HELIX Conference

Vocabulary: The Key to Literacy

  • September 15th, 2017
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Presented by: Lynne H. Price

The purpose of vocabulary is to create a picture in the brain. This picture establishes word meaning based on association with other concepts and prior knowledge. Deep vocabulary understanding is a key component of literacy acquisition. This session will provide ways to create accurate and complex pictures, increase word retrieval speed, and broaden word knowledge through expanded word association.

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Teachers who work with students with hearing loss, Speech Therapists, General Education Teachers, Supervisors/Administrators, School Counselors, School Psychologists, and Audiologists

Credits Offered: Act 48, ASHA, Psych

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