Grade Level(s): PreK – Post high school students with moderate to significant cognitive disabilities
Description: This week-long intensive course focuses on emergent literacy instruction for students of all ages with significant disabilities (students who do not know most of their letters/sounds most of the time, aren’t engaged during shared storybook experiences, etc.). Participants will learn key emergent literacy instructional practices, as well as how to bridge research into practice for individuals with intellectual disabilities and complex communication needs (AAC and non-AAC users). Included are principles and components of emergent literacy instruction, a range of instructional and assessment strategies, and a variety of technologies and classroom supports for emergent literacy learning. SCECH and college credits will be offered for this course. Appropriate for teachers of students with IEPs taking the MI Alternate Assessment.
Intended Audience: Special Education Teachers, Speech-Language Pathologists and Teacher Consultants
Dates: August 6-10, 2018
Time: 8:30 – 4:00
Presenter(s): Dr. Karen Erickson and Dr. David Koppenhaver
Location: Oakland Schools
Contact Person: Kimberly Cannon 248-209-2435 or firstname.lastname@example.org