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Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Ask the Experts

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The Impact of Culture on Language Development

Amy Hobek, PhD, CCC-SLP

June 17, 2021

How does language as cultural practice impact language development?   Read More

  


Evaluating a Bilingual Child When You Don't Speak Their Language

Kelly Jackson, MS, CCC-SLP

December 7, 2020

Can I evaluate a bilingual child if I do not speak the same language(s) as they do?   Read More

  


Nonword Repetition Tests

Kerry Danahy Ebert, PhD, CCC-SLP

October 6, 2015

What does a nonword repetition test reveal about a child's language learning?   Read More

 


Appropriate Providers for a Multilingual/Multicultural Speaker

Teresa Signorelli, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

September 15, 2014

Who is an appropriate provider for a multilingual/multicultural speaker?   Read More


Code Switching in Dual Language Learning

Elenny Tuleta, M.Ed., M.A., CCC-SLP, TESL/TEFL

June 12, 2013

Can code switching happen at any level of language?   Read More


Interpreter versus Translator

Teresa Signorelli, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

April 3, 2013

Is there a difference between an interpreter and a translator, or are the terms used interchangeably?   Read More


Spanish PLS-4

Nancy Castilleja, M.A., CCC-SLP

January 28, 2013

Is it true that low scores on both English and Spanish PLS-4 do not necessarily mean that the child had a disorder?   Read More

 


Bilingual Child with Suspected Speech Sound Errors

Jomar K. Lococo, M.S., CCC-SLP

March 14, 2011

My son is 6 y.o. and for some time has shown some difficulty in articulating his speech. He is bilingual (Portuguese-English) and this happens equally in both languages. It nearly sounds like stutteri...   Read More

 


Learning Two Languages

Elena Zaretsky, Ph.D,CCC-SLP

June 28, 2010

My son is now 15 months. I speak Arabic with him and he can say few words. We live in Germany and I have to take him to kindergarten but I'm afraid that it would be difficult for him to understand a n...   Read More

 


Validity of ESL Assessments

Jomar Lococo, M.S.,CCC-SLP

February 15, 2010

How do I ensure validity is present when assessing a second language learner?   Read More


Using Age Equivalencies in ESL Assessment

Jomar Lococo, M.S.,CCC-SLP

January 18, 2010

Why is it helpful to use age equivalencies when assessing second language learners? Can they be used to help determine if a child is eligible for services?   Read More


IDEA Mandates: Articulation Skills for an ESL Student

Alejandro Brice, Ph.D,CCC-SLP

November 16, 2009

I have a child in my school who is unable to produce the Spanish trilled "r". He speaks English as a second language, and speaks Spanish with parents. He is able to produce all variations of "r" and "...   Read More

 


Can Academic Struggles be Related to Bilingualism?

Dr. Mary Ann Nericcio, Ph.D

October 5, 2009

I have a nine year old daughter who has been showing academic struggles in the last year. Her father and I were separated for the last two years and during that period time her struggles began in scho...   Read More


Second Language Acquisition

Elenny Tuleta, M.A.

June 15, 2009

I have a female child age 2 years 6 months who was referred to my clinic by her parents and day care provider. She was born in Honduras and lived there until the age of two, when she was adopted by an...   Read More

 


Managing Populations that are Culturally Linguistically Diverse

Dr. Elena Zaretsky, Ph.D,CCC-SLP

September 4, 2006

I am in the process of evaluating a Spanish-speaking preschool student. No English is spoken in the home. I have used an interpreter to complete the testing and am now determining eligibility for serv...   Read More

 


Bi-Lingual Cochlear Implant Users

Nancye Roussel

August 15, 2005

My daughter Danielle was diagnosed with profound bilateral hearing loss at one month of age. She was implanted at 10 months. She hears the grass grow. Her receptive speech is about age appropriate, ex...   Read More


Acceptance of students in external clinical practicums with foreign dialects and other speech-language differences

Pat Miller, M.S.,CCC-SLP

April 7, 2003

I am privileged with supervising student interns in a medical facility, as well as having the opportunity to coordinate the placement of students throughout our network. I was wondering if there are g...   Read More

 


The Finding and Use of Interpreters

Deborah Hwa-Froelich

November 18, 2002

In a school setting, how to I find an appropriate interpreter for a child who has very limited English skills and, from family report, may have a language disorder in his native language?   Read More