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ABSTRACT INFORMATION
Title: 'Literacy Begins in the Cradle'
Track: 3 - Language Acquisition and Development
Keyword(s): literacy, language, development,
Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe the precursors for literacy beginning with infancy through 3 years.
  2. Discuss the impact of hearing loss on language development and literacy skills.
  3. Describe at least 5 strategies and techniques to build capacity in parents to support early language development as the foundation for literacy.

Abstract:

The goal of UNBHS and EI services is for every child to be on a path to literacy and reading on grade level by third grade. This session will discuss the pre-cursors for literacy beginning with infancy through age 3 years. Specific emphasis will be on strategies and techniques to build capacity in parents to support their child's language development as the foundation for third grade reading.
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PRESENTER(S) / AUTHOR(S) INFORMATION
Teresa Caraway - Primary Presenter,POC
Hearing First
     Credentials: PhD, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
      Dr. Teresa Caraway, CEO of the educational endeavor of the Oberkotter Foundation to improve outcomes for children and their families through family and professional support and learning. She is the Founder and President of Learning Innovation Associates, and the Founder of Hearts for Hearing. A Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist, Dr. Caraway served as the founding President of the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language and as a founding board member of the American Cochlear Implant Alliance. She has previously served as a Director of the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language, and Auditory-Verbal International. She has been recognized by her peers for outstanding clinical skills. A former Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Dr. Caraway is an international consultant and skillful workshop presenter on teaching spoken language through listening.
      ASHA DISCLOSURE:

Financial - Receives Salary for Employment,Management position from Educational Endeavor of the Oberkotter Foundation.  

Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationship exist.