LANGUAGE SKILLS ARE FOUNDATIONAL
to the process of learning to
read, and learning to read is the backbone of academic success.
Language and literacy are integrally entwined so that students are
able to thrive in the educational curriculum.
My professional mission
is to bring
my knowledge of evidence – based practice (EBP), my clinical
expertise, and my understanding of curriculum and instructional
standards to educators.
My professional commitment
is to promote through teaching, speaking and writing:
the connection between language and literacy
the relationship that language foundations have in future academic
and the link between academic success, early identification, and
appropriate differentiated instruction that matches a student’s
Van Slyke, Ph.D./CCC/SLP
Speech Pathology Consultants, LLC
95 Grant St.
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014
Associate Professor and
Department of Diversity in Learning &
National - Louis University
is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American
Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education
activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. ASHA CE Provider
approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products,
or clinical procedures.