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Summer Program for Elementary Literacy and Language (SPELL)

The ASU Summer Program for Elementary Literacy and Language (SPELL) is a research-based intervention program that boosts skills through a focus on linguistic processes. SPELL is for children who have completed second grade and are having specific difficulty with oral language and/or reading and writing development.

At SPELL, graduate students studying speech-language pathology guided by certified speech-language pathologists will facilitate building skills related to literacy and reading, including decoding, listening, comprehension, reading comprehension, spelling and writing.

Dates and Times: Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon. Please contact the clinic for information about upcoming sessions.
Location: Pediatric Communication Clinic, Community Services Building, 200 E. Curry Rd., Tempe, AZ 85281
Ages/grades: The program is helpful for typically developing children or children with a diagnosed language or reading impairment who have completed the second grade. Participants must be English speakers. This camp is not designed for children who have significant difficulty with attention or social skills.
Cost: $500
Notes: This camp will be held in person and will follow local health guidelines. Masks will be required.

To learn more and register, contact the ASU Speech and Hearing Clinic.