar participation. Individuals who do not meet time requirements will not be recommended for ASA CEUs. No partial credit will be provided.
Financial disclosures – The presenter is employed by Pearson Clinical Assessment.
Non-financial disclosure – There are no non‐financial relationships to disclose. The Pearson Assessments Division has developed assessments trademarked as the OLAI‐2 and WRMT‐III. This course will provide information related to these assessments.
This presentation will focus exclusively on OLAI‐2 and WRMT‐III and will not include information other similar product or related services.
About the ASHA CE Registry Fee
An annual ASHA CE Registry fee is required to earn ASHA CEUs. Individuals must meet one of the following criteria to earn ASHA CEUs:
– ASHA Member (includes Life member and International affiliates)
– ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) Holder
– Licensed by a state or provincial regulatory agency to practice speech‐language pathology (SLP) or audiology
– Credentialed by a state regulatory agency to practice SLP or audiology
– Credentialed by a national regulatory agency to practice SLP or audiology
– A Clinical Fellow supervised by someone who holds the ASHA CCC
– Currently enrolled in a masters or doctoral program in SLP or audiology