Camp Maverick Professional Development
Camp Maverick: Literacy Practices in Action
This professional development will provide an introduction to reading and writing foundations, development, assessment and intervention for Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, School Psychologists, Educators and other related professionals who work with children and adolescents with disabilities and/or children who struggle to learn to read and write. Foundational knowledge of literacy and development of school-age language and literacy will be addressed as well as comprehensive clinical assessment, informal assessment evidence-based intervention for language and literacy.
Comments from Past Attendees
- "Wonderful course!! This was one of the best CE events I have ever attended in 40 years as a SLP."
- "The format was perfect."
- "The facilities are amazing!!" and "Classroom facility was great."
- "I really liked the portion of the class that was talking about how to implement strategies... I also liked the videos on powerpoint and thought they were a helpful way to visualize what you were talking about during the course."
- "So knowledgeable, approachable, and helpful. I love the resources that you have provided, and I am beyond excited to start implementing them in my practice."
- Excellent! Exactly what I needed! Thank you!"
Course Objectives and Completion Requirements
- Describe the process of learning to read and write in typical and disordered children.
- Describe the professional roles in literacy development, assessment and intervention.
- Identify and define different profiles of literacy disorders.
- Plan and implement a formal and informal data-drive language-literacy assessment protocol (including administration, analyzing data, interpreting findings and communicating results).
- Develop an intervention tool-kit for use in one's own practice.
- Write an intervention plan based on language and literacy assessment findings.
- Summarize evidence-based practice on literacy intervention or instruction for school-age children and adolescents.
- Describe reading and writing development and achievement among special populations of particular interest to course participants.
- Evaluate own intervention techniques and suggest changes to improve implementation of literacy assessment and intervention.
Course SessionsInstructional Session #1: Monday, June 17th through Thursday, June 20th
Instructional Session #2: Monday, June 24th through Thursday June 27th
Meet daily from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm - Daily Schedule found here
Total hours of instruction: 26 hours or 2.6 ASHA CEUs, introductory, professional level
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