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Comprehensive Literacy Instruction for Students with Significant Disabilities and Complex Communication Needs


  • Holiday Inn Cleveland South 6001 Rockside Road Independence, OH, 44131 United States (map)

“This 3-day introductory intensive course focuses on conventional literacy instruction for students with moderate to significant disabilities. Drs. Karen Erickson and David Koppenhaver will guide participants in learning how to provide daily comprehensive literacy instruction that includes word study, self-directed reading, reading comprehension, and writing. 

Course participants will examine student work samples, videos of classroom instruction, methods of instruction, and theoretical frameworks supporting universal literacy. 

The course is open to any and all interested educators and related services personnel concerned with supporting communication and literacy in these students.“