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Speech-Language Pathologists Role in Literacy and Language Development

Speech-language pathologists can play a key role in literacy and narrative production. The videos below address current research and the need for speech pathologists to consider cultural influences when evaluating and treating clients.

How Speech-Language Pathologists Help Identify and Prevent Reading Difficulties
Brenda K. Gorman, PH.D, discusses the relationship between literacy and language development as well as a speech-language pathologist’s role in identifying and preventing reading disabilities in children through assessment and early intervention.


How Culture Influences Children’s Narrative Production

Brenda K. Gorman, PH.D, CCC-SLP, shares research findings on how culture influences children’s narrative production and the impact that has on a story’s structure, content, and function. Gorman also highlights the importance of understanding cultural differences for accurate assessment and intervention strategies.