How to Screen, Identify, and Plan Interventions for Students with SLI, Dyslexia, and Related Disorders

Document Type

Conference Presentation

Conference Title/Conference Publication

Annual Convention of the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association


California Speech-Language-Hearing Association


Pasadena, CA

Conference Dates

March 16-19, 2017

Date of Presentation



SLPs are helping develop guidelines for identifying dyslexia under new state legislation. Nelson and Anderson will describe an evidence-based language-levels quadrant model and new tools (SLS and TILLS) for screening and diagnosing oral and written language disorders, including dyslexia. Participants will learn to identify student profiles for differential diagnosis and individualized planning. Wallach and Ward-Lonergan will provide a response to the presentation based on California SLPs’ perspectives on the legislation.

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