Literacy for All: Instructional Considerations for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

By Kristin Starosta with PaTTAN Literacy Last updated 2024/05/24


Literacy is a set of skills that opens a world of possibilities for all students, including students with significant cognitive exceptionalities.  This PaTTAN webinar begins the discussion about what literacy instruction looks like for this group of students by discussing the definition of literacy, examining the research literature, and providing questions to help guide the development of literacy instruction. The webinar supports educators K-12 who work with students who have significant cognitive challenges, including those students who use an AAC device.

Curriculum Connection

1. Curriculum Context
Understanding how to support literacy instruction is essential for all educators, especially those who work with students with intellectual disabilities. This webinar gives strategies and ideas that can support the implementation of strategic literacy instruction as educators work with the Ontario Language curriculum.
Grade(s): K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Topic(s): InterventionUnderstanding Reading Development
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