Literacy is the ability to comprehend written information and accurately convey our thoughts in written form. Literacy development depends on how we learn language, such as understanding different speech sounds, how we build words from different sounds and, ultimately, how those words combine into sentences to convey our wants, needs, thoughts and feelings.


Literacy Disorder: difficulty with reading, writing, and spelling. This can include:



How a Literacy Disorder is treated: Speech-Language Pathologists treat Literacy Disorders usually with the support of other specialists (e.g., Occupational Therapists, Reading Specialists, teachers) as a multidisciplinary team. This skill area can be targeted by an SLP by working on:


(American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2021)




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