Speech & Language - Developing a Foundation for Literacy
- Identify the difference between “speech” and “language”
- Learn the five parameters of language & the major developments in each parameter during early childhood
- Discover the reciprocal relationship between the five parameters of language and specific aspects of literacy
- Develop a better understanding of the rationale for multi-sensory interventions to strengthen connections between speech, language, and literacy
About Your Instructor:
Linda Siciliano, CCC-SLP
Linda Siciliano has served children identified with special needs and their families for more than 37 years in both educational and clinical settings. In addition to her experience as a speech-language pathologist, Linda has worked as a special education and early intervention teacher, teacher of the deaf/hearing impaired, assistant principal and principal.
She earned a B.A. from Brooklyn College, M.A. from NYU and Sixth Year in Educational Administration from SCSU. In addition, Linda holds teaching and administrator certification along with her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP.) Linda was one of sixteen principals across the United States selected to serve on Scholastic Book Fair’s inaugural National Principal’s Advisory Board. Her professional career has provided the exciting opportunity to present numerous workshops for professional staff and for families.
Linda established Creative Speech Products to develop learning tools that excite children, engage families and enthuse professionals. She currently is a trainer and consultant in her practice as a speech language pathologist in CT.
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