- Book - Soft Cover
- 224 pages
- KAREN THATCHER, ED.D., CCC-SLP
- PESI Publishing & Media
- CE Available:
- No, CE credit is not available
- Product Code:
KAREN THATCHER, ED.D., CCC-SLP
Karen Thatcher, EdD, CCC-SLP, has over 20 years of early intervention experience, working on multidisciplinary teams to facilitate the language, social-emotional, cognitive, gross and fine motor, and feeding skills of children birth to preschool. She has also presented extensively to multidisciplinary audiences on how to incorporate literacy into therapy and a child’s daily routine.
Dr. Thatcher is an Associate Professor at Samford University in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in Birmingham, Alabama. She teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses in language development, language disorders, cognitive-communicative disorders and diagnostics.
Continuing Education Credits
CE Credit is not available for this product.
"Dr. Thatcher's Fun with Literacy is chock-full of creative ways to bring literacy skills to life by providing tools for multi-sensory experiences that will engage young children and their providers across disciplines. I highly recommend this book with its many pages of templates and activities that will provide valuable opportunities to engage and delight in the joy of learning together."
Mona Delahooke, PhD, Author of Social and Emotional Development in Early Intervention
"Fun with Literacy is an innovative and comprehensive resource that illustrates the challenges and opportunities of literacy development in children and special learning needs. It provides all of the ideas, lessons and materials to deliver a multi-faceted and evidence-based approach for young children who struggle with literacy and learning. The highlighted children's books are classics that will be easily encountered in homes, daycares, classrooms, and libraries. This program matches a universal design for learning approach to clinical practice as it facilitates attention to motor, language, and cognitive skills while tackling multiple means of understanding, expression, and engagement. The Literacy into Therapy Plan will be a key feature as speacial education teams work together to collaborateon educational programs for individual and groups of children. A must-have rsource for any professional working with preschool and early school-age children who have special learning needs."
Angie Sterling-Orth, MS, CCC-SLP, Director of Clinical Education, UW-Eau Claire