No Literacy without Language: A Core Word Solution

Training Type: Boardmaker Software Family


Join Dr. Caroline Musselwhite as she demonstrates best practices in language and literacy instruction with a core word approach. Dr. Musselwhite, a veteran SLP, author, and curriculum developer, will discuss barriers faced by students with special needs and strategies you can use to help every student grow as a communicator, reader, and writer using Core First Learning, an instructional solution included in your Boardmaker Online subscription.

Learning Outcomes:  Upon Completion of this session, participants should be able to:  

  • List barriers that impede the progress of students with language impairments 
  • Describe three benefits embedded in a core word strategy that promote language use and literacy development simultaneously.
  • Identify the features within Core First Learning that allow parents, teachers, and SLP’s to deliver evidence-based instruction to their students.

This course will be offered for .1 ASHA CEUs from May 10, 2017 - May 9, 2018

Instructor Bio: Dr. Caroline Musselwhite is an SLP and assistive technology specialist with more than 30 years of experience working with children and adolescents with severe disabilities, creating curricular materials, and authoring books for professional use. She has provided consultation in a variety of settings including Head Start, developmental day programs, and public schools. She has also taught courses at several universities, including West Virginia University, and Western Carolina University. 

Financial Disclosure:  Dr. Musselwhite is receiving an honorarium for presenting today.                    Non-financial Disclosure: Dr.  Musselwhite has no relevant non-financial relationships.                       Content Disclosure: Because of the unique characteristics of our product, this presentation will focus exclusively on the Boardmaker product line and will not include information about other communication or educational products.

1 hour

Dr. Caroline Musselwhite

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