Consultative services may be provided to increase the knowledge and understanding of how best to approach language and literacy disorders from an evidence-based, structured literacy framework. This entails support in the form of preventative measures, early identification, early intervention and remediation services. Collaboration with families helps to empower parents to become more effective advocates for their children. Consultation with school teams and other professionals helps to maintain the consistency of treatment across settings.
Consultative services include the following:
- Parent trainings
- Review of previous testing/IEPs to provide recommendations for intervention
- Support for schools and educators
- Support for therapists
- Support for health care providers interested in increasing efforts towards improved literacy