Shontaye Glover Jones is an author, speaker, and certified speech-language pathologist. She founded Having Our Say to create a space where children and families would feel seen, valued, and heard and created The Equity Series in 2021 to help professionals address the unique needs of children and adults from marginalized communities. Glover Jones has led presentations to thousands internationally promoting language development through literacy and increasing diversity in kid lit. Her award-winning picture book, “Liam’s First Cut" is a celebration of family, community, and neurodiversity as Liam, an autistic Black boy, uses support to manage his expectations and process sensory information as he prepares for his first visit to the barbershop. Her follow up book, The Season of Yes! is a jubilant tribute to summer in the city and is slated for a late Spring 2023 release. When she’s not writing, “Taye” enjoys eating pizza and sharing humor and book recommendations on social media at @Having Our Say.
Shontaye Glover Jones is the CE Administrator and Managing Director of Bright Ideas Media, which is the ASHA CEU provider for this course. She is the author of Liam's First Cut and The Season of Yes! and receives royalties from the sale of her books. Shontaye Glover Jones is receiving compensation for this course and is receiving compensation for The Equity Series as an event co-sponsor.
Shontaye Glover Jones has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Shontaye Glover Jones is the author of two children's books that will be mentioned during the presentation as well as other resources sold on her sites.
This course is being sponsored by Having Our Say and SLP Toolkit.
|10 mins||Introduction & benefits of using thematic instruction|
|10 mins||Diversity audit and resources|
|25 mins||Examples of pre and post story activities from a culturally responsive lens|
|10 mins||Exploration of inclusive books centering around common themes|
|5 mins||Questions/ Discussion|