First Bite #162 – September 07, 2021
All things Dyslexia with Dr. Kelly and the Class Lab!
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In this episode, Michelle is joined by Kelly Farquharson, PhD CCC-SLP, who is an associate professor and director of the Children’s Literacy and Speech Sound (CLaSS) Lab at Florida State University. If you have ever wondered about the speech-language pathologist’s role in evaluation of dyslexia, or how a speech-sound disorder can impact or result in dyslexia, then this is the episode for you! If you’re a bit rusty on the phonemic alphabet, don’t fret! Dr. Kelly knowledgably, and humorously, breaks it down all the way from describing the basics like what a vowel quadrilateral is, to then laying out the template for a comprehensive dynamic assessment! Join Michelle on this skill set expanding journey as she interviews an industry lead, Dr. Kelly Farquharson, for an hour that is jam packed with functional resources! P.S. Make sure to download the show notes for this one folks.
By the end of this PodCourse, participants will be able to identify and describe:
- The vowel quadrilateral and its role in selecting targeted words for treatment of speech sound disorders.
- 3 myths surrounding dyslexia and replace them with facts regarding the SLP’s role in evaluation of dyslexia.
- Components of a comprehensive dyslexia assessment that an SLP is responsible for administering.