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Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Framework: Basic Concepts for SLPs

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Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Framework: Basic Concepts for SLPs

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  • March 24, 2022
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Delaware Speech-Language-Hearing Association presents
A Virtual Evening Meeting

Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Framework: Basic Concepts for SLPs

Dr. Lesley Sylvan, MS, EdM, EdD

Thursday March 24, 2022
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Course Description
The focus of this course is exploring how speech-language pathologists (SLPs) can have a meaningful role in public schools through active participation in the multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) framework  This presentation will describe how SLPs’ roles within MTSS align with other related educational frameworks such as the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)  and Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the key features of the multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) framework and identify three reasons why it is important for school-based SLPs to take an active role within this framework

  2. Explain how MTSS relates to other educational frameworks like Response to Intervention (RtI), Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

  3. Identify the challenges that can arise when SLPs collaborate with educators (based upon the presentation and personal experiences) and name at least three specific solutions to address these challenges.

  4. Compare and contrast the various ways that SLPs purposefully collect data to inform decisions within the MTSS framework and identify the pros and cons for each one

  5. Identify the four decision-making points SLPs must address related to MTSS and explain why data is needed for each decision.

Schedule
6:30 pm – 6:40 pm  Welcome and Introductions
6:40 pm – 7:00 pm   Basic Concepts of MTSS
7:00 pm-7:25 pm     Information about framing Tiers within MTSS
7:25 pm – 7:50 pm   The role of the SLPs within MTSS
7:50 pm – 8:25 pm    Data and Decision Making
8:25 pm – 8:30 pm   Wrap up and Questions

Location
This event will be hosted via Zoom teleconferencing.

Register
Register online by March 19, 2022: https://dsha.org/events
Members should login before attempting to register.

This event is no additional charge to DSHA members. $5 for non-members.

A link will be sent to registered attendees only, the day before the event.
Partial credit will not be awarded, attendance will be monitored throughout the presentation.
A post-test will be sent to all attendees during the event and must be completed and returned to DSHA within 48 hours of the event in order to receive a certificate of attendance.

Additionally, in order to receive a certificate of attendance, an attendee must be a registered DSHA member or, pay the non-member $5 registration fee in advance of the event. Failure to meet one of these conditions will result in the attendee not receiving their certificate of attendance and their attendance will not be reported to ASHA.

DSHA will not contact attendees to obtain fees or send reminders regarding completion of post-tests. If you are uncertain of your DSHA membership status please reach out to kelanderson05@yahoo.com.

Speaker Biographies
Dr. Lesley Sylvan is a professor of communication sciences and disorders at Montclair State University. She has an active research agenda focusing on speech-language pathology services in public schools. Dr. Sylvan graduated with a doctoral degree from Harvard University in Human Development and Education and a master’s degree from Boston University in Speech-Language Pathology. Prior to her academic career, Dr. Sylvan was a speech-language pathologist in New York City and San Francisco public schools. She is the author of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support: Implementation Tools for Speech-Language Pathologists in Education.

DISCLOSURE:   The DSHA conference committee members have no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. Dr. Sylvan is the author of  Multi-Tiered Systems of Support: Implementation Tools for Speech-Language Pathologists in Education which is mentioned in this presentation and receives royalties from this book.  Dr. Sylvan has no nonfinancial relationships to report.

Continuing Education Units

This course will be offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs
(Intermediate level; Professional area)

An annual ASHA CE Registry fee is required to register for ASHA CEUs.  Contact the ASHA CE Division (1-800-498-2071 ext. 4219) for  CE Registry fee subscription information.