Research verifies the importance of phonemic awareness (the ability to think consciously about and manipulate individual sounds within words) as a precursor to successful reading. Many students, especially those with language-based learning disabilities, need to be explicitly taught strategies to improve phonemic awareness skills. This course uses published materials developed by Charles, Patricia, and Phyllis Lindamood to teach participants to identify individuals with poorly developed phonemic awareness, and to enhance these students’ ability to perceive, compare, and manipulate sounds within words.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
This course is most suitable for K-12 educators who address phonemic awareness as part of their curriculum appropriate for educators at the elementary level, but can be adapted for other levels
The Lindamood – Phoneme Sequencing Program for Reading, Spelling, and Speech (Fourth edition ed.). (1998). Austin: ProEd. (This can be purchased through Amazon or ProEd.)
This course is offered for 3.0 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area).
3 graduate credits (fee included in course tuition)
3.0 ASHA CEUs (optional)
|July 15-19, 2019
8:30am - 4:00pm
“This seminar was extremely well organized and well planned out. I was impressed with the materials provided by the instructor. The instructor went above and beyond for her learners. She was extremely responsive, reflective and an expert of the subject matter. I was very impressed.”
Meghan is the reading supervisor, testing coordinator, and an academic advisor at Landmark’s Elementary•Middle School. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Macalester College and a master’s degree in special education from Simmons College. Meghan has taught a variety of subjects at the middle and high school levels during her time at Landmark.
Financial: Mrs. Sebens receives a speaking fee and may receive compensation for follow-up consultation work relating to her presentation.
Nonfinancial: Mrs. Sebens serves on the Landmark School Board of Trustees as a faculty representative.