Language and Literacy Learning in Schools

Synopsis

"This eminently practical book presents evidence-based approaches to integrating oral language and literacy instruction and intervention. Provided are ways to help all students succeed - including those with language learning difficulties - while at the same time meeting the goals of No Child Left Behind and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Facilitating effective collaboration among speech-language pathologists, general and special educators, and reading specialists, the book combines innovative ideas with proven strategies from interdisciplinary experts. Grounded in theory and research, yet maintaining a clear focus on day-to-day practice in the schools, this is an indispensable, user-friendly resource. Scholarly yet accessible, this book will enhance the knowledge and skills of literacy professionals, special educators, and speech-language pathologists, as well as advanced students in these areas. It will serve as an invaluable, practice-oriented text in graduate-level courses in child language disorders or reading disabilities." Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Elaine R. Silliman
  • Louise C. Wilkinson
  • Geraldine P. Wallach
  • Barbara J. Ehren
  • Ronald B. Gillan
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2004