Telian will waive the presenter honorarium in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Reading with TLC’s proprietary Lively Letters program. The upcoming seminar marks Telian’s second appearance at the MSLHA convention; in 2009 she presented a full-day seminar. She has been asked to return this year in response to growing interest and use of the Reading with TLC programs in Mississippi.
Telian will train workshop participants in the use of Reading with TLC’s Lively Letters and Sight Words You Can See programs.
Reading with TLC will also host an exhibit booth at the March 30 to April 1 convention.
With speech and language increasingly recognized as the skills that lay the foundation for reading and spelling, an increasing number of speech language pathologists now feel charged to actively contribute to the literacy needs of students. As such, Telian, a speech language pathologist along with Penny Castagnozzi, an elementary school teacher and co-author of the Reading with TLC programs are presenting at an increasing number of state and national level speech language pathology conventions throughout the nation.
Recognized as a building block of successful reading, the Reading with TLC program seeks to underscore findings by The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development indicating that prevention and early intervention with appropriate methods in grades K-3 decreases the number of special education referrals and that for 90 to 95% of poor readers, early intervention can increase skills to average levels.
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About Reading with TLC-offers research-based, clinically proven methods and materials, and provides professional development opportunities for those training phonemic awareness, phonics, and sight word acquisition. This unique program was developed with a team approach by sisters Nancy Alemian Telian a speech and language pathologist, and Penny Alemian Castagnozzi who has a background in elementary education. Comprised of Lively Letters and Sight Words You Can See, Reading with TLC is utilized in all three tiers of the Response to Intervention model of instruction. This creative program is used throughout the U.S., and globally. The explicit, multi-sensory approach is effective with all types of learners. The methods and materials consistently yield quick, dramatic gains in the critical skills for reading and spelling, while the fun factor makes it an enjoyable experience for students and teachers alike. For more information call 781-331-7412 or visit readingwithtlc.com.