This article is a clear, succinct reminder of the connection between language and reading impairment. A call to action that “schools should measure oral language early and often to identify children with language disorders and informed differentiated instruction to improve reading comprehension for all.” The great part is it provides actual steps to making this happen. Good a) for SLPs to consider what they could advocate for in their own schools, and b) for school administrators to read to understand the issue (it’s short! and well-written).
The Speech-Language Pathologists’ Role in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury for Early Childhood–, Preschool–, and Elementary School–Age Children: Viewpoints on Guidelines From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention