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Reading Comprehension in Secondary Students: Intervention

Author: Peggy Modglin, Tom Parton

CEUs offered: 0.25

CEEs offered: 2.5

Introductory Level; Professional Area

Activity Description

This course prepares SLPs to provide intervention in specific and detailed areas that influence reading comprehension skills. Subtypes of reading deficits and the associated language skills are detailed. Suggestions for the SLP's role and participation in reading approaches, strategies, and programs as they apply to providing skill development and support are also included.

Activity Audience

This course is for Speech-Language Pathologists.

Learning Outcomes

Participants who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Define the subtypes of reading comprehension deficit profiles.
  • Identify intervention strategies and programs for word recognition skills.
  • Discuss service delivery options for SLP’s to provide skill development and support for students with reading comprehension deficits.

Author Biography

Peggy Modglin, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist at Normal Community West High School in Normal, IL.  She has worked in the school and medical settings for 19 years.  Peggy has participated in IEP teams to assess students for reading comprehension deficits.  She has also provided reading comprehension support to secondary students in co-taught classes, resource class, push in, and traditional pull out settings.

Peggy has presented at the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ISHA) convention on the topic of play-based assessments and phonological reading approach for students with cognitive impairments.  She has been an active member of ISHA and CISHA and currently serves as a member of the ISHA honors committee and CISHA program committee.

Tom Parton, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist at Normal Community West High School in Normal, IL.  He has worked in the school setting for 23 years.  Tom also is a lecturer at Illinois State University where he teaches two graduate courses: School Age Language Disorders and Seminar in Autism for the Communication Science and Disorders Department.  Tom provides remediation services for students in both a pull out model and as a classroom teacher in the areas of reading and social skills.  Tom also serves as the special education building chair at Normal Community West High School.

Tom has contributed in research for publication and has presented at various conferences and professional development trainings.  Areas of interest and presentations have been reading, curriculum, phonological awareness, and autism.  Tom has also been active in the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association as a local and state board member.

Peggy Modglin, Reading Comprehension in Secondary Students: Intervention, employed by Normal Community School District

Disclosure:

Financial - Peggy Modglin received a stipend from LinguiSystems, Inc. for writing Reading Comprehension in Secondary Students: Intervention.

Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Tom Parton, Reading Comprehension in Secondary Students: Intervention, employed by Normal Community School District

Disclosure:

Financial - Tom Parton received a stipend from LinguiSystems, Inc. for writing Reading Comprehension in Secondary Students: Intervention.

Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

LinguiSystems, Inc., publisher of products for SLPs, funded this self-study online course, Reading Comprehension in Secondary Students: Intervention, in its entirety.


Certified members of the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with LinguiSystems, Inc.  One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE.  All CASLPA members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.  CASLPA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.