Literacy Support: Improving Decoding, Comprehension & Fluency Skills

by Lynne Price

Literacy is the ability to comprehend information in oral, print, or graphic form. This session will provide ways to support literacy instruction in the regular classroom by the development of underlying skills related to speed and accuracy of decoding, fluency and comprehension of oral and written language.

Course Curriculum

    1. Literacy Support - 60 minutes

    2. Quiz - Literacy Support

    3. LSLS CEU Letter - Literacy Support

    4. ASHA Verification Form - Literacy Support

    5. COURSE EVALUATION - Literacy Support

    6. More Options for Success

3 Learner Outcomes

  • State five key components of literacy
  • Relate specific listening skills to literacy competency and analyze impact of being deaf or hard of hearing on acquisition of skills
  • Identify specific instructional strategies for improving decoding, comprehension, and fluency skills

Meet Your Instructor

Lynne Price

Lynne H Price is a National Board-certified teacher with 37 years of teaching experience. She is certified in the areas of Hearing Impaired, K – 12 Regular Education, and Reading. She has worked in both residential and public-school settings - preschool through high school, and in all settings - separate through itinerant. She is fluent in sign language and cued speech and is trained in listening and spoken language skills (LSLS). In addition to teaching, Ms. Price has served as an administrator for hearing impaired services in the 16th largest public school system in the nation, mentored staff, and developed programming and curriculum. She is the author of Steps to Success - A Scope and Sequence of Skills for Students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing: Perception, Processing, Self-Knowledge, and Advocacy Development and COACH.