Literacy is the ability to read and write one's own name and further for knowledge and interest, write coherently, and think critically about the written word. Speech pathologists can help you improve your literacy.
There are a number of skills required in order for children to be successful with literacy. Apart from the ability to decode and encode sounds, children need critical thinking to read between the lines and understand the stories they hear. Critical thinking includes skills such as problem solving, predicting, explaining, and evaluating. These skills allow readers to determine information not actually stated by the author in the book. Here are a … [Read more...]